Although we've had a warm fall season, winter is just around the corner. So what does a typical winter in East Tennessee look like?
The average date of the first freeze is Nov. 3, and the average first snowfall occurs on Jan. 5.
The biggest total we would typically see from any single snowfall event would be 2.9 inches.
On average, we see slightly more than 6 inches of snow in any given year in Knoxville.
The average last day that we see snow is Feb. 19, and our last freeze typically occurs by April 6.
This story is part of our Winter Weather Week of coverage. You can see Chief Meteorologist Todd Howell’s Winter Weather Forecast on Wednesday at 6 p.m.
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