Morristown, TN Area Seasonal Climate Summary

Spring 2014-2015 (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

63.1° 7th warmest 66.8° (2012) 60.4° +2.6

Total Precipitation 

16.21 in 37th wettest 29.50 in (1929)  13.07 in  +3.14

Total Snowfall

0.0 in N/A 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

61.0° 13th warmest 64.6° (2012) 58.8° +2.2

Total Precipitation 

10.34 in 109th wettest 23.93 in (1874)  12.86 in -2.52

Total Snowfall 

T in 69th 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

58.4°

6th warmest

61.1° (2012)

55.1°

+3.3

Total Precipitation

9.58 in

49th wettest

17.22 in (1973)

10.57 in

-0.99

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

54.5°

29th warmest

62.9° (2012)

52.2°

+2.3

Total Precipitation

4.17 in

93rd wettest

16.32 in (1980)

4.98 in

-0.81

Total Snowfall

0.0 in  N/A 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

51.5°

47th warmest

60.4° (2012)

50.3°

+1.2

Total Precipitation

4.44 in

73rd wettest

13.35 in (1917)

4.34 in

+0.10

Total Snowfall

T in 64th 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

48.6°

26th warmest

56.9° (2012)

46.7°

+1.9

Total Precipitation

3.90 in

32nd wettest

9.56 in (1955)

3.44 in

+0.46
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

63.1°

25th warmest

65.6° (1954)

60.5° +2.6

Total Precipitation

9.31 in

7th wettest

15.29 in (1911)

3.99 in

+5.32

Total Snowfall

0.0 in  N/A 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

61.0°

39th warmest

64.6° (1954)

58.8°

+2.2

Total Precipitation

4.14 in

62nd wettest

17.62 in (1874)

4.01 in

+ 0.13

Total Snowfall

0.0 in N/A 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

58.2°

20th warmest

61.8° (1954)

55.2°

+3.0

Total Precipitation

4.98 in

11th wettest

7.03 in (1998)

3.33 in

+1.65

Total Snowfall

0.0 in  N/A 17.8 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

71.7°

16th warmest

75.2° (1962)

68.6°

 +3.1

Total Precipitation

2.73 in

90th wettest

12.00 in (1929)

4.10 in

-1.37

Total Snowfall

0.0 in N/A N/A N/A  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

70.5°

19th warmest

74.0° in (1962)

67.2°

+3.3

Total Precipitation

1.76 in

20th driest

10.98 in (1974)

4.51 in

-2.75

Total Snowfall

0.0 in N/A N/A N/A  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

68.5°

7th warmest

71.2° (1962)

63.5°

+5.0

 

Total Preciptiation

 

0.70 in 1st driest 9.71 in (1950) 3.80 in -3.10

Total Snowfall

0.0 in N/A  N/A N/A N/A

 

 

 RECORDS:

Chattanooga:

No records were set in the Spring months for Chattanooga.

 

 Knoxville:

April 10, 2015: Record highest low temperature of 65 degrees breaks the old record of 64 degrees set in 1918.

 

 

Tri-Cities:

March 29, 2015: Record low temperature of 18 degrees breaks the old record of 19 degrees set in 1966.

April 7, 2014: Record highest rainfall of 1.58 inches breaks the old record of 1.34 inches set in 1948.

April 9, 2015: Record high temperature of 84 degrees breaks the old record of 83 degrees set in 1942.

April 10, 2015: Record highest low temperature of 59 degrees breaks the old record of 58 degrees set in 1973.

April 14, 2014: Record highest rainfall of 0.58 inches breaks the old record of 0.52 inches set in 2007.

May 9, 2015: Record high temperature of 88 degrees ties the old record of 88 degrees set in 1963.

May 10, 2015: Record high temperature of 88 degrees breaks the old record of 85 degrees set in 2011.

May 11, 2015: Record high temperature of 89 degrees breaks the old record of 86 degrees set in 2007.

June 1, 2015: Record monthly lowest rainfall of 0.70 inches breaks the old record of 0.76 inches set in 2007.

 


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