The best times to visit Hattiesburg for ideal weather are

March 12th to May 27th

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



Other Hattiesburg Travel Info

Weather in Hattiesburg


Average temperatures in Hattiesburg vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice some of the year, but often too hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 26th 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 Hattiesburg, 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 95.2°F (35.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 74.5°F (23.6°C) at night.

Hattiesburg Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Hattiesburg Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Hattiesburg Perceived Temperature (F)


Hattiesburg Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Hattiesburg 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 62.6 48.5 37.3
Feb 65.9 52.1 41.7
Mar 74 60.2 48.4
Apr 80.8 67.4 55.9
May 86.3 72.9 60.5
Jun 92.6 80.2 70.3
Jul 92.4 80.7 72
Aug 93.5 81.3 72.1
Sep 89.7 76.7 66.3
Oct 81.8 66.4 53.6
Nov 71.2 56.1 43.9
Dec 66.1 52.6 42.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 17 9.2 2.9
Feb 18.8 11.2 5.4
Mar 23.3 15.7 9.1
Apr 27.1 19.7 13.3
May 30.2 22.7 15.8
Jun 33.7 26.8 21.3
Jul 33.6 27.1 22.2
Aug 34.2 27.4 22.3
Sep 32.1 24.8 19.1
Oct 27.7 19.1 12
Nov 21.8 13.4 6.6
Dec 18.9 11.4 5.7



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Hattiesburg are October, September, and then November. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid October. For example, on the week of October 15th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late December with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of December 24th.

When can you find snow in Hattiesburg? 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 Hattiesburg.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 25% 0 5.5
Feb 28% 0 6.9
Mar 26% 0 7.4
Apr 23% 0 5
May 18% 0 4.5
Jun 24% 0 4.6
Jul 30% 0 6.2
Aug 22% 0 5.1
Sep 17% 0 4.9
Oct 6% 0 1.7
Nov 17% 0 3.4
Dec 26% 0 5.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 25 0 14
Feb 28 0 17.5
Mar 26 0 18.8
Apr 23 0 12.7
May 18 0 11.4
Jun 24 0 11.7
Jul 30 0 15.7
Aug 22 0 13
Sep 17 0 12.4
Oct 6 0 4.3
Nov 17 0 8.6
Dec 26 0 14


Humidity and Wind

Hattiesburg has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is January (58.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (68.3%).

Wind in Hattiesburg is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by February and March. April’s average wind speed of around 5.4 knots (6.2 MPH or 9.9 KPH) is considered “a light 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 14 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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 4.7 Light breeze 11.2 Significant breeze
Feb 5.2 Light breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
Mar 5.1 Light breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Apr 5.4 Light breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
May 4.2 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Jun 3.6 Barely noticeable 11.6 Significant breeze
Jul 3.2 Barely noticeable 11.4 Significant breeze
Aug 3.2 Barely noticeable 11.4 Significant breeze
Sep 2.9 Barely noticeable 9.6 Significant breeze
Oct 3.5 Barely noticeable 9.8 Gentle breeze
Nov 4.1 Light breeze 10.4 Significant breeze
Dec 4.4 Light breeze 10.4 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 58.6%
Feb 61.4%
Mar 59.8%
Apr 63.1%
May 61.2%
Jun 64.1%
Jul 68.3%
Aug 66.7%
Sep 66.2%
Oct 59.7%
Nov 63.5%
Dec 67.8%


Is it Safe to Travel to Hattiesburg?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 Dec 04, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Hattiesburg, MS, US is July, followed by June and May. 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 Hattiesburg 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

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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 50.4 in November means 50.4% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Hattiesburg Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 90.5°F (32.5°C) and 68.5°F (20.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 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 moderate precipitation with 7 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Hattiesburg, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 91.1°F (32.8°C) and 68°F (20°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 2 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 Hattiesburg to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 69.2°F (20.7°C) and 60.1°F (15.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: consistently 8 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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