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 (Memphis)

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

 

Such Fine Weather!

Mostly Cloudy
Currently
73°
Mostly Cloudy
Tomorrow is forecast to be Much Cooler than today.
Thunderstorm
Friday 80%
High 92° / Low 66°
Thunderstorm
Showers and thunderstorms. Lows overnight in the mid 60s.
Chance of Rain
Saturday 60%
High 71° / Low 64°
Chance of Rain
Overcast with rain showers at times. Thunder possible. High 71F. Winds NE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.