Tampa - Temperature Averages by Decade





Summarized here are the temperatures extending over eight decades at Tampa, Florida. Listed for every decade from the 1940s to the 2010s are averages for maximum and minimum daily temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed with information on the number of hot and cold days.

Each decade covers a standard 10-year range. For instance the 1990s includes weather measurements from Jan 1, 1990 to Dec 31, 1999. All the temperature data were collected at Tampa's International Airport.

High Temperature for Each Decade

Average daily maximum temperature at Tampa
High °F Decade High °C
82.8 2010s 28.2
82.0 2000s 27.8
82.5 1990s 28.0
81.6 1980s 27.6
81.9 1970s 27.7
81.1 1960s 27.3
81.6 1950s 27.5
81.7 1940s 27.6

Low Temperature for Each Decade

Average daily minimum temperature at Tampa
Low °F Decade Low °C
66.7 2010s 19.3
65.1 2000s 18.4
64.7 1990s 18.2
63.2 1980s 17.3
62.9 1970s 17.2
61.7 1960s 16.5
62.9 1950s 17.2
64.2 1940s 17.9

Hot Days per Decade

Total days per year on average when the temperature in Tampa reached at least 70 or 90 °F
Decade 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
2010s 331 103
2000s 326 85
1990s 329 98
1980s 322 86
1970s 322 86
1960s 314 76
1950s 322 83
1940s 322 85

Cold Days per Decade

Total days per year on average when the temperature in Tampa dropped to 32 °F or lower
Decade 32 °F
0 °C
2010s 1
2000s 1
1990s 1
1980s 3
1970s 5
1960s 3
1950s 2
1940s 1
Reference

Jay Lawrimore, Ron Ray, Scott Applequist, Bryant Korzeniewski, Matthew Menne. 2016. Global Summary of the Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information.

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