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Best time to visit Nashville, TN, USA

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The best time to visit Nashville is March

When’s the best time to visit Nashville, you ask? Based on several factors like the weather and climate, cost of flights and hotels, peak travel seasons and much more, the best time to go to Nashville is March.

In the summer months, temperatures can reach as high as 33℃ (92℉) in Nashville. The coldest it usually gets in winter-time in Nashville is around -6℃ (22℉).

The sun stays up the longest in Nashville in August, so you’ll get the most out of your daytime activities if you visit around this time. The wet season in Nashville falls around July, so if you prefer the dryer weather, you should look to visit in November instead.

If you want to learn everything you need to know about the best times to travel to Nashville, the weather and stats by month and so much more, make sure you keep reading. Once you’re ready, we’ve included a bunch of our favourite online booking tools to help you find the best deals on flights, accommodation and anything else you’ll need for your trip. Happy reading!

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

November

Most daylight

August

Nashville seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Nashville as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Nashville is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

SeasonMonths
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Nashville

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Nashville for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Nashville climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Nashville for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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Nashville in January

  • Average temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average high temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average low temperature: -1℃ (31℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 57mm (2") over 11 days
  • Average snow days: 5 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Nashville in January, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Nashville in February

  • Average temperature: 5℃ (42℉)
  • Average high temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average low temperature: 1℃ (35℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 70mm (3") over 12 days
  • Average snow days: 4 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Nashville in February, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Nashville in March

  • Average temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (42℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 50mm (2") over 14 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Nashville in March, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Nashville in April

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (60℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 78mm (3") over 14 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Nashville in April, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Nashville in May

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 68mm (3") over 17 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Nashville in May, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Nashville in June

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 77mm (3") over 17 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Nashville in June, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Nashville in July

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 93mm (4") over 19 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Nashville in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Nashville in August

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 70mm (3") over 17 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Nashville in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Nashville in September

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 51mm (2") over 13 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Nashville in September, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.

Nashville in October

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (60℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 56mm (2") over 12 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Nashville in October, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Nashville in November

  • Average temperature: 9℃ (49℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (40℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 45mm (2") over 10 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Nashville in November, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Nashville in December

  • Average temperature: 6℃ (42℉)
  • Average high temperature: 9℃ (49℉)
  • Average low temperature: 2℃ (36℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 58mm (2") over 12 days
  • Average snow days: 3 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Nashville in December, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Nashville is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 31℃ (88℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Nashville is generally around November. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in November first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Nashville is generally around July, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of July too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Nashville, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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