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Fernwood, Mississippi
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Mississippi
County Pike
Elevation 390 ft (120 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 39635
Area code(s) 601 & 769
GNIS feature ID 669950

Fernwood is an unincorporated community in Pike County, Mississippi, United States. Its ZIP code is 39635.

History

Fernwood was developed in the late 1880s by the Enochs family as a company town for Fernwood Lumber Company.

Geography

Climate

The climate at Fernwood is characterized by relatively high temperatures and evenly distributed precipitation throughout the year. The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Cfa". (Humid Subtropical Climate).

Climate data for Fernwood, Mississippi
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 15
(59)
17.2
(63)
21.1
(70)
25
(77)
28.9
(84)
32.2
(90)
32.8
(91)
32.8
(91)
30.6
(87)
26.1
(79)
20.6
(69)
16.1
(61)
24.86
(76.8)
Average low °C (°F) 3.3
(38)
4.4
(40)
7.8
(46)
12.2
(54)
16.7
(62)
20
(68)
21.1
(70)
21.1
(70)
18.3
(65)
12.2
(54)
7.2
(45)
4.4
(40)
12.41
(54.3)
Precipitation mm (inches) 145
(5.7)
140
(5.5)
150
(5.9)
135
(5.3)
130
(5.1)
119
(4.7)
140
(5.5)
132
(5.2)
112
(4.4)
84
(3.3)
109
(4.3)
147
(5.8)
1,542
(60.7)
Source: Weatherbase

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