Memphis - Recent Annual Temperatures, Rain & Snow





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

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

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

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

Memphis temperature averages by year
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
74 55 2017 23 13
75 56 2016 24 13
73 55 2015 23 13
71 52 2014 22 11
71 53 2013 22 12
76 56 2012 24 13
74 55 2011 23 13
73 54 2010 23 12
Number of days each year when the temperature in Memphis dropped to 0 or 32 or below, or rose to at least 70 or 90 degrees Fahrenheit
0 °F
-18 °C
32 °F
0 °C
Year 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
0 34 2017 241 50
0 36 2016 240 96
0 41 2015 221 77
0 60 2014 203 55
0 58 2013 204 62
0 29 2012 235 85
0 44 2011 227 91
0 71 2010 225 108

Rainy Weather iconPrecipitation

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Memphis during each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall or snowfall (when melted) amounted to 0.01 inches (0.254 millimeters) or more.

Total precipitation in Memphis
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
122 2017 51.4 1306
75 2016 61.6 1565
73 2015 52.7 1338
72 2014 57.7 1464
69 2013 59.5 1511
65 2012 36.9 938
80 2011 58.4 1483
53 2010 47.9 1217

Snowy Weather iconSnow

Amount of snowfall in Memphis and number of days when new snow totalled at least 1 inch (2.5 centimetres)
Days Year Inches Centi­metres
1 2017 2.0 5
0 2016 0.3 1
2 2015 5.9 15
0 2014 1.1 3
0 2013 0.0 0
0 2012 0.9 2
5 2011 10.8 27
2 2010 7.1 18
Reference

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

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