Best Time To Visit Knoxville - Time To Go To Knoxville

Knoxville has a humid climate with rather hot summers and wet season almost all year round. However, the city’s elevation does make the climate cooler than its neighbouring south cites. There are two main season- summer and winter with short fall and autumn seasons. For a major part of the year, Knoxville has plenty of sunlight and only a few freezing night during the month of January.

  • Summer: May to September is summer season with an average of around 26 degrees Celsius. The temperature can rise to around 31 degrees Celsius during July.
  • Fall/ Autumn: October is the autumn season with an average of 15 degrees Celsius. Temperatures can fall to around 9 degrees Celsius.
  • Winter: November to February is the winter season with an average temperature of around 10-12 degrees Celsius. January can see a temperature drop to around -2 degrees Celsius with snowfall.
  • Spring: March and April is the spring season when the temperature is rather pleasant and when the city has the best of its matches and festivals lined up. The temperature average is around 12- 18 degrees Celsius. This is the peak season for tourists in Knoxville.

So, the best time to visit Knoxville is during spring and early summer season which apt for exploring its many parks, greenways and woodlands.

Climate in Knoxville

Know weather for your travel dates:

16-Jul-2018
Today 16 Jul

87

68

Heavy rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.

Wind:0.89 m/s

Humidity:86%

Precipitation:0.68%

  • Tue 17 Jul
    87 | 65

    Partly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Wed 18 Jul
    88 | 69

    Partly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Thu 19 Jul
    85 | 70

    Rain in the afternoon.

  • Fri 20 Jul
    83 | 67

    Rain starting in the afternoon.

  • Sat 21 Jul
    79 | 64

    Light rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.

  • Sun 22 Jul
    79 | 66

    Light rain in the evening.

Month wise Weather in Knoxville

Average Temperature in Knoxville by month

  • 80℉
  • 60℉
  • 40℉
  • 20℉ 0℉
Jan

Average temperature: 45℉

Minimum temperature: 9℉

Maximum temperature: 64℉

Feb

Average temperature: 48℉

Minimum temperature: 19℉

Maximum temperature: 73℉

Mar

Average temperature: 49℉

Minimum temperature: 19℉

Maximum temperature: 77℉

Apr

Average temperature: 62℉

Minimum temperature: 34℉

Maximum temperature: 86℉

May

Average temperature: 65℉

Minimum temperature: 39℉

Maximum temperature: 86℉

Jun

Average temperature: 71℉

Minimum temperature: 52℉

Maximum temperature: 84℉

Jul

Average temperature: 75℉

Minimum temperature: 59℉

Maximum temperature: 91℉

Aug

Average temperature: 73℉

Minimum temperature: 55℉

Maximum temperature: 88℉

Sep

Average temperature: 66℉

Minimum temperature: 46℉

Maximum temperature: 84℉

Oct

Average temperature: 60℉

Minimum temperature: 30℉

Maximum temperature: 82℉

Nov

Average temperature: 50℉

Minimum temperature: 27℉

Maximum temperature: 73℉

Dec

Average temperature: 43℉

Minimum temperature: 19℉

Maximum temperature: 66℉

Highest temperature in Knoxville is recorded as 91.4℉ in July.

Lowest temperature in Knoxville is recorded as 8.6℉ in January.

Average Rain in Knoxville by Month (in mm)

  • 160
  • 120
  • 80
  • 40 0
Jan

Average Rain: 67.98 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 269.44 mm

Feb

Average Rain: 45.95 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 266.33 mm

Mar

Average Rain: 86.41 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 365.39 mm

Apr

Average Rain: 112.87 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 797.42 mm

May

Average Rain: 87.06 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 438.18 mm

Jun

Average Rain: 61.31 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 323.64 mm

Jul

Average Rain: 70.08 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 349.91 mm

Aug

Average Rain: 102.34 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 642.58 mm

Sep

Average Rain: 50.06 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 529.56 mm

Oct

Average Rain: 74.97 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 879.47 mm

Nov

Average Rain: 39.17 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 557.42 mm

Dec

Average Rain: 162.33 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 1734.19 mm

Maximum rain recorded in Knoxville is 1734.19 mm in December.

Months with no rains or lowest rains in Knoxville is November.

Average Humidity in Knoxville by Month (in %)

  • 100
  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 76%

Minimum Humidity: 50%

Maximum Humidity: 94%

Feb

Average Humidity: 64%

Minimum Humidity: 39%

Maximum Humidity: 89%

Mar

Average Humidity: 60%

Minimum Humidity: 42%

Maximum Humidity: 87%

Apr

Average Humidity: 67%

Minimum Humidity: 37%

Maximum Humidity: 94%

May

Average Humidity: 71%

Minimum Humidity: 45%

Maximum Humidity: 88%

Jun

Average Humidity: 74%

Minimum Humidity: 63%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

Jul

Average Humidity: 76%

Minimum Humidity: 65%

Maximum Humidity: 91%

Aug

Average Humidity: 77%

Minimum Humidity: 65%

Maximum Humidity: 92%

Sep

Average Humidity: 78%

Minimum Humidity: 65%

Maximum Humidity: 91%

Oct

Average Humidity: 79%

Minimum Humidity: 65%

Maximum Humidity: 96%

Nov

Average Humidity: 78%

Minimum Humidity: 59%

Maximum Humidity: 95%

Dec

Average Humidity: 76%

Minimum Humidity: 47%

Maximum Humidity: 96%

Most humid month in Knoxville is October.

Least humid month in Knoxville is March.

Best time to visit Knoxville Attractions in July

  • Best time to visit Market Square in Knoxville
    • Everyday : 04:00 PM to 07:00 PM
  • Best time to visit Knoxville Zoo in Knoxville
    • Everyday : 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM
  • Best time to visit Sunsphere in Knoxville
    • Everyday : 10:00 AM to 08:00 PM
  • Best time to visit University Of Tennessee in Knoxville
    • Everyday : 10:00 AM to 08:00 PM