Nashville - Temperature Averages by Decade





Summarized here are the temperatures extending over seven decades at Nashville, Tennessee. Listed for every decade from the 1950s to the 2010s are averages for maximum and minimum daily temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed with information on the number of hot and cold days.

Each decade covers a standard 10-year range. For instance the 1990s includes weather measurements from Jan 1, 1990 to Dec 31, 1999. All the temperature data were collected at Nashville International Airport.

High Temperature for Each Decade

Average daily maximum temperature at Nashville
High °F Decade High °C
71.7 2010s 22.1
70.2 2000s 21.2
70.3 1990s 21.3
70.0 1980s 21.1
69.4 1970s 20.8
69.3 1960s 20.7
70.6 1950s 21.4

Low Temperature for Each Decade

Average daily minimum temperature at Nashville
Low °F Decade Low °C
50.5 2010s 10.3
50.0 2000s 10.0
49.8 1990s 9.9
48.4 1980s 9.1
48.6 1970s 9.2
47.6 1960s 8.6
49.2 1950s 9.5

Hot Days per Decade

Total days per year on average when the temperature in Nashville reached at least 70 or 90 °F
Decade 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
2010s 211 70
2000s 205 45
1990s 202 47
1980s 205 52
1970s 205 38
1960s 200 47
1950s 201 64

Cold Days per Decade

Total days per year on average when the temperature in Nashville dropped to 0 or 32 °F or lower
Decade 0 °F
-18 °C
32 °F
0 °C
2010s 0 64
2000s 0 70
1990s 0 66
1980s 2 78
1970s 1 73
1960s 1 85
1950s 1 74
Reference

Jay Lawrimore, Ron Ray, Scott Applequist, Bryant Korzeniewski, Matthew Menne. 2016. Global Summary of the Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information.

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