May weather forecast
Gatlinburg, TN

The city of Gatlinburg, Tennessee, with bright night neon lights, with scenic fall foliage seen on the nearby hills
The city of Gatlinburg, Tennessee, with bright night neon lights, with scenic fall foliage seen on the nearby hills

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Gatlinburg, is a warm month, with an average temperature varying between 52.9°F (11.6°C) and 74.3°F (23.5°C).

Temperature

In Gatlinburg, the average high-temperature in May slightly increases from an enjoyable 65.8°F (18.8°C) in April to a moderately hot 74.3°F (23.5°C). The average low-temperature, in Gatlinburg, is 52.9°F (11.6°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, is 77%.

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 19.6 days. Throughout May, 3.15" (80mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Gatlinburg, there are 196.8 rainfall days, and 39.72" (1009mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Gatlinburg, snow does not fall in May through September.

Daylight

In Gatlinburg, the average length of the day in May is 14h and 4min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:41 am and sunset at 8:20 pm. On the last day of May, sunrise is at 6:19 am and sunset at 8:43 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In Gatlinburg, the average sunshine in May is 10h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index in Gatlinburg are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in May in Gatlinburg?

In Gatlinburg, Tennessee, the average relative humidity in May is 77%.

How many days does it rain in May in Gatlinburg?

In May, in Gatlinburg, the rain falls for 19.6 days. Throughout May, 3.15" (80mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Gatlinburg?

May through September are months without snowfall in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

Does it snow in Gatlinburg in May?

In May, it doesn't snow. April is the latest month when it typically snows.

What is the average length of the day in May in Gatlinburg?

The average day length in May in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, is 14h and 4min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Gatlinburg?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:41 am and sunset at 8:20 pm. On the last day of the month, in Gatlinburg, sunrise is at 6:19 am and sunset at 8:43 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in May in Gatlinburg?

In May, the average sunshine duration is 10h.

When is the highest UV index in Gatlinburg?

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Gatlinburg?

In Gatlinburg, Tennessee, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in May
Gatlinburg, TN

Average temperature in May - Gatlinburg, TN
  • Average high temperature in May: 74.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (83.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (43.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 52.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (60.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27.5°F).

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Average pressure in May
Gatlinburg, TN

Average pressure in May - Gatlinburg, TN
  • Average pressure in May: 30.02"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and November (30.15"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.99"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Gatlinburg, TN

Average wind speed in May - Gatlinburg, TN
  • Average wind speed in May: 4.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (5.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (3.5mph).

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Average humidity in May
Gatlinburg, TN

Average humidity in May - Gatlinburg, TN
  • Average humidity in May: 77%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February and December (80%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are June, July, August and November (76%).

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Average rainfall in May
Gatlinburg, TN

Average rainfall in May - Gatlinburg, TN
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.15"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.37").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.44").

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Average rainfall days in May
Gatlinburg, TN

Average rainfall days in May - Gatlinburg, TN
  • Average rainfall days in May: 19.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (21.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (11.9 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Gatlinburg, TN

Average snowfall in May - Gatlinburg, TN
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (3.35").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Gatlinburg, TN

Average snowfall days in May - Gatlinburg, TN
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (7.7 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Gatlinburg, TN

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Gatlinburg, TN
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 4min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 32min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 47min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10h and 0min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h and 18min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Gatlinburg, TN

Average sunshine days in May - Gatlinburg, TN
  • Average sunshine days in May: 9.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (16.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (6.8 days).

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Average UV index in May
Gatlinburg, TN

Average UV index in May - Gatlinburg, TN
  • Average UV index in May: 6

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in May
Gatlinburg, TN

Average cloud cover in May - Gatlinburg, TN
  • Average cloud cover in May: 35

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in May
Gatlinburg, TN

Average visibility in May - Gatlinburg, TN
  • Average visibility in May: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are June, July, August and November (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, September, October and December (5mi).

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