Today in Nashville, United States
Showers early, then cloudy in the afternoon. High 74F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Some clouds. Low 53F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
This weather data was last updated 2017-03-26 05:19:02.
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Nashville experiences a humid subtropical climate which is characterized by cool to moderately cold winters and hot, humid summers. Monthly temperature averaged range from 38.1 degrees Fahrenheit (3.4 degrees Centigrade) in January to 79.9 degrees Fahrenheit (26.6 degrees centigrade) in July. Nashville experiences diurnal temperature variations that range between 18.5 to 23 degrees Fahrenheit (10 to 13 degrees centigrade). For more information on Nashville weather check here www.nashvilleweather.net.
Winter in Nashville is quite mild with snowfall rarely occurring. If snowfall occurs it is usually not heavy. Average annual snowfall is about 5.8 inches (15 cm). Snowfall mostly occurs in January and February and at times in March and December. The highest amount of snowfall received in Nashville since 2000 was on the 16th of January, 2003 when 7 inches (18 cm) of snow fell in a single storm. The highest amount of snow ever received in Nashville is 17 inches (43 cm) which fell on the 17th of March, 1892. Winter receives the most rainfall followed by spring and autumn with spring being a dry season.
Spring And Fall
Spring and Fall are generally warm seasons and are prone to severe thunderstorms which are often accompanied by tornadoes. Relative humidity averages 83% in the mornings and 60% during the day which is quite moderate when comparing with other locations in Southeastern United States. Due to urbanization, Nashville has become a urban heat island particularly on cool and clear nights with temperatures being higher by about 10 degrees Fahrenheit (5.6 degrees Centigrade) in the center of the city than the rural outlying locations. Nashville experiences long springs and autumns and is considered to be very uncomfortable for allergy sufferers. To know more about seasonal changes in Nashville visit Nashville Weather.Net.
The highest temperature ever recorded in Nashville was 109 degrees Fahrenheit (43 degrees Centigrade) on the 29th of June, 2012. The month of July is generally the hottest month with an average high of 89.8 degrees Fahrenheit (32.1 degrees Centigrade) followed by August which has an average high of 89.4 degrees Fahrenheit (31.9 degrees Centigrade). Annual average high temperatures are at 70.2 degrees Fahrenheit (21.2 degrees Centigrade). January is the month which is not very hot with an average high of 47.4 degrees Fahrenheit (8.6 degrees centigrade).
The lowest temperature ever recorded in Nashville was -17 degrees Fahrenheit (-27 degrees Centigrade) on the 21th of January, 1985. The month of January is generally the coldest month with an average low of 28.9 degrees Fahrenheit (-1.7 degrees Centigrade) followed by December which has an average low of 31.8 degrees Fahrenheit (-0.1 degrees Centigrade). Annual average low temperatures are at 49.4 degrees Fahrenheit (9.7 degrees Centigrade). July and August are not cold months with average low temperatures of 70.1 degrees Fahrenheit (21.2 degrees Centigrade) and 68.9 degrees Fahrenheit (20.5 degrees Centigrade) respectively. For the latest temperature updates checkout www.nashvilleweather.net.
Precipitation is received throughout the year with an annual average of 47.22 inches (1,199.4 mm). The month of May receives the highest amount of precipitation with a monthly average of 5.50 inches (139.7 mm). November receives the second highest amount of precipitation with an average of 4.31 inches (109.5 mm). October receives the least amount of precipitation with an average of 3.04 inches (77.2 mm). According to Koppen climatic classification a month is considered to be a dry month if it receives less than 1.18 inches (30 mm) of precipitation. From the precipitation info above for Nashville, it is evident that the city has no dry months.
Nashville receives an annual average of 5.8 inches (14.7 cm) of snowfall. Snowfall can only occur from December to March. March receives the highest amount of snowfall with an average of 8 inches (2cm). December has an average of 5 inches (1.3 cm) of snowfall. The month of February receives the lowest amount of snow with an average of 2.1 inches (5.3 cm). From April to November there is no snowfall in November. The highest number of snowy days is in December which has an average of 9 snowy days.
We at Nashville Weather.Net believe that the best time to travel to Nashville is between April and October. During this time temperatures will be very ideal for touring around as they don't fall below freezing point. If however you are interested in a bit of snow, then you can visit Nashville from December to March. There will be more snowfall in March and probably this will be the best time to go and check the snow in Nashville.
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