QUALITY OF LIFE: CLIMATE
Prentiss County and North Mississippi have mild winters, a rainy climate, and relatively hot summers.
- average maximum temperature: 72.2°F
- average minimum temperature: 51.2°F
- average temperature: 61.7°F
- days with maximum temp. of 90°F or higher: 65
- days with minimum temp. below freezing: 53
- average rainfall in inches: 56.6
- average snowfall in inches: 2.8
- average number of sunny days per year: 216
View the World Book Encyclopedia page about Mississippi's climate.