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Jasper County

30 Year Climate Normals (Ridgeland)
Max Temp. Mean Temp. Min Temp. Precip CDD HDD
1971-2000 75.9 F 65.1 F 54.3 F 51.5 Inches 2164 2103
1981-2010 74.4 F 65.0 F 55.7 F 46.16 Inches 2074 2058

Temperature Summary (1941-2011)


Highest Maximum: 107 F, June 27, 1950; Ridgeland (Data recorded 1941-1999)
Lowest Minimum: 2 F, January 21, 1985; Ridgeland

Precipitation Summary (1941-2011)


Highest Daily Rainfall: 7.75 Inches, August 26, 1961; Ridgeland
Annual Average Rainfall: 51.05 Inches
Wettest Year: 80.42 Inches, 1964
Driest Year: 30.95 Inches, 1954
Highest Daily Snowfall: 6.0 Inches, February 10, 1973

Severe Weather Events

Tornado
8 Tornadoes (1950-2011)
Tornado damage: $78,000
1 tornado related injury
0 tornado related fatalities

Thunderstorm Winds
125 Wind events (winds exceeding 50 knots or 58 miles per hour, 1955-2011)

Hail (>1.0 inch)
22 Hail events (1955-2011)

Lightning
0 Lightning events (1993-2011)
Lightning damage: $0
0 Lightning related fatalities

Flood
11 Flood Events (1993-2011)

Snow and Ice
5 Winter frozen precipitation events (1993-2011)

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