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Historical Weather Data

The 44 year (1974-2017) historical monthly average rainfall; 31 year (1987-2017) average maximum and minimum air and 4-inch depth soil temperatures; and the 18 year (2000-2017) 2-inch soil temperature at the North Mississippi Research and Extension Center, Verona, MS.

Month

Rain (in)

Air (˚F)

4 in Soil (˚F)

2 in Soil (˚F)

1974 –

2017

April 1987 –

Dec. 2017

April 1987 –

Dec. 2017

Aug. 2000 –

Dec. 2017

Max

Min

Max

Min

Max

Min

Jan

5.04

52.11

31.81

46.61

38.91

50.93

39.53

Feb

4.58

56.01

34.01

49.41

40.11

54.63

41.23

March

5.67

65.11

41.91

57.41

46.01

65.43

48.33

April

5.04

74.0

50.1

67.62

55.02

76.23

57.13

May

5.74

81.8

59.4

77.3

64.5

85.43

65.63

June

4.33

88.4

66.9

84.3

72.2

94.03

73.83

July

4.23

91.4

70.3

88.9

76.4

97.63

77.13

Aug

3.73

91.6

69.5

87.62

75.32

96.5

77.0

Sept

4.29

86.4

62.5

82.3

70.6

89.3

71.2

Oct

4.05

75.7

49.4

70.9

59.5

77.1

60.7

Nov

4.77

64.6

40.6

56.3

46.7

64.64

49.44

Dec

6.15

54.5

34.0

48.9

40.7

54.34

41.84

Total

57.61

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Note: The above data were obtained from the average monthly data; and the historical averages above were calculated with the available data for that month and each year, with the following exceptions:

1No data available for January – March 1987.

2No 4-inch soil max and min temperatures for August 1988 and April 1990.

3No data available for January – July 2000.

4No 2-inch min soil temperatures available for November and December 2001.

 

 

The 2017 monthly rainfall, maximum and minimum air and soil temperatures at the North Mississippi Research and Extension Center, Verona, MS.

Month

Rainfall (in)

Air (˚F)

4 in Soil (˚F)

2 in Soil (˚F)

2017

2017

2017

2017

(% N)1

Max

Min

Max

Min

Max

Min

Jan

4.68 (93)

60.0

41.2

52.9

47.4

55.7

46.5

Feb

2.93 (63)

65.5

39.6

51.1

45.9

60.4

46.3

March

3.21 (56)

67.9

44.1

57.5

48.9

64.8

49.1

April

3.86 (76)

80.5

54.5

71.5

59.7

80.8

59.7

May

4.74 (82)

81.8

57.5

76.2

64.4

84.1

64.2

June

5.95 (139)

85.9

66.9

76.4

70.2

87.9

73.1

July

1.99 (47)

93.0

72.9

88.6

77.2

97.7

79.5

Aug

4.94 (134)

90.0

69.2

86.0

76.7

94.4

77.6

Sept

3.47 (81)

86.7

63.0

77.6

69.1

87.5

70.4

Oct

2.48 (61)

79.1

51.2

73.0

62.3

79.5

61.2

Nov

0.95 (20)

68.4

41.1

63.6

52.1

67.5

49.4

Dec

6.51 (110)

57.4

34.1

53.6

44.2

55.7

41.8

Total

45.71

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1Percent of normal rainfall (%N) is the monthly rainfall divided by the MAFES Northeast Branch Station Historical (1974-2017) monthly average rainfall multiplied by 100.

 

 

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