Average Temperatures for Tennessee in May





Average temperatures for May at cities and towns throughout Tennessee are listed below in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius.

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

The tables give the normals for maximum and minimum temperatures based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020 by the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

Eastern Tennessee

Average May temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
79 55 Athens 26 13
77 52 Bristol 25 11
81 59 Chattanooga 27 15
80 56 Cleveland 26 13
74 53 Crossville 23 12
78 55 Dayton 26 13
75 51 Gatlinburg 24 11
78 52 Greeneville 25 11
78 54 Kingsport 26 12
79 57 Knoxville 26 14
74 57 Lookout Mountain 23 14
76 56 Morristown 25 14
74 49 Mountain City 23 9
78 57 Mousetail Landing Park 26 14
78 56 Oak Ridge 25 13
76 50 Oneida 24 10
80 55 Sevierville 27 13

Middle Tennessee

Average daily temperatures in May
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
78 55 Cheatham Lake Dam 26 13
79 57 Clarksville 26 14
79 54 Columbia 26 12
78 53 Cookeville 25 12
77 57 Dover 25 14
74 54 Monteagle 23 12
79 55 Murfreesboro 26 13
80 58 Nashville 27 15
80 56 Shelbyville 26 13
78 56 Tullahoma 25 13

Western Tennessee

May temperatures: daily averages
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
80 60 Dyersburg 27 15
80 58 Jackson 27 14
79 58 Martin 26 14
82 62 Memphis 28 17
81 59 Savannah 27 15
Reference

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

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