Nashville, the capital of Tennessee, has all that it takes for you to take your winter break.

The history of art museums and the heart of music festivals, what is there not to miss in the famous city of Tennessee?

You might be getting a little frustrated at packing for your trip to Nashville.

The weather might be a little off in December, with a lot of unexpected swings in temperatures so you don’t know what would be suitable. 

Well, there’s no need to worry because we’ve got you all covered, with the latest weather updates as well as fashion trends.


Nashville’s Weather In December

The weather in Nashville undulates from mild to cold, within a relatively narrow range of temperatures.

The sunshine across the city helps cope with the low temperatures and brightens up the city in the cold weather.

Hold your horses when I say the weather can drop up to freezing temperatures (0°C) or even below (-1 or -2) so make sure you are prepared for such weather.

It rarely ever snows in Nashville, perhaps a day or 2, close to the end of the month, at least 2.5 cm per day, so you might be in for a snowy surprise. 

On an average, the month of December remains sunny with at least 8-9 hours of sunshine, 14 days of the month.

The temperature will remain higher during the day and you might even expect it to hit 20°C on a particularly sunny afternoon. 

It gradually drops as it draws to an end, towards the night. Early mornings and nights will generally be cooler than the days ranging around 2-3°C. 

The temperatures will further drop towards the end of the month, so you might find yourself putting on extra layers as December draws on.

The change in temperature throughout the month won’t be anything too drastic. The temperature will remain above 10° C (11-13°C) during the days, and drop a little below 10°C about 7-8°C towards the end of the month.

However, the cooler temperatures should not stop you from enjoying your trip in Nashville in December. There will be plenty of sunshine and fun outdoor activities for you to enjoy in the month.

What To Wear During Your Day Time Activities In Nashville

You might have gotten an idea that the temperatures will remain generally cold throughout the month, so you might as well pack accordingly.

These include a lot of layers and coats to keep the cold at bay to truly enjoy your trip to Nashville.

Neutral colored tees, and trustee pairs of denim will be your best friend in December weather in Nashville.

Don’t forget your overcoats and cardigans to battle the cold weather in style. Allow yourself to be entertained by the crowds of Nashville and keep your tourist attire basic and neutral enough to blend in. 

V-neck, turtle neck sweaters are all welcome in Nashville fashion, along with dark wash jeans or warmer options like fleece lined pants to keep the cold at bay. 

Opt for dark, rich colors when packing your wardrobe for Nashville. These all add up to the elegance of your appearance and remain the classic trend of winter fashion wear in December.

Choose comfortable walking shoes, because there is much to explore and see in the lovely capital of Tennessee.

Ankle boots, water resistant shoes,  are all the right options for your trip to Nashville.

Since it’s the month of December, Christmas spirits are high so make sure you’ve packed in some fun colorful scarves to join in the festivities in full swing.

What To Wear During Your Night Time Activities In Nashville

There will be plenty of music festivals to enjoy in Nashville in the month of December.

You’ll have the chance to see your favorite band on stage, so you might need to incorporate some fun items into your Nashville wardrobe.

Leather coats and jackets might be your best bet to hang out at these concerts, where you can wear them over a sweatshirt or your favorite band tee. 

Puffer jackets, a trend reincarnated from the nineties, are also a stylish option at such occasions.

Wear your jackets with straight leg pants or boot cut jeans and ankle boots to upscale your look.

Some events might require you to be a bit more formal, so it would be good for you to have a dress at hand.

Go for a full sleeve cocktail dress if they are available in thick materials to suit the winter mood. 

Don’t forget to pair them with leggings and formal shoes to complete your formal, semi formal attire.

For guys, a suit, and your resident tuxedo will be the safest option for you to wear at high end events, and places.

You can also go for a smart casual look with chinos, full sleeve button up shirt or turtleneck sweater, and a blazer and slacks to complete your look.

Additional Things You Should Pack For Your Trip To Nashville

  • Socks
  • Scarves
  • Denim
  • Makeup
  • Coats
  • Leggings
  • Jewelry
  • Charger

Final Advice

The December weather in Nashville will remain on the cooler side over all. You will need all the additional layers, coats and fleece to protect yourself from the cold.

It would be best to keep your trendy items back at home, to save you all the extra burden in your luggage.

Since Christmas is also near there will be a lot of fun activities for you to engage in and enjoy your trip to the fullest. 

So our advice would be to keep your wardrobe basic, full of classic items just to be on the safer side. 

This way, you will have an easier time blending into the crowd, avoiding any fashion fallacies all the while enjoying your stay in Nashville, December.

Also don’t forget to keep track of the weather to plan your day’s activities and wardrobe accordingly. Happy packing!