Average Annual Precipitation for Tennessee





The tables below give yearly averages for rainfall plus snowfall at cities and towns in Tennessee.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives in a year. There is also a count of the number of days with wet weather, when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The annual precipitation totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020 for the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Eastern, Middle and Western Tennessee.

Eastern Tennessee

Average yearly precipitation
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
131 Athens 60.4 1534
138 Bristol 44.0 1117
123 Chattanooga 55.0 1397
140 Cleveland 57.6 1464
140 Crossville 57.5 1461
128 Dayton 58.7 1492
164 Gatlinburg 58.2 1478
140 Greeneville 46.4 1178
133 Kingsport 45.0 1144
129 Knoxville 51.9 1319
124 Lookout Mountain 58.6 1488
136 Morristown 47.4 1204
114 Mountain City 47.2 1199
132 Oak Ridge 59.7 1516
129 Oneida 58.1 1476
123 Sevierville 48.8 1239

Middle Tennessee

Annual averages for rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
98 Cheatham Lake Dam 51.1 1297
130 Clarksville 53.5 1359
126 Columbia 56.8 1442
137 Cookeville 60.0 1525
100 Dover 54.8 1392
139 Monteagle 67.0 1701
135 Murfreesboro 55.9 1420
123 Nashville 50.5 1283
128 Shelbyville 59.4 1508
130 Tullahoma 60.6 1540

Western Tennessee

Average amount of rain and snow a year
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
102 Dyersburg 53.3 1353
122 Jackson 56.9 1445
117 Martin 54.7 1390
111 Memphis 54.9 1395
122 Savannah 59.2 1503
Reference

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

Tennessee Precipitation
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