Morristown, TN Area Seasonal Climate Summary

Spring 2016 (March, April, and May)

 

All normals are based on 30 year climate period from 1981 - 2010.

Chattanooga's period of record is from 1879 - 2015.

Knoxville's period of record is from 1871 - 2015.

Tri-Cities' period of record is from 1937 - 2015.

 

Seasonal Averages/Totals and Normals

 

Chattanooga Seasonal Averages/Totals and Normals

Temperature and Precip

Average/Total Value  Value Ranking Records (Year)   Normal Value  Departure from normal

 Average Temperature

63.4° 6th warmest 66.8° (2012) 60.4° +3.0

Total Precipitation 

6.50 in 3rd driest 5.84 in (1986)  13.07 in  -6.57

Total Snowfall

T in 46 th highest 20.0 in (1993) 1.3 in  -1.3

 

Knoxville Seasonal Averages/Totals and Normals

Temperature and Precip

Average/Total Value  Value Ranking Records (Year) Normal Value Departure from normal

Average Temperature

61.4° 9th warmest 64.6° (2012) 58.8° +2.6

Total Precipitation 

9.38 in 26th driest 5.80 in (1925)  12.86 in -3.48

Total Snowfall 

0.0 in 119th highest 20.2 in (1960) 1.4 in -1.4

 

Tri-Cities Seasonal Averages/Totals and Normals

Temperature and Precip 

Average/Total Value

Value Ranking

Records (Year)

Normal Value

Departure from normal

Average Temperature

57.8°

12th warmest

61.1° (2012)

55.1°

+2.7

Total Precipitation

8.51in

20th driest

5.67 in (2007)

10.57 in

-2.06

Total Snowfall

T in 51st highest 27.9 in (1960) 2.5 in -2.5

 

 

 

March Averages/Totals and Normals

 

Chattanooga March Averages/Totals and Normals

Temperature and Precip

Average/Total Value

Value Ranking

 Records (Year)

Normal Value

Departure from normal

Average Termperature

57.2°

12th warmest

62.9° (2012)

52.2°

+5.0

Total Precipitation

3.64 in

33rd driest

0.93 in (1910)

4.98 in

-1.34

Total Snowfall

T in 43rd highest 20.0 in (1993) 1.2 in -1.2

 

Knoxville March Averages/Totals and Normals

Temperature and Precip

Average/Total Value

Value Ranking

 Records (Year)

Normal Value

Departure from normal

Average Temperature

55.3°

14th warmest

60.4° (2012)

50.3°

+5.0

Total Precipitation

2.94 in

27th driest

0.72 in (1910)

4.34 in

-1.40

Total Snowfall

0.0 in 113th highest 20.2 in (1960) 0.9 in -0.9

 

Tri-Cities March Averages/Totals and Normals

Temperature and Precip

Average/Total Value

Value Ranking

 Records (Year)

Normal Value

Departure from normal

Average Temperature

52.4°

7th warmest

56.9° (2012)

46.7°

+5.7

Total Precipitation

0.94 in

1st driest

0.94 in (2016)

3.44 in

-2.50
Total Snowfall T in 48th highest 27.9 in (1960) 1.4 in -1.4

 

 

April Averages/Totals and Normals  

 

Chattanooga April Averages/Totals and Normals

Temperature and Precip

Average/Total Value

Value Ranking

Records (Year)

Normal Value

Departure from normal

Average Temperature

62.8°

30th warmest

65.6° (1954)

60.5° +2.3

Total Precipitation

1.43 in

7th driest

0.44 in (1942)

3.99 in

-2.56

Total Snowfall

0.0 in 24th highest 4.1 in (1910) 0.1 in -0.1

 

Knoxville April Averages/Totals and Normals

Temperature and Precip

Average/Total Value

Value ranking

Records (Year)

Normal Value

Departure from normal

Average Temperature

61.3°

31st warmest

64.6° (1954)

58.8°

+2.5

Total Precipitation

2.38 in

26th driest

0.39 in (1976)

4.01 in

-1.63

Total Snowfall

0.0 in 51st highest 10.7 in (1987) 0.5 in -0.5

 

Tri-Cities April Averages/Totals and Normals

Temperature and Precip

Average/Total Value

Value Ranking

Records (Year)

Normal Value

Departure from normal

Average Temperature

57.3°

39th warmest

61.8° (1954)

55.2°

+2.1

Total Precipitation

3.59 in

33rd wettest

7.03 in (1998)

3.33 in

+0.26

Total Snowfall

0.0 in  50th highest 14.8 in (1987) 1.1 in -1.1

 

 

May Averages/Totals and Normals

 

Chattanooga May Averages/Totals and Normals

Temperature and Precip

Average/Total Value

Value Ranking

Records (Year)

Normal Value

Departure from normal

Average Temperature

70.2°

39th warmest

75.2° (1962)

68.6°

 +1.6

Total Precipitation

1.43 in

9th driest

0.54 in (1941)

4.10 in

-2.67

Total Snowfall

0.0 in N/A N/A 0.0 in  N/A

 

Knoxville May Averages/Totals and Normals

Temperature and Precip

Average/Total Value

Value Ranking

Records (Year)

Normal Value

Departure from normal

Average Temperature

67.5°

69th warmest

74.0° (1962)

67.2°

+0.3

Total Precipitation

4.06 in

83rd driest

0.71 in (1941)

4.51 in

-0.45

Total Snowfall

0.0 in N/A N/A 0.0 in N/A

 

Tri-Cities May Averages/Totals and Normals

Temperature and Precip

Average/Total Value

Value Ranking

Records (Year)

Normal Value

Departure from normal

Average Temperature

64.0°

44th warmest

71.2° (1962)

63.5°

+0.5

 Total Preciptiation 

3.98 in 32nd wettest 9.71 in (1950) 3.80 in +0.18

Total Snowfall

0.0 in N/A N/A 0.0 in N/A

 

 

 RECORDS:

Chattanooga:

No records have been set in March, April, or May.

 

 Knoxville:

March 10, 2016: Record high temperature of 81 degrees breaks the old record of 79 degrees set in 2009.

March 12, 2016: Record high temperature of 82 degrees breaks the old record of 81 degrees set in 1911.

 

Tri-Cities:

March 31, 2016: Record monthly low precipitation of 0.94 inches breaks the old record of 1.31 inches set in 1985.

March 9, 2016: Record high temperature of 79 degrees breaks the old record of 78 degrees set in 1992.

March 10, 2016: Record high temperature of 82 degrees breaks the old record of 78 degrees set in 2009.

March 11, 2016: Record highest low temperature of 61 degrees breaks the old record of 55 degrees set in 1967.

March 12, 2016: Record high temperature of 81 degrees breaks the old record of 78 degrees set in 1954.

March 12, 2016: Record highest low temperature of 54 degrees breaks the old record of 53 degrees set in 1986.

April 20, 2016: Record high temperature of 85 degrees ties the old record of 85 degrees set in 2002.

May 5, 2016: Record lowest high temperature of 56 degrees breaks the old record of 57 degrees set in 1988.

May 15, 2016: Record low temperature of 35 degrees breaks the old record of 37 degrees set in 1984.


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