Tampa Weather in February
February continues with the mild winter weather that Tampa, Florida enjoys. Most days here this month are warm and dry.
This page gives detailed information on the typical February 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.
|73 °F||February average high||23 °C|
|54 °F||February average low||12 °C|
In most years, Tampa averages a daily maximum temperature for February that's between 70 and 76 degrees Fahrenheit (21 to 24 degrees Celsius). The minimum temperature usually falls between 51 and 58 °F (11 to 14 °C).
The days at Tampa begin to warm during February. By the end of the month, the day's average temperature has climbed around 3 °F (2 °C) above what it was at the start.
|19 days||70 °F max. or more (21 °C)|
|9 days||50 °F min. or less (10 °C)|
The temperature rises nearly every day during February to over 60 °F (16 °C) in Tampa. The city averages 4 days this month when the thermometer reaches into the 80s °F (over 26 °C). Temperatures above 90 °F (32 °C) are not expected here now.
The thermometer dips to 40 °F (4 °C) or below on an average of one or two nights. Only about once a decade does February get as cold as 32 °F (0 °C).
|2.8 in||total precipitation||71 mm|
|7 days||of rain|
Half the time, Tampa receives 1.2 to 4 inches (30 to 93 mm) of rainfall in February. One in four years has drier weather, while another one in four is wetter.
|9 days||clear skies|
The sun's rays reach the ground in Tampa during 66 percent of daylight hours on average in February, for a total of 208 hours in the month. Typically on 9 days this month the sky is mainly clear, with at most 30 percent cloud cover.
Sunlight in February at Tampa lasts for 11 hours and 13 minutes a day on average. The shortest day of the month is the 1st with 10 hours and 54 minutes of daylight. By the end of the month, the days have lengthened to 11:35 from sunrise to sunset. These durations can vary by a minute or two from year to year.
|73 %||February average humidity|
The relative humidity in Tampa during February usually peaks at 86 percent in the morning then drops to 55 percent by mid afternoon.
|Local Time||1 am||4 am||7 am||10 am||1 pm||4 pm||7 pm||10 pm|
|9.1 mph||February wind speed average||14.6 kph|
February is windier than most other months in Tampa.
|2 days||rainfall of 0.5 inches (13 mm) or more|
|2 days||with thunderstorms in February|
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.