Average Rainfall for Mississippi in May





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall during May at cities, towns and parks in Mississippi.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month along with information on the number of days with wet weather. The count of days includes those when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The rainfall totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Gulf Coast, Southern, Central and Northern Mississippi.

Mississippi Gulf Coast

Average monthly precipitation in May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
7 Biloxi 4.6 116
7 Gulfport 4.9 125
7 Pascagoula 4.7 118
7 Picayune 4.7 119

Southern Mississippi

May averages for total rainfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
9 Hattiesburg 4.5 113
9 Laurel 4.6 116
9 McComb 4.5 114
9 Natchez 4.8 123

Central Mississippi

Average amount of rain in May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
8 Greenville 4.4 112
10 Greenwood 5.0 126
9 Jackson 4.4 111
9 Meridian 4.5 114
8 Vicksburg 4.9 124

Northern Mississippi

Precipitation totals for May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
11 Clarksdale 5.5 140
10 Corinth City 5.9 151
9 Grenada 5.5 140
11 Holly Springs 6.1 154
10 Tunica 5.4 137
11 Tupelo 5.6 141
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

Mississippi Precipitation
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