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January is the coldest month of the year in Savannah and is the peak month of the city’s winter. Average high temperatures reach 60°F (16°C) while the average low temperatures will sink to 39°F (4°C). Savannah doesn’t get snow, but evenings may bring some icy conditions.
In February, the average high and low temperature increases by a few degrees for the last of Savannah’s winter months. The high temperature average is 60°F (16°C). Low temperature is 39°F (4°C).
Savannah Weather in March: Spring comes to Savannah in March along with warmer temperatures. Average high temperatures breach the 70’s at 71°F (22°C). Thick sweaters are still a requirement in the evenings when average low temperatures hit 48°F (9°C).
In April, temperatures creep up further to an average high of 78°F (25°C). During this month, many of the spring foliage and flowers are at their best, making this month one of the best to enjoy Savannah’s gardens and arboretums. Low temperatures reach 54°F (12°C).
May is the last month of spring in Savannah. The average high temperature jumps to 85°F (29°C). Meanwhile, the average low temperature is a comfortable and cool 62°F (17°C).
Savannah Weather in June: The first of the summer months in Savannah is June where in high temperature averages jump to 90°F (32°C). Low temperatures average at 70°F (21°C).
July is the hottest month in Savannah with average high temperatures peaking at 92°F (33°C). During this month, low temperature averages are also the highest in the whole year at 73°F (23°C). Summers can get humid and intense in Savannah, shady activities are best during this month.
In August, Savannah experiences the most rainfall in the entire year despite being the second hottest month. The precipitation averages 7 inches (167 mm) while high temperature averages decrease by one degree. Low temperature averages also decrease by one degree compared to the previous month.
Savannah Weather in September: Summer transitions to autumn in September and temperatures begin to go down to the 80s again. Average high and average low temperatures range between 86°F (30°C) and 68°F (20°C).
October brings cooler temperatures to Savannah with the autumn season in full swing. The average high temperature to be expected during this month is 78°F (26°C). Be prepared for average low temperatures of 58°F (14°C).
In November, the climate gets cooler for the last of the autumn months. Average low temperatures will sink to 48°F (9°C) at the most. November is also the driest month of the year. Expected rain fall is a mere 2 inches (60 mm).
Savannah Weather in December: The second coldest month of the year in Savannah is December. Average high temperatures peak at a 62°F (17°C) while average low temperatures sink to 41°F (5°C).
Explore the best of the dogwoods and see them in full bloom during the early spring months of April through May. Sightseeing in general is best during March through May and September through November, then the climate is not too hot and not too cold. To enjoy the best of Savannah’s festival season, plan your trip around the month of March. If you just want to avoid crowds and come when it is colder, November through March is a great time to swing by.