Weather Forecast and Radar for Gainesville, Georgia

Current & 7-day weather forecast, weather alerts, and weather radar for Gainesville, Georgia.
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Routes Running Nearby to Gainesville, Georgia

  • The I-85 runs north-south about 10 miles south of Gainesville, GA.

  • I-985 runs north-south through Gainesville, GA, heading towards Atlanta, GA.

Weather in Gainesville, GA

In Gainesville, the summers are hot and muggy, the winters are short and very cold, and it is wet and partly cloudy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 34°F to 88°F and is rarely below 22°F or above 94°F.

The hot season lasts for 3.7 months, from May 25 to September 17, with an average daily high temperature above 81°F. The hottest month of the year in Gainesville is July, with an average high of 88°F and low of 71°F.

The cool season lasts for 2.9 months, from November 29 to February 26, with an average daily high temperature below 58°F. The coldest month of the year in Gainesville is January, with an average low of 35°F and high of 51°F.

A total of 72 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Gainesville, GA.

Gainesville, GA is in a very low risk hurricane zone. 26 hurricanes have been recorded in the Gainesville, GA since 1930. The largest hurricane was Jeanne in 2004. The most recent Gainesville, GA hurricane was Lee in 2011.

Fast Facts About Gainesville, GA

The city was incorporated in 1821.

As of 2020, the population is 42,296 in the city and 179,684 in the metro area.

Major Cities Nearby Gainesville, GA

  • Atlanta, Georgia (roughly 61 miles to the southwest)

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