Tifton, Georgia 

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Climate in Tifton, Georgia

Tifton, Georgia gets 49 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 226 sunny days per year in Tifton. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Tifton gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 94 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 91 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 37
Rain: averages 49 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Tifton is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Georgia.

7.3 / 10
October, April and May are the most pleasant months in Tifton, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Tifton, GeorgiaUnited States
  48.5 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  94.3 days106.2 days
  226 days205 days
  91.4°85.8°
  37.0°21.7°
  7.37
  64.3
  351 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 Tifton with an average high temperature of 91.4°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Georgia. In Tifton, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Tifton are April, October and May.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Tifton with an average of 37.0°. This is warmer than most places in Georgia.


In Tifton, there are 70.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Georgia.


In Tifton, there are 29.2 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Georgia.


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


March is the wettest month in Tifton with 5.3 inches of rain, and the driest month is October with 2.8 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 30% of yearly precipitation and 20% occurs in Winter, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 48.5 inches in Tifton means that it is about average compared to other places in Georgia.


August is the rainiest month in Tifton with 10.7 days of rain, and October is the driest month with only 5.6 rainy days. There are 94.3 rainy days annually in Tifton, which is less rainy than most places in Georgia. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 34% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


There is rarely any recorded snowfall in Tifton, ranking it as one of the least snowy places in Georgia. Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in Tifton.





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    Reviews for Tifton    5 Reviews
    Not a Friendly City - 9/24/2016
    Tifton is a very hard place to come into if you are not from here and especially from another place that's not from the south. Tifton is known as the friendly city. It... Read More

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    A good town - 8/27/2010
    Tifton is an good city. It depends on your age and what you’re looking for.If your looking for a party town with a lot of clubs Tifton is not for you. If you are looing... Read More

    NOT KINDLY TO STRANGER - 7/21/2010
    AM FROM UP NORTH AND, I HAD ALWAYS HEARD THAT SOUTHERN PEOPLE ARE NICE,ALSO THEY HAVE SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY. NOT TRUE ,IF YOU ARE NOT A BORN REDNECK THEY DO NOT LIKE... Read More


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