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Average Weather in Aberdeen Mississippi, United States

In Aberdeen, the summers are long, hot, and humid; the winters are short, cold, and wet; and it is partly cloudy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 36°F to 94°F and is rarely below 22°F or above 101°F.

Climate Summary

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Based on the tourism score, the best times of year to visit Aberdeen for warm-weather activities are from mid April to mid June and from early August to late October.

Temperature

The hot season lasts for 3.9 months, from May 25 to September 22, with an average daily high temperature above 87°F. The hottest day of the year is July 22, with an average high of 94°F and low of 72°F.

The cool season lasts for 2.9 months, from November 29 to February 25, with an average daily high temperature below 63°F. The coldest day of the year is January 16, with an average low of 36°F and high of 56°F.

Average High and Low Temperature

The daily average high (red line) and low (blue line) temperature, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted lines are the corresponding average perceived temperatures.

The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the entire year of hourly average temperatures. The horizontal axis is the day of the year, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.

Average Hourly Temperature

Average Hourly Temperature in AberdeenJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM4 AM8 AM12 PM4 PM8 PM12 AMhotcoldcoolwarmvery coldcomfortable
The average hourly temperature, color coded into bands: frigid < 15°F < freezing < 32°F < very cold < 45°F < cold < 55°F < cool < 65°F < comfortable < 75°F < warm < 85°F < hot < 95°F < sweltering. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Clouds

In Aberdeen, the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The clearer part of the year in Aberdeen begins around June 4 and lasts for 5.4 months, ending around November 17. On October 4, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 68% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 32% of the time.

The cloudier part of the year begins around November 17 and lasts for 6.6 months, ending around June 4. On January 4, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 53% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 47% of the time.

Cloud Cover Categories

Cloud Cover Categories in AberdeenclearercloudiercloudierJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%Oct 468%Oct 468%Jan 447%Jan 447%Jun 457%Jun 457%Nov 1758%Nov 1758%clearmostly clearpartly cloudyovercastmostly cloudy
The percentage of time spent in each cloud cover band, categorized by the percentage of the sky covered by clouds: clear < 20% < mostly clear < 40% < partly cloudy < 60% < mostly cloudy < 80% < overcast.

Precipitation

A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days in Aberdeen varies throughout the year.

The wetter season lasts 6.1 months, from February 16 to August 19, with a greater than 33% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 43% on July 8.

The drier season lasts 5.9 months, from August 19 to February 16. The smallest chance of a wet day is 23% on October 7.

Among wet days, we distinguish between those that experience rain alone, snow alone, or a mixture of the two. Based on this categorization, the most common form of precipitation throughout the year is rain alone, with a peak probability of 43% on July 8.

Daily Chance of Precipitation

Daily Chance of Precipitation in AberdeenwetdrydryJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%90%100%Jul 843%Jul 843%Oct 723%Oct 723%Jan 131%Jan 131%Feb 1633%Feb 1633%Aug 1933%Aug 1933%rain
The percentage of days in which various types of precipitation are observed, excluding trace quantities: rain alone, snow alone, and mixed (both rain and snow fell in the same day).

Rainfall

To show variation within the months and not just the monthly totals, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Aberdeen experiences significant seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.

Rain falls throughout the year in Aberdeen. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around December 10, with an average total accumulation of 5.2 inches.

The least rain falls around August 22, with an average total accumulation of 2.7 inches.

Average Monthly Rainfall

The average rainfall (solid line) accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average liquid-equivalent snowfall.

Sun

The length of the day in Aberdeen varies significantly over the course of the year. In 2017, the shortest day is December 21, with 9 hours, 54 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 20, with 14 hours, 24 minutes of daylight.

Hours of Daylight and Twilight

The number of hours during which the Sun is visible (black line). From bottom (most yellow) to top (most gray), the color bands indicate: full daylight, twilight (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and full night.

The earliest sunrise is at 5:42 AM on June 12, and the latest sunrise is 1 hour, 34 minutes later at 7:16 AM on November 4. The earliest sunset is at 4:45 PM on December 4, and the latest sunset is 3 hours, 24 minutes later at 8:09 PM on June 28.

Daylight saving time (DST) is observed in Aberdeen during 2017, starting in the spring on March 12, lasting 7.8 months, and ending in the fall on November 5.

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in AberdeenJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM2 AM4 AM6 AM8 AM10 AM12 PM2 PM4 PM6 PM8 PM10 PM12 AMJun 125:42 AMJun 125:42 AM8:09 PMJun 288:09 PMJun 28Dec 44:45 PMDec 44:45 PM7:16 AMNov 47:16 AMNov 4Mar 12DSTMar 12DSTDSTNov 5DSTNov 5daynightnightnightnightSolarMidnightSolarMidnightSolarNoonSunriseSunset
The solar day over the course of the year 2017. From bottom to top, the black lines are the previous solar midnight, sunrise, solar noon, sunset, and the next solar midnight. The day, twilights (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and night are indicated by the color bands from yellow to gray. The transitions to and from daylight saving time are indicated by the 'DST' labels.

