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.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

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).

Rainy Weather iconRain

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.

Sunny Weather iconSun

66 % sunshine
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.

Humid Weather iconHumidity

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 Time1 am4 am7 am10 am1 pm4 pm7 pm10 pm
Humidity % 83 85 86 70 56 55 69 79

Windy Weather iconWind

9.1 mph February wind speed average 14.6 kph

February is windier than most other months in Tampa.

Stormy Weather iconStorms

2 days rainfall of 0.5 inches (13 mm) or more
2 days with thunderstorms in February
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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