Cookeville, Tennessee 

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Climate in Cookeville, Tennessee

Cookeville, Tennessee gets 54 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Cookeville averages 5 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 208 sunny days per year in Cookeville. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Cookeville gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 119 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 88 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 26
Rain: averages 54 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 5 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Cookeville is 7.4 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Tennessee.

7.6 / 6.1

Summer   /   Winter
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Cookeville, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Cookeville, TennesseeUnited States
  53.8 in.38.1 in.
  5.4 in.27.8 in.
  118.6 days106.2 days
  208 days205 days
  87.7°85.8°
  26.1°21.7°
  7.47
  4.34.3
  1096 ft.2443 ft.
CLIMATE

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


July is the hottest month for Cookeville with an average high temperature of 87.7°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Tennessee. In Cookeville, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Cookeville are May, September and October.


In Cookeville, there are 27.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Tennessee.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Cookeville with an average of 26.1°. This is about average compared to other places in Tennessee.


In Cookeville, there are 91.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Tennessee.


In Cookeville, there are 0.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Tennessee.


The humidity can be uncomfortably heavy or close in Cookeville during the summer months. July is the most humid month, though humidity is low for most of the year. July, August and June are the three most humid months in Cookeville.


December is the wettest month in Cookeville with 5.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is October with 3.1 inches. The wettest season is Spring with 28% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Winter, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 53.8 inches in Cookeville means that it is about average compared to other places in Tennessee.


May is the rainiest month in Cookeville with 11.7 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 7.6 rainy days. There are 118.6 rainy days annually in Cookeville, which is about average compared to other places in Tennessee. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 5.4 inches in Cookeville means that it is snowier than most places in Tennessee. February is the snowiest month in Cookeville with 2.3 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Cookeville    11 Reviews
    Not a good outlook for the area. - 6/11/2021
    My wife and I both moved here to work for state government. Other people are right, the pay is awful, hovering around $28k for people with masters and doctorates. Rental... Read More

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    Crime and drug ridden, poor schools. - 7/31/2020
    Been here for 4-5 years now, crime is on the rise and pay is stagnant, don't look for much over 28k a year in gross income here. Lots of areas are getting metro... Read More

    Nice Place to Live - 1/10/2011
    Overall a nice place to live. One hour from Nashville. This city has a little of everything. It's more laid back versus hustle & bustle of larger city. The climate has 4... Read More


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