The best times to visit Northeast Alabama for ideal weather are

March 26th to June 10th

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

 

 


Other Northeast Alabama Travel Info

Weather in Northeast Alabama

Temperature

Average temperatures in Northeast Alabama 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 29th 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 Northeast Alabama, 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 90.4°F (32.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 70.4°F (21.3°C) at night.

Northeast Alabama Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Northeast Alabama 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.

Northeast Alabama Perceived Temperature (F)

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Northeast Alabama Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Northeast Alabama 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

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan5141.434.3
Feb54.143.736.1
Mar64.653.745.3
Apr72.861.651.9
May79.869.260.1
Jun87.777.167.7
Jul87.977.869.7
Aug88.477.769.3
Sep82.672.364.1
Oct72.661.652.4
Nov61.951.142.5
Dec55.146.339.6

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan10.65.21.3
Feb12.36.52.3
Mar18.112.17.4
Apr22.716.411.1
May26.620.715.6
Jun30.925.119.8
Jul31.125.420.9
Aug31.325.420.7
Sep28.122.417.8
Oct22.616.411.3
Nov16.610.65.8
Dec12.87.94.2

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Northeast Alabama are September, October, and then August. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid August. For example, on the week of August 13th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid July with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of July 9th.

When can you find snow in Northeast Alabama? 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 Northeast Alabama.

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Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan22%06
Feb24%03.6
Mar24%05.5
Apr18%04.9
May21%05.1
Jun18%03.6
Jul24%05
Aug14%04.3
Sep12%03.5
Oct13%02.7
Nov20%03.5
Dec24%05.7

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan22015.2
Feb2409.1
Mar24014
Apr18012.4
May21013
Jun1809.1
Jul24012.7
Aug14010.9
Sep1208.9
Oct1306.9
Nov2008.9
Dec24014.5

 

Humidity and Wind

Northeast Alabama has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (56.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (71%).

Wind in Northeast Alabama is usually calm. The windiest month is February, followed by March and January. February’s average wind speed of around 6.5 knots (7.5 MPH or 12 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 14.3 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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Max Sustained Wind
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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.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan6.1Light breeze13Significant breeze
Feb6.5Light breeze13.5Significant breeze
Mar6.3Light breeze13.1Significant breeze
Apr5.9Light breeze12.8Significant breeze
May4.5Light breeze11Significant breeze
Jun3.8Barely noticeable11Significant breeze
Jul3.6Barely noticeable10.1Significant breeze
Aug3.4Barely noticeable9.8Gentle breeze
Sep3.6Barely noticeable9.2Significant breeze
Oct4.7Light breeze10.6Gentle breeze
Nov5.3Light breeze11.4Significant breeze
Dec5.8Light breeze12.1Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan60.4%
Feb56.9%
Mar56.7%
Apr56.6%
May63.8%
Jun64.3%
Jul69.2%
Aug67.2%
Sep67%
Oct58.9%
Nov59.3%
Dec71%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Northeast Alabama?

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 Northeast Alabama, the United States 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 Northeast Alabama 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 slightly 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 Northeast Alabama Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 84.5°F (29.2°C) and 57.4°F (14.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 7 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 4 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Northeast Alabama, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 85.7°F (29.8°C) and 58.2°F (14.6°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 6 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 Northeast Alabama to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 57.7°F (14.3°C) and 50°F (10°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 7 to 8 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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