The best times to visit Buford Highway for ideal weather are

February 12th to May 6th


October 1st to December 9th

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



Other Buford Highway Travel Info

Weather in Buford Highway


Average temperatures in Buford Highway vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice some of the year, but often too hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 39th 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 Buford Highway, 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 100°F (37.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 77°F (25°C) at night.

Buford Highway Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Buford Highway 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.

Buford Highway Perceived Temperature (F)


Buford Highway Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Buford Highway 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 66.1 51.5 39.5
Feb 71.4 56.2 44
Mar 77.2 63 50.3
Apr 83.9 70 57.7
May 89.1 76.5 65.9
Jun 94.7 83.1 73.4
Jul 95.6 83.8 74.8
Aug 98.8 86 75.8
Sep 92.8 80 69.7
Oct 85.5 72 59.7
Nov 75.2 61.6 49.8
Dec 68.2 54.3 42.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 18.9 10.8 4.2
Feb 21.9 13.4 6.7
Mar 25.1 17.2 10.2
Apr 28.8 21.1 14.3
May 31.7 24.7 18.8
Jun 34.8 28.4 23
Jul 35.3 28.8 23.8
Aug 37.1 30 24.3
Sep 33.8 26.7 20.9
Oct 29.7 22.2 15.4
Nov 24 16.4 9.9
Dec 20.1 12.4 5.9



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Buford Highway are August, February, and then December. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early August. For example, on the week of July 30th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late May with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of May 21st.

When can you find snow in Buford Highway? Weather stations report a bit of annual snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to late January and early February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Buford Highway is often around around January 29th when fresh powder is deepest. 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 Buford Highway.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 13% 0 3.1
Feb 10% 3.1 1.4
Mar 15% 0 2.7
Apr 13% 0 2.7
May 16% 0 5.6
Jun 12% 0 2.9
Jul 15% 0 3.2
Aug 6% 0 2
Sep 18% 0 4.7
Oct 13% 0 3.6
Nov 11% 0 2
Dec 11% 0 1.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 13 0 7.9
Feb 10 7.9 3.6
Mar 15 0 6.9
Apr 13 0 6.9
May 16 0 14.2
Jun 12 0 7.4
Jul 15 0 8.1
Aug 6 0 5.1
Sep 18 0 11.9
Oct 13 0 9.1
Nov 11 0 5.1
Dec 11 0 3


Humidity and Wind

Buford Highway has some comfortably humid months, with slightly drier months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is August (49.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is May (58.5%).

Wind in Buford Highway is usually moderate. The windiest month is May, followed by June and April. May’s average wind speed of around 9 knots (10.3 MPH or 16.6 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late April where average top sustained speeds reach 17.6 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 12.8 Significant breeze
Feb 7.4 Gentle breeze 14.6 Significant breeze
Mar 8.2 Gentle breeze 15.6 Significant breeze
Apr 8.6 Gentle breeze 16.3 Significant breeze
May 9 Gentle breeze 16.3 Significant breeze
Jun 8.9 Gentle breeze 16.3 Significant breeze
Jul 7.8 Gentle breeze 15.4 Significant breeze
Aug 7.3 Gentle breeze 14.8 Significant breeze
Sep 6.1 Light breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Oct 6.6 Light breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
Nov 6.5 Light breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
Dec 6.3 Light breeze 12.6 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 51.6%
Feb 51.6%
Mar 54.8%
Apr 55.1%
May 58.5%
Jun 56.6%
Jul 56.7%
Aug 49.1%
Sep 55.5%
Oct 52.9%
Nov 54.1%
Dec 55.7%


Is it Safe to Travel to Buford Highway?

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 Buford Highway, GA, US is July, followed by March 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 Buford Highway 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

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 49.7 in November means 49.7% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Buford Highway Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 92.1°F (33.4°C) and 72.9°F (22.7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 5 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the 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 the least precipitation with 2 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Buford Highway, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 95.3°F (35.2°C) and 70.4°F (21.3°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 5 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 Buford Highway to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 76.5°F (24.7°C) and 64°F (17.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 3 to 4 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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