Memphis Weather In May
In the last 69 years the highest measured temperature in Memphis Tennessee for May was 99 degrees Fahrenheit, on May 29, 1977, and the normal high is 80. The lowest reported temperature in May for Memphis for the past 69 years was 38 most recently encountered on May 6, 1944, and the mean daily low in the month is 61.
US National Weather Service Memphis May Weather data records that on May 6, 1944, the high temperature did not exceed 54 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Memphis in the past 69 years. Weather Service records additionally indicate that on May 28, 1982, the low for the day was not measured below 78 degrees, the highest low temperature recorded in Memphis in the last 69 years.
According to the National Weather Service, the high temperature in Memphis in May on the first day of the month averages 76 degrees and the high on the last day of the month averages 84 degrees. The low measured temperature in Memphis on May First averages 57 degrees and the low on the last day of the month averages 65 degrees.
Memphis usually receives an average of 5.15 inches of precipitation during May. The most precipitation measured in a single day, as indicated by May Memphis Weather data, was 4.08 inches on May 31, 1974.