Tampa, Florida 

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Climate in Tampa, Florida

Tampa, Florida gets 51 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Tampa averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 246 sunny days per year in Tampa. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Tampa gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 105 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 90 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 52
Rain: averages 51 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Tampa is 6.8 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Florida.

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Summer   /   Winter
November, April and March are the most pleasant months in Tampa, while August and July are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Tampa, FloridaUnited States
  50.6 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  104.9 days106.2 days
  246 days205 days
  90.3°85.8°
  51.6°21.7°
  6.87
  6.94.3
  16 ft.2443 ft.
CLIMATE

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


August is the hottest month for Tampa with an average high temperature of 90.3°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Florida. In Tampa, there are 7 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Tampa are November, March and April.


In Tampa, there are 74.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Florida.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Tampa with an average of 51.6°. This is warmer than most places in Florida.


In Tampa, there are 1.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Florida.


In Tampa, there are 0.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Florida.


Humidity in Tampa can be oppressive in the summer, but pleasant for much of the year. The humidity here has been described as stifling in August and July. The humid season extends from May-October and the most comfortable months are November-April.


August is the wettest month in Tampa with 8.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is November with 1.8 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 45% of yearly precipitation and 16% occurs in Summer, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 50.6 inches in Tampa means that it is one of the driest places in Florida.


August is the rainiest month in Tampa with 15.8 days of rain, and April is the driest month with only 4.9 rainy days. There are 104.9 rainy days annually in Tampa, which is less rainy than most places in Florida. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 42% of the time and the driest is Summer with only a 16% chance of a rainy day.


There is rarely any recorded snowfall in Tampa, ranking it as one of the least snowy places in Florida. Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in Tampa.





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