This post is a summary of the Nashville weather in February with tips on what to pack and things to do. February in Nashville tends to on the cloudy side with temperatures that range from very cold to mild.
AVERAGE TEMPERATURES IN FEBRUARY
Daytime high temperatures will average near 50 F (about 10 C) early in the month, warming into the mid-50s F (12 -14 C) by the end of the month. A few of the warmer afternoons, especially during the last half of the month could reach up into the low 70s F (21- 22 C).
Late night and early morning low temperatures tend to be in the low 30s F (-1 to 0 C) but will warm to mid to upper 30s F (1 to 3 C) near the end of the month.
A few of the colder mornings, early in the month, can see temperatures dipping down into the mid to upper teens (about - 8 C).
On average, about 15-16 days will see temperatures dropping to 32 F (0 C) or less with temperatures falling to 0 F (-18 C) or less about once each decade.
During February, expect 13 days that are sunny or at least partially sunny. Daylight increases throughout the month from about 10.4 hours on the 1st to 11.4 hours by the end of the month.
Skies tend to be cloudy or mostly cloudy on 15 days.
Rain or some type of precipitation falls on 10-11 days this month, though only 2-3 of these record rainfalls of 0.5 inches (about 13mm) or more.
Some snow occurs 2-3 days this month. Only 1 day on average will record at least 1 inch of now and snowfalls of 3 inches or more only occur once every two years.
Wind in Nashville during February will be light at 4-12mph (6-19kpm) but can occasionally get up to 13-16mph (20-26 kph).
February in Nashville is cold and cloudy. We've made a list of essentials to bring on your trip to make sure you're prepared for the weather:
1. Long Pants
Long, comfortable walking pants are recommended. A great pair of jeans will get you. Pair them with your favorite pair of cowboy boots! Wrangler has some great, comfortable jeans to choose from.
It's best to bring winter clothes, which includes a warm coat. A comfortable puffer coat like this one by Molodo will keep you warm. Sweaters are also a good idea for layering, especially if you plan to explore the nightlife.
With rain in the forecast, you're going to want to pack your raingear. A medium-weight rain jacket will not only keep you dry but will be a good outerwear option on days that are milder. Consider something like this jacket from Columbia. It's easy to pack as well!
There are tons of things to do in Nashville year-round, like seeing concerts, visiting the Johnny Cash Museum, and taking a bus tour.
And if you are planning on visiting many of Nashville's attractions, then you should consider a tourist discount pass as you could save up to 50% off attractions.
Below is the full Top 10 list of things to do in Nashville in February. Read our full post, Things to Do in Nashville in February, for more ideas.
- See a concert.
- Go to a sports event.
- Enjoy the theater.
- Go to the Antiques & Garden Show.
- Save with the Tourist Discount Pass.
- Take a pay-what-you-like walking tour.
- Visit the Cheekwood Orchids.
- Watch the Superbowl.
- Celebrate Valentine's Day.
- Visit the Frist Art Museum.
Written by Fred Pickhardt