The most pleasant months of the year for Hillsborough County are November, March and April. In Hillsborough County, there are 7 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. August is the hottest month for Hillsborough County with an average high temperature of 90.6°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Florida. Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in Hillsborough County. The humidity here has been described as stifling in August and July.
Today's Weather - Hillsborough, FL
5 PM PST
|7 DAY FORECAST||DESCRIPTION||HIGH/LOW||WIND|
|Tonight||Mostly Cloudy||73° / 91°||ENE 1 to 5 mph|
|Wednesday Night||Mostly Cloudy||72° / 88°||NNW 2 to 7 mph|
|Thursday Night||Chance Showers And Thunderstorms then Mostly Cloudy||68° / 87°||N 3 to 9 mph|
|Friday Night||Partly Cloudy||65° / 89°||NNE 6 to 10 mph|
|Saturday Night||Partly Cloudy||66° / 89°||ENE 7 to 14 mph|
|Sunday Night||Partly Cloudy||67° / 90°||E 7 to 14 mph|
|Monday Night||Partly Cloudy||70° / 91°||E 7 to 13 mph|
Summer High: the July high is around 91 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 51
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 Hillsborough County area is 6.8 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Florida.
6.8 / 10
A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.
Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Hillsborough
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.