Life seems to be at a bit of a standstill during the winter months. Many of us start itching for the warmth and getting outside again. When spring in Mississippi finally arrives, there are a few things you can count on, and a seasonal serenade – compliments of thousands of spring peepers in Mississippi – is one of them. Read on to learn all about these noisy critters that have many thinking they should be officially named the Mississippi state frog!

Can’t wait for springtime to hear the nightly performances? Check out this video of spring peeper sounds in action:

Now that you know the answer to “what are peepers?” and “when do spring peepers come out?”, it’s time to await their music! Do you enjoy hearing these critters each year or does the sound get on your nerves?

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What is spring in Mississippi like?

Between the cooler winter months and hot, sweltering summers, spring in Mississippi can be quite pleasant. During the spring, temperatures average between 73°F and 80°F. You can also expect around 10 days with rain during April. But enjoy it while you can before the summer highs hit!

What are some of the best hikes in Mississippi?

Going outside and hitting the trails is such good exercise! And you get fresh air as well. If you want a scenic hike, how about taking a trail to a waterfall? In our article, The Ultimate Bucket List For Anyone In Mississippi Who Loves Waterfall Hikes, you can start planning your next hiking adventure. Whether it’s a trail to Clark Creek Natural Area with its more than 50 waterfalls or hiking a trail to a 65-foot waterfall with a swimming hole at Dunn’s Falls Water Park, you will love these hikes! If you prefer shorter hikes, check out our original post, 7 Short And Sweet Summer Hikes In Mississippi With Amazing Views, for trails that are three miles or less.  

When do we start to see hummingbirds in Mississippi?

During the winter months, hummingbirds spend their time south in places like Mexico and Central America. But when spring arrives and the weather starts to warm, these tiny birds start to migrate north, some even as early as February. In Mississippi, we can expect to start seeing hummingbirds around mid-March. They then stick around until sometime in the fall. Seeing these birds are a wonderful sign of spring in the Magnolia State! You can find out more in this post.