Dunwoody, Georgia 

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Climate in Dunwoody, Georgia

Dunwoody, Georgia gets 54 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Dunwoody averages 1 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 221 sunny days per year in Dunwoody. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Dunwoody gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 106 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 87 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 31
Rain: averages 54 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 1 inches of snow a year


The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Dunwoody is 7.6 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Georgia.

7.2 / 6.7

Summer   /   Winter
May, September and October are the most pleasant months in Dunwoody, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Dunwoody, GeorgiaUnited States
  53.5 in.38.1 in.
  1.1 in.27.8 in.
  105.9 days106.2 days
  221 days205 days
  1132 ft.2443 ft.


Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.

July is the hottest month for Dunwoody with an average high temperature of 87.0°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Georgia. In Dunwoody, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Dunwoody are May, September and April.

In Dunwoody, there are 23.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in Georgia.

January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Dunwoody with an average of 30.7°. This is colder than most places in Georgia.

In Dunwoody, there are 58.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Georgia.

In Dunwoody, there are 0.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in Georgia.

Humidity in Dunwoody can be uncomfortable during the summer, but comfortable for most of the year. The most uncomfortably humid months are July, August and June. The humid season runs from June-September and the most comfortable months are October-May.

March is the wettest month in Dunwoody with 5.1 inches of rain, and the driest month is April with 3.7 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 26% of yearly precipitation and 24% occurs in Winter, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 53.5 inches in Dunwoody means that it is wetter than most places in Georgia.

July is the rainiest month in Dunwoody with 10.4 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 6.7 rainy days. There are 105.9 rainy days annually in Dunwoody, which is rainier than most places in Georgia. The rainiest season is Spring when it rains 27% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 20% chance of a rainy day.

An annual snowfall of 1.1 inches in Dunwoody means that it is snowier than most places in Georgia. January is the snowiest month in Dunwoody with 0.4 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall.

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    Moderate Climate - 6/2/2006
    Great place to live, mild change of season. Summers can get real hot and humid. Winters are mild. Spring and Fall are... Read More

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