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.

7.4 / 10
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.


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 27.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most 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.


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    9 Reviews
    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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    Where do we go? - 6/25/2009
    In a month my mother and i are moving from Michigan to Tennessee, To get away from my father. We picked Cookeville Tennessee because it is a lot like where we are living... Read More

    Great Place To Live - 6/2/2008
    My family moved to Cookeville in 1976. This is a wonderful place to live and raise a family. We are located on the Cumberland Plateau in middle Tennessee. A beautiful... Read More


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