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Best time to visit Savannah, GA, USA

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The best time to visit Savannah is May

If you’re looking to travel to Savannah for your next trip but aren’t sure when to go and when to avoid, this article is all you’ll need. The best time to visit Savannah is May due to the excellent all-round weather conditions, and it’s also not during the height of peak travel periods, so it’s not likely to be as busy.

In summer, the average maximum temperature is around 32℃ (90℉), but temperatures can sometimes reach as high as 34℃ (94℉) on the hottest days of the year. In the winter, temperatures can get down to 3℃ (38℉) around January.

If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Savannah, or you’re just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Savannah in August – It’s the wettest month of the year.

Keep reading to find all the info you need (and none of the stuff you don’t) about the best times to go to Savannah. By the time you get to the bottom, you’ll be ready to start booking your trip.

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

January

Most daylight

July

Savannah seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Savannah as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Savannah 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 Savannah

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 Savannah 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.

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

Savannah in January

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 35mm (1") over 10 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

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


Savannah in February

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 42mm (2") over 10 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

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


Savannah in March

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (53℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 49mm (2") over 11 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Savannah in March, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Savannah in April

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 64mm (3") over 12 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Savannah 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.


Savannah in May

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 50mm (2") over 14 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Savannah 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.


Savannah in June

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 81mm (3") over 18 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Savannah in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Savannah in July

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 76mm (3") over 19 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Savannah in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Savannah in August

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 98mm (4") over 21 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Savannah in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Savannah in September

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 60mm (2") over 14 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Savannah in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.

Savannah in October

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 60mm (2") over 8 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Savannah 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.


Savannah in November

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 37mm (1") over 7 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

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


Savannah in December

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (49℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 74mm (3") over 11 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

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


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Savannah is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 32℃ (90℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Savannah is generally around January. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in January first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Savannah is generally around August, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of August too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Savannah, 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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