Macon, Georgia 

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Climate in Macon, Georgia

Macon, Georgia gets 46 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Macon averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 219 sunny days per year in Macon. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Macon gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 102 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 92 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 34
Rain: averages 46 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Macon is 7.4 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Georgia.

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Summer   /   Winter
October, May and April are the most pleasant months in Macon, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Macon, GeorgiaUnited States
  46.1 in.38.1 in.
  0.3 in.27.8 in.
  102.4 days106.2 days
  219 days205 days
  92.0°85.8°
  34.2°21.7°
  7.47
  5.44.3
  371 ft.2443 ft.
CLIMATE

YOU SHOULD KNOW

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 Macon with an average high temperature of 92.0°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Georgia. In Macon, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Macon are October, April and May.


In Macon, there are 66.8 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Georgia.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Macon with an average of 34.2°. This is warmer than most places in Georgia.


In Macon, there are 40.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Georgia.


In Macon, there are 0.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Georgia.


Humidity in Macon 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.


July is the wettest month in Macon with 4.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is May with 2.7 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 28% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Winter, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 46.1 inches in Macon means that it is drier than most places in Georgia.


July is the rainiest month in Macon with 10.9 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 6.3 rainy days. There are 102.4 rainy days annually in Macon, which is about average compared to other places in Georgia. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 29% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 0.3 inches in Macon means that it is about average compared to other places in Georgia. March is the snowiest month in Macon with 0.1 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Macon    21 Reviews
    Left the Hellhole - 8/4/2021
    Macon is a perfect example of what Southern whites most feared in the 50-60s when there was the big push to bus blacks in to vote. The expected disaster occurred and is... Read More

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    It Is What You Make It - 12/23/2020
    I've survived thus far. Sure, Macon can be a little rough around the edges. It's kind of caught in the middle of Atlanta and Miami, so you can guess what goes on here. ... Read More

    Population growth - 7/2/2018
    I lived in Macon, GA for most of my life. It should be noted that a large portion of the population growth reported is a result of the City of Macon merging with Bibb... Read More


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