Memphis - Recent August Temperatures and Rainfall





The numbers here describe what the August weather in Memphis, Tennessee was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives August 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 really hot days occurred each August. 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

August temperature averages by year in Memphis
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
90 72 2018 32 22
88 71 2017 31 22
93 77 2016 34 25
90 71 2015 32 22
92 73 2014 33 23
90 73 2013 32 23
93 73 2012 34 23
93 75 2011 34 24
96 77 2010 35 25
Number of days in August 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 19
2017 31 8
2016 31 22
2015 31 18
2014 31 23
2013 31 19
2012 31 23
2011 31 26
2010 31 29

Rainy Weather iconRain

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Memphis during August 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 August in Memphis
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
8 2018 2.1 53
13 2017 9.3 236
10 2016 5.5 140
6 2015 4.1 104
8 2014 1.8 46
8 2013 2.2 55
8 2012 2.6 67
9 2011 3.1 78
9 2010 2.3 59
Reference

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

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