Tampa Climate and Weather

Tampa Bay experiences a subtropical to tropical climate with hot, wet weather during the summer months and cooler, dry conditions during winter. In summer, between May and September, temperatures average between 69F (21C) and 90F (32C), although it can get substantially hotter. Temperatures remain pleasant during the winter months, between November and February, with average temperatures between 51F (11C) and 76F (25C). The shoulder seasons are short and mild. In summer, frequent afternoon thunderstorms and cool evening breezes interrupt the heat. Spring and winter are the most popular times to visit Tampa, when it is pleasantly warm, dry and sunny.