Humidity

We base the humidity comfort level on the dew point, as it determines whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid. Unlike temperature, which typically varies significantly between night and day, dew point tends to change more slowly, so while the temperature may drop at night, a muggy day is typically followed by a muggy night.

Aberdeen experiences extreme seasonal variation in the perceived humidity.

The muggier period of the year lasts for 5.4 months, from April 26 to October 6, during which time the comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable at least 14% of the time. The muggiest day of the year is July 17, with muggy conditions 52% of the time.

The least muggy day of the year is December 13, with muggy conditions 1% of the time.

Humidity Comfort Levels

Humidity Comfort Levels in AberdeenmuggyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%90%100%Dec 131%Dec 131%Jul 1752%Jul 1752%Apr 2614%Apr 2614%Oct 614%Oct 614%muggymuggydrydryhumidhumidmiserablemiserableoppressiveoppressivecomfortablecomfortable
The percentage of time spent at various humidity comfort levels, categorized by dew point: dry < 55°F < comfortable < 60°F < humid < 65°F < muggy < 70°F < oppressive < 75°F < miserable.

Wind

This section discusses the wide-area hourly average wind vector (speed and direction) at 10 meters above the ground. The wind experienced at any given location is highly dependent on local topography and other factors, and instantaneous wind speed and direction vary more widely than hourly averages.

The average hourly wind speed in Aberdeen experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The windier part of the year lasts for 7.2 months, from October 9 to May 17, with average wind speeds of more than 5.8 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is March 2, with an average hourly wind speed of 7.3 miles per hour.

The calmer time of year lasts for 4.8 months, from May 17 to October 9. The calmest day of the year is July 28, with an average hourly wind speed of 4.2 miles per hour.

Average Wind Speed

Average Wind Speed in AberdeenwindywindyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 mph1 mph2 mph3 mph4 mph5 mph6 mph7 mph8 mph9 mph10 mph11 mph12 mphMar 27.3 mphMar 27.3 mphJul 284.2 mphJul 284.2 mphOct 95.8 mphOct 95.8 mphMay 175.8 mphMay 175.8 mph
The average of mean hourly wind speeds (dark gray line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

The predominant average hourly wind direction in Aberdeen varies throughout the year.

The wind is most often from the north for 1.9 months, from January 1 to February 25 and for 4.1 weeks, from September 17 to October 16, with a peak percentage of 35% on January 29. The wind is most often from the south for 4.5 months, from February 25 to July 8; for 3.0 weeks, from July 30 to August 20; and for 2.5 months, from October 16 to January 1, with a peak percentage of 45% on May 4. The wind is most often from the east for 4.0 weeks, from August 20 to September 17, with a peak percentage of 33% on September 6.

Wind Direction

Wind Direction in AberdeenNSWSENSJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%20%80%40%60%60%40%80%20%100%0%eastwestnorthsouth
The percentage of hours in which the mean wind direction is from each of the four cardinal wind directions (north, east, south, and west), excluding hours in which the mean wind speed is less than 1 mph. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries are the percentage of hours spent in the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

Best Time of Year to Visit

To characterize how pleasant the weather is in Aberdeen throughout the year, we compute two travel scores.

The tourism score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F. Based on this score, the best times of year to visit Aberdeen for general outdoor tourist activities are from mid April to mid June and from early August to late October, with a peak score in the third week of September.

Tourism Score

Tourism Score in Aberdeenbest timebest timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec02468105.75.71.51.55.55.5precipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperaturetourism score
The tourism score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

The beach/pool score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 75°F and 90°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Aberdeen for hot-weather activities is from early June to early September, with a peak score in the second week of August.

Beach/Pool Score

Beach/Pool Score in Aberdeenbest timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec02468105.45.40.20.2 precipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperaturebeach/pool score
The beach/pool score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

Methodology

For each hour between 8:00 AM and 9:00 PM of each day in the analysis period (1980 to 2016), independent scores are computed for perceived temperature, cloud cover, and total precipitation. Those scores are combined into a single hourly composite score, which is then aggregated into days, averaged over all the years in the analysis period, and smoothed.

Our cloud cover score is 10 for fully clear skies, falling linearly to 9 for mostly clear skies, and to 1 for fully overcast skies.

Our precipitation score, which is based on the three-hour precipitation centered on the hour in question, is 10 for no precipitation, falling linearly to 9 for trace precipitation, and to 0 for 0.04 inches of precipitation or more.

Our tourism temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 50°F, rising linearly to 9 for 65°F, to 10 for 75°F, falling linearly to 9 for 80°F, and to 1 for 90°F or hotter.

Our beach/pool temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 65°F, rising linearly to 9 for 75°F, to 10 for 82°F, falling linearly to 9 for 90°F, and to 1 for 100°F or hotter.

Growing Season

Definitions of the growing season vary throughout the world, but for the purposes of this report, we define it as the longest continuous period of non-freezing temperatures (≥ 32°F) in the year (the calendar year in the Northern Hemisphere, or from July 1 until June 30 in the Southern Hemisphere).

