CLIMATE

WEST TENNESSEE (Memphis)

Climate data is a record of weather patterns over time. You can use the current average frost dates to approximate the collecting season in West Tennessee. The other data I came across while looking for the frost dates, so I’ve included them out of interest. For the period between 1883 and 1933, the average number of days between frost dates was 202; the current average is 237 days.

1933 CURRENT
RECORD HIGH 104°F 108°F
RECORD LOW -9°F -13°F
ANNUAL MEAN HIGH 70.0°F 74.4°F
ANNUAL MEAN LOW 53.3°F 54.1°F
AVERAGE LAST FROST April 6 March 22
AVERAGE FIRST FROST October 24 November 13

WEATHER

CURRENT FORECAST (JACKSON)

Here’s a general weather forecast for the area to help you plan your collecting trips!

1933 DATA (50 years of records):
United States Department of the Interior,
Geological Survey of West Tennessee

CURRENT DATA (133 years of records):
The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture,
Southeast Regional Climate Center

Cirrus Weather Solutions

 

WEATHER FORECAST localized to jackson tennessee

Dense Fog Advisory

Issued:
12:21 AM CST on December 18, 2017
Expires:
9:00 AM CST on December 18, 2017
Partly Cloudy
Monday 20%
High 55° / Low 45°
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy skies early will become partly cloudy later in the day. High near 55F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Chance of Rain
Tuesday 60%
High 60° / Low 50°
Chance of Rain
Considerable cloudiness with occasional rain showers. Thunder possible. High near 60F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 60%.
Rain
Wednesday 80%
High 55° / Low 38°
Rain
Cloudy and damp with rain in the morning...then becoming partly cloudy. High near 55F. Winds NNE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 80%. Rainfall around a quarter of an inch.