The report from weather meter maintained by the Nashville Water Plant showed another relatively wet month for 2017 after 5.56 inches of rain were recorded in May.
The lion’s share of that rain fell on a few heavy days. May first had a 0.99 inches fall, 1.64 inches came down on May 4, and 2 inches fell on May 20. Additionally, four-tenths of an inch fell on May 5, and other fractional amounts of rain fell on a handful of other days – May 11, May 25, May 28 and May 30.
The month was relatively mild in terms of temperatures, with an average high of 74.4 degrees, and a the highest single temperature recorded at 85-degrees on both May 10 and May 20. Lows averaged 55.1-degress with the lowest temp of the month at 43-degrees on May 7.
After the end of May, but before this issue’s publication, more rain fell in early June, with 1.18 inches coming down on Sunday, June 4.