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Spring 2024 weather forecast for Chattanooga

Prepare for spring weather in Chattanooga, TN with these seasonal temperature and precipitation outlooks.

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We know the question on your mind, NOOGA — when’s it going to get warm again? Thanks to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Climate Prediction Center, we know what temperatures and precipitation trends to expect in our city for March, April, and May.

While exact weather conditions typically can’t be predicted more than a week in advance, here’s a seasonal outlook to help you prepare for what spring will bring.

Reminder: The first day of spring is on Tuesday, March 19.

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Make sure you break in those rain boots and transition to your spring wardrobe.

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🌡️ Temperature

This spring, Chattanooga has a 33-40% chance of temperatures being higher than last year’s temps.

🌨️ Precipitation

Grab those umbrellas. Chattanooga has a 40-50% chance of seeing above-normal amounts of rainfall this spring.

☀️ Drought

Drought conditions are expected to not be seen in our area.

What March has in store

Typically in Chattanooga, temperatures fluctuate between an average low of 41.9° and an average high of 59.4° this month as a spring breeze settles in. With this change typically comes ~3.82 inches of precipitation. But brighter days are ahead, as March will see an average of 6.5 hours of sunlight each day.

April showers

April tends to lead the seasonal transition with average temperatures fluctuating between 49.5° and 69.4°. With an average of 14.3 days of rain and 76% humidity levels, make sure you keep an umbrella on hand as you enjoy the longer days — with the sun setting past 8 p.m. all month long. Note: April is also the last month it typically snows.

May’s flowers

Historically, temperatures range between 57.2° and 78.1° during the month of May, bringing on moderately hot days with an average UV index of six. So grab your sunblock and prepare to spend a lot of time in the great outdoors before we transition into summer.

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