The best times to visit Macon for ideal weather are

March 12th 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 Macon Travel Info

Weather in Macon

Temperature

Average temperatures in Macon 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 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 Macon, 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 95.4°F (35.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 71.3°F (21.8°C) at night.

Macon Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Macon 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.

Macon Perceived Temperature (F)

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Macon Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Macon 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 60.2 45.5 33.3
Feb 63.6 48.2 34.8
Mar 72.2 56.5 42.1
Apr 79.5 64 48.8
May 86.5 71.8 57.3
Jun 93 79.1 67.1
Jul 93.3 80.1 69.6
Aug 93 79.7 69.5
Sep 88 74.3 63.6
Oct 79.7 63.6 50.4
Nov 69.7 53.3 39
Dec 64.7 50.3 38.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 15.7 7.5 0.7
Feb 17.6 9 1.6
Mar 22.3 13.6 5.6
Apr 26.4 17.8 9.3
May 30.3 22.1 14.1
Jun 33.9 26.2 19.5
Jul 34.1 26.7 20.9
Aug 33.9 26.5 20.8
Sep 31.1 23.5 17.6
Oct 26.5 17.6 10.2
Nov 20.9 11.8 3.9
Dec 18.2 10.2 3.4

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Macon are October, May, and then November. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid May. For example, on the week of May 7th there is 1 day 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 Macon? 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 Macon.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Macon (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 21% 0 3.5
Feb 26% 0 4.9
Mar 19% 0 3.4
Apr 21% 0 4.1
May 14% 0 2.4
Jun 24% 0 4.7
Jul 20% 0 5.4
Aug 23% 0 5
Sep 18% 0 4
Oct 13% 0 2.3
Nov 16% 0 3.6
Dec 24% 0 6.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 21 0 8.9
Feb 26 0 12.4
Mar 19 0 8.6
Apr 21 0 10.4
May 14 0 6.1
Jun 24 0 11.9
Jul 20 0 13.7
Aug 23 0 12.7
Sep 18 0 10.2
Oct 13 0 5.8
Nov 16 0 9.1
Dec 24 0 17.3

 

Humidity and Wind

Macon has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is February (54% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (68.3%).

Wind in Macon is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by February and January. March’s average wind speed of around 5.4 knots (6.2 MPH or 9.9 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 late February and early March where average top sustained speeds reach 13.1 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 5.1 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Feb 5.4 Light breeze 11.6 Significant breeze
Mar 5.4 Light breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
Apr 5 Light breeze 11.6 Significant breeze
May 4.6 Light breeze 11.1 Significant breeze
Jun 4.1 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Jul 3.8 Barely noticeable 10.7 Significant breeze
Aug 3.7 Barely noticeable 10.3 Gentle breeze
Sep 3.7 Barely noticeable 9.9 Significant breeze
Oct 4.1 Light breeze 10 Gentle breeze
Nov 4.3 Light breeze 10.1 Significant breeze
Dec 4.6 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 55.7%
Feb 54%
Mar 55.1%
Apr 55.5%
May 57%
Jun 60.6%
Jul 65.2%
Aug 67.5%
Sep 68.3%
Oct 64.1%
Nov 60.2%
Dec 64.8%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Macon?

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 Macon, GA, US is June, followed by July 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 Macon 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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 51.1 in November means 51.1% of the tourists vs. June.

 

 

Overall Macon Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 90.7°F (32.6°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 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 moderate precipitation with 6 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Macon, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 90.3°F (32.4°C) and 66.1°F (18.9°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 5 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 Macon to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 66.3°F (19.1°C) and 59.5°F (15.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: consistently 7 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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