The best times to visit Fitzgerald for ideal weather are

March 5th to May 27th

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

 

 


Other Fitzgerald Travel Info

Weather in Fitzgerald

Temperature

Average temperatures in Fitzgerald 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 fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 31st 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 Fitzgerald, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 94.7°F (34.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 72.8°F (22.7°C) at night.

Fitzgerald Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Fitzgerald 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.

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Fitzgerald Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Fitzgerald 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 63.7 49.8 38.5
Feb 67.1 53.4 42.3
Mar 73.8 59.7 47.5
Apr 81.7 67.6 54.9
May 87.3 73.5 60.3
Jun 92 79.2 69.1
Jul 93 80.6 71.4
Aug 93.4 80.7 72
Sep 88.9 76.3 66.9
Oct 81 66.7 54.8
Nov 72.7 57.6 45.5
Dec 68.1 54.3 43.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 17.6 9.9 3.6
Feb 19.5 11.9 5.7
Mar 23.2 15.4 8.6
Apr 27.6 19.8 12.7
May 30.7 23.1 15.7
Jun 33.3 26.2 20.6
Jul 33.9 27 21.9
Aug 34.1 27.1 22.2
Sep 31.6 24.6 19.4
Oct 27.2 19.3 12.7
Nov 22.6 14.2 7.5
Dec 20.1 12.4 6.3

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Fitzgerald are October, November, 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 December. For example, on the week of December 3rd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid June with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of June 11th.

When can you find snow in Fitzgerald? 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 Fitzgerald.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Fitzgerald (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 15% 0 1.5
Feb 25% 0 4.5
Mar 18% 0 3.8
Apr 18% 0 3.9
May 15% 0 2.9
Jun 30% 0 4.8
Jul 24% 0 4.8
Aug 25% 0 5.2
Sep 21% 0 3.6
Oct 10% 0 1.5
Nov 13% 0 2.4
Dec 15% 0 2.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 15 0 3.8
Feb 25 0 11.4
Mar 18 0 9.7
Apr 18 0 9.9
May 15 0 7.4
Jun 30 0 12.2
Jul 24 0 12.2
Aug 25 0 13.2
Sep 21 0 9.1
Oct 10 0 3.8
Nov 13 0 6.1
Dec 15 0 6.6

 

Humidity and Wind

Fitzgerald has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is May (55.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (69.3%).

Wind in Fitzgerald is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is March, followed by February and April. March’s average wind speed of around 4.9 knots (5.7 MPH or 9.1 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 June 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 Fitzgerald.

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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 4.4 Light breeze 10.8 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.5 Light breeze 10.7 Gentle breeze
Mar 4.9 Light breeze 11.3 Gentle breeze
Apr 4.4 Light breeze 10.7 Gentle breeze
May 4.1 Light breeze 10.1 Gentle breeze
Jun 4 Light breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
Jul 3.7 Barely noticeable 10.6 Gentle breeze
Aug 3.1 Barely noticeable 10.1 Gentle breeze
Sep 2.9 Barely noticeable 8.4 Gentle breeze
Oct 3.2 Barely noticeable 8.7 Gentle breeze
Nov 3.8 Barely noticeable 9.3 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.1 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 56.6%
Feb 58.1%
Mar 56.8%
Apr 58.1%
May 55.7%
Jun 63.6%
Jul 67.8%
Aug 69.2%
Sep 69.3%
Oct 63.7%
Nov 61.8%
Dec 64.3%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Fitzgerald?

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 Fitzgerald, GA, 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 Fitzgerald 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

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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 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 Fitzgerald Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 91.3°F (32.9°C) and 67.6°F (19.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 6 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 7 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Fitzgerald, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 90.9°F (32.7°C) and 69.2°F (20.7°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 6 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 Fitzgerald to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 71.6°F (22°C) and 61.9°F (16.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 7 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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