• 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.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The civilians of Vicksburg endured their first naval bombardment of the Civil War during the summer of 1862?