Memphis, TN Climate in May

Temperature for May

In Memphis, TN during May the average high temperature is 82.5°F. The hottest day on record was May 31, 1977 when the temperature hit 99.0°F.

Memphis, TN daily average and extreme temperature range for May

Low Temperature

During May the overnight temperature drops to an average of 61.4°F, with the lowest temperature of 39.9°F being recorded on May 4, 1976. In May it has never frozen overnight.

Precipitation for May

In May the average monthly rainfall in Memphis, TN is 5.62 inches with rain usually falling on between 12 and 13 days. 1977 was the driest May with only 0.86 inches of rain falling, and 1995 was the wettest May with 12.01 inches of rain. The wettest single day in May was 16 May 1995 when 7.01 inches of rain fell.

In May it usually snows on between 0 and 1 days. There are thunderstorms on between 7 and 8 days in May.