Tampa, FL has a humid subtropical climate with hot and humid summers and mild winters. The area averages 231 sunny days per year with temperatures reaching the mid 90s in July and August. During the winter months, temperatures rarely dip below 40 degrees Fahrenheit. Spring and fall tend to be pleasantly warm, with occasional thunderstorms and afternoon showers. Tampa also experiences hurricanes from time to time; however, tropical storms are more common than major hurricanes.
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.
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.