Atlanta has a humid subtropical climate with four distinct seasons.
Summers are warm and long, with the average temperature in the warmest month of July being roughly 81°F (27°C). Winters are cold and short. The coldest month is January, during which nighttime temperatures can drop below freezing.
Atlanta experiences various forms of precipitation all year round, ranging from rain to hail, sleet and snow. Tornadoes can occur on occasion, and it's important to heed any warnings issued by authorities.