Franklin, Tennessee 

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Climate in Franklin, Tennessee

Franklin, Tennessee gets 53 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Franklin averages 4 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 211 sunny days per year in Franklin. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Franklin gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 122 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 90 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 26
Rain: averages 53 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 4 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Franklin is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Tennessee.

7.3 / 10
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Franklin, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Franklin, TennesseeUnited States
  53.2 in.38.1 in.
  3.6 in.27.8 in.
  121.6 days106.2 days
  211 days205 days
  89.5°85.8°
  26.3°21.7°
  7.37
  4.54.3
  646 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 Franklin with an average high temperature of 89.5°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Tennessee. In Franklin, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Franklin are May, September and October.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Franklin with an average of 26.3°. This is about average compared to other places in Tennessee.


In Franklin, there are 42.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Tennessee.


In Franklin, there are 88.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Tennessee.


In Franklin, there are 0.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Tennessee.


May is the wettest month in Franklin with 5.9 inches of rain, and the driest month is October with 3.4 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 29% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 53.2 inches in Franklin means that it is about average compared to other places in Tennessee.


May is the rainiest month in Franklin with 11.7 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 8.1 rainy days. There are 121.6 rainy days annually in Franklin, which is rainier than most places in Tennessee. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 3.6 inches in Franklin means that it is about average compared to other places in Tennessee. January is the snowiest month in Franklin with 1.6 inches of snow, and 3 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Franklin    25 Reviews
    The Good and the Not-So-Good - 3/12/2017
    I love that this is a greatly diverse community with a large African American and Hispanic community around West Main St./Nachez (I'm addicted to Pueblo Real Mexican... Read More

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    DO NOT MOVE HERE UNLESS YOUR A DEVOUT CHRISTIAN WH - 7/27/2014
    I moved here from NYC two yrs ago and moving back in 2 months. This is worst place Ive lived in my life! nothing but Jesus freaks and conservative bores who think "FUN"... Read More

    Fed Up with Outsiders - 5/5/2014
    Coming from an original Franklin resident, I can tell you that this place used to be incredible. USED to be. When GM decided on Spring Hill for the Saturn plant in the... Read More


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