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.
Chattahoochee National Forest Travel Guide
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)
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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
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.
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Chattahoochee National Forest.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Chattahoochee National Forest (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
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.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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|
Is it Safe to Travel to Chattahoochee National Forest?
Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Aug 21, 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 Aug 14, 2019.
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
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.