Planning a trip to the Smoky Mountains in January? Knowing what to expect weather-wise is essential for making sure you have an enjoyable experience.
YES! While the temperature can be quite cold, there are still plenty of outdoor and indoor attractions to explore.
Skiing, Snowboarding & Snow Tubing
Christmas lights are still up!
Indoor attractions like the Riple'y's aquarum are open.
Average temperature range from the mid-20s °F to low 40s °F during the day, with freezing temperature at night.
Additionally, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park sees 11 days of rainfall in January with a total accumulation amounting to 6.22″ on average.
Temperatures tend to be colder at higher elevations, so visitors should come prepared and dress in layers.
Yes. The National Park Service reports that most of the snow storms in the Tennessee Smoky Mountains occur between December and February
If you’re planning a winter getaway to see snow, head for the hills! Higher elevations will give you more chances at seeing snow and it’ll stick around much longer than in low-lying areas.
YES. However, some areas may be closed due to hazardous weather conditions or maintenance work,