Tampa Weather in April

April offers some of the finest weather for Tampa, Florida. This is the city's sunniest and least humid time of year. It seldom rains now and there's little chance of really hot weather.

This page gives detailed information on the typical April temperature, precipitation, sun, humidity, wind and storms for Tampa.

The numbers here are historical averages based on climate data gathered at the Tampa International Airport, located near Tampa Bay and the city center.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

81 °F April average high 27 °C
63 °F April average low 17 °C

In most years, Tampa averages a daily maximum temperature for April that's between 79 and 83 degrees Fahrenheit (26 to 29 degrees Celsius). The minimum temperature usually falls between 60 and 66 °F (16 to 19 °C).

The days at Tampa warm most quickly during April. By the end of the month, the day's average temperature has climbed around 6 °F (3 °C) above what it was at the start.

19 days 80 °F max. or more (27 °C)
9 days 60 °F min. or less (16 °C)

The temperature rises nearly every day during April to over 70 °F (21 °C) in Tampa. Most years, the temperature doesn't rise above 90 °F (32 °C) here in April.

The thermometer dips to 50 °F (10 °C) or below on an average of one night. But April does not normally get as cold as 40 °F (4 °C).

Rainy Weather iconRain

2.0 in total precipitation 52 mm
5 days of rain

Half the time, Tampa receives 1 to 3 inches (24 to 67 mm) of rainfall in April. One in four years has drier weather, while another one in four is wetter.

Sunny Weather iconSun

75 % sunshine
11 days clear skies

April is one of Tampa's sunniest months. The sun's rays reach the ground during 75 percent of daylight hours on average, for a total of 290 hours in the month. Typically on 11 days this month the sky is mainly clear, with at most 30 percent cloud cover.

Sunlight in April at Tampa lasts for 12 hours and 51 minutes a day on average. The shortest day of the month is the 1st with 12 hours and 28 minutes of daylight. By the end of the month, the days have lengthened to 13:13 from sunrise to sunset. These durations can vary by a minute or two from year to year.

Humid Weather iconHumidity

69 % April average humidity

This is the least humid time of year for Tampa. The relative humidity here during April usually peaks at 86 percent in the morning then drops to 50 percent by early afternoon.

Local Time1 am4 am7 am10 am1 pm4 pm7 pm10 pm
Humidity % 82 86 86 61 50 50 62 76

Windy Weather iconWind

9.2 mph April wind speed average 14.8 kph

April is windier than most other months in Tampa.

Stormy Weather iconStorms

1 day rainfall of 0.5 inches (13 mm) or more
2 days with thunderstorms in April
Reference

These weather data are long-term historical averages provided by the National Climatic Data Center of the United States. The temperature and precipitation numbers are 1981-2010 normals while the humidity and thunderstorm statistics are 1961-1990 normals.

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