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Mississippi Travel Information

Travel Information for Mississippi

Weather in Mississippi

Mississippi’s moderate climate encourages outdoor activity all year round. The state experiences a change of seasons, but temperatures remain mild and pleasant all year. January’s average low is 50 degrees and the summer highs reach into the 90s. Recommended clothing for Mississippi is casual and comfortable.

Time difference in Mississippi

Mississippi is within the Central Time Zone which is GMT minus 6 hours.

Trains in Mississippi

Amtrak’s City of New Orleans (Chicago to New Orleans) stops in Greenwood, Jackson and several other western Mississippi cities. The Crescent (New York to New Orleans) serves the state’s south eastern corridor, including Meridian, Laurel, Hattiesburg and Picayune. Both trains travel daily to New Orleans to connect the Amtrak’s westbound service on the Sunset Limited (New Orleans to Los Angeles). Visit www.amtrak.com for further information.

Amtrak serves the following cities:

  • Brookhaven

  • Greenwood

  • Hattiesburg

  • Hazelhurst

  • Jackson

  • Laurel

  • McComb

  • Meridian

  • Picayune

  • Yazoo City

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