Average Temperatures and Rainfall for Tennessee

Average annual temperatures for Tennessee (16°C/61°F) are slightly above the average for United States (13°C/55°F).

Average annual rainfall for Tennessee (1,600mm/63 inches) is significantly above the average for United States (1,039mm/41 inches).

What is the warmest or hottest month in Tennessee?

July is the hottest or warmest month in Tennessee, with an average maximum temperate of 32°C/90°F.

What is the coldest or coolest month in Tennessee?

January is the coolest or coldest month in Tennessee, with an average minimum temperate of -1°C/30°F.

What is the most rainy or wettest month in Tennessee?

February is the wettest or most rainy month in Tennessee, with an average rainfall of 161mm/6 inches.

What is the least rainy or driest month in Tennessee?

November is the driest or least rainy month in Tennessee, with an average rainfall of 107mm/4 inches.

What is the warmest or hottest place in Tennessee?

Memphis is the hottest or warmest place in Tennessee, with an average maximum temperate of 18°C/64°F.

What is the coldest place in Tennessee?

Kingsport is the coldest place in Tennessee, with an average maximum temperate of 14°C/57°F.

What is the most rainy or wettest place in Tennessee?

Murfreesboro is the most rainy or wettest place in Tennessee, with an average annual rainfall of 1,721mm/68 inches.

What is the least rainy or driest place in Tennessee?

Johnson City is the least rainy or driest place in Tennessee, with an average annual rainfall of 1,361mm/54 inches.

Average Monthly Temperatures
Average Maximum Temperature Average Minimum Temperature
Average Monthly Rainfall
PlaceMin TempMax TempAvg TempRainfall
Bartlett 13 23 18 1,587
Chattanooga 11 23 17 1,665
Clarksville 9 21 15 1,602
East Chattanooga 11 23 17 1,665
Hendersonville 11 22 16 1,482
Jackson 10 22 16 1,554
Johnson City 7 20 14 1,361
Kingsport 7 20 14 1,361
Knoxville 10 22 16 1,697
Memphis 13 23 18 1,587
Murfreesboro 8 23 15 1,721
Nashville 11 22 16 1,482
New South Memphis 13 23 18 1,587