Cobb County weather forecast for Friday, February 3, 2023

Cobb weather December 3: Photo of cloudy skies above a residential street

The National Weather Service forecasts cloudy skies here in Cobb County on Friday, February 3, 2023, with a high near 45 degrees.

The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for Cobb County and other parts of the region due to heavy rain that will continue this morning.



What does the extended forecast have in store?

This forecast is centered on Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Marietta.

Today

Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 45. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

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Tonight

Clear, with a low around 27. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday

Sunny, with a high near 48. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

Sunday

Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

Sunday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 37.

Monday

Sunny, with a high near 63.

Monday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.

Tuesday

Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63.

Tuesday Night

A 20 percent chance of showers after 1 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.

Wednesday

A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67.

Wednesday Night

A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.

Thursday

A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66.

What was the climate like in the latest reporting period?

The NWS climate summary for metro Atlanta has now been updated with November figures.

In an article entitled What is the Difference between Climate and Weather?, the National Ocean Service describes the difference as follows:

“Weather is what you see outside on any particular day. So, for example, it may be 75° degrees and sunny or it could be 20° degrees with heavy snow. That’s the weather.

“Climate is the average of that weather. For example, you can expect snow in the Northeast in January or for it to be hot and humid in the Southeast in July. This is climate. The climate record also includes extreme values such as record high temperatures or record amounts of rainfall. If you’ve ever heard your local weather person say “today we hit a record high for this day,” she is talking about climate records.

“So when we are talking about climate change, we are talking about changes in long-term averages of daily weather. In most places, weather can change from minute-to-minute, hour-to-hour, day-to-day, and season-to-season. Climate, however, is the average of weather over time and space.”



The climate report for the Atlanta area for the previous month shows how much departure from the average temperatures that month represents. The average temperature for a date is the average over a 30-year period.

