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    Great Smoky Mountains

    Gatlinburg weather and climate

    Great Smoky Mountains

    Gatlinburg weather and climate

     

    Day

    24 °C

     

    Night

    10 °C

     

    Precipitation

    113 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    11 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    14 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    9 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    72 %

     

    Day

    24 °C

     

    Night

    10 °C

     

    Precipitation

    113 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    11 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    14 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    9 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    72 %

    Overview: Gatlinburg
    The scenic city of Gatlinburg, located in the United States of America, is characterized by its temperate weather conditions. With daytime temperatures ranging from a brisk 9 °C (48 °F) in the chill of January to a warm 30 °C (85 °F) during the sunny peak of July, visitors can experience a broad spectrum of weather. At night, the lowest temperatures occur in January, going down to -4 °C (26 °F), whereas the highest nighttime temperatures are felt in July, reaching 17 °C (63 °F). In terms of precipitation, October proudly stands as the driest month, averaging a mere 8 days of rainfall, whereas March is known to be the most precipitous month with an average of 12 days of rainy days.

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    Last week's weather in Gatlinburg

    The average temperature for the week of 22 April 2024 - 28 April 2024 was 22 °C (72 °F) during the day and 8 °C (46 °F) during the night. Both the daily and night temperatures in Gatlinburg are roughly same as the long-term average, which is around 22 °C (72 °F) and 7 °C (45 °F) respectively. The beginning of the week saw Monday being the coldest day of the week. On average, the temperatures during various times of day (in local time) were recorded as: 7am 8 °C (46 °F), 10am 13 °C (55 °F), 1pm 19 °C (66 °F), 4pm 21 °C (70 °F), 7pm 21 °C (70 °F), 10pm 14 °C (57 °F).

    The week had 5 days without rain, 1 day with light rain and 1 day with moderate rain. The total precipitation for the week in Gatlinburg was 13 mm (0.51 in), which is below the area's average of 25 mm (0.98 in). The average cloud coverage during the daytime (from dawn to dusk) was 20 %. There was a meteorological observation of haze and mist.

    An average wind speed of 1.5 m/s was recorded. North was the dominant wind direction(s). The air pressure was 1016 hpa - 1027 hpa. On average, the air humidity in Gatlinburg was 68 %.

    On average, there were 11 hours clear skies, 2 hours overcast skies and 1 hour rainy weather during the daytime (from dawn to dusk). Average time of sunrise was 06:48, average time of sunset was 20:15.

    Weather overview for Gatlinburg

    Weather overview

    The scenic city of Gatlinburg, located in the United States of America, is characterized by its temperate weather conditions. With daytime temperatures ranging from a brisk 9 °C (48 °F) in the chill of January to a warm 30 °C (85 °F) during the sunny peak of July, visitors can experience a broad spectrum of weather. At night, the lowest temperatures occur in January, going down to -4 °C (26 °F), whereas the highest nighttime temperatures are felt in July, reaching 17 °C (63 °F). In terms of precipitation, October proudly stands as the driest month, averaging a mere 8 days of rainfall, whereas March is known to be the most precipitous month with an average of 12 days of rainy days.

    January weather

    Minimum daytime temperatures in Gatlinburg typically occur in January, dipping down to -4 °C (26 °F) at night. As rainfall begins to decrease, we register an average of 106 mm (4.16 in), whilst rainy days increase slightly to 12 days. Sunlight hours start to climb, reaching an average of 5 hours per day.

    February weather

    In February, Gatlinburg witnesses the commencement of increased rainfall with 112 mm (4.42 in) recorded. The upward trend in night temperatures begins, registering -2 °C (28 °F), and daytime temperatures start their ascent with an average of 11 °C (52 °F). Ample sunlight graces the city for about 5 hours each day.

    March weather

    Gatlinburg experiences a rise in daytime temperatures to 16 °C (60 °F) in March while the nighttime temperatures also increase, averaging 1 °C (34 °F). The peak in the number of rainy days is apparent, with 12 days recorded. The city enjoys 7 hours of sunlight daily. March also marks the month with the highest winds.

    April weather

    April in Gatlinburg sees continuing growth in day temperatures, averaging 20 °C (69 °F), and night temperatures also rise to 5 °C (42 °F). The decrease in the number of rainy days becomes evident, with 11 days noted, along with a reduction in rainfall amounting to 106 mm (4.17 in). Humidity is at its lowest in April, signaling the gradual onset of the tourist season.

