This report describes the typical weather at the Robins Air Force Base (Warner Robins, Georgia, United States) weather station over the course of an average year. It is based on the historical records from 1974 to 2012. Earlier records are either unavailable or unreliable.
Warner Robins, Georgia has a warm humid temperate climate with hot summers and no dry season. The area within 25 mi of this station is covered by forests (56%), croplands (41%), and built-up areas (3%).
Over the course of a year, the temperature typically varies from 36°F to 92°F and is rarely below 24°F or above 98°F.
The warm season lasts from May 19 to September 19 with an average daily high temperature above 85°F. The hottest day of the year is July 19, with an average high of 92°F and low of 72°F.
The cold season lasts from November 30 to February 21 with an average daily high temperature below 64°F. The coldest day of the year is January 18, with an average low of 36°F and high of 56°F.
The length of the day varies significantly over the course of the year. The shortest day is December 21 with 9:59 hours of daylight; the longest day is June 20 with 14:18 hours of daylight.
The earliest sunrise is at 6:26am on June 14 and the latest sunset is at 8:47pm on June 27. The latest sunrise is at 7:54am on November 3 and the earliest sunset is at 5:28pm on December 2.
Daylight savings time (DST) is observed in this location during 2012, starting in the spring on March 11 and ending in the fall on November 4.
The median cloud cover ranges from 33% (mostly clear) to 68% (partly cloudy). The sky is cloudiest on January 8 and clearest on October 27. The clearer part of the year begins around March 24. The cloudier part of the year begins around December 3.
On October 27, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 59% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 40% of the time.
On January 8, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast, mostly cloudy, or partly cloudy 54% of the time, and clear or mostly clear 43% of the time.
The probability that precipitation will be observed at this location varies throughout the year. Precipitation is most likely around July 20, occurring in 54% of days. Precipitation is least likely around October 9, occurring in 31% of days.
Over the entire year, the most common forms of precipitation are light rain, thunderstorms, and moderate rain.
Light rain is the most severe precipitation observed during 40% of those days with precipitation. It is most likely around January 25, when it is observed during 24% of all days.
Thunderstorms are the most severe precipitation observed during 37% of those days with precipitation. They are most likely around July 21, when it is observed during 40% of all days.
Moderate rain is the most severe precipitation observed during 14% of those days with precipitation. It is most likely around January 7, when it is observed during 11% of all days.
During the warm season, which lasts from May 19 to September 19, there is a 48% average chance that precipitation will be observed at some point during a given day. When precipitation does occur it is most often in the form of thunderstorms (64% of days with precipitation have at worst thunderstorms), light rain (25%), and moderate rain (7%).
During the cold season, which lasts from November 30 to February 21, there is a 44% average chance that precipitation will be observed at some point during a given day. When precipitation does occur it is most often in the form of light rain (51% of days with precipitation have at worst light rain), moderate rain (22%), drizzle (11%), and thunderstorms (10%).
The likelihood of snow falling is highest around January 14, occurring in 2% of days.
Either snow rarely accumulates at this location or snow depth measurements are unavailable or unreliable.
The relative humidity typically ranges from 38% (comfortable) to 95% (very humid) over the course of the year, rarely dropping below 21% (dry) and reaching as high as 100% (very humid).
The air is driest around April 12, at which time the relative humidity drops below 47% (comfortable) three days out of four; it is most humid around September 2, exceeding 92% (very humid) three days out of four.
Dew point is often a better measure of how comfortable a person will find the weather than relative humidity because it more directly relates to whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid.
Over the course of a year, the dew point typically varies from 27°F (dry) to 74°F (very muggy) and is rarely below 10°F (dry) or above 78°F (oppressive).
There are two periods in the year that are most comfortable: The first is between March 11 and May 19 and the second is between September 29 and November 25. The air feels neither too dry nor too muggy during these periods.
Over the course of the year typical wind speeds vary from 0 mph to 13 mph (calm to moderate breeze), rarely exceeding 21 mph (fresh breeze).
The highest average wind speed of 7 mph (light breeze) occurs around March 2, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 13 mph (moderate breeze).
The lowest average wind speed of 4 mph (light breeze) occurs around August 17, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 10 mph (gentle breeze).