The best times to visit Franklin for ideal weather are

February 19th to May 6th

or

October 15th to December 23rd

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

 

 


Other Franklin Travel Info

Weather in Franklin

Temperature

Average temperatures in Franklin vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some hot weeks in the summer, with a very low chance of precipitation throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 60th 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 Franklin, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 91.6°F (33.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 75.8°F (24.3°C) at night.

Franklin Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Franklin 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.

Franklin Perceived Temperature (F)

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Franklin Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Franklin 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 63.1 52.8 44.9
Feb 66 55.4 47.5
Mar 73.1 62.4 53.9
Apr 78.6 68.8 60.8
May 84.2 74.7 66.9
Jun 89.3 80.4 73.2
Jul 90 81.3 74.8
Aug 90.4 81 74.5
Sep 87.3 77.6 71
Oct 80.4 68.9 60.1
Nov 71.5 59.9 51.2
Dec 67.2 56.7 49

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 17.3 11.6 7.2
Feb 18.9 13 8.6
Mar 22.8 16.9 12.2
Apr 25.9 20.4 16
May 29 23.7 19.4
Jun 31.8 26.9 22.9
Jul 32.2 27.4 23.8
Aug 32.4 27.2 23.6
Sep 30.7 25.3 21.7
Oct 26.9 20.5 15.6
Nov 21.9 15.5 10.7
Dec 19.6 13.7 9.4

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Franklin are October, November, 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 November. For example, on the week of November 5th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid August with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of August 13th.

When can you find snow in Franklin? 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 Franklin.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Franklin (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 8% 0 1.2
Feb 9% 0 0.6
Mar 6% 0 3
Apr 8% 0 1.9
May 6% 0 0.8
Jun 8% 0 2
Jul 15% 0 2.1
Aug 13% 0 1
Sep 8% 0 1.2
Oct 3% 0 0.2
Nov 5% 0 0.5
Dec 6% 0 0.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 8 0 3
Feb 9 0 1.5
Mar 6 0 7.6
Apr 8 0 4.8
May 6 0 2
Jun 8 0 5.1
Jul 15 0 5.3
Aug 13 0 2.5
Sep 8 0 3
Oct 3 0 0.5
Nov 5 0 1.3
Dec 6 0 1.3

 

Humidity and Wind

Franklin has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is January (59.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (70%).

Wind in Franklin is usually calm. The windiest month is February, followed by January and April. February’s average wind speed of around 7.2 knots (8.3 MPH or 13.3 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 February and early March where average top sustained speeds reach 15.7 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 7 Gentle breeze 14.2 Significant breeze
Feb 7.2 Gentle breeze 14.4 Significant breeze
Mar 6.5 Light breeze 14 Significant breeze
Apr 6.9 Light breeze 14.3 Significant breeze
May 5.9 Light breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Jun 4.6 Light breeze 12.3 Significant breeze
Jul 3.7 Barely noticeable 12 Significant breeze
Aug 3.8 Barely noticeable 11.6 Significant breeze
Sep 4.5 Light breeze 11.8 Significant breeze
Oct 5 Light breeze 11.6 Significant breeze
Nov 5.6 Light breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Dec 6.7 Light breeze 13.5 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 59.2%
Feb 60.4%
Mar 62.4%
Apr 62.4%
May 61.4%
Jun 67.7%
Jul 64.7%
Aug 68.9%
Sep 70%
Oct 60.3%
Nov 60%
Dec 65.3%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Franklin?

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 Franklin, LA, US is June, followed by July and March. 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 Franklin 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

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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 somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 45.7 in November means 45.7% of the tourists vs. June.

 

 

Overall Franklin Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 87°F (30.6°C) and 68.7°F (20.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with roughly 2 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 most precipitation with 2 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Franklin, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 88.9°F (31.6°C) and 68.7°F (20.4°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 2 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 Franklin to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 69.4°F (20.8°C) and 61.9°F (16.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: consistently 2 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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