The best times to visit Elizabethton for ideal weather are
April 23rd to June 24th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Elizabethton Travel Guide
Other Elizabethton Travel Info
Weather in Elizabethton
Average temperatures in Elizabethton vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 32nd percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Elizabethton, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 88.5°F (31.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 64.6°F (18.1°C) at night.
Elizabethton Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Elizabethton Temperatures (Celsius)
The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.
Elizabethton Perceived Temperature (F)
Elizabethton Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Elizabethton Temperatures by Month
Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Elizabethton are August, November, and then September. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late October to early November. For example, on the week of October 29th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid December with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of December 10th.
When can you find snow in Elizabethton? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to mid December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Elizabethton is often around around December 17th when fresh powder is deepest. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Elizabethton.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Elizabethton (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Elizabethton has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (50.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (66.1%).
Wind in Elizabethton is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is February, followed by January and April. February’s average wind speed of around 5.1 knots (5.8 MPH or 9.4 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late February and early March where average top sustained speeds reach 13.9 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Elizabethton.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Avg. Wind Feel||Sustained High Wind||High Wind Feel|
|Jan||4.6||Light breeze||11.5||Significant breeze|
|Feb||5.1||Light breeze||12.3||Significant breeze|
|Mar||4.3||Light breeze||12||Significant breeze|
|Apr||4.6||Light breeze||12.1||Significant breeze|
|May||3.4||Barely noticeable||10.5||Significant breeze|
|Jun||3||Barely noticeable||12.1||Significant breeze|
|Jul||2.6||Barely noticeable||10.2||Significant breeze|
|Aug||2.4||Barely noticeable||9.1||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||2.1||Barely noticeable||7.9||Significant breeze|
|Oct||2.8||Barely noticeable||8.9||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||2.9||Barely noticeable||9||Significant breeze|
|Dec||3.8||Barely noticeable||10.8||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Elizabethton?
Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for the United States; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 23, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Elizabethton, TN, US is October, followed by February and July. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Elizabethton in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Elizabethton Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 83.4°F (28.6°C) and 50.1°F (10.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 7 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 5 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Elizabethton, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 86.1°F (30.1°C) and 53.7°F (12.1°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 6 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is too cold this time of year in Elizabethton to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 53.4°F (11.9°C) and 41.6°F (5.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 11 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.