The best times to visit Sylacauga for ideal weather are

April 2nd 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.

 

 


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Weather in Sylacauga

Temperature

Average temperatures in Sylacauga vary drastically. 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 34th 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 Sylacauga, 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 98.1°F (36.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 74°F (23.3°C) at night.

Sylacauga Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Sylacauga 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.

Sylacauga Perceived Temperature (F)

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Sylacauga Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Sylacauga 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 55.8 41.7 29
Feb 59.2 44.1 32.2
Mar 71.2 55.9 43.5
Apr 78.9 65.2 53.2
May 85 71.3 60
Jun 91 79.2 69.4
Jul 93.2 80.6 70.2
Aug 94.3 80.6 69.6
Sep 89.1 75.7 66.1
Oct 80.6 64.8 52
Nov 67.4 53 41.4
Dec 65.6 52.3 41.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 13.2 5.4 -1.7
Feb 15.1 6.7 0.1
Mar 21.8 13.3 6.4
Apr 26.1 18.4 11.8
May 29.4 21.8 15.6
Jun 32.8 26.2 20.8
Jul 34 27 21.2
Aug 34.6 27 20.9
Sep 31.7 24.3 18.9
Oct 27 18.2 11.1
Nov 19.7 11.7 5.2
Dec 18.7 11.3 5.4

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Sylacauga are July, November, and then April. 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 January. For example, on the week of January 8th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late May to early June with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of May 28th.

When can you find snow in Sylacauga? 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 Sylacauga.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Sylacauga (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 14% 0 4
Feb 23% 0 3.5
Mar 22% 0 2.7
Apr 13% 0 2.4
May 21% 0 3.6
Jun 33% 0 4
Jul 11% 0 1.3
Aug 16% 0 1.4
Sep 18% 0 2.8
Oct 20% 0 2.8
Nov 12% 0 2.9
Dec 18% 0 3.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 14 0 10.2
Feb 23 0 8.9
Mar 22 0 6.9
Apr 13 0 6.1
May 21 0 9.1
Jun 33 0 10.2
Jul 11 0 3.3
Aug 16 0 3.6
Sep 18 0 7.1
Oct 20 0 7.1
Nov 12 0 7.4
Dec 18 0 9.7

 

Humidity and Wind

Sylacauga has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is February (55.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (78.3%).

Wind in Sylacauga is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is February, followed by November and April. February’s average wind speed of around 3.3 knots (3.8 MPH or 6.1 KPH) is considered “light air.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid February where average top sustained speeds reach 12.6 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 2.9 Barely noticeable 11 Significant breeze
Feb 3.3 Barely noticeable 10.7 Gentle breeze
Mar 2.8 Barely noticeable 10.2 Significant breeze
Apr 3.1 Barely noticeable 11.1 Significant breeze
May 2 Barely noticeable 9.7 Significant breeze
Jun 2.1 Barely noticeable 9.3 Gentle breeze
Jul 2 Barely noticeable 9.1 Significant breeze
Aug 1.9 Barely noticeable 8.8 Gentle breeze
Sep 2.1 Barely noticeable 8.6 Significant breeze
Oct 2.4 Barely noticeable 8.8 Gentle breeze
Nov 3.3 Barely noticeable 9.8 Significant breeze
Dec 2.8 Barely noticeable 9.3 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 55.3%
Feb 55.1%
Mar 62.4%
Apr 62.7%
May 65.3%
Jun 70.3%
Jul 66.6%
Aug 60.5%
Sep 75%
Oct 73.6%
Nov 69.7%
Dec 78.3%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Sylacauga?

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 Sylacauga, AL, US 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 Sylacauga 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 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 Sylacauga Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 87.9°F (31.1°C) and 62.4°F (16.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 7 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 3 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Sylacauga, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 93.7°F (34.3°C) and 63.7°F (17.6°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 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 Sylacauga to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 67.6°F (19.8°C) and 50.6°F (10.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 6 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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