Nashville-Davidson, TN is located in the humid subtropical climate zone. The city experiences four distinct seasons with warm and sometimes hot summers and mild winters. Nashville's summers are known for being very hot and humid, with temperatures reaching well over 90°F on some days. Winters are generally mild with temperatures typically staying between 40°F and 55°F, although occasional cold snaps can bring temperatures below freezing. Rainfall is abundant throughout the year due to its location in the heart of the Tennessee Valley where storms often travel through the area bringing rain, thunderstorms, hail, and even snow occasionally during the winter months.
Nashville, Tennessee gets 49 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Nashville averages 4 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 205 sunny days per year in Nashville. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Nashville gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 117 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.
Summer High: the July high is around 89 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 27
Rain: averages 49 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 4 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Nashville-Davidson is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Tennessee.
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Summer / Winter
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Nashville-Davidson, while January and December are the least comfortable months.