May weather forecast and climate
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 moderately hot month in Nashville, Tennessee, with average temperature varying between 59.5°F (15.3°C) and 78.1°F (25.6°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a pleasant 69.3°F (20.7°C) in April, to a warm 78.1°F (25.6°C). In Nashville, in May, the average low-temperature is 59.5°F (15.3°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In Nashville, in May, during 16.6 rainfall days, 2.68" (68mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 169.9 rainfall days, and 31.3" (795mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

May through October are months without snowfall in Nashville.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 14.1h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Nashville. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Nashville?

In Nashville, in May, the average high-temperature is 78.1°F (25.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 59.5°F (15.3°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Nashville?

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

How many days does it rain in May in Nashville?

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

Does it snow in Nashville in May?

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

When it does not snow in Nashville?

May through October are months without snowfall in Nashville, Tennessee.

How many hours of daylight does Nashville have in May?

The average length of the day in May in Nashville, Tennessee, is 14.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Nashville have in May?

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

What is the month 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.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Nashville?

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

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"

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

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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").
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).
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: 14.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9.5h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and February (Average sunshine: 4.6).

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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

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
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).
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

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

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