Memphis - Recent May Temperatures and Rainfall





The numbers here describe what the May weather in Memphis, Tennessee was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives May data by year for temperature and precipitation.

They begin with average maximum and minimum temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed by how many hot days occurred each May. Then there's information on how much rain actually landed this month during recent years, as well as how often Memphis had wet weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at the Memphis International Airport.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

May temperature averages by year in Memphis
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
87 68 2018 31 20
81 61 2017 27 16
80 61 2016 27 16
82 64 2015 28 18
81 62 2014 27 17
79 61 2013 26 16
86 66 2012 30 19
80 61 2011 26 16
83 65 2010 28 18
Number of days in May when the temperature in Memphis rose to at least 70 or 90 degrees Fahrenheit
Year 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
2018 31 8
2017 29 0
2016 27 3
2015 30 0
2014 26 0
2013 26 0
2012 31 13
2011 24 4
2010 29 2

Rainy Weather iconRain

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Memphis during May in each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall amounted to 0.01 inches (0.3 millimeters) or more.

Total rainfall for May in Memphis
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
11 2018 3.3 84
13 2017 4.2 107
14 2016 5.1 129
14 2015 6.0 153
12 2014 4.3 110
10 2013 10.8 273
7 2012 3.2 81
13 2011 7.1 181
10 2010 9.3 235
Reference

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Month, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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