The best times to visit Southeast Alabama for ideal weather are

March 12th to May 27th

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



Other Southeast Alabama Travel Info

Weather in Southeast Alabama


Average temperatures in Southeast 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 26th 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 Southeast Alabama, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 94.1°F (34.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 71.3°F (21.8°C) at night.

Southeast Alabama Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Southeast Alabama Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Southeast Alabama Perceived Temperature (F)


Southeast Alabama Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Southeast 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

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 59.9 46.6 35.7
Feb 63 49 37.5
Mar 71.9 58 45.7
Apr 78.5 64.6 51.9
May 85.4 71.8 59.2
Jun 91.9 78.9 67.9
Jul 91.9 79.6 70
Aug 92.3 79.7 70.1
Sep 88.1 75.2 65
Oct 79.4 64.5 52.1
Nov 69.4 54.5 41.7
Dec 64.1 51 40.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 15.5 8.1 2.1
Feb 17.2 9.4 3.1
Mar 22.2 14.4 7.6
Apr 25.8 18.1 11.1
May 29.7 22.1 15.1
Jun 33.3 26.1 19.9
Jul 33.3 26.4 21.1
Aug 33.5 26.5 21.2
Sep 31.2 24 18.3
Oct 26.3 18.1 11.2
Nov 20.8 12.5 5.4
Dec 17.8 10.6 4.6



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Southeast Alabama are October, September, 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 late April. For example, on the week of April 23rd 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 Southeast Alabama? Weather stations report moderate or seasonal snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to early to mid February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Southeast Alabama is often around around February 12th 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 Southeast Alabama.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 22% 0 4.6
Feb 24% 5.1 5
Mar 20% 0 5.1
Apr 18% 0 4.7
May 17% 0 3.5
Jun 21% 0 3.8
Jul 29% 0 5.2
Aug 27% 0 4.6
Sep 16% 0 3.2
Oct 12% 0 2.7
Nov 16% 0 4.1
Dec 24% 0 7.4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 22 0 11.7
Feb 24 13 12.7
Mar 20 0 13
Apr 18 0 11.9
May 17 0 8.9
Jun 21 0 9.7
Jul 29 0 13.2
Aug 27 0 11.7
Sep 16 0 8.1
Oct 12 0 6.9
Nov 16 0 10.4
Dec 24 0 18.8


Humidity and Wind

Southeast Alabama has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is March (55.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (68.2%).

Wind in Southeast Alabama is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by January and February. March’s average wind speed of around 5.1 knots (5.9 MPH or 9.4 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 13.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

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 Light breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
Feb 4.9 Light breeze 12 Significant breeze
Mar 5.1 Light breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
Apr 4.6 Light breeze 11.6 Significant breeze
May 3.9 Barely noticeable 10.6 Significant breeze
Jun 3.2 Barely noticeable 10.9 Gentle breeze
Jul 3.1 Barely noticeable 10.7 Significant breeze
Aug 3.1 Barely noticeable 10.4 Gentle breeze
Sep 3.3 Barely noticeable 9.4 Significant breeze
Oct 3.7 Barely noticeable 9.9 Gentle breeze
Nov 4 Light breeze 10.2 Significant breeze
Dec 4.5 Light breeze 10.9 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 57.7%
Feb 56.7%
Mar 55.1%
Apr 59.1%
May 60.9%
Jun 63.6%
Jul 68.2%
Aug 67.8%
Sep 66.9%
Oct 63.2%
Nov 62.2%
Dec 66.5%


Is it Safe to Travel to Southeast Alabama?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 Dec 04, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Southeast Alabama, the United States 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 Southeast Alabama 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

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 34.4 in November means 34.4% of the tourists vs. June.



Overall Southeast Alabama Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 89.5°F (31.9°C) and 65.4°F (18.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 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 the most precipitation with 6 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Southeast Alabama, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 89.8°F (32.1°C) and 65.8°F (18.8°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 Southeast Alabama to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 66.4°F (19.1°C) and 58.9°F (14.9°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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