The growing season in Aberdeen typically lasts for 7.9 months (240 days), from around March 17 to around November 12, rarely starting before February 22 or after April 9, and rarely ending before October 21 or after December 6.

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in Aberdeengrowing seasonJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%50%Mar 1750%Mar 1750%Nov 1250%Nov 1290%Apr 990%Apr 990%Oct 2190%Oct 2110%Feb 2210%Feb 2210%Dec 610%Dec 60%Jan 160%Jan 16Jul 14100%Jul 14100%comfortablewarmhotcoldcoolvery coldsweltering
The percentage of time spent in various temperature bands: frigid < 15°F < freezing < 32°F < very cold < 45°F < cold < 55°F < cool < 65°F < comfortable < 75°F < warm < 85°F < hot < 95°F < sweltering. The black line is the percentage chance that a given day is within the growing season.

Growing degree days are a measure of yearly heat accumulation used to predict plant and animal development, and defined as the integral of warmth above a base temperature, discarding any excess above a maximum temperature. In this report, we use a base of 50°F and a cap of 86°F.

Based on growing degree days alone, the first spring blooms in Aberdeen should appear around February 1, only rarely appearing before January 16 or after February 20.

Growing Degree Days

The average growing degree days accumulated over the course of the year, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Solar Energy

This section discusses the total daily incident shortwave solar energy reaching the surface of the ground over a wide area, taking full account of seasonal variations in the length of the day, the elevation of the Sun above the horizon, and absorption by clouds and other atmospheric constituents. Shortwave radiation includes visible light and ultraviolet radiation.

The average daily incident shortwave solar energy experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The brighter period of the year lasts for 4.8 months, from April 8 to September 1, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 5.8 kWh. The brightest day of the year is June 2, with an average of 6.6 kWh.

The darker period of the year lasts for 2.7 months, from November 13 to February 4, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 3.3 kWh. The darkest day of the year is December 25, with an average of 2.5 kWh.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in AberdeenbrightdarkdarkJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 kWh1 kWh2 kWh3 kWh4 kWh5 kWh6 kWh7 kWh8 kWh9 kWhJun 26.6 kWhJun 26.6 kWhDec 252.5 kWhDec 252.5 kWhApr 85.8 kWhApr 85.8 kWhSep 15.8 kWhSep 15.8 kWhFeb 43.3 kWhFeb 43.3 kWh
The average daily shortwave solar energy reaching the ground per square meter (orange line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Topography

For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Aberdeen are 33.825 deg latitude, -88.544 deg longitude, and 190 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of Aberdeen contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 135 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 201 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (308 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (820 feet).

The area within 2 miles of Aberdeen is covered by artificial surfaces (45%) and herbaceous vegetation (30%), within 10 miles by cropland (47%) and trees (24%), and within 50 miles by trees (52%) and cropland (31%).

Data Sources

This report illustrates the typical weather in Aberdeen, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.

Temperature and Dew Point

There are 2 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Aberdeen.

For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Aberdeen according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.

The estimated value at Aberdeen is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Aberdeen and a given station.

The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Monroe Co (83%, 7 kilometers, northeast) and Columbus Air Force Base (17%, 21 kilometers, southeast).

Other Data

All data relating to the Sun's position (e.g., sunrise and sunset) are computed using astronomical formulas from the book, Astronomical Tables of the Sun, Moon and Planets , by Jean Meeus.

All other weather data, including cloud cover, precipitation, wind speed and direction, and solar flux, come from NASA's MERRA-2 Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis . This reanalysis combines a variety of wide-area measurements in a state-of-the-art global meteorological model to reconstruct the hourly history of weather throughout the world on a 50-kilometer grid.

Land Use data comes from the Global Land Cover SHARE database , published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Elevation data comes from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) , published by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Names, locations, and time zones of places and some airports come from the GeoNames Geographical Database .

Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .

Maps are © Esri, with data from National Geographic, Esri, DeLorme, NAVTEQ, UNEP-WCMC, USGS, NASA, ESA, METI, NRCAN, GEBCO, NOAA, and iPC.

Disclaimer

The information on this site is provided as is, without any assurances as to its accuracy or suitability for any purpose. Weather data is prone to errors, outages, and other defects. We assume no responsibility for any decisions made on the basis of the content presented on this site.

We draw particular cautious attention to our reliance on the MERRA-2 model-based reconstructions for a number of important data series. While having the tremendous advantages of temporal and spatial completeness, these reconstructions: (1) are based on computer models that may have model-based errors, (2) are coarsely sampled on a 50 km grid and are therefore unable to reconstruct the local variations of many microclimates, and (3) have particular difficulty with the weather in some coastal areas, especially small islands.

We further caution that our travel scores are only as good as the data that underpin them, that weather conditions at any given location and time are unpredictable and variable, and that the definition of the scores reflects a particular set of preferences that may not agree with those of any particular reader.