Humidity Levels in Tennessee During May

The average humidity in May is listed below for places in Tennessee. The tables give daily averages along with highest and lowest relative humidity levels.

Relative humidity measures the actual amount of moisture in the air as a percentage of the maximum amount of moisture the air can hold.

All the numbers here are averages for the years 1961 to 1990.

Average Humidity

In this table, the Daily number is the average of humidity readings taken every three hours throughout the day. Morning percentages are for 6 or 7 am and Afternoon measures are for 3 or 4 pm local standard time.

Average relative humidity (%) in May
Daily Place Morning Afternoon
71 Bristol 88 52
72 Chattanooga 89 51
71 Knoxville 86 53
66 Memphis 81 52
70 Nashville 86 52

Highest and Lowest Humidity

Below are the averages during May for maximum and minimum humidity levels in Tennessee. The hours when this month's highest and lowest humidity readings usually occur are given in local standard time.

Daily high and low relative humidity (%) averages in May
High Time Place Low Time
87.9 7 am Bristol 52.4 4 pm
89.6 7 am Chattanooga 50.7 4 pm
86.9 4 am Knoxville 53.2 4 pm
81.2 6 am Memphis 51.9 3 pm
85.9 6 am Nashville 52.1 3 pm

World Data Center for Meteorology. Climate of the World.

Tennessee Humidity
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