Tupelo, Mississippi 

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Climate in Tupelo, Mississippi

Tupelo, Mississippi gets 56 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Tupelo averages 1 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 219 sunny days per year in Tupelo. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Tupelo gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 114 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 91 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 31
Rain: averages 56 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 1 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Tupelo is 7.1 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Mississippi.

7.1 / 10
May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Tupelo, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Tupelo, MississippiUnited States
  56.2 in.38.1 in.
  1.3 in.27.8 in.
  113.5 days106.2 days
  219 days205 days
  91.2°85.8°
  30.8°21.7°
  7.17
  5.14.3
  276 ft.2443 ft.
CLIMATE

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


August is the hottest month for Tupelo with an average high temperature of 91.3°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Mississippi. In Tupelo, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Tupelo are October, May and April.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Tupelo with an average of 30.8°. This is colder than most places in Mississippi.


In Tupelo, there are 61.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Mississippi.


In Tupelo, there are 56.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Mississippi.


In Tupelo, there are 0.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Mississippi.


December is the wettest month in Tupelo with 6.3 inches of rain, and the driest month is August with 3.7 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 28% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 56.2 inches in Tupelo means that it is drier than most places in Mississippi.


December is the rainiest month in Tupelo with 11.1 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 7.1 rainy days. There are 113.5 rainy days annually in Tupelo, which is one of the rainiest places in Mississippi. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 1.3 inches in Tupelo means that it is snowier than most places in Mississippi. January is the snowiest month in Tupelo with 0.5 inches of snow, and 1 month of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Culture and Recreation - 8/6/2012
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