Mississippi State has a humid subtropical climate with hot and humid summers and mild to warm winters. Average temperatures range from the upper 30s in January to the low 90s in July. Precipitation is fairly evenly distributed throughout the year, although there is slightly more during summer months. Spring and autumn are generally mild and comfortable seasons with plenty of sunshine. The area also experiences frequent thunderstorms during the spring and summer when conditions are more favorable for severe weather.
Mississippi, Mississippi gets 57 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Mississippi 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 Mississippi. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Mississippi gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 100 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.
Summer High: the July high is around 91 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 33
Rain: averages 57 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 1 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
Mississippi's annual BestPlaces Comfort Index of 7.1 (10=best) indicates it is about average compared to other states in the United States.
4.8 / 7.1
Summer / Winter
October, April and May are the most pleasant months in the state of Mississippi, while July and August are the least comfortable months.