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View Poll Results: Rate Biloxi
A 1 3.45%
B 8 27.59%
C 3 10.34%
D 9 31.03%
E 5 17.24%
F 3 10.34%
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Old 03-13-2012, 11:32 PM
 
Location: Eugene, Oregon
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Default Rate the Climate: Biloxi, Mississippi

Biloxi, Mississippi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

For a climate with warm/hot summers, I think I would be fine here except those 100F+ days aren't that uncommon. Heat indexes of 110F+ aren't unheard of either. And then of course there are the occasional hurricanes to deal with...(Katrina, Camille, etc.)


Precipitation is generous all year although the averages are somewhat misleading, especially in summer when hurricanes are a possibility...so, there is some variability there.

27" of rain in August 1996:
http://classic.wunderground.com/hist....html#calendar

And I'm not sure if this is correct but...51" in June!
http://classic.wunderground.com/hist....html#calendar


I'll give it a D+ since the winters look pleasant, although the temperatures are variable in winter.
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Old 03-13-2012, 11:56 PM
 
Location: Sydney, Australia
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C-, only because of the chance of snow that Sydney doesn't have (it would be a D+ otherwise). Basically Biloxi is Sydney with a bit more rain and a hotter, longer summer.
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Old 03-14-2012, 05:42 AM
 
Location: Laurentia
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F. Summers are way too hot and humid, and would be sheer horror for me. In addition the complete lack of a winter renders it devoid of any redeeming characteristics.
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Old 03-14-2012, 05:55 AM
 
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Maybe B-

Oppressive summers are the main concern. Not liking that record low either.
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Old 03-14-2012, 06:38 AM
 
Location: Buxton, England
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Perfect for the most part. B.
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Old 03-14-2012, 07:17 AM
 
Location: Perth, Western Australia
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B

Summers are a bit hot otherwise its quite nice for me.
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Old 03-14-2012, 07:54 AM
 
Location: USA East Coast
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Although a subtropical steam-bath in the hot season (as a warm weather fan I would not mind at all), much of the rest of the year is quite nice in Gulfport-Biloxi. 60 - 62 F/15/16 C average highs for the three winter months offers a nice seasonal change, but real winter and the cold, stormy, cloudy regime of higher latitudes locations like the PNW, Great Lakes, New England...etc is avoided. Gulfport -Biloxi averages zero snowfall annually. Most of the year sunny high pressure dominates, and the Gulf of Mexico has some amazing beaches and 85 F SST in summer.

B+
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Old 03-14-2012, 08:42 AM
 
Location: Leeds, UK
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D
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Old 03-14-2012, 08:59 AM
 
Location: Melbourne AUS
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C-, only because of the chance of snow that Sydney doesn't have (it would be a D+ otherwise). Basically Biloxi is Sydney with a bit more rain and a hotter, longer summer.
lmfao as if Sydney records average lows of over 24C and highs of 32C in summer....

B. Fantastic summers, good winters aswell, only problem is it is susceptable to very cold temps in winter.
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Old 03-14-2012, 11:22 AM
 
Location: The western periphery of Terra Australis
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