The best times to visit McMinnville for ideal weather are

April 9th to June 10th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other McMinnville Travel Info

Weather in McMinnville


Average temperatures in McMinnville vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 25th 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 McMinnville, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 85.8°F (29.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 65.7°F (18.7°C) at night.

McMinnville Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


McMinnville Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

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.

McMinnville Perceived Temperature (F)


McMinnville Perceived Temperature (C)



Average McMinnville 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.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 45.9 35.5 26.5
Feb 49 38.4 29.1
Mar 59.2 48.1 38
Apr 70.2 58.4 47.4
May 76.5 65.2 54.3
Jun 82.5 72 62.3
Jul 84.3 74.6 66.1
Aug 84 73.7 64.6
Sep 79 67.8 58.5
Oct 69 56.9 46.6
Nov 58.7 47.3 37.1
Dec 51.3 41.8 33.6

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 7.7 1.9 -3.1
Feb 9.4 3.6 -1.6
Mar 15.1 8.9 3.3
Apr 21.2 14.7 8.6
May 24.7 18.4 12.4
Jun 28.1 22.2 16.8
Jul 29.1 23.7 18.9
Aug 28.9 23.2 18.1
Sep 26.1 19.9 14.7
Oct 20.6 13.8 8.1
Nov 14.8 8.5 2.8
Dec 10.7 5.4 0.9



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in McMinnville are September, August, and then November. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late August to early September. For example, on the week of August 27th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late December with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of December 24th.

When can you find snow in McMinnville? Weather stations report no annual snow. 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 McMinnville.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in McMinnville (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 21% 0 4.7
Feb 25% 0 3.6
Mar 27% 0 5.4
Apr 27% 0 5.9
May 21% 0 4.8
Jun 26% 0 4.1
Jul 28% 0 6.2
Aug 19% 0 4
Sep 18% 0 4.1
Oct 21% 0 3.8
Nov 21% 0 3.9
Dec 30% 0 6.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 21 0 11.9
Feb 25 0 9.1
Mar 27 0 13.7
Apr 27 0 15
May 21 0 12.2
Jun 26 0 10.4
Jul 28 0 15.7
Aug 19 0 10.2
Sep 18 0 10.4
Oct 21 0 9.7
Nov 21 0 9.9
Dec 30 0 17.3


Humidity and Wind

McMinnville has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (51% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (68.9%).

Wind in McMinnville is usually calm. The windiest month is February, followed by March and April. February’s average wind speed of around 5.7 knots (6.5 MPH or 10.5 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 mid February where average top sustained speeds reach 13.1 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in McMinnville.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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 5.2 Light breeze 11 Significant breeze
Feb 5.7 Light breeze 11.8 Significant breeze
Mar 5.6 Light breeze 11.4 Significant breeze
Apr 5.4 Light breeze 12 Significant breeze
May 3.7 Barely noticeable 9.9 Significant breeze
Jun 3.2 Barely noticeable 9.7 Gentle breeze
Jul 3 Barely noticeable 9.4 Significant breeze
Aug 2.6 Barely noticeable 8.3 Gentle breeze
Sep 2.7 Barely noticeable 8.1 Significant breeze
Oct 3.8 Barely noticeable 9.4 Gentle breeze
Nov 4.7 Light breeze 10.2 Significant breeze
Dec 5.1 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 58.6%
Feb 54.8%
Mar 55.6%
Apr 51%
May 61.4%
Jun 66.2%
Jul 68.9%
Aug 67.2%
Sep 66%
Oct 60.1%
Nov 55.1%
Dec 65.7%


Is it Safe to Travel to McMinnville?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 Dec 04, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in McMinnville, TN, US is June, followed by March 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 McMinnville 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

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 48 in November means 48% of the tourists vs. June.



Overall McMinnville Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 80.8°F (27.1°C) and 52.4°F (11.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 7 to 8 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 6 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in McMinnville, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 80.9°F (27.2°C) and 54.6°F (12.6°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 6 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in McMinnville to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 53.5°F (11.9°C) and 43.5°F (6.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 7 to 9 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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