Atlanta, Georgia 

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Weather in Atlanta, Georgia

The most pleasant months of the year for Atlanta are May, September and April. In Atlanta, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Atlanta with an average high temperature of 88.3°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Georgia. January is the snowiest month in Atlanta with 0.6 inches of snow, and 1 month of the year have significant snowfall. The most uncomfortably humid months are July, August and June.


Today's Weather - Atlanta, GA

8 AM PST

Chance Rain Showers

70°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
OvernightChance Rain Showers69° / 80°E 5 mph
Tuesday NightChance Showers And Thunderstorms68° / 74°E 5 mph
Wednesday NightChance Showers And Thunderstorms then Partly Cloudy53° / 72°NW 10 to 15 mph
Thursday NightClear52° / 76°N 5 to 10 mph
Friday NightMostly Clear53° / 79°N 0 to 5 mph
Saturday NightMostly Clear56° / 80°NW 5 mph
Sunday NightClear56° / 80°NW 5 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 88 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 33
Rain: averages 52 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 1 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Atlanta area is 7.6 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Georgia.

7.6 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.


Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
HighLow
January52° 33°
February57° 36°
March65° 42°
April73° 49°
May79° 58°
June86° 67°
July88° 70°
August87° 69°
September82° 63°
October73° 52°
November64° 42°
December54° 35°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Atlanta
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January015100
February01090
March04100
April0180
May1090
June70100
July110110
August90100
September3070
October0170
November0480
December013100

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.


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Reviews for Atlanta    318 Reviews
I put my plan of escape into action - 8/2/2021
I moved to Atl in 2016, stayed 3 1/2 yrs. I hated it. I was born in Los Angeles, I'm a Cali Girl. Grew up accustomed to seeing all races, think nothing of it. Cali... Read More

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No reason to be here any longer - 5/25/2021
The Atlanta metro has a few redeeming qualities: the job market is relatively strong and has good scope/range of opportunities and industries, housing is relatively... Read More

Don't do it. - 2/27/2021
Don't move here. Just don't. I've lived here nearly 40 years, and it is nothing like what it used to be. Traffic and sprawl is insane. Crime is bad. Cost of living is... Read More


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