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

7 PM PST

Partly Cloudy

75°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TonightPartly Cloudy66° / 84°N 5 to 10 mph
Wednesday NightMostly Clear64° / 87°N 5 mph
Thursday NightMostly Clear66° / 88°E 5 mph
Friday NightPartly Cloudy67° / 88°E 5 mph
Saturday NightSlight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms68° / 89°E 5 mph
Sunday NightPartly Cloudy68° / 91°S 0 to 5 mph
Monday NightSlight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms70° / 91°SW 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    313 Reviews
Atlanta getting worse - 7/7/2019
I have lived in Atlanta for 30 years and plan to leave soon. Atlanta was good when I first came here but has declined into an over-crowded, hyper-fast-paced, expensive,... Read More

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It calls itself a city. - 4/27/2019
Hot, humid, with some of the heaviest traffic in the United States, cultural life meager, modest public transportation, parks in scarce supply, a great big suburb... Read More

Atlanta Great Place to Live - 1/6/2019
Atlanta is an incredibly exciting and very progressive city. Having lived all over the world myself, I believe it is among the best. You need not compare it to other... Read More


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