The best times to visit Tallahassee for ideal weather are

March 12th to May 6th

or

October 15th to December 9th

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

 


Tallahassee Travel Guide

  • Safety
  • The busiest and least popular months
  • Overall travel experience by time of year
  • Weather in Tallahassee

    Temperature

    Average temperatures in Tallahassee vary little and are temperate most of the year. The area is in the top 17 percent of tourist destinations for pleasant weather. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Tallahassee, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early-to-mid-August where highs are regularly around 69°F (20.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 56°F (13.3°C) at night.

    Tallahassee Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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    Average
    Low

    Tallahassee 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.

    Tallahassee Perceived Temperature (F)

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    Tallahassee Perceived Temperature (C)

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    Average Tallahassee 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 63 52 42.1
    Feb 65.3 54.1 43.8
    Mar 71.9 60.8 49.7
    Apr 77.9 67.7 56.8
    May 84 74.3 64
    Jun 88.8 80.1 72.1
    Jul 89.3 81 73.7
    Aug 89.6 81.2 74.3
    Sep 87.2 78 70.1
    Oct 80.7 69.8 59.8
    Nov 71.8 59.8 49
    Dec 67.6 56.5 46.9

    Show Celsius

    Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan 17.2 11.1 5.6
    Feb 18.5 12.3 6.6
    Mar 22.2 16 9.8
    Apr 25.5 19.8 13.8
    May 28.9 23.5 17.8
    Jun 31.6 26.7 22.3
    Jul 31.8 27.2 23.2
    Aug 32 27.3 23.5
    Sep 30.7 25.6 21.2
    Oct 27.1 21 15.4
    Nov 22.1 15.4 9.4
    Dec 19.8 13.6 8.3

     

    Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

    If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of precipitation in Tallahassee are July, August, and then June. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late May. For example, on the week of May 21st there are only 0.6 days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late June with an average of 2.1 days with significant precipitation the week of June 25th.

    When can you find snow in Tallahassee? 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 Tallahassee.

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    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

    The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Tallahassee (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 17.1 0 0.06
    Feb 17.1 0 0.09
    Mar 12.9 0 0.07
    Apr 14.3 0 0.08
    May 12.9 0 0.04
    Jun 21.4 0 0.11
    Jul 27.1 0 0.1
    Aug 25.7 0 0.13
    Sep 17.1 0 0.06
    Oct 10 0 0.04
    Nov 12.9 0 0.06
    Dec 17.1 0 0.09

    Show Centimeters

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan 17.1 0 0.15
    Feb 17.1 0 0.23
    Mar 12.9 0 0.18
    Apr 14.3 0 0.2
    May 12.9 0 0.1
    Jun 21.4 0 0.28
    Jul 27.1 0 0.25
    Aug 25.7 0 0.33
    Sep 17.1 0 0.15
    Oct 10 0 0.1
    Nov 12.9 0 0.15
    Dec 17.1 0 0.23

     

    Humidity and Wind

    Tallahassee has slightly high to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is March (61.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (70.8%).

    Wind in Tallahassee is usually moderate. The windiest month is April, followed by March and May. April’s average wind speed of around 6.8 knots (7.8 MPH or 12.6 KPH) is considered “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 15 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

    Relative Humidity (%)

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

    Key
    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.

    Month Avg. Wind Meaning (Beaufort) Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind Meaning (Beufort)
    Jan 6 a light breeze 12.3 a moderate breeze
    Feb 6.1 a light breeze 12.8 a moderate breeze
    Mar 6.8 a light breeze 13.8 a moderate breeze
    Apr 6.8 a light breeze 13.7 a moderate breeze
    May 6.4 a light breeze 12.9 a moderate breeze
    Jun 6.1 a light breeze 13.5 a moderate breeze
    Jul 5.8 a light breeze 13.5 a moderate breeze
    Aug 5.5 a light breeze 12.8 a moderate breeze
    Sep 5.3 a light breeze 11.2 a moderate breeze
    Oct 5.4 a light breeze 11.1 a moderate breeze
    Nov 5.6 a light breeze 11.1 a moderate breeze
    Dec 5.9 a light breeze 11.8 a moderate breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    Month Avg. Relative Humidity
    Jan 64
    Feb 63.3
    Mar 61.8
    Apr 63.4
    May 62.1
    Jun 67.4
    Jul 69.7
    Aug 70.8
    Sep 68.7
    Oct 64.2
    Nov 63.8
    Dec 69.3

     

    Is it Safe to Travel to Tallahassee?

    As of 6/22/2017 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.
     

    The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

    The busiest month for tourism in Tallahassee, FL (USA) is July, followed by October and June. 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 Tallahassee in January. 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. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 46.7 in January means 46.7% of the tourists vs. July.

    Overall Tallahassee Travel Experience by Season

    Spring (March through May)

    Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 66.5°F (19.2°C) and 51.5°F (10.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with roughly 4 days of 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 6 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Tallahassee, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

    Fall (September through November)

    Fall daily highs range from 67.4°F (19.7°C) and 53°F (11.7°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a fair amount: 3 to 5 days per month. Tourism is busy 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 Tallahassee to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 52.4°F (11.3°C) and 47.5°F (8.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a noticeable amount: consistently 5 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

     


     

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