May weather forecast
Nashville, TN

Overlooking the city buildings of Nashville, Tennessee, across the riverfront, with a big cruise ship ashore
Overlooking the city buildings of Nashville, Tennessee, across the riverfront, with a big cruise ship ashore

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a warm month in Nashville, Tennessee, with an average temperature fluctuating between 78.1°F (25.6°C) and 59.5°F (15.3°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature slightly increases from a pleasant 69.3°F (20.7°C) in April to a moderately hot 78.1°F (25.6°C). The average low-temperature, in Nashville, is 59.5°F (15.3°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May in Nashville is 76%.

Rainfall

In Nashville, it is raining for 16.6 days, with typically 2.68" (68mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 169.9 rainfall days, and 31.3" (795mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Nashville, snow does not fall through October.

Daylight

In Nashville, the average length of the day in May is 14h and 6min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 5:53 am and sunset at 7:34 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:31 am and sunset at 7:58 pm CDT.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Nashville is 9.5h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against skin and eye damage is required. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in May in Nashville?

In May, the average relative humidity in Nashville is 76%.

How many days does it rain in May in Nashville?

In Nashville, Tennessee, in May, during 16.6 rainfall days, 2.68" (68mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Nashville?

May through October are months without snowfall in Nashville.

Does it snow in Nashville in May?

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

How many hours of daylight does Nashville have in May?

In Nashville, the average day length in May is 14h and 6min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in May in Nashville?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:53 am and sunset at 7:34 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:31 am and sunset at 7:58 pm CDT.

How long on average sun shines in May in Nashville?

The average sunshine duration in May in Nashville, Tennessee, is 9.5h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Nashville?

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

What is the UV index reading in May in Nashville?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Nashville is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in May
Nashville, TN

Average temperature in May - Nashville, TN
  • Average high temperature in May: 78.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (44.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 59.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (30.6°F).

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Average pressure in May
Nashville, TN

Average pressure in May - Nashville, TN
  • Average pressure in May: 30"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.97"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Nashville, TN

Average wind speed in May - Nashville, TN
  • Average wind speed in May: 6.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (8.1mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.6mph).

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Average humidity in May
Nashville, TN

Average humidity in May - Nashville, TN
  • Average humidity in May: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (72%).

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Average rainfall in May
Nashville, TN

Average rainfall in May - Nashville, TN
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.68"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.02").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (1.77").

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Average rainfall days in May
Nashville, TN

Average rainfall days in May - Nashville, TN
  • Average rainfall days in May: 16.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.7 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Nashville, TN

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.94").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Nashville, TN

Average snowfall days in May - Nashville, TN
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (4.7 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Nashville, TN
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 6min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 35min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 45min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h and 30min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 30min).
The months with the least sunshine are January and February (Average sunshine: 4h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Nashville, TN

Average sunshine days in May - Nashville, TN
  • Average sunshine days in May: 12.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (18.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9.4 days).

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Average UV index in May
Nashville, TN

Average UV index in May - Nashville, 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
Nashville, TN

Average cloud cover in May - Nashville, TN
  • Average cloud cover in May: 37

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 53).
The months with the least cloud cover are June and August (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in May
Nashville, TN

Average visibility in May - Nashville, TN
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

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

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