Average Temperature & Weather Forecast in Gatlinburg TN

The weather in Gatlinburg varies with the seasons although it has been called one of the most pleasant places in Tennessee as far as weather. The best times to visit the area are June, August and September while January and December are the least pleasant weather months in the area.

Spring, summer and fall are the peak seasons in Gatlinburg. Spring weather is often comfortable during the day but could be cool at night. It can sometimes be humid in the valleys during the summer month while the mountain areas are still cool. Fall is the best time to visit as the changing leaves create a beautiful display of color.

Snow tubing and ski season in Gatlinburg usually begins in mid-December and runs through mid-March. Late winter and early spring, usually February and March, are the least crowded months in Gatlinburg. The average low temperature those months is around 32F (0C) and the high is around 58F (14C).

Average Monthly Temps in Gatlinburg TN

The average monthly temperatures in Gatlinburg are:

  • January – low of 26F (-3C); high of 49F (9C)
  • February – low of 29F (-2C); high of 53F (12C)
  • March – low of 35F (2C); high of 62F (17C)
  • April – low of 42F (6C); high of 71F (22C)
  • May – low of 51F (11C); high of 77F (25C)
  • June – low of 59F (15C); high of 83F (28C)
  • July – low of 63F (17C); high of 86F (30C)
  • August – low of 62F (17C); high of 86F (30C)
  • September – low of 56F (13C); high of 80F (
  • October – low of 44F (7C); high of 71F (22C)
  • November – low of 35F (2C); high of 61F (16C)
  • December – low of 29F (-2C); high of 52F (11C)

Average Rainfall in Gatlinburg, TN

Gatlinburg gets, on average, 54 inches of rain each year, 42 percent more than the United States average of 38. Most rainfall in Gatlinburg occurs in December with an average of over four inches that month.

Average Snowfall in Gatlinburg, TN

Gatlinburg averages about seven inches of snow each year, about 33 percent less than the United States average of 28. Snow falls between December and April each year. Keep in mind that there may be more snow in higher elevations and less in the lower elevations of the Gatlinburg area.

Best live webcams for weather monitoring in Gatlinburg TN

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