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Kingsport, Tennessee, gets 46 inches of rain per year. The US average is 39. Snowfall is 10 inches. The average US city gets 26 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 136.

On average, there are 203 sunny days per year in Kingsport, Tennessee. The July high is around 87 degrees. The January low is 26. Sperling's comfort index for Kingsport is a 52 out of 100, where a higher score indicates a more comfortable year-around climate. The US average for the comfort index is 54. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.

  CLIMATEKingsport, TennesseeUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)  46.239.2
  Snowfall (in.)  9.825.8
  Precipitation Days  136102
  Sunny Days  203205
  Avg. July High  87.186.1
  Avg. Jan. Low  25.822.6
  Comfort Index (higher=better)  5254
  UV Index  4.44.3
  Elevation ft.  1,2731,443


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Where's the snow?
I moved here from Florida with the expectation of change of seasons;the seasons change and it is wonderful, but only snows a few days out of the year. Melts right away... (read more)
model city
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re: City of Mediocrity...and odors! - 11/19/2006
I love people like you. You move to an area that you know will be different than that to which you are accustomed, then proceed to criticize the people who were... (read more)
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re: Would be wonderful, except for one MAJOR probl
I drove to Kingsport today, saturday, (thursday was thanksgiving) so I dont know if the eastman chemicals was closed because of the holiday but I didnt smell anything at... (read more)
re: Would be wonderful, except for one MAJOR probl
Would someone else please write something about the adversity of living in the Kingsport area with the "stench" of Eastman Chemicals? Kingsport sounds idyllic, the... (read more)
All I Have to do is Look Out My Window
Looking out my back window tells me that this is the place for me. I can see most of Kingsport from my back deck. Bays Mountain, both hospitals, downtown, the snow in... (read more)
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