Morristown, TN Area Seasonal Climate Summary

Winter 2014-2015 (December, January, and February)

 

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

40.7° 42nd coldest 34.8° (1962-1963) 42.5°  -1.8

Total Precipitation 

11.39 in 111th wettest 30.94 in (1961-1962)  14.65 in  -3.26

Total Snowfall

9.5 in 22nd highest 22.2 in (1917-1918) 2.6 in  +6.9

 

Knoxville Seasonal Averages/Totals and Normals

Temperature and Precip

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

Average Temperature

37.4° 25th coldest 34.2° (1963-1964) 40.5° -3.1

Total Precipitation 

11.38 in 97th wettest 28.40 in (1881-1882)  13.08 in -1.7

Total Snowfall 

 9.3 in 40th highest 41.6 in (1894-1895)  5.1 in +4.2

 

Tri-Cities Seasonal Averages/Totals and Normals

Temperature and Precip 

Average/Total Value

Value Ranking

Records (Year)

Normal Value

Departure from normal

Average Temperature

35.2°

16th coldest

30.0° (1977-1978)

37.3°

-2.1

Total Precipitation

 8.36 in

66th wettest

19.19 in (1956-1957)

10.19 in

-1.83

Total Snowfall

14.3 in 25th highest 32.8 in (1963-1964)  10.5 in +3.8

 

 

 

December Averages/Totals and Normals

 

Chattanooga December Averages/Totals and Normals

Temperature and Precip

Average/Total Value

Value Ranking

 Records (Year)

Normal Value

Departure from normal

Average Termperature

45.9°

111th coldest

34.5° (1963)

42.6°

+3.3

Total Precipitation

4.40 in

73rd wettest

13.68 in (1961)

4.90 in

-0.50

Total Snowfall

 0.0 in  N/A 14.8 in (1886) 0.3  -0.3

 

Knoxville December Averages/Totals and Normals

Temperature and Precip

Average/Total Value

Value Ranking

 Records (Year)

Normal Value

Departure from normal

Average Temperature

43.2°

105th coldest

29.5° (1876)

40.8°

 +2.4

Total Precipitation

4.24 in

69th wettest

12.34 in (1901)

4.50 in

-0.26

Total Snowfall

 0.0 in N/A 25.4 in (1886)  0.8 in -0.8

 

Tri-Cities December Averages/Totals and Normals

Temperature and Precip

Average/Total Value

Value Ranking

 Records (Year)

Normal Value

Departure from normal

Average Temperature

41.2°

60th coldest

27.7° (1963)

37.8°

+3.4

Total Precipitation

 3.03 in

44th wettest

6.75 in (1961)

3.37 in

-0.34

Total Snowfall  0.0 in N/A  12.9 in (1963)  2.4 in -2.4

 

 

January Averages/Totals and Normals  

 

Chattanooga January Averages/Totals and Normals

Temperature and Precip

Average/Total Value

Value Ranking

Records (Year)

Normal Value

Departure from normal

Average Temperature

39.8°

55th coldest

28.5° (1977)

40.5° -0.7

Total Precipitation

3.49 in

98th wettest

12.67 in (1882)

4.91 in

-1.42

Total Snowfall

 0.7 in  56th highest  15.8 in (1893)  1.7 in -1.0

 

Knoxville January Averages/Totals and Normals

Temperature and Precip

Average/Total Value

Value ranking

Records (Year)

Normal Value

Departure from normal

Average Temperature

37.0°

52nd coldest

26.7° (1940)

38.2°

 -1.2

Total Precipitation

3.39 in

97th wettest

16.98 in (1882)

4.32 in

 -0.93

Total Snowfall

 1.1 in 70th highest  15.1 in (1962)  2.7 in -1.6

 

Tri-Cities January Averages/Totals and Normals

Temperature and Precip

Average/Total Value

Value Ranking

Records (Year)

Normal Value

Departure from normal

Average Temperature

35.1°

38th coldest

22.1° (1977)

35.2°

-0.1

Total Precipitation

2.28 in

59th wettest

9.99 in (2013)

3.37 in

-1.09

Total Snowfall

0.3 in   57th highest 22.1 in (1966) 4.7 in -4.4

 

 

February Averages/Totals and Normals

 

Chattanooga February Averages/Totals and Normals

Temperature and Precip

Average/Total Value

Value Ranking

Records (Year)

Normal Value

Departure from normal

Average Temperature

36.2°

9th coldest

33.8° (1958)

44.4°

 -8.2

Total Precipitation

3.50 in

97th wettest

12.30 in (1939)

4.84 in

 -1.34

Total Snowfall

 8.8 in 6th highest 15.5 in (1895)  0.6 in +8.2

 

Knoxville February Averages/Totals and Normals

Temperature and Precip

Average/Total Value

Value Ranking

Records (Year)

Normal Value

Departure from normal

Average Temperature

32.1°

3rd coldest

30.5° in (1895)

42.4°

-10.3

Total Precipitation

3.75 in

81st wettest

12.52 in (1873)

4.26 in

-0.51

Total Snowfall

8.2 in 10th highest 25.7 in (1895) 1.6 in +6.6

 

Tri-Cities February Averages/Totals and Normals

Temperature and Precip

Average/Total Value

Value Ranking

Records (Year)

Normal Value

Departure from normal

Average Temperature

29.4°

4th coldest

28.1° (1958)

39.0°

-9.6

 

Total Preciptiation

 

3.05 in 45th wettest 7.75 in (1994) 3.45 in -0.40

Total Snowfall

14.0 in 4th highest  20.4 in (1979) 3.4 in  +10.6

 

 

 RECORDS:

Chattanooga:

February 19, 2015: Record lowest high temperature of 23 degrees breaks the old record of 31 degrees set in 2006.

 

 Knoxville:

February 19, 2015: Record lowest high temperature of 16 degrees breaks the old record of 29 degrees set in 1958.

February 20, 2014: Record low temperature of 3 degrees breaks the old record of 8 degrees set in 1885.

 

Tri-Cities:

 

February 19, 2015: Record lowest high temperature of 12 degrees breaks the old record of 26 degrees set in 1958.

February 20, 2014: Record low temperature of -13 degrees breaks the old record of 13 degrees set in 1979.

February 20, 2015: Record lowest high temperature of 25 degrees breaks the old record of 32 degrees set in 1959.

 


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