Atlanta Temperatures: Averages by Month
The numbers here tell you how hot and cold the weather usually is in Atlanta, Georgia during each month of the year.
The average high and low temperatures are listed below monthly and annually for Atlanta, in both degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius.
Maximums and minimums are only part of the temperature picture. To fill in the rest, there's information on how many days a month get above or below a given temperature.
To find out how often it rises over 70, 80 or 90 °F each month in Atlanta, scroll down farther. There are also monthly and yearly counts of nights with warm temperatures and details on days with cold weather.
All the numbers are averages, based on climate data gathered from 1981 to 2010.
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Days of Hot Weather in Atlanta
The temperature in Atlanta doesn't normally reach into the 100s Fahrenheit. But highs in the 90s can happen from May to September.
Most summer days have maximum temperatures of over 80 degrees, while nighttime minimums stay above 70.
How Often Atlanta Has Cold Temperatures
It can get cold in Atlanta, though that doesn't occur often. The city averages one night a year when the thermometer plummets to 10 °F or lower. Typically, another four winter nights see temperatures below 21 degrees.
But Atlanta's winter weather can be highly variable. It's not uncommon for a night in December or January to get no colder than 50 °F.
Overall, freezing temperatures happen during 36 nights a year on average, from November to March. Twice annually, the temperature in Atlanta doesn't make it above freezing all day.
National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.