The best times to visit Georgia for ideal weather are

April 30th to July 15th

or

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.

 

 


Other Georgia Travel Info

Weather in Georgia

Temperature

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)

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Georgia 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.

Georgia Perceived Temperature (F)

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Georgia Perceived Temperature (C)

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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.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 41.7 33.9 27.2
Feb 43.5 35.2 28
Mar 52.3 43.1 34.6
Apr 62.3 52.3 42.9
May 72.3 61.9 52.2
Jun 79.6 69 59.1
Jul 83.9 73.5 63.8
Aug 84.6 73.5 63.3
Sep 76.6 66.2 57.1
Oct 65 55.3 47.2
Nov 53.3 44.7 37.5
Dec 45.3 37.1 30.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 5.4 1.1 -2.7
Feb 6.4 1.8 -2.2
Mar 11.3 6.2 1.4
Apr 16.8 11.3 6.1
May 22.4 16.6 11.2
Jun 26.4 20.6 15.1
Jul 28.8 23.1 17.7
Aug 29.2 23.1 17.4
Sep 24.8 19 13.9
Oct 18.3 12.9 8.4
Nov 11.8 7.1 3.1
Dec 7.4 2.8 -0.8

 


 

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.

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Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

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Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 5% 4.9 0.7
Feb 5% 6 0.5
Mar 5% 4 0.6
Apr 10% 13.4 1.2
May 9% 0 1.2
Jun 9% 0 1.9
Jul 6% 0 0.9
Aug 3% 0 0.5
Sep 5% 0 0.9
Oct 6% 0.5 0.8
Nov 3% 4.9 0.4
Dec 4% 5.8 0.4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 5 12.4 1.8
Feb 5 15.2 1.3
Mar 5 10.2 1.5
Apr 10 34 3
May 9 0 3
Jun 9 0 4.8
Jul 6 0 2.3
Aug 3 0 1.3
Sep 5 0 2.3
Oct 6 1.3 2
Nov 3 12.4 1
Dec 4 14.7 1

 

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.

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Avg. Relative Humidity

Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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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 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
Jan 68.9%
Feb 65.8%
Mar 59.9%
Apr 59.3%
May 62%
Jun 59.8%
Jul 58.7%
Aug 55.6%
Sep 59.6%
Oct 67.7%
Nov 67.1%
Dec 68%

 

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

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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 very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 47.5 in November means 47.5% of the tourists vs. June.

 

 

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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