The best times to visit Georgia for ideal weather are
April 30th to July 15th
August 13th 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.
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Weather in Georgia
Average temperatures in Georgia vary drastically. 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 59th 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 Georgia, 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 86.8°F (30.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 65.2°F (18.4°C) at night.
Georgia Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Georgia 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.
Georgia Perceived Temperature (F)
Georgia Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Georgia 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 Georgia are August, 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 May with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of April 30th.
When can you find snow in Georgia? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around April, especially close to late April. The best time to ski (if at all) in Georgia is often around around April 2nd when fresh powder is deepest. 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 Georgia.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Georgia (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
Georgia has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is August (55.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (68.9%).
Wind in Georgia is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and February. March’s average wind speed of around 6.7 knots (7.7 MPH or 12.3 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 early April where average top sustained speeds reach 13.5 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Georgia.
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||5.2||Light breeze||10.2||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||6.4||Light breeze||11.8||Significant breeze|
|Mar||6.7||Light breeze||12.7||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||6.5||Light breeze||12.6||Significant breeze|
|May||5.8||Light breeze||11.4||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||5.8||Light breeze||11.4||Significant breeze|
|Jul||5.8||Light breeze||11.2||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||6||Light breeze||11.5||Significant breeze|
|Sep||6.2||Light breeze||11.3||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||5.6||Light breeze||10.7||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||5.7||Light breeze||10.8||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||6.3||Light breeze||11.5||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Georgia?
Our best data indicates this area is generally safe, except in a few regions. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are regional travel advisories for Georgia; exercise normal security precautions and avoid some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Georgia is June, followed by July and May. 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 Georgia 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 Georgia Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 77.8°F (25.4°C) and 47.4°F (8.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 3 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 comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 1 to 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Georgia, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 80.9°F (27.2°C) and 49.5°F (9.7°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 2 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is too cold this time of year in Georgia to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 47.8°F (8.8°C) and 39.8°F (4.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 2 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.
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