Knoxville, Tennessee 

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Weather in Knoxville, Tennessee

The most pleasant months of the year for Knoxville are May, September and October. In Knoxville, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Knoxville with an average high temperature of 88.1°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Tennessee. January is the snowiest month in Knoxville with 2.4 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall. The most uncomfortably humid months are July, August and June.


Today's Weather - Knoxville, TN

1 PM PST

Sunny

70°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
This AfternoonSunny71° / 47°SE 5 to 10 mph
Columbus DaySunny77° / 49°N 0 mph
TuesdayMostly Cloudy then Slight Chance Rain Showers73° / 58°SE 0 mph
WednesdayRain Showers Likely68° / 43°W 5 mph
ThursdaySunny66° / 44°N 0 mph
FridaySunny73° / 49°E 0 mph
SaturdayMostly Sunny76° / 57°S 0 to 5 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 88 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 28
Rain: averages 50 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 6 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Knoxville area is 7.4 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Tennessee.

7.4 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.


Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
HighLow
January47° 28°
February52° 31°
March61° 37°
April70° 45°
May78° 54°
June85° 63°
July88° 68°
August88° 66°
September82° 59°
October71° 47°
November60° 37°
December50° 30°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Knoxville
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Freezing
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Snowy
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January021111
February016111
March010120
April02110
May00120
June60110
July110120
August10090
September3080
October0290
November010100
December019121

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.


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Reviews for Knoxville    115 Reviews
Knoxville is charming, but not much more than that - 3/11/2019
Let me start by saying that Knoxville is a very charming place, and if you are looking for a new place to live that is quiet, has a growing number of "hip" things such... Read More

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OK on paper, but ultimately not the town for us. - 2/4/2019
In 2017 we had the opportunity to move based on kids stages in school (and one had just graduated). Anywhere really as spouse's job is found everywhere, mine is a bit... Read More

OK on paper, but ultimately not the town for us. - 2/4/2019
In 2017 we had the opportunity to move based on kids stages in school (and one had just graduated). Anywhere really as spouse's job is found everywhere, mine is a bit... Read More


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