The best times to visit Northeast Mississippi for ideal weather are

March 19th 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 Northeast Mississippi Travel Info

Weather in Northeast Mississippi


Average temperatures in Northeast Mississippi 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 chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 21st 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 Northeast Mississippi, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 94.8°F (34.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 71.7°F (22.1°C) at night.

Northeast Mississippi Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Northeast Mississippi 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.

Northeast Mississippi Perceived Temperature (F)


Northeast Mississippi Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Northeast Mississippi 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 54.3 41.2 30.4
Feb 57.6 44 32.3
Mar 68.7 54.6 41.7
Apr 77.1 62.7 49.2
May 83.8 71.1 59
Jun 91.8 79.3 67.8
Jul 92.5 80.5 70.2
Aug 92.7 80.1 70
Sep 87.4 74.1 63
Oct 77.2 62.5 49.9
Nov 66 51.4 39
Dec 58 45.9 36

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 12.4 5.1 -0.9
Feb 14.2 6.7 0.2
Mar 20.4 12.6 5.4
Apr 25.1 17.1 9.6
May 28.8 21.7 15
Jun 33.2 26.3 19.9
Jul 33.6 26.9 21.2
Aug 33.7 26.7 21.1
Sep 30.8 23.4 17.2
Oct 25.1 16.9 9.9
Nov 18.9 10.8 3.9
Dec 14.4 7.7 2.2



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Northeast Mississippi are September, August, and then June. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late August to early September. For example, on the week of August 27th 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 Northeast Mississippi? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around January, especially close to late February and early March. The best time to ski (if at all) in Northeast Mississippi is often around around January 8th when fresh powder is deepest. 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 Northeast Mississippi.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Northeast Mississippi (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% 3.5 4.7
Feb 22% 3.2 3.7
Mar 26% 2 5.3
Apr 24% 0 5.2
May 26% 0 5.9
Jun 18% 0 3.3
Jul 22% 0 5.5
Aug 18% 0 3.8
Sep 17% 0 4.6
Oct 20% 0 5.1
Nov 20% 0 4
Dec 30% 0 6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 25 8.9 11.9
Feb 22 8.1 9.4
Mar 26 5.1 13.5
Apr 24 0 13.2
May 26 0 15
Jun 18 0 8.4
Jul 22 0 14
Aug 18 0 9.7
Sep 17 0 11.7
Oct 20 0 13
Nov 20 0 10.2
Dec 30 0 15.2


Humidity and Wind

Northeast Mississippi has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is February (53.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (65.3%).

Wind in Northeast Mississippi is usually calm. The windiest month is February, followed by April and March. February’s average wind speed of around 6.6 knots (7.6 MPH or 12.2 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 mid February where average top sustained speeds reach 14.1 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 6 Light breeze 12.2 Significant breeze
Feb 6.6 Light breeze 13.1 Significant breeze
Mar 6.3 Light breeze 12.9 Significant breeze
Apr 6.3 Light breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
May 5.1 Light breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
Jun 4.5 Light breeze 11.6 Significant breeze
Jul 3.9 Barely noticeable 10.6 Significant breeze
Aug 4 Light breeze 10 Gentle breeze
Sep 4.3 Light breeze 10 Significant breeze
Oct 4.7 Light breeze 10.7 Gentle breeze
Nov 5.2 Light breeze 11.3 Significant breeze
Dec 5.9 Light breeze 11.9 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 56.5%
Feb 53.7%
Mar 55.3%
Apr 54.8%
May 60.2%
Jun 60.3%
Jul 63.5%
Aug 63.7%
Sep 62.8%
Oct 61%
Nov 59.6%
Dec 65.3%


Is it Safe to Travel to Northeast Mississippi?

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 Northeast Mississippi, the United States is March, followed by May and February. 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 Northeast Mississippi 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 44 in November means 44% of the tourists vs. March.



Overall Northeast Mississippi Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 88.2°F (31.2°C) and 61.1°F (16.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 7 to 8 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the 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 5 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Northeast Mississippi, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 90.1°F (32.3°C) and 60.5°F (15.8°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 6 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 Northeast Mississippi to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 62°F (16.7°C) and 53.4°F (11.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 9 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


Best Times to Travelthe United States › Northeast Mississippi, the United States