There are many reasons to choose Randolph County as a place to live, work and play ... and the climate is at the top of the list. Even during winter, which is basically limited to December and January, daytime highs range from the mild 60s and 70s. Nighttime lows average in the high 30s and 40s.

Over the course of a year, the temperature typically varies from 38 to 92 degrees and is rarely below 24 or above 97.

Spring comes early and magnificently to this part of Georgia (February-May) and the lazy days of Summer (June-September) can be a bit uncomfortable. Fall (October-December) is also a pleasant time of year.

The warm season lasts from May 15 to September 23 with an average daily high temperature above 86. The hottest day of the year is July 18, with an average high of 92 and low of 73. The cold season lasts from November 30 to February 21 with an average daily high temperature below 66. The coldest day of the year is January 18, with an average low of 38 and high of 59.

Southwest Georgia is vulnerable to hurricanes and tropical storms that blow in from the Gulf of Mexico.

Randolph County gets 51 inches of rain per year. The U.S. average is 37. The average U.S. city gets 25 inches of snow per year, but Randolph County gets none. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 100.

On average, there are 214 sunny days per year in Randolph County. The July high is around 92 degrees. The January low is 39. Our comfort index, which is based on humidity during the hot months, is a 29 out of 100, where higher is more comfortable. The U.S. average on the comfort index is 44.