The best times to visit Western Tennessee for ideal weather are

April 2nd to May 27th

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



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Weather in Western Tennessee


Average temperatures in Western Tennessee vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice some of the year, but often too hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 19th 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 Western Tennessee, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 92.8°F (33.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 70°F (21.1°C) at night.

Western Tennessee Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Western Tennessee 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.

Western Tennessee Perceived Temperature (F)


Western Tennessee Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Western Tennessee 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 49.3 38.2 28.8
Feb 52 40.6 31.1
Mar 64.5 52 41
Apr 74.1 61 49.1
May 81.5 69.5 58.4
Jun 89.6 77.9 67
Jul 90.4 78.9 68.6
Aug 91.2 78.7 67.7
Sep 85 71.7 60.6
Oct 74.1 60.1 48.3
Nov 62.5 49.4 38.2
Dec 53.9 43.2 34.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 9.6 3.4 -1.8
Feb 11.1 4.8 -0.5
Mar 18.1 11.1 5
Apr 23.4 16.1 9.5
May 27.5 20.8 14.7
Jun 32 25.5 19.4
Jul 32.4 26.1 20.3
Aug 32.9 25.9 19.8
Sep 29.4 22.1 15.9
Oct 23.4 15.6 9.1
Nov 16.9 9.7 3.4
Dec 12.2 6.2 1.4



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Western Tennessee are August, October, 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 mid to late August. For example, on the week of August 20th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late March with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of March 26th.

When can you find snow in Western Tennessee? 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 Western Tennessee.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 22% 0 3.9
Feb 21% 0 3.4
Mar 27% 0 5
Apr 26% 0 6
May 24% 0 6.4
Jun 23% 0 4.9
Jul 19% 0 4.6
Aug 16% 0 2.8
Sep 18% 0 3.4
Oct 17% 0 3.8
Nov 22% 0 4
Dec 26% 0 5.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 22 0 9.9
Feb 21 0 8.6
Mar 27 0 12.7
Apr 26 0 15.2
May 24 0 16.3
Jun 23 0 12.4
Jul 19 0 11.7
Aug 16 0 7.1
Sep 18 0 8.6
Oct 17 0 9.7
Nov 22 0 10.2
Dec 26 0 13.2


Humidity and Wind

Western Tennessee has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (53.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (67.1%).

Wind in Western Tennessee is usually calm. The windiest month is February, followed by March and April. February’s average wind speed of around 7.2 knots (8.3 MPH or 13.3 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early April where average top sustained speeds reach 15 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 6.7 Light breeze 13.1 Significant breeze
Feb 7.2 Gentle breeze 13.6 Significant breeze
Mar 6.8 Light breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
Apr 6.7 Light breeze 14 Significant breeze
May 5.2 Light breeze 11.8 Significant breeze
Jun 4.7 Light breeze 11.8 Significant breeze
Jul 3.8 Barely noticeable 10 Significant breeze
Aug 3.4 Barely noticeable 9.6 Gentle breeze
Sep 3.7 Barely noticeable 9.5 Significant breeze
Oct 4.7 Light breeze 10.9 Gentle breeze
Nov 5.4 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Dec 6.1 Light breeze 12 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 56.2%
Feb 54.6%
Mar 55.4%
Apr 53.8%
May 62.1%
Jun 63.3%
Jul 67.1%
Aug 64.3%
Sep 64.6%
Oct 61.2%
Nov 57.9%
Dec 64.3%


Is it Safe to Travel to Western Tennessee?

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 Western Tennessee, the United States is March, followed by May and February. 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 Western Tennessee 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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 44 in November means 44% of the tourists vs. March.



Overall Western Tennessee Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 86.1°F (30.1°C) and 56.1°F (13.4°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 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 quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 5 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Western Tennessee, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 87.8°F (31°C) and 56.5°F (13.6°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 7 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Western Tennessee to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 56.1°F (13.4°C) and 48.6°F (9.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 8 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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