Nashville - Recent May Temperatures and Rainfall





The numbers here describe what the May weather in Nashville, 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 Nashville had wet weather.

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

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

May temperature averages by year in Nashville
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
87 65 2018 30 18
80 59 2017 27 15
79 57 2016 26 14
82 59 2015 28 15
82 59 2014 28 15
78 57 2013 26 14
85 61 2012 29 16
78 57 2011 25 14
80 60 2010 27 16
Number of days in May when the temperature in Nashville rose to at least 70 or 90 degrees Fahrenheit
Year 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
2018 31 9
2017 27 2
2016 24 5
2015 30 2
2014 26 2
2013 26 0
2012 29 9
2011 22 3
2010 27 1

Rainy Weather iconRain

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Nashville 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 Nashville
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
14 2018 5.4 138
11 2017 3.9 100
9 2016 2.4 60
12 2015 3.6 90
7 2014 2.5 63
12 2013 2.8 71
9 2012 4.0 102
12 2011 4.4 111
12 2010 16.4 417
Reference

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

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