The best times to visit Diamondhead for ideal weather are

February 12th to May 27th

or

September 24th to December 16th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Diamondhead Travel Info

Weather in Diamondhead

Temperature

Average temperatures in Diamondhead vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some hot weeks in the summer, with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 34th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Diamondhead, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 94.4°F (34.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 76.5°F (24.7°C) at night.

Diamondhead Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Diamondhead Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Diamondhead Perceived Temperature (F)

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Diamondhead Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Diamondhead Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 62.7 50.9 40.6
Feb 64.9 54.5 45.9
Mar 72.2 62.2 52.7
Apr 78.8 69.6 60.5
May 84.3 75.7 65.6
Jun 91 82.3 74
Jul 92.1 82.5 74.9
Aug 92.3 82.8 75
Sep 88.6 79 70.5
Oct 81.4 69.1 58.1
Nov 71.1 59.3 48.8
Dec 66.3 55 45.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 17.1 10.5 4.8
Feb 18.3 12.5 7.7
Mar 22.3 16.8 11.5
Apr 26 20.9 15.8
May 29.1 24.3 18.7
Jun 32.8 27.9 23.3
Jul 33.4 28.1 23.8
Aug 33.5 28.2 23.9
Sep 31.4 26.1 21.4
Oct 27.4 20.6 14.5
Nov 21.7 15.2 9.3
Dec 19.1 12.8 7.7

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Diamondhead are October, November, and then May. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid September. For example, on the week of September 10th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid July with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of July 16th.

When can you find snow in Diamondhead? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Diamondhead.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Diamondhead (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 20% 0 3
Feb 29% 0 5.8
Mar 23% 0 6.4
Apr 27% 0 7.6
May 15% 0 4.5
Jun 25% 0 5.4
Jul 31% 0 7.8
Aug 28% 0 7.4
Sep 16% 0 4.5
Oct 10% 0 2.1
Nov 14% 0 2.7
Dec 22% 0 5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 20 0 7.6
Feb 29 0 14.7
Mar 23 0 16.3
Apr 27 0 19.3
May 15 0 11.4
Jun 25 0 13.7
Jul 31 0 19.8
Aug 28 0 18.8
Sep 16 0 11.4
Oct 10 0 5.3
Nov 14 0 6.9
Dec 22 0 12.7

 

Humidity and Wind

Diamondhead has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is October (60.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (70%).

Wind in Diamondhead is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by March and February. April’s average wind speed of around 7.1 knots (8.2 MPH or 13.2 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early April where average top sustained speeds reach 15.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Diamondhead.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 6 Light breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Feb 6.7 Light breeze 13 Significant breeze
Mar 6.7 Light breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
Apr 7.1 Gentle breeze 14.2 Significant breeze
May 6.6 Light breeze 13 Significant breeze
Jun 5.1 Light breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
Jul 4 Light breeze 11.8 Significant breeze
Aug 4.4 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Sep 4.7 Light breeze 11.2 Significant breeze
Oct 5.1 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Nov 6 Light breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Dec 5.9 Light breeze 12 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 62.2%
Feb 66%
Mar 65.2%
Apr 67.3%
May 62.6%
Jun 64.5%
Jul 68.1%
Aug 68%
Sep 67.2%
Oct 60.8%
Nov 64.8%
Dec 70%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Diamondhead?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for the United States; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 23, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Diamondhead, MS, US is February, followed by January and March. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Diamondhead in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 63 in November means 63% of the tourists vs. February.

 

 

Overall Diamondhead Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 88°F (31.1°C) and 66.1°F (18.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 8 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 7 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Diamondhead, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 90°F (32.2°C) and 67.3°F (19.6°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 5 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Diamondhead to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 68.5°F (20.3°C) and 61.4°F (16.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 8 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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