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The Weather in Nashville in July

Updated: May 15, 2023

This post is about the weather in Nashville, Tennessee in July, including average temperatures and precipitation.

Afternoons in Nashville during July are very warm to hot with about 23-24 days also being considered humid.

How Hot Is Nashville in July?

Afternoon high temperatures will average 89-93 F (32-33 C) with about 18 days recording highs at or above 90 F (32 C). 

Temperatures reach 100 F (38 C) or higher about once every other year.

The record high temperature in Nashville during July is 107 F (41.7 C).

Late night and early morning low temperatures will tend to be around 70-72 F (21-22 C) with a few of the cooler mornings dipping down near 64 F (18 C). 

The record low temperature in Nashville during July is 54 F (12.2 C).

How Much Rain in July?

During July, about 8 days will be sunny,13 partly sunny and 10 will be mostly cloudy. 

Some measurable rain can be expected on 10 days, however, only 3 days normally record rainfalls of 0.5 inches (13 mm) or more.


The number of daylight hours decreases slowly this month from about 14.6 hours on the 1st to 14 .0 hours by the 31st.


Wind speeds tend to be light during July averaging 4-7 mph (6-11 kph) with briefly higher gusts during thunderstorms.

What to Wear in Nashville in July?

Summer in Nashville is very warm to hot so dress light and airy.

A light sweater or sweatshirt may be needed briefly for a few of the chillier late nights and mornings. 

In addition, some jeans and perhaps a pair of cowboy boots are recommended. 

An umbrella is a plus for rainy days and don’t forget a good pair of walking shoes for your visit as the downtown district is hilly, so comfortable footwear is a must. 

Things to Do in Nashville in July

There will be plenty of sunny days in Nashville this month, so you might want to consider going on a pay-what-you-wish walking tour.

If you're a baseball fan, there should be plenty of Nashville Sounds games to attend this month, and most weekend games usually include a special giveaway!

You can also visit Nashville Zoo with your kids which is an amazing option to spend your day in warmer months.

Looking to beat the heat? Head indoors to the Grand Ole Opry, as they will no doubt be hosting plenty of excellent concerts this July.

There are usually a lot of festivals to attend this month as well.

Keep your eyes peeled on our post covering things to do in Nashville during July to learn more about these events.

Fred Pickhardt

Ocean Weather Services

About The Author

Fred Pickhardt

Fred is a marine meteorologist and sailed briefly with American Export Lines in the Far East trade. He has extensive experience in weather analysis, weather forecasting, and forensic weather event reconstructions. Fred founded Ocean Weather Services and currently provides forensic marine weather reports to the maritime industry.
Updated: May 15th, 2023
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