Nashville
Tennessee, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

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
May is the wettest month of the year in Nashville with an average rainfall of 5.5" (139.7mm). Despite the rain, abundant sunshine of 252 hours and average temperatures in the warm 57°F (13.9°C) to 78°F (25.6°C) range make the weather attractive for tourists. Nights rarely drop below 50°F (10°C), and the pleasant conditions in May are suitable for the various concerts and festivals in the city.
Outdoor activities are in plenty but a word of warning for people with allergies - Nashville is prone to spring allergies due to diverse types of vegetation.

What is the temperature in May in Nashville?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Nashville, is 78.3°F (25.7°C), while the average low-temperature is 56.8°F (13.8°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Nashville?

In May, the average relative humidity in Nashville is 69.5%.

How many days does it rain in May in Nashville?

In Nashville, Tennessee, during May, the rain falls for 11.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 5.5" (139.7mm) of precipitation.

What is the rainiest month in Nashville?

May is the month with the most rainfall in Nashville. Rain falls for 11.7 days and accumulates 5.5" (139.7mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Nashville?

April through November are months without snowfall in Nashville, Tennessee.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in May in Nashville?

In May, the average sunshine is 8.4h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Nashville?

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 9. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Nashville, TN
  • Average high temperature in May: 78.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (89.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (46.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 56.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (28.4°F).

Average humidity in May - Nashville, TN
  • Average humidity in May: 69.5%

The month with the highest relative humidity is September (73.7%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (63.2%).

Average rainfall in May - Nashville, TN
  • Average rainfall in May: 5.5"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (5.5").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is October (3").

Average rainfall days in May - Nashville, TN
  • Average rainfall days in May: 11.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (11.7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is September (7.5 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (2.6").
Months with the lowest snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (2.3 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and November (0 days).

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 shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8.4h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 9.3h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4.2h).

Average UV index in May - Nashville, TN
  • Average UV index in May: 9

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).