Cobb County weather forecast for Saturday, February 3, 2024

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The National Weather Service forecasts sunny skies here in Cobb County on Saturday, February 3, 2024, with a high near 60 degrees.

Tonight it is expected to be partly cloudy, with an overnight low of around 40 degrees.

What does the extended forecast have in store?

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


Sunny, with a high near 60. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.


Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.


Showers likely, mainly after 2 p.m. Cloudy, with a high near 47. East wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent.

Sunday Night

Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 40. Windy, with an east wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent.


A 20 percent chance of showers before 1 p.m. Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. Northeast wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Monday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 33.


Sunny, with a high near 58.

Tuesday Night

Clear, with a low around 33.


Sunny, with a high near 59.

Wednesday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.


Partly sunny, with a high near 60.

Thursday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.


A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.

What was the climate like in the latest reporting period?

The NWS climate summary for metro Atlanta has now been updated with January 2024 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.

DateHighLowAverageDeparture from normPrecipitation

Climate Almanac for metro Atlanta

This almanac provides information on past climate conditions for today’s date, February 3, allowing a comparison to current weather. 

Simply put, it helps you see what the weather would typically be like on this day, according to historical data.

Almanac for Atlanta Area, GA (ThreadEx)

February 3, 2024

Daily DataObservedNormalRecord HighestRecord Lowest
Max TemperatureM5676 in 202026 in 1996
Min TemperatureM3762 in 19902 in 1917
Avg TemperatureM46.268.5 in 199015.0 in 1917
PrecipitationM0.163.10 in 19200.00 in 2021
SnowfallM0.10.4 in 19960.0 in 2023
Snow DepthMT in 19610 in 2023
HDD (base 65)M1950 in 19170 in 1990
CDD (base 65)M04 in 19900 in 2023
Month-to-Date SummaryObservedNormalRecord HighestRecord Lowest
Avg Max Temperature66.555.672.3 in 198935.0 in 1996
Avg Min Temperature37.036.456.7 in 19888.7 in 1917
Avg Temperature51.846.063.3 in 188722.8 in 1917
Total Precipitation0.000.483.81 in 19360.00 in 2024
Total Snowfall0.00.10.4 in 19960.0 in 2024
Max Snow Depth03 in 19360 in 2024
Total HDD (base 65)2657126 in 19175 in 1887
Total CDD (base 65)004 in 19900 in 2024
Year-to-Date SummaryObservedNormalRecord HighestRecord Lowest
Avg Max Temperature54.354.164.7 in 195038.7 in 1940
Avg Min Temperature35.235.746.9 in 195020.1 in 1977
Avg Temperature44.844.955.8 in 195029.6 in 1977
Total Precipitation6.435.0715.86 in 18830.88 in 1986
Total Snowfall (since July 1)T1.58.4 in 19360.0 in 2020
Max Snow Depth (since July 1)08 in 19400 in 2024
Total HDD (since July 1)145716742876 in 19771139 in 2017
Total CDD (since Jan 1)2010 in 19320 in 2021

Period of Record:

  • Max Temperature : 1878-10-04 to 2024-02-02
  • Min Temperature : 1878-10-04 to 2024-02-02
  • Precipitation : 1878-10-01 to 2024-02-02
  • Snowfall : 1928-12-25 to 2024-02-02
  • Snow Depth : 1928-12-25 to 2024-02-02

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.”