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Best time to visit Montgomery, AL, USA

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The best time to visit Montgomery is September-November

Montgomery is a place lots of people visit almost all year round, but if you’re looking for the best time to go, September-November is definitely the time you should visit. This is based on a number of factors such as the weather, cost of flights and accommodation, peak travel periods and more.

In the height of summer, temperatures in Montgomery can reach a maximum of 35℃ (96℉). The average low temperatures in winter float around 4℃ (38℉), while the coldest it gets down to is about -1℃ (30℉).

The days are longest in Montgomery in July, so if you want to see the sights during the day when the sun is up for the longest time, it’s best to visit around that time of year. The wet season in Montgomery usually falls during the months surrounding December each year. It’s not uncommon to get some decent rainfall or light showers during this time, but on some days the weather tends to be fine for a majority of the day, with only a few drops of rain falling from a passing shower.

Find out everything you need to know about when to visit Montgomery below, including detailed information about the weather and tools to help you find the best prices and book your trip.

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

September

Most daylight

July

Montgomery seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Montgomery as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Montgomery is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

SeasonMonths
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Montgomery

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Montgomery for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Montgomery climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Montgomery for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Montgomery in January

  • Average temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average high temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average low temperature: 4℃ (38℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 46mm (2") over 9 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Montgomery in January, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Montgomery in February

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average low temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 46mm (2") over 11 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Montgomery in February, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Montgomery in March

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 44mm (2") over 12 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Montgomery in March, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Montgomery in April

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 49mm (2") over 11 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Montgomery in April, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Montgomery in May

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 49mm (2") over 12 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Montgomery in May, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Montgomery in June

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 43mm (2") over 15 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Montgomery in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Montgomery in July

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (92℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 43mm (2") over 18 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Montgomery in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Montgomery in August

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 54mm (2") over 19 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Montgomery in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Montgomery in September

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 31mm (1") over 13 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Montgomery in September, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.

Montgomery in October

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 36mm (1") over 8 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Montgomery in October, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Montgomery in November

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 36mm (1") over 7 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Montgomery in November, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Montgomery in December

  • Average temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average low temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 60mm (2") over 11 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Montgomery in December, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Montgomery is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 33℃ (92℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Montgomery is generally around September. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in September first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Montgomery is generally around December, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of December too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Montgomery, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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