Climate For Atlanta Georgia

Atlanta Georgia is located in the Southeast part of the United States, which supports a warmer summer with showers and thunderstorms. The winter months can be colder due to its higher elevation than the coastal cities of Georgia.

Temperatures for Atlanta GA:
January through February, which is the peak of winter for Atlanta, sees average lows around 30 with daytime highs near 50F. March and April show a warming trend as Spring sets in with March temps ranging from 40-60F while April’s temps increase to 50-70F. May and June temps increase to the 60-80F range, while the summer months supported by July and August show average temps in the 70-90F range. September starts to show cooling as averages drop to around 60-80F. October averages are around 50-70F while November and December bring in a colder finish to the year with November averages around 40-60 and December the averages are around 30-50F.

Moisture for Atlanta GA:
January through March precipitation amounts range between 3-5in along with the potential to see snowfall 1-2 days throughout each month. April marks a decrease in average precipitation as amounts drop to around 2-4inches, followed by the months of May through July where the range goes back to 3-5inches. August is the warmest and driest month for the area with average precipitation around 2-4inches again usually on the lower side of the scale. September through December, with the exception of October, all range around 3-5inches as where October it drops back to the 2-4inch range. Snowfall is also possible during the month of December.

Tropical Activity for Atlanta GA:
Atlanta is not near the coastline however it is possible for storms to hold together and bring heavier rainfall and stronger winds onshore to the area, with this most likely to occur during the months of August and September.