Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Nashville, TN
NOUS44 KOHX 080316
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
916 PM CST Tue Feb 7 2017
...January was much warmer than normal in Nashville...
The average temperature for January in Nashville was 47.0 degrees,
which was 9.3 degrees above normal. That makes this January tied
with 1937 and 1933 as the 5th warmest January on record. The
warmest average temperature for the month of January was 52.4
degrees in 1880. Weather records in Nashville date back to 1870.
In spite of the warm average temperatures there were no daily
records broken. The highest temperature reached was 72 degrees on
the 16th. The coldest temperatures was 8 degrees and occurred on
The total amount of precipitation in January at Nashville was 3.34
inches. This was 0.41 inches below the normal amount of 3.75
inches. The greatest 24-hour precipitation was 1.26 inches on the
24th of December.
The average monthly wind speed was 8.4 miles per hour. The peak
wind gust was 41 miles per hour on the 10th.
0.4 inches of snow were reported on January 6th. Sleet was
reported on the 29th accumulating to only a trace amount.
There were 14 days with fog and 5 days with dense fog.
There were no thunderstorms reported in January.
...Warmer than normal January in Crossville...
Crossville`s average temperature for the month of January was
43.5 degrees. This is 7.7 degrees above the normal and makes it
the second warmest January since Crossville began keeping records
in 1954. The warmest January in Crossville occurred in 1974 when
the average temperature for the month was 45.6 degrees. The
highest daily temperature for the month was 64 on the 14th and
15th. The lowest temperature was 1 degree on the 8th.
Crossville measured 5.33 inches of rainfall which was 0.57 inches
above the normal. The highest 24-hour total was 1.62 and occurred
on the 22 and 23rd.
The average wind speed for the month was 7.1 miles per hour, with
a peak wind speed of 35 miles per hour on the 23rd.
There was one day with a thunderstorm.
There were 22 days with fog and 6 days with dense fog.
...Warmer than normal January in Clarksville...
The average temperature for January in Clarksville was 44.1
degrees, which was 8.3 degrees above the normal. The average high
was 52.1 degrees and the average low was 36.1 degrees. The highest
temperature reached was 71 degrees on January 12th and 21st. The
lowest temperature was 6 degrees on January 8th.
Clarksville measured 3.08 inches of precipitation in January. This
was 0.23 inches below the normal. The greatest 24-hour
precipitation was 0.91 inches on the 16th and 17th.
The average monthly wind speed was 8.8 miles per hour. The peak
wind gust was 48 miles per hour on the 10th.
There was 1 day with a thunderstorm.
There were 13 days with fog and 6 days with dense fog.