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Weather Information

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Month Daily Maximum Temperature (Degree Fahrenheit) Daily Increase in Temperature (Degree Fahrenheit) Mean Numbers of Days with Precipitation of .1 or over Daylight Hours Mean Precipitation In Inches
January 54.1 32.3 8 10.3 4.69
February 56.9 35.9 7 11.0 4.61
March 65.9 44.1 5 12.0 5.55
April 75.3 52.7 8 13.0 5.10
May 82.8 61.4 6 13.8 5.13
June 89.8 68.7 6 14.2 4.02
July '98.0 71.5 6 14.0 4.08
August 91.1 70.2 3 13.3 2.71
September '86.0 '64.0 3 12.4 3.16
October 76.7 51.7 5 11.4 3.52
November 65.4 43.4 4 10.5 5.29
December 55.6 35.8 6 10.1 5.79

Agriculture Information


Crop Planted Harvested
Corn March/April Aug/Sept
Soybean April 25 - May 25 Aug. 15 - Nov. 10
Rice April 1 - June 20 Aug. 25 - Oct. 27
Wheat Oct. - late Nov. First week of June
Cotton April 28 - May 28 Sept. 15 - Nov. 17

Source: Mississippi Agricultural Statistics, Mississippi Cooperative Extension Service, Mississippi State University

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