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

Temperature

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

Humidity

In Nashville, Tennessee, the average relative humidity is 76%.

Rainfall

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

Snowfall

May through October are months without snowfall.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Nashville, the average sunshine is 9.5h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Nashville are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Nashville?

In Nashville, Tennessee, 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, 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?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Nashville have in May?

In May, the average sunshine 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 in Nashville, Tennessee.

What is the UV index reading in May in Nashville?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Nashville, Tennessee, is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Nashville, TN
  • Average high temperature in May: 25.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (31.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (6.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 15.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (21°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-0.8°C).

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%).

Average rainfall in May - Nashville, TN
  • Average rainfall in May: 68mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (102mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is November (45mm).

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 lowest number of rainy days is November (9.7 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (24mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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 lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (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: 9.5h

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

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).