The best times to visit Gadsden for ideal weather are

April 2nd to June 3rd

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

 

 


Other Gadsden Travel Info

Weather in Gadsden

Temperature

Average temperatures in Gadsden 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 chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 23rd 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 Gadsden, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 91.4°F (33°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 69.6°F (20.9°C) at night.

Gadsden Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Gadsden 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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Gadsden Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Gadsden 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 53 41 31.9
Feb 55.1 42.5 32.8
Mar 66.4 53.4 42.7
Apr 74.4 60.9 49.3
May 81 68.4 57.3
Jun 89.1 76.6 66.1
Jul 89.4 77.9 69.2
Aug 89.9 77.5 68.2
Sep 83.9 71.5 62.3
Oct 74.2 60.3 49.6
Nov 62.6 48.2 37
Dec 55.6 44.9 36.6

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 11.7 5 -0.1
Feb 12.8 5.8 0.4
Mar 19.1 11.9 5.9
Apr 23.6 16.1 9.6
May 27.2 20.2 14.1
Jun 31.7 24.8 18.9
Jul 31.9 25.5 20.7
Aug 32.2 25.3 20.1
Sep 28.8 21.9 16.8
Oct 23.4 15.7 9.8
Nov 17 9 2.8
Dec 13.1 7.2 2.6

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Gadsden are October, November, and then September. 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 late March with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of March 26th.

When can you find snow in Gadsden? 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 Gadsden.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Gadsden (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 20% 0 4.4
Feb 23% 0 3.8
Mar 25% 0 4.3
Apr 21% 0 4.4
May 19% 0 3.7
Jun 18% 0 2.8
Jul 25% 0 6.1
Aug 18% 0 4.2
Sep 15% 0 3.6
Oct 9% 0 2.2
Nov 10% 0 2
Dec 25% 0 9.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 20 0 11.2
Feb 23 0 9.7
Mar 25 0 10.9
Apr 21 0 11.2
May 19 0 9.4
Jun 18 0 7.1
Jul 25 0 15.5
Aug 18 0 10.7
Sep 15 0 9.1
Oct 9 0 5.6
Nov 10 0 5.1
Dec 25 0 23.6

 

Humidity and Wind

Gadsden has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is February (54.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (65.7%).

Wind in Gadsden is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is March, followed by February and January. March’s average wind speed of around 4.7 knots (5.4 MPH or 8.6 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 mid February where average top sustained speeds reach 12.9 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 11.1 Significant breeze
Feb 4.6 Light breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
Mar 4.7 Light breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
Apr 4.2 Light breeze 11.8 Significant breeze
May 3.3 Barely noticeable 10.2 Significant breeze
Jun 2.8 Barely noticeable 10.3 Gentle breeze
Jul 2.9 Barely noticeable 10.5 Significant breeze
Aug 2.7 Barely noticeable 9.9 Gentle breeze
Sep 2.8 Barely noticeable 9.5 Significant breeze
Oct 3.4 Barely noticeable 10.1 Gentle breeze
Nov 3.7 Barely noticeable 10.4 Significant breeze
Dec 3.9 Barely noticeable 10.6 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 57%
Feb 54.6%
Mar 56.7%
Apr 57.3%
May 62.9%
Jun 63.1%
Jul 65.4%
Aug 65.7%
Sep 64.7%
Oct 59.1%
Nov 55.5%
Dec 63.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Gadsden?

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 Gadsden, AL, US is July, followed by October 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 Gadsden in December. 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 45.3 in December means 45.3% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall Gadsden Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 86.7°F (30.4°C) and 58.5°F (14.7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 8 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 6 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Gadsden, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 86°F (30°C) and 57.4°F (14.1°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 Gadsden to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 59.1°F (15.1°C) and 51.4°F (10.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 8 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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