Knoxville Weather In May
The hottest May day in Knoxville for the past 69 years was 96 degrees Fahrenheit, most recently encountered on May 29, 1941, while the normal high temperature is 76. The lowest documented temperature in May for Knoxville for the past 69 years was 32 most recently encountered on May 4, 1986, and the mean daily low in the month is 56.
US National Weather Service historical Knoxville May Weather data records that on May 7, 1992, the high temperature did not exceed 47 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Knoxville in the past 69 years. The Weather Service additionally shows that on May 30, 1941, the low for the day did not drop below 73 degrees, the highest low temperature in Knoxville in the last 69 years.
National Weather Service data shows that the high temperature in Knoxville on May First averages 75 degrees Fahrenheit and the high on the final day of May averages 82 degrees. The low temperature in Knoxville in May on the first day of the month averages 53 degrees and the low temperature on the last day of the month averages 61 degrees.
Knoxville usually receives an average of 4.68 inches of precipitation during May. The most rain recorded in a single day, as shown by May Knoxville Weather data, was 3.36 inches on May 30, 1974.