Welcome to Mississippi CoCoRaHS!
Mississippi is now a member of CoCoRaHS, and is looking for weather observers. It's easy to join. Just follow the instructions below. By joining, you can become part of a growing community of people interested in weather, and also provide a great service to scientists, forecasters and neighbors interested in the daily patterns of rainfall.
How do I join
All you need to do is click on the "Join Cocorahs" link on the main menu to the left, fill out the application, view the training slide show and purchase a rain gauge.
Do I need to purchase a rain gauge
Yes. For the quality of the data reported to be consistent, everyone must have the same rain gauge. You can purchase a rain gauge from either of the following sites:
What do I need to do
Once you join and set up your rain gauge, you will log in to this website once a day or as often as you are able to report the amount of rain in the rain gauge. Days without any rain are also important!
Who can I contact if I have questions
You may contact the state coordinator or one of the regional or co-coordinators. Click on "State Coordinators" on the State Menu to the left to find out who your regional or local coordinators are. For general questions, you may contact:
Office of the Mississippi State Climatologist
Mississippi State University
Can I do anything else to help
Sure! We are looking for volunteers at the county level to serve as local coordinators. Email one of the state or regional coordinators if you are interested.
Which regional coordinator should I contact
Find your county on the map below and then look for your regional coordinator on the "State Coordinators" page. The link is located on the left, under State Menu.