Monroe County, Mississippi 

0 Reviews | Review This Place

United States / Mississippi / No Metro Area / Monroe County / Cities / Zip Codes
MS Gifts

Climate in Monroe County, Mississippi

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

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

On average, there are 216 sunny days per year in Monroe County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Monroe County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 104 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 30
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 Monroe County is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Mississippi.

5.4 / 6.8

Summer   /   Winter
May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Monroe County, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Monroe, MississippiUnited States
  55.9 in.38.1 in.
  0.5 in.27.8 in.
  104.3 days106.2 days
  216 days205 days
  91.2°85.8°
  30.3°21.7°
  7.27
  5.24.3
  281 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 Monroe County with an average high temperature of 91.2°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Mississippi. In Monroe County, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Monroe County are October, April and May.


In Monroe County, there are 60.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Mississippi.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Monroe County with an average of 30.3°. This is colder than most places in Mississippi.


In Monroe County, there are 64.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Mississippi.


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


Humidity in Monroe County can be uncomfortable during the summer, but comfortable for most of the year. The most uncomfortably humid months are July, August and June. The humid season runs from June-September and the most comfortable months are October-May.


December is the wettest month in Monroe County with 5.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is August with 3.4 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 29% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 55.9 inches in Monroe County means that it is drier than most places in Mississippi.


January is the rainiest month in Monroe County with 9.9 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 6.5 rainy days. There are 104.3 rainy days annually in Monroe County, which is rainier than most 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 0.5 inches in Monroe County means that it is about average compared to other places in Mississippi. January is the snowiest month in Monroe County with 0.3 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall.





  • Annual Rainfall (US Avg: 36.5")
Select Map Options
  • Annual Rainfall
  • Annual Snowfall
  • Precipitation Days
  • Sunny Days
  • July High Temp
  • January Low Temp
  • Reset Map

  • View More Data >

    Reviews for Monroe    0 Reviews

    Start Your Review of Monroe



    View More Data >

    COMPARE COST OF LIVING
    Compare Monroe County, Mississippi to any other place in the USA.


    MAPS OF MONROE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI
    ZIP CODES IN MONROE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI
    38821 39730 39746 38870 39756 38848 38844


    PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP

    Members receive 10 FREE city profile downloads a month, unlimited access to our detailed cost of living calculator and analysis, unlimited access to our DataEngine, and more.

    Try Now
    Join BestPlaces