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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
1136 AM CDT Fri Jun 9 2017

...May was warmer and drier than normal in Nashville...

The average monthly temperature for May was 69.4 degrees. This
was 1.9 degrees warmer than normal, but does not place this May in
the list of hottest Mays on record. The hottest May on record was
in 1962 when the average monthly temperature was 75.2 degrees.
The highest temperature reached in May was 91 degrees on the 19th
and 20th. The lowest temperature was 42 degrees on the 7th. There
were no daily records broken in Nashville.

The total amount of precipitation in May in Nashville was 3.94
inches. This is 1.56 inches below normal. The greatest 24-hour
precipitation total was 1.04 inches, which fell on the 20th.

The average monthly wind speed was 7 miles per hour. The peak
wind gust was 38 miles per hour on the 27th.

There were 11 days with fog, but 0 days with dense fog.

Thunderstorms were reported 8 days out of the month.

There was 1 tornado in Middle Tennessee in May. It was an EF-0
that occurred in Smith County on May 24th.

...May was cooler and wetter than normal in Crossville...

The average temperature in Crossville in May was 63.4 degrees,
which was 0.2 degrees below normal. The highest temperature
reached in May was 83 degrees on May 19th and 20th. The lowest
temperature was 37 degrees and it occurred on 7th. There were no
daily records tied or beaten in May.

Crossville measured 7.29 inches of rainfall for the month. This
was 1.93 inches above normal and makes this the 9th wettest May on
record in Crossville. Crossville`s climate records date back to
1954. The greatest 24-hour rainfall was 2.01 inches and fell on
the 4th.

The average wind speed for the month was 5.7 miles per hour, with
a peak wind speed of 41 miles per hour on the 27th.

There were 19 days of fog and 2 days of dense fog.

There were 9 days with thunderstorms.

...Warmer and drier than normal May in Clarksville...

The average monthly temperature was 67.3 degrees. This was 0.9
degrees above normal. The average high temperature was 78.1
degrees and the average low was 56.6 degrees. The warmest
temperature for the month was 87 degrees, which occurred on the
17th, 18th, and 20th. The lowest temperature 39 degrees on the
7th.

4.30 inches of rain fell at Clarksville, which was 1.30 inches
below normal. The greatest 24-hour precipitation total was 1.18
inches on the 4th.

The average monthly wind speed was 7.4 miles per hour. The peak
wind gust was 51 miles per hour on the 27th.

There were 7 days with thunderstorms.

There were 17 days with fog and 5 days with dense fog.

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