DateMaxMinAVGDeparture from normPrecipitation
2022-11-01745464.05.30.00
2022-11-02765766.58.20.00
2022-11-03755766.08.00.00
2022-11-04765465.07.40.00
2022-11-05796270.513.2T
2022-11-06836875.518.60.00
2022-11-07836875.518.90.00
2022-11-08806271.014.70.00
2022-11-09695160.04.00.00
2022-11-10685963.57.90.13
2022-11-11716467.512.20.97
2022-11-12704256.01.0T
2022-11-13483340.5-14.20.00
2022-11-14553344.0-10.40.00
2022-11-15494547.0-7.10.38
2022-11-16493944.0-9.80.00
2022-11-17473340.0-13.50.00
2022-11-18543042.0-11.30.00
2022-11-19533343.0-10.00.00
2022-11-20473440.5-12.20.00
2022-11-21583144.5-8.00.00
2022-11-22644454.01.8T
2022-11-23714357.05.10.00
2022-11-24635257.55.8T
2022-11-25665158.57.10.25
2022-11-26664957.56.30.11
2022-11-27675360.09.10.54
2022-11-28654856.55.80.00
2022-11-29694456.56.00.51
2022-11-30694155.04.71.34
Sum196414344.23
Average65.547.856.62.4
Normal64.144.254.23.98
Autumn 2022 Temperature Climate Statistics
Climate SiteAverage Temperature (deg)Normal Temperature (deg)DFN (Departure From Normal)
Athens64.763.4+1.3
Atlanta64.763.6+1.1
Columbus66.266.8-0.6
Macon65.465.3+0.1
Cartersville62.061.1+0.9
Dekalb Peachtree Arpt62.862.5+0.3
Fulton County Arpt62.862.80.0
Gainesville62.562.0+0.5
Peachtree City63.762.1+1.6
Rome63.261.3+1.9
Autumn 2022 Average Temperature Ranking & Records
Climate SiteAvg Temp RankHighest Avg Temp Record (deg) (year)Lowest Avg Temp Record (deg) (year)
Athens39th Warmest67.4 (2016)58.4 (1976)
Atlanta20th Warmest69.1 (2016)56.7 (1976)
Columbus32nd Warmest70.4 (1985)60.9 (1976)
Macon36th Warmest69.4 (1985)60.3 (1967)
Autumn 2022 Temperature Climate Statistics
Climate SiteMaximum Temperature (deg)Max T DateMinimum Temperature (deg)Min T Date
Athens939/142811/24
Atlanta889/133211/23
Columbus929/73011/30
Macon939/72711/24
Cartersville889/142711/30
Dekalb Peachtree Arpt909/142811/24
Fulton Co Arpt909/142711/24
Gainesville889/132911/23
Peachtree City909/132711/24
Rome919/142711/24, 27
Autumn 2022 Average Temperature Climate Statistics
Climate SiteAverage Maximum Temperature (deg)Average Minimum Temperature (deg)
Athens74.751.2
Atlanta74.354.8
Columbus77.355.3
Macon78.252.3
Cartersville73.150.4
Dekalb Peachtree Arpt72.449.5
Fulton Co Arpt74.450.7
Gainesville72.552.3
Peachtree City75.650.9
Rome74.949.5
Average Maximum Temperature Ranking & Records
Climate SiteAvg Max Temp RankHighest Avg Max Temp Record (deg) (Year)Lowest Avg Max Temp Record (deg) (Year)
Athens8th Warmest81.0 (2016)68.8 (1976)
Atlanta27th Warmest79.8 (2016)67.1 (1976)
Columbus32nd Warmest82.8 (2016)71.7 (1976)
Macon31st Warmest83.2 (2016)73.7 (1976)
Average Minimum Temperature Ranking & Records
Climate SiteAvg Min Temp RankHighest Avg Min Temp Record (deg) (Year)Lowest Avg Min Temp Record (deg) (Year)
Athens49th Warmest57.1 (1985)46.9 (1967)
Atlanta23rd Warmest59.0 (1931)46.3 (1976)
Columbus35th Warmest60.9 (1985)49.9 (1967)
Macon50th Coldest59.3 (1985)46.0 (1967)
Autumn 2022 Precipitation Climate Statistics
Climate SiteTotal Precipitation (in)Normal Precipitation (in)DFN (Departure From Normal)
Athens9.9111.31-1.40
Atlanta6.9311.98-5.05
Columbus11.629.74+1.88
Macon8.679.70-1.03
Cartersville8.3611.10-2.74
Dekalb Peachtree Arpt8.4312.23-3.80
Fulton County Arpt6.8611.76-4.90
Gainesville7.7013.23-5.53
Peachtree City7.9311.12-3.19
Rome13.2312.12+1.11
Autumn 2022 Precipitation Ranking & Records
Climate SiteTotal Precipitation RankingMinimum Total Precip Record (in) (Year)Maximum Total Precip Record (in) (Year)
Athens43rd Driest2.64 (2001)24.17 (2009)
Atlanta26th Driest2.94 (1931)23.40 (2009)
Columbus29th Driest2.30 (1961)18.44 (2009)
Macon42nd Driest1.62 (1991)20.94 (2009)
Autumn 2022 Precipitation Climate Statistics
Climate SiteMaximum Daily Precip (in)Max P Date
Athens1.9811/10
Atlanta1.8511/29
Columbus2.75*10/5
Macon2.4711/10
Cartersville1.9111/30
Dekalb Peachtree Arpt2.6511/29
Fulton Co Arpt2.4011/29
Gainesville1.479/4
Peachtree City1.8811/29
Rome3.2511/29

For much more information on the climate in our area, visit the NWS Climate FAQ for the Atlanta area.

What does the National Weather Service do?

The National Weather Service (NWS) is a part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

The NWS describes its role as follows:

“The National Weather Service (NWS) provides weather, water, and climate forecasts and warnings for the United States, its territories, adjacent waters and ocean areas, for the protection of life and property and the enhancement of the national economy. 

“These services include Forecasts and Observations, Warnings, Impact-based Decision Support Services, and Education in an effort to build a Weather-Ready Nation. The ultimate goal is to have a society that is prepared for and responds to weather, water and climate events.”

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