Zip 33701 (St. Petersburg, FL) Climate


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The climate in 33701 St. Petersburg, FL is generally quite mild and enjoyable year-round. Summer months are hot and humid with daily highs typically reaching into the 90s F (32°C) with occasional rainstorms in the afternoons. Winters are much cooler, with temperatures usually dropping down to the mid-60s F (18°C). Rainfall is common throughout the year, but especially during summer months when it can be frequent. With its sunny days and moderate temperatures, 33701 St. Petersburg offers a great place to enjoy outdoor activities all year round!

St. Petersburg (zip 33701), Florida gets 51 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

St. Petersburg (zip 33701) averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 244 sunny days per year in St. Petersburg (zip 33701). The US average is 205 sunny days.

St. Petersburg (zip 33701) gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 100 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 91 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 53
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 the 33701 zip code is 6.6 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Florida.

2 Summer - 9.2 Winter
March, April and December are the most pleasant months in the 33701 zip code, while August and July are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateSt. Petersburg, FloridaUnited States
  50.7 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  100.2 days106.2 days
  244 days205 days
  90.5°85.8°
  52.6°21.7°
  6.67
  6.34.3
  23 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 the 33701 zip code with an average high temperature of 90.5°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Florida. In the 33701 zip code, there are 6 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for the 33701 zip code are November, March and April.
In the 33701 zip code, there are 73.2 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 the 33701 zip code with an average of 52.6°. This is warmer than most places in Florida.
In the 33701 zip code, there are 0.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Florida.
In the 33701 zip code, 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 the 33701 zip code is significant throughout the year, and miserable in the summer. The humidity here has been described as oppressive or stifling in the summer. The humid season extends from April-November and the most comfortable months are December-March.
August is the wettest month in the 33701 zip code with 8.2 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 50.7 inches in the 33701 zip code means that it is drier than most places in Florida.
August is the rainiest month in the 33701 zip code with 15.3 days of rain, and April is the driest month with only 4.7 rainy days. There are 100.2 rainy days annually in the 33701 zip code, which is one of the least rainy 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 the 33701 zip code, ranking it as one of the least snowy places in Florida. Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in the 33701 zip code.
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