October weather forecast
Nashville, TN

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

Weather in October

October sees Nashville enveloped in full autumn splendor. The relative calmness of the weather, under the city's radiant fall colors, offers a peaceful retreat from the previous summer hustle. The reducing daylight hours and moderating temperatures mark a clear transition towards the year's end. The picturesque fall season in Nashville, Tennessee reaches its peak during this month.

Temperature

The onset of October introduces a moderate change in Nashville's weather, with average high-temperatures falling from September's warm 81.5°F (27.5°C) to an agreeable 69.8°F (21°C). In the month of October, Nashville experiences an average low-temperature of 50.7°F (10.4°C).

Humidity

The least humid month in Nashville is October, with an average relative humidity of 72%.

Rainfall

In October, the rain falls for 11.6 days. Throughout October, 2.2" (56mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Nashville, during the entire year, the rain falls for 169.9 days and collects up to 31.3" (795mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

May through October are months without snowfall in Nashville.

Daylight

The average length of the day in October in Nashville is 11h and 16min.
On the first day of October in Nashville, sunrise is at 6:42 am and sunset at 6:30 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:09 am and sunset at 5:51 pm CDT.

Sunshine

In Nashville, the average sunshine in October is 6.9h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: During October, 4 as the daily maximum UV index converts into the following advice:
Undertake protective steps - Obligation to safeguard skin and eyes from harm is in place. Limiting sun exposure during midday hours helps in reducing the harmful effects of UV radiation. Enhance your sun protection with tightly woven, yet airy clothing. Guard yourself! Snow reflection can almost double the UV radiation from the Sun.
Updated: Feb 14, 2024
Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us
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Frequently asked questions

What is the temperature in October in Nashville?

In Nashville, in October, the average high-temperature is 69.8°F (21°C), and the average low-temperature is 50.7°F (10.4°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, in September is appraised at 86°F (30°C).

What is the least humid month in Nashville?

October is the least humid month in Nashville, Tennessee, with an average relative humidity of 72%.

What is the average humidity in October in Nashville?

The average relative humidity in October in Nashville, Tennessee, is 72%.

How many days does it rain in October in Nashville?

In Nashville, in October, it is raining for 11.6 days, with typically 2.2" (56mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Nashville?

In Nashville, snow does not fall in May through October.

Does it snow in Nashville in October?

In Nashville, Tennessee, in October, it doesn't snow. In November, it regularly snows.

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

In Nashville, the average day length in October is 11h and 16min.

When are sunrise and sunset in October in Nashville?

In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:42 am and sunset at 6:30 pm. On the last day of the month, in Nashville, sunrise is at 7:09 am and sunset at 5:51 pm CDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Nashville have in October?

In Nashville, the average sunshine duration in October is 6.9h.

How high is the UV index in October in Nashville?

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in October
Nashville, TN

Average temperature in October - Nashville, TN
  • Average high temperature in October: 69.8°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 October: 50.7°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).

Average pressure in October
Nashville, TN

Average pressure in October - Nashville, TN
  • Average pressure in October: 30.06"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).

Average wind speed in October
Nashville, TN

Average wind speed in October - Nashville, TN
  • Average wind speed in October: 6.3mph

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).

Average humidity in October
Nashville, TN

Average humidity in October - Nashville, TN
  • Average humidity in October: 72%

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

Average rainfall in October
Nashville, TN

Average rainfall in October - Nashville, TN
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.2"

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

Average rainfall days in October
Nashville, TN

Average rainfall days in October - Nashville, TN
  • Average rainfall days in October: 11.6 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).

Average snowfall in October
Nashville, TN

Average snowfall in October - Nashville, TN
  • Average snowfall in October: 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").

Average snowfall days in October
Nashville, TN

Average snowfall days in October - Nashville, TN
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.3 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).

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

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Nashville, TN
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 36min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 42min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6h and 5min

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).

Average sunshine days in October
Nashville, TN

Average sunshine days in October - Nashville, TN
  • Average sunshine days in October: 17.3 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).

Average UV index in October
Nashville, TN

Average UV index in October - Nashville, TN
  • Average UV index in October: 4

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).

Average cloud cover in October
Nashville, TN

Average cloud cover in October - Nashville, TN
  • Average cloud cover in October: 34

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).

Average visibility in October
Nashville, TN

Average visibility in October - Nashville, TN
  • Average visibility in October: 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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