Gallatin, Tennessee 

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Climate in Gallatin, Tennessee

Gallatin, Tennessee gets 52 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Gallatin averages 3 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 209 sunny days per year in Gallatin. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Gallatin gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 118 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 89 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 26
Rain: averages 52 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 3 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Gallatin 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 Gallatin, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Gallatin, TennesseeUnited States
  52.1 in.38.1 in.
  3.1 in.27.8 in.
  118.4 days106.2 days
  209 days205 days
  88.6°85.8°
  26.0°21.7°
  7.37
  4.64.3
  538 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 Gallatin with an average high temperature of 88.6°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Tennessee. In Gallatin, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Gallatin are May, September and October.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Gallatin with an average of 26.0°. This is about average compared to other places in Tennessee.


In Gallatin, there are 34.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Tennessee.


In Gallatin, there are 87.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Tennessee.


In Gallatin, 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 Gallatin with 5.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is October with 3.5 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 28% of yearly precipitation and 23% occurs in Winter, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 52.1 inches in Gallatin means that it is drier than most places in Tennessee.


May is the rainiest month in Gallatin with 11.7 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 7.4 rainy days. There are 118.4 rainy days annually in Gallatin, 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 3.1 inches in Gallatin means that it is less snowy than most places in Tennessee. February is the snowiest month in Gallatin with 1.2 inches of snow, and 3 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Gallatin    12 Reviews
    Review Sumner County Gallatin Tennessee - 7/13/2021
    Sumner County Gallatin Tennessee based on 10-years experience was a huge disappointment. The City of Gallatin is run by mostly family related members that are not open... Read More

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    Nicest Place to Live in America - 8/16/2019
    Don't believe me? Check Reader's Digest 2017. I have lived and been all around our great country but Gallatin has its own little quaint appeal like no where else. We are... Read More

    If you don't like it, go home - 4/15/2019
    Gallatin is a great place to live.... If you want to live in the South. Unlike Murfreesboro or Nashville, Gallatin has not been over run by northerners who want to... Read More


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