    May weather

    The impending tourist season in May is accompanied by maturing day temperatures reaching 24 °C (76 °F) and nighttime temperatures averaging 10 °C (50 °F). The increasing number of sunshine hours, now at 9 hours, goes hand in hand with a rise in rainfall, accumulating 113 mm (4.45 in).

    June weather

    With the onset of summer, June's daytime temperatures in Gatlinburg soar to 28 °C (83 °F), and nights remain comfortable at 15 °C (59 °F). The full-fledged tourist season is evident with lengthy days of sunlight, peaking at 14 hours, and maximum levels of sunshine hours hitting 9 hours.

    July weather

    July marks the zenith of Gatlinburg's summer warmth with days reaching a maximum of 30 °C (85 °F) and nights being the warmest of the year at 17 °C (63 °F). The tourist season is in full swing while the number of rainy days begins to rise, and the rainfall peaks at 142 mm (5.60 in). Sunlight starts to wane, averaging 9 hours per day.

    August weather

    August stays close to peak tourist season in Gatlinburg with continued high temperatures. Rainfall begins its decline, measuring 105 mm (4.11 in), and the reduction in the number of rainy days becomes noticeable at 10 days. Sun exposure dwindles to 8 hours, and minimal wind speed is observed this month. Humidity peaks at 78 %.

    September weather

    As the tourist season continues, September in Gatlinburg presents a tapering off of rainfall with only 9 days categorized as rainy and a rainfall amount of 94 mm (3.69 in). The gradual descent in day temperatures is seen with 26 °C (80 °F), and cooler nights are ushering in with 13 °C (55 °F). Sunlight hours drop to 7 hours.

    October weather

    The tourist season persists into October, witnessing the least amount of rainy days at 8 days and minimal rainfall at 69 mm (2.72 in). Daytime temperatures begin to cool to 21 °C (70 °F), and nighttime temperatures drop to 6 °C (43 °F). Daylight hours shorten to 7 hours, and visitors can anticipate the approach of crisper weather.

    November weather

    With temperatures falling in November, Gatlinburg sees day averages at 16 °C (60 °F) and nights cooling off to 1 °C (34 °F). The increase in the number of rainy days commences, observed at 10 days, alongside a slight ascent in rainfall at 99 mm (3.91 in). Sunny hours dwindle to 5 hours.

    December weather

    December in Gatlinburg is marked by decreasing daytime temperatures, now at 10 °C (50 °F), and the decline in night temperatures continues, reaching -2 °C (28 °F). The escalation in rainy days is also noted, with an average of 11 days, along with rising rainfall amounts of 116 mm (4.56 in). The shortest days of the year occur this month, with daylight lasting 10 hours.

    FAQs

    How cold does it get in Gatlinburg during the night in January?

    January nights in Gatlinburg are quite cold with an average temperature of -4 °C (26 °F).

    What is the amount of rainfall in Gatlinburg during February?

    February brings a moderate amount of rain to Gatlinburg, with precipitation totaling 112 mm (4.42 in).

    What is the duration of sunny hours in March in Gatlinburg?

    In March, Gatlinburg typically enjoys about 7 hours of sunshine per day.

    Is the humidity high in Gatlinburg during April?

    The humidity levels are comparatively low in April in Gatlinburg, providing a comfortable climatic experience.

    Can visitors enjoy plenty of sunshine in Gatlinburg during May?

    Yes, May is a sunny month in Gatlinburg, offering an average of 9 hours of clear skies daily.

    What's the average amount of precipitation in Gatlinburg during June?

    In the month of June, Gatlinburg accumulates an average of 113 mm (4.47 in) of rainfall.

    What's the ratio of rainy days in Gatlinburg in July?

    July has an affinity for rain in Gatlinburg with an average of 12 days experiencing precipitation.

    Is August typically humid in Gatlinburg?

    August in Gatlinburg is characterized by its highest humidity levels, reaching 78 % on average.

    Does September offer comfortable weather for tourists in Gatlinburg?

    September is indeed a comfortable time for tourists in Gatlinburg, with balmy day temperatures and a diminution in rainfall.

    Will I need an umbrella in Gatlinburg during October?

    October is generally dry in Gatlinburg, so chances are low that you'll need an umbrella throughout the month.

    What weather should I expect in Gatlinburg during November?

    Expect cooler temperatures and increased chances of rain as November marks the transition into cooler weather in Gatlinburg.

    How many hours of daylight are there in Gatlinburg in December?

    December days in Gatlinburg are short, with daylight extending for approximately 10 hours.

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