Weather & Seasons

Nashville is considered to have a humid, subtropical climate, that’s been described as mild and pleasant throughout the year. While the area does cycle through all four seasons in a year, summers tend to be long and a bit hot, while winters are shorter and typically mild. You’re likely to see some pretty severe thunderstorms in the spring months, with average temperatures lingering in the 60s and 70s, and the year’s largest amount of rainfall during the month of May at about 5 inches.

Autumn in Nashville is pretty similar to spring, with a lesser likelihood of thunderstorms, but similar temperatures. You can expect high 80s throughout the summertime, with nights cooling off into the 70s. Winter temperatures are pretty unpredictable, as they tend to fluctuate significantly. With January being Nashville’s coldest month, daytime temperatures average somewhere in the 40s, and drop down into the 20s at night. Nashville gets an average snowfall of about 6 inches per year from November to March, which is just enough to look gorgeous, but not enough to hinder traffic.