The best times to visit Chattahoochee National Forest for ideal weather are

April 23rd to October 14th

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



Other Chattahoochee National Forest Travel Info

Weather in Chattahoochee National Forest


Average temperatures in Chattahoochee National Forest vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 48th 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 Chattahoochee National Forest, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 86.6°F (30.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 64.3°F (17.9°C) at night.

Chattahoochee National Forest Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Chattahoochee National Forest 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.

Chattahoochee National Forest Perceived Temperature (F)


Chattahoochee National Forest Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Chattahoochee National Forest 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 49.9 37.2 27.6
Feb 53.2 39.7 29.3
Mar 63.6 49.6 38.3
Apr 72.7 57.8 44.5
May 79.9 65.7 53.3
Jun 85.6 72.4 61.5
Jul 85 73.1 63.9
Aug 85.2 72.4 62.5
Sep 81.3 67.5 57.2
Oct 71.3 56.2 44.4
Nov 62.1 46.2 34.5
Dec 55.1 42.7 33.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 9.9 2.9 -2.4
Feb 11.8 4.3 -1.5
Mar 17.6 9.8 3.5
Apr 22.6 14.3 6.9
May 26.6 18.7 11.8
Jun 29.8 22.4 16.4
Jul 29.4 22.8 17.7
Aug 29.6 22.4 16.9
Sep 27.4 19.7 14
Oct 21.8 13.4 6.9
Nov 16.7 7.9 1.4
Dec 12.8 5.9 0.9



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Chattahoochee National Forest are July, August, and then October. 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 December with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of December 24th.

When can you find snow in Chattahoochee National Forest? 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 Chattahoochee National Forest.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Chattahoochee National Forest (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 3.2
Feb 15% 0 2
Mar 11% 0 1.2
Apr 12% 0 1.8
May 10% 0 1.1
Jun 13% 0 2
Jul 5% 0 0.9
Aug 7% 0 1.2
Sep 12% 0 1.5
Oct 9% 0 1.5
Nov 10% 0 1.8
Dec 23% 0 5.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 13 0 8.1
Feb 15 0 5.1
Mar 11 0 3
Apr 12 0 4.6
May 10 0 2.8
Jun 13 0 5.1
Jul 5 0 2.3
Aug 7 0 3
Sep 12 0 3.8
Oct 9 0 3.8
Nov 10 0 4.6
Dec 23 0 13.5


Humidity and Wind

Chattahoochee National Forest has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (55.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (75.5%).

Wind in Chattahoochee National Forest is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is April, followed by February and March. April’s average wind speed of around 3.2 knots (3.6 MPH or 5.9 KPH) is considered “light air.” 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 12.2 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Chattahoochee National Forest.

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 2.6 Barely noticeable 10.3 Gentle breeze
Feb 3 Barely noticeable 11.3 Significant breeze
Mar 3 Barely noticeable 11.5 Gentle breeze
Apr 3.2 Barely noticeable 11.6 Significant breeze
May 2.4 Barely noticeable 10.4 Gentle breeze
Jun 1.8 Barely noticeable 9.7 Gentle breeze
Jul 1.3 Barely noticeable 7.9 Gentle breeze
Aug 1.2 Barely noticeable 7.4 Gentle breeze
Sep 1.2 Barely noticeable 7.1 Gentle breeze
Oct 1.8 Barely noticeable 8.4 Gentle breeze
Nov 2.1 Barely noticeable 9.1 Gentle breeze
Dec 2.2 Barely noticeable 9.4 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 64.5%
Feb 59.7%
Mar 59.1%
Apr 55.4%
May 62.7%
Jun 68.9%
Jul 75.4%
Aug 75.5%
Sep 74%
Oct 68.3%
Nov 64.5%
Dec 73.9%


Is it Safe to Travel to Chattahoochee National Forest?

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 Chattahoochee National Forest, the United States is June, followed by July and August. 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 Chattahoochee National Forest 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 51.1 in November means 51.1% of the tourists vs. June.



Overall Chattahoochee National Forest Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 84°F (28.9°C) and 56.3°F (13.5°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 3 to 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 the least precipitation with 1 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Chattahoochee National Forest, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 83.4°F (28.6°C) and 57.9°F (14.4°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: approximately 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 Chattahoochee National Forest to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 56.5°F (13.6°C) and 49.4°F (9.7°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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