On this date in 1978, Jackson observed a record high temperature of 84 degrees. The normal high temperature is 60.
On this date in 2004, portions of the Arklamiss region felt the impacts of a strong storm system which produced numerous thunderstorms and nine tornadoes. Of those tornadoes, five were F0s, two were F1s and two were F2s. The longest was an F2 that tracked across portions of Warren, Claiborne and Hinds Counties.