The best times to visit Apalachicola for ideal weather are

February 19th to May 27th


October 1st to December 30th

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



Other Apalachicola Travel Info

Weather in Apalachicola


Average temperatures in Apalachicola vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some hot weeks in the summer, with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 43rd 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 Apalachicola, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 91.8°F (33.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 76.2°F (24.6°C) at night.

Apalachicola Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Apalachicola Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Apalachicola Perceived Temperature (F)


Apalachicola Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Apalachicola 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 64.1 53.8 44.6
Feb 65.9 55.7 46.4
Mar 71.8 62 52.5
Apr 77.6 68.9 59.5
May 84.6 75.7 66
Jun 90.1 81.7 73.6
Jul 90.3 82.3 74.9
Aug 90.5 82.5 75.4
Sep 87.5 78.9 71.6
Oct 81.3 70.7 61.3
Nov 72.8 61.2 51
Dec 68.3 58 49

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 17.8 12.1 7
Feb 18.8 13.2 8
Mar 22.1 16.7 11.4
Apr 25.3 20.5 15.3
May 29.2 24.3 18.9
Jun 32.3 27.6 23.1
Jul 32.4 27.9 23.8
Aug 32.5 28.1 24.1
Sep 30.8 26.1 22
Oct 27.4 21.5 16.3
Nov 22.7 16.2 10.6
Dec 20.2 14.4 9.4



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Apalachicola are May, October, and then April. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid May. For example, on the week of May 7th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid August with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of August 13th.

When can you find snow in Apalachicola? 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 Apalachicola.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 21% 0 4.3
Feb 22% 0 5
Mar 15% 0 4
Apr 13% 0 3.1
May 8% 0 1.6
Jun 19% 0 5.4
Jul 30% 0 6.9
Aug 33% 0 7.3
Sep 24% 0 6
Oct 10% 0 3.4
Nov 13% 0 5.2
Dec 16% 0 4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 21 0 10.9
Feb 22 0 12.7
Mar 15 0 10.2
Apr 13 0 7.9
May 8 0 4.1
Jun 19 0 13.7
Jul 30 0 17.5
Aug 33 0 18.5
Sep 24 0 15.2
Oct 10 0 8.6
Nov 13 0 13.2
Dec 16 0 10.2


Humidity and Wind

Apalachicola has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is January (63.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (72%).

Wind in Apalachicola is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by March and May. April’s average wind speed of around 6.9 knots (7.9 MPH or 12.7 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 early to mid August where average top sustained speeds reach 14.6 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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 6.5 Light breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Feb 6.4 Light breeze 12.9 Significant breeze
Mar 6.9 Light breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Apr 6.9 Light breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
May 6.6 Light breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
Jun 6.1 Light breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Jul 5.4 Light breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
Aug 5.3 Light breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
Sep 5.7 Light breeze 12 Significant breeze
Oct 5.9 Light breeze 11.8 Significant breeze
Nov 6.1 Light breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
Dec 6.3 Light breeze 11.8 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 63.5%
Feb 64.6%
Mar 64.4%
Apr 65.8%
May 64.3%
Jun 67.1%
Jul 70.5%
Aug 72%
Sep 70.9%
Oct 65.8%
Nov 65.6%
Dec 70.3%


Is it Safe to Travel to Apalachicola?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 Dec 04, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Apalachicola, FL, US is July, followed by October and June. 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 Apalachicola in January. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 46.7 in January means 46.7% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Apalachicola Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 87.5°F (30.8°C) and 67.3°F (19.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 5 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 6 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Apalachicola, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 88.4°F (31.3°C) and 70.2°F (21.2°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 7 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Apalachicola to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 69.4°F (20.8°C) and 63.3°F (17.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 6 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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