The best times to visit Fort Gaines for ideal weather are

March 12th to May 20th

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



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Weather in Fort Gaines


Average temperatures in Fort Gaines 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 30th 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 Fort Gaines, 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 95.5°F (35.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 72.5°F (22.5°C) at night.

Fort Gaines Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Fort Gaines 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.

Fort Gaines Perceived Temperature (F)


Fort Gaines Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Fort Gaines 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 61 47.4 36.6
Feb 63.9 49.7 38.2
Mar 73.4 58.5 45.9
Apr 80.2 65.7 52.7
May 87.5 73.3 60.6
Jun 93.9 80.2 69
Jul 94.1 80.9 71
Aug 93.9 80.9 71.3
Sep 89.1 76.1 66.3
Oct 80.2 65.3 53.6
Nov 70.2 55 42.8
Dec 65.1 51.4 40.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 16.1 8.6 2.6
Feb 17.7 9.8 3.4
Mar 23 14.7 7.7
Apr 26.8 18.7 11.5
May 30.8 22.9 15.9
Jun 34.4 26.8 20.6
Jul 34.5 27.2 21.7
Aug 34.4 27.2 21.8
Sep 31.7 24.5 19.1
Oct 26.8 18.5 12
Nov 21.2 12.8 6
Dec 18.4 10.8 4.9



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Fort Gaines are October, May, and then March. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early October. For example, on the week of October 1st 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 3 days of significant precipitation the week of December 24th.

When can you find snow in Fort Gaines? 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 Fort Gaines.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 14% 0 2.5
Feb 22% 0 4.2
Mar 13% 0 2.7
Apr 19% 0 5
May 13% 0 2.6
Jun 19% 0 3.2
Jul 20% 0 3.9
Aug 15% 0 3.5
Sep 13% 0 2.5
Oct 9% 0 2.2
Nov 13% 0 3.2
Dec 18% 0 6.4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 14 0 6.4
Feb 22 0 10.7
Mar 13 0 6.9
Apr 19 0 12.7
May 13 0 6.6
Jun 19 0 8.1
Jul 20 0 9.9
Aug 15 0 8.9
Sep 13 0 6.4
Oct 9 0 5.6
Nov 13 0 8.1
Dec 18 0 16.3


Humidity and Wind

Fort Gaines has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is March (54.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (66.6%).

Wind in Fort Gaines is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and February. March’s average wind speed of around 3.9 knots (4.5 MPH or 7.3 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 10.3 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 3.4 Barely noticeable 8.7 Gentle breeze
Feb 3.6 Barely noticeable 9.2 Gentle breeze
Mar 3.9 Barely noticeable 9.8 Gentle breeze
Apr 3.7 Barely noticeable 9.5 Gentle breeze
May 3.2 Barely noticeable 8.8 Gentle breeze
Jun 2.6 Barely noticeable 8.7 Gentle breeze
Jul 2.5 Barely noticeable 8.7 Gentle breeze
Aug 2.4 Barely noticeable 8.4 Gentle breeze
Sep 2.5 Barely noticeable 7.9 Gentle breeze
Oct 2.6 Barely noticeable 7.5 Gentle breeze
Nov 2.7 Barely noticeable 7.6 Gentle breeze
Dec 3 Barely noticeable 8.1 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 57.6%
Feb 56%
Mar 54.6%
Apr 56.6%
May 57.4%
Jun 61.8%
Jul 66.6%
Aug 66.6%
Sep 63.8%
Oct 60.8%
Nov 61.3%
Dec 64.2%


Is it Safe to Travel to Fort Gaines?

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 Fort Gaines, 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 Fort Gaines 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 Fort Gaines Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 91.7°F (33.2°C) and 66.3°F (19.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 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 moderate precipitation with 5 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Fort Gaines, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 91.1°F (32.8°C) and 66.6°F (19.2°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 3 to 4 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 Fort Gaines to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 68.2°F (20.1°C) and 59.5°F (15.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 6 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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