The best times to visit Indianola for ideal weather are

March 5th to May 27th

or

October 1st to November 18th

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

 

 


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Weather in Indianola

Temperature

Average temperatures in Indianola vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice some of the year, but often too hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a fair chance of precipitation about half 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 Indianola, the hottest months are August, June, and then July. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 96.3°F (35.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 74.9°F (23.8°C) at night.

Indianola Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Indianola 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.

Indianola Perceived Temperature (F)

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Indianola Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Indianola 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 52.2 42.5 35.1
Feb 57.3 45.9 36.5
Mar 69.4 57 46.7
Apr 75.4 63.7 53.1
May 83.5 73 63.7
Jun 92.5 81.1 71.1
Jul 92.1 81 71.9
Aug 93.9 82 72.6
Sep 86.5 75.4 67
Oct 76.1 63.7 53.7
Nov 65.9 53.6 43.7
Dec 56.8 46.3 38.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 11.2 5.8 1.7
Feb 14.1 7.7 2.5
Mar 20.8 13.9 8.2
Apr 24.1 17.6 11.7
May 28.6 22.8 17.6
Jun 33.6 27.3 21.7
Jul 33.4 27.2 22.2
Aug 34.4 27.8 22.6
Sep 30.3 24.1 19.4
Oct 24.5 17.6 12.1
Nov 18.8 12 6.5
Dec 13.8 7.9 3.5

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Indianola are June, November, and then March. 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 June. For example, on the week of June 11th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid September with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of September 10th.

When can you find snow in Indianola? 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 Indianola.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Indianola (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 23% 0 4.2
Feb 19% 0 3
Mar 15% 0 2.5
Apr 16% 0 4.1
May 27% 0 5.2
Jun 9% 0 1.6
Jul 20% 0 4.7
Aug 16% 0 2.3
Sep 29% 0 7.9
Oct 26% 0 6.3
Nov 13% 0 1.9
Dec 32% 0 5.9

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 23 0 10.7
Feb 19 0 7.6
Mar 15 0 6.4
Apr 16 0 10.4
May 27 0 13.2
Jun 9 0 4.1
Jul 20 0 11.9
Aug 16 0 5.8
Sep 29 0 20.1
Oct 26 0 16
Nov 13 0 4.8
Dec 32 0 15

 

Humidity and Wind

Indianola has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (53.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (68.7%).

Wind in Indianola is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and February. March’s average wind speed of around 8.5 knots (9.7 MPH or 15.7 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 late March where average top sustained speeds reach 17.2 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 7.6 Gentle breeze 14.2 Significant breeze
Feb 8.3 Gentle breeze 15.1 Significant breeze
Mar 8.5 Gentle breeze 15.4 Significant breeze
Apr 8.4 Gentle breeze 15.5 Significant breeze
May 6.6 Light breeze 14.2 Significant breeze
Jun 5.1 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Jul 4.5 Light breeze 11.1 Significant breeze
Aug 4.3 Light breeze 10.1 Gentle breeze
Sep 5.3 Light breeze 11.4 Significant breeze
Oct 6 Light breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Nov 6.1 Light breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
Dec 8 Gentle breeze 14.8 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 62.9%
Feb 58.4%
Mar 55.7%
Apr 53.1%
May 63.7%
Jun 61.9%
Jul 66.1%
Aug 63.5%
Sep 66.6%
Oct 64.5%
Nov 62.6%
Dec 68.7%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Indianola?

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 Indianola, 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 Indianola 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 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 Indianola Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 87.9°F (31.1°C) and 61.2°F (16.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 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 least precipitation with 3 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Indianola, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 88.4°F (31.3°C) and 59.8°F (15.4°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 9 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 Indianola to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 61.2°F (16.2°C) and 50.2°F (10.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 10 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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