The best times to visit Alexander City for ideal weather are

March 12th to May 27th

or

September 10th to November 18th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Alexander City Travel Info

Weather in Alexander City

Temperature

Average temperatures in Alexander City vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very nice much of the year, but hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 40th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Alexander City, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 93.1°F (33.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 72.3°F (22.4°C) at night.

Alexander City Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Alexander City Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Alexander City Perceived Temperature (F)

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Alexander City Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Alexander City Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 57.4 45.2 35
Feb 61.4 47.9 37.4
Mar 70.4 56.9 45.8
Apr 77.4 64.2 52.2
May 83.9 71.7 60.5
Jun 91 79.2 69.4
Jul 91.4 80.1 71.6
Aug 91.2 80 71.6
Sep 86.1 74.8 65.9
Oct 77.1 63.9 52.8
Nov 67.5 53.7 42.4
Dec 61.9 50.2 41

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 14.1 7.3 1.7
Feb 16.3 8.8 3
Mar 21.3 13.8 7.7
Apr 25.2 17.9 11.2
May 28.8 22.1 15.8
Jun 32.8 26.2 20.8
Jul 33 26.7 22
Aug 32.9 26.7 22
Sep 30.1 23.8 18.8
Oct 25.1 17.7 11.6
Nov 19.7 12.1 5.8
Dec 16.6 10.1 5

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Alexander City are October, September, and then November. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late May. For example, on the week of May 21st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late December with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of December 24th.

When can you find snow in Alexander City? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Alexander City.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Alexander City (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 12% 0 2.5
Feb 15% 0 2.8
Mar 12% 0 2.1
Apr 14% 0 1.9
May 12% 0 2.5
Jun 14% 0 1.6
Jul 15% 0 2
Aug 12% 0 1.8
Sep 7% 0 0.8
Oct 7% 0 1.2
Nov 9% 0 1.9
Dec 21% 0 4.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 12 0 6.4
Feb 15 0 7.1
Mar 12 0 5.3
Apr 14 0 4.8
May 12 0 6.4
Jun 14 0 4.1
Jul 15 0 5.1
Aug 12 0 4.6
Sep 7 0 2
Oct 7 0 3
Nov 9 0 4.8
Dec 21 0 12.2

 

Humidity and Wind

Alexander City has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is March (52.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (65.3%).

Wind in Alexander City is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is February, followed by March and January. February’s average wind speed of around 4.1 knots (4.8 MPH or 7.7 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late February and early March where average top sustained speeds reach 12.3 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Alexander City.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 3.9 Barely noticeable 11 Significant breeze
Feb 4.1 Light breeze 11.3 Significant breeze
Mar 4.1 Light breeze 11.3 Significant breeze
Apr 3.7 Barely noticeable 11 Significant breeze
May 2.9 Barely noticeable 9.8 Significant breeze
Jun 2.3 Barely noticeable 9.8 Gentle breeze
Jul 2.3 Barely noticeable 9.3 Significant breeze
Aug 2.2 Barely noticeable 8.6 Gentle breeze
Sep 2.3 Barely noticeable 8.4 Significant breeze
Oct 2.9 Barely noticeable 9.2 Gentle breeze
Nov 3.2 Barely noticeable 9.6 Significant breeze
Dec 3.5 Barely noticeable 9.9 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 54%
Feb 52.4%
Mar 52.4%
Apr 54.3%
May 59.6%
Jun 61.8%
Jul 64.9%
Aug 65.2%
Sep 65.3%
Oct 62%
Nov 58.4%
Dec 64.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Alexander City?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for the United States; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 23, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Alexander City, AL, US is June, followed by July and May. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Alexander City in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 34.4 in November means 34.4% of the tourists vs. June.

 

 

Overall Alexander City Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 88.6°F (31.4°C) and 64°F (17.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with roughly 4 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 4 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Alexander City, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 88.7°F (31.5°C) and 63.1°F (17.3°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 3 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Alexander City to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 64.6°F (18.1°C) and 56.6°F (13.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 7 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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