Today in Memphis, United States
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The city of Memphis is located in the state of Tennessee in the southwest of the state. Its climate is humid subtropical and four seasons can be observed by the residents of the city. Some of the influences on the Memphis weather are the Great Plains and the Gulf of Mexico. Though the Gulf of Mexico is a bit far, the fronts from the south easily reach the city. The summers tend to be hot and humid while the winters tend to be mild and sometimes cool at night. The hottest month of the year is July while the coolest month is January. Snow does affect the weather in the city of Memphis and the city is also prone to experiencing extreme storms and in some cases even tornados.
Summers In Memphis
The summers in Memphis are the high season for the city. The temperatures can be a little too hot for some. July as the hottest month of the year sees an average temperature of 91.6 Fahrenheit (33.1 Celsius). While the summer does get some rain, it is not the rainiest time of the year. July does see about 4.59 inches (116.6 millimeters) of precipitation each year. The hottest temperature ever recorded in the city of Memphis is 108 Fahrenheit (42 Celsius). Another thing to be concerned about the Memphis weather during the summer is its humidity. For current conditions, check The Memphis Weather.Net as the really hot and muggy conditions will require that you bring lighter clothing on your trip.
Though the spring and the summer get more visitors to the city of Memphis, we at www.thememphisweather.net cannot emphasize how great the city is during the fall. The months of September and October see a lot less rain than you would see during the spring and much better temperatures than what you would experience in the summer. The average low temperatures are cool to moderate and you get to do a lot more things if you are planning to enjoy the outdoors in the area. The Memphis weather in the fall may be the most underrated as far as the conditions go. Another advantage of visiting during the fall is that you still get a lot of hours of sunshine just before the winter gets here.
The Memphis weather during the winter is mild at best. Though the city can see some snow, it is nothing that would impress anyone just a little north in the country. The city of Memphis will see a total of 3.9 inches (9.9 centimeters) of snow as an average each year. You can see snow as early as November and as late as March, January being the snowiest month of the year. The coolest month of the year is January with an average low temperature of 32.6 Fahrenheit (0.3 Celsius). If you decide to visit Memphis during the winter we at The Memphis Weather.Net will not tell you any reason why you should do otherwise during this season.
The spring in Memphis is also a great time to visit with the only difference between the spring and the fall being that it does rain a little more during this time of the year. The rainiest month of the year is April as far as quantity of rain goes. The city will experience 5.50 inches (139.7 millimeters) of precipitation in April each year. The good news is that the sun appears a lot more the moment the spring starts. By the time May arrives the temperatures start becoming more summerlike except at night when the average low drops to a cool 62.2 Fahrenheit (16.8 Celsius). Check www.thememphisweather.net for any rainy conditions in the city of Memphis during the spring at the time of your visit.
Extreme weather can happen in the city of Memphis and heavy thunderstorms take place at any time of the year. One of the biggest dangers in the city of Memphis weather is freezing rain and ice storms as power lines can come down and make for hazardous driving conditions. Some of the severe thunderstorms during the spring and the summer can spawn tornados and the city has seen its fair share of close calls in the past. Extreme temperatures are not the norm in the city of Memphis with the coolest temperature ever recorded being -13 Fahrenheit (-25 Celsius) and the hottest temperature being 108 Fahrenheit (42 Celsius). Even with extreme weather the city of Memphis is a great place to visit.
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