Jackson, Tennessee 

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Climate in Jackson, Tennessee

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

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

On average, there are 213 sunny days per year in Jackson. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Jackson gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 112 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 91 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 28
Rain: averages 54 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 4 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Jackson is 7.1 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Tennessee.

7.1 / 10
May, October and September are the most pleasant months in Jackson, while July and January are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Jackson, TennesseeUnited States
  54.3 in.38.1 in.
  4.1 in.27.8 in.
  111.6 days106.2 days
  213 days205 days
  90.5°85.8°
  27.6°21.7°
  7.17
  4.74.3
  410 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 Jackson with an average high temperature of 90.5°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Tennessee. In Jackson, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Jackson are May, October and September.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Jackson with an average of 27.6°. This is warmer than most places in Tennessee.


In Jackson, there are 51.9 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the hottest places in Tennessee.


In Jackson, there are 75.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Tennessee.


In Jackson, there are 0.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Tennessee.


May is the wettest month in Jackson with 5.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is August with 3.1 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 29% of yearly precipitation and 23% occurs in Autumn, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 54.3 inches in Jackson means that it is wetter than most places in Tennessee.


May is the rainiest month in Jackson with 10.7 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 6.6 rainy days. There are 111.6 rainy days annually in Jackson, which is less rainy than most places in Tennessee. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 4.1 inches in Jackson means that it is about average compared to other places in Tennessee. February is the snowiest month in Jackson with 1.7 inches of snow, and 3 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Great place to live and raise a family - 10/24/2019
    We moved to Jackson in 2015 and have enjoyed getting to know this great community. We are pleased with the hospitality of the residents here. We have 4 Colleges and... Read More

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    hot and humid west TN - 2/12/2016
    West TN is hot and humid during the months of May, June, July, August, and... Read More

    LANA Proud! - 6/25/2014
    I live in Jackson, TN in the LANA district. I am originally from upstate NY, and have lived all over the States since we were military. I have to say Jackson is the... Read More


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