• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Weather

Visitor Center

Visitor Center

NPS Photo

WEATHER AND CLIMATE

Summers are sunny, hot, and humid. Winters tend to be mild; however, humid rainy periods occur throughout the year. Sudden and severe thunderstorms are common, so stay alert to weather forecasts. Check with rangers at the Visitor Center and/or USS Cairo Museum for updates on weather patterns.

Wear comfortable sportswear appropriate for the season, with walking or hiking shoes recommended.

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