The best times to visit Tallahassee for ideal weather are
March 12th to May 6th
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
Weather in Tallahassee
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)
Tallahassee Temperatures (Celsius)
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)
Tallahassee Perceived Temperature (C)
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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
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.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Tallahassee (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
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.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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|
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
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.