Best Time To Visit Georgia

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Georgia is a diverse and welcoming country. In Georgia, you can see beautiful buildings, high mountains and varied landscapes. This amazing country boasts a delicious cuisine and produces great wine, too. Tbilisi, its capital, has many landmarks, charming streets and a unique vibe. Batumi, on the other side of Georgia, is a nightlife destination. Also, you can visit many UNESCO sites around. It depends on many things when you should visit Georgia. So, let's take a closer look at that.

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Quick Facts

High Season: June to August

Low Season: December to February

All Seasons: June to August (high season), September to November (shoulder season), December to February (low season) and March to May (shoulder season).

Temperatures are warm throughout most of Georgia in summer. Note that lowlands and coastal regions become humid, though. The weather is more pleasant in the mountains.

Winter tends to bring very low temperatures to Georgia. Landscapes become idyllic when covered with snow.

In spring, weather in Georgia is pleasant. It is neither hot nor cold. Rainfall increases by the end of the season.

Fall is usually sunny and warm in Georgia. Frequent rains hit the country. Coastal areas are rainy in particular.

Seasonal Overview

1. June to August – High Season

Traveling to Georgia during summer
Summers in Georgia are clear and warm, attracting a lot of tourists to visit the country

Summers in Georgia are clear and warm. Depending on the region, you can have different weather, though. By the coast, temperatures are higher, accompanied with high humidity. The hottest month here is August. In summer, East Georgia receives less rainfall. Average temperatures in the east range between 20°C and 24°C. If you plan to spend a holiday here, make your bookings well in advance.

Avg. Temperature:64° – 90°F / 18° – 32°C (for Tbilisi)

Rainfall: 117 mm

Season: Dry / Summer

Highlights: Georgia receives the bulk of tourists in summer. Many people go on excursions to the mountains while others enjoy by the coast. Hikes in the mountains are great, revealing marvelous views. You can discover many UNESCO sites inland.

2. September to November – Shoulder Season

Fall season in Georgia
The golden foliage throughout Tbilisi presents visitors with a different panaroma

In fall, Georgia is colorful and packed with action. Usually rainy west receives a lot of rainfall. But, be on your guard in the east, as well. If visiting Georgia in fall, have rainproof things and clothes that dry fast. Aside of that, the weather remains warm and sunny.

Avg. Temperature: 40° – 80°F / 5° – 27°C (for Tbilisi)

Rainfall: 76 mm

Season: Wet / Fall

Highlights: Early fall is the best time to visit Georgia by many. In September and October, you can swim in the Black Sea and ski in the mountains. In the wine region of Kakheti, festive harvesting lasts from mid-September to mid-October. Also, do visit the Svaneti Mountains in the north before it gets too rainy.

3. December to February – Low Season

Winter in Georgia
Tbilisi in Georgia turns into a winter wonderland

Winters in Georgia are long and tend to be very cold. The weather is cloudy and snow covers the mountainous regions. Temperatures are moderate by the coast, but you will have high rainfall there. It is dry season in the east. Note that higher areas tend to become impassable during the low season.

Avg. Temperature: 29° – 48°F / -1° – 9°C (for Tbilisi)

Rainfall: 46 mm

Season: Variable / Winter

Highlights: Winter is the best time to visit Georgia for skiing in the higher areas. Seeing many stars contrasting against white mountains at night is unforgettable. Tbilisi and Batumi are great destinations for spending Christmas and New Year celebrations. Besides, these cities are the best places to visit in Georgia during winter.

4. March to May – Shoulder Season

Spring in Georgia
Hiking through Georgia's mountainsides during spring is a rewarding experience

With the beginning of spring, temperatures start to rise. But, as the temperatures rise, so does the rainfall in the east of the country. It culminates by the end of the season, in which the east receives the biggest rainfall. Still, spring is a good time for visiting Georgia since temperatures are pleasant. It is neither cold nor hot in most cases.

Avg. Temperature: 38° – 75°F / 3° – 24°C (for Tbilisi)

Rainfall:  141 mm

Season: Wet / Spring

Highlights: Spring is ideal for enjoying the awakening of the nature in Georgia. Rainfall is low at the beginning of this period, but you should have warm clothes with you. Easter is an especially good time for a visit. Then, many religious and cultural events take place throughout Georgia. Hiking in the mountains is also very rewarding.

So, there is always the best time to visit Georgia, which depends on your priorities. If you can tolerate the high humidity, summer is the best time to come to the Georgian seaside. This season is also great for the mountain hiking. Temperatures in the mountains are pleasant and the rainfall is low. Early fall is perfect for discovering this beautiful country. Winter is ideal for skiing while mid-spring is fine for the activities in the nature.

Published by Marie Storm, updated on April 29, 2021
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    Bella LintonJun 10 2019REPLY
    Really informative article. The detailed description with hints to the temperature of different times adds value to the readers.