Tampa Weather in July

July's weather is often stormy at Tampa, Florida. Most days have a thunderstorm and half have rain. But July is the summer month that's least likely to see a tropical storm.

This page gives detailed information on the typical July 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

90 °F July average high 32 °C
76 °F July average low 24 °C

In most years, Tampa averages a daily maximum temperature for July that's between 89 and 91 degrees Fahrenheit (32 to 33 degrees Celsius). The minimum temperature usually falls between 75 and 77 °F (24 to 25 °C).

The days at Tampa warm slightly during July. By the end of the month, the day's average temperature has climbed less than 1 °F (0.5 °C) above what it was at the start.

17 days 90 °F max. or more (32 °C)
0 days 70 °F min. or less (21 °C)

The temperature typically rises every day in July to over 80 °F (26 °C) in Tampa. Temperatures above 100 °F (38 °C) are not expected here this month.

The thermometer dips to 70 °F (21 °C) or below in July on an average of once a decade.

Rainy Weather iconRain

7.1 in total precipitation 180 mm
16 days of rain

Half the time, Tampa receives 4 to 10 inches (93 to 252 mm) of rainfall in July. One in four years has drier weather, while another one in four is wetter.

Sunny Weather iconSun

62 % sunshine
3 days clear skies

The sun's rays reach the ground in Tampa during 62 percent of daylight hours on average in July, for a total of 264 hours in the month. Typically on 3 days this month the sky is mainly clear, with at most 30 percent cloud cover.

Sunlight in July at Tampa lasts for 13 hours and 42 minutes a day on average. The longest day of the month is the 1st with 13 hours and 53 minutes of daylight. By the end of the month, the days have shortened to 13:28 from sunrise to sunset. These durations can vary by a minute or two from year to year.

Humid Weather iconHumidity

77 % July average humidity

The relative humidity in Tampa during July usually peaks at 88 percent in the morning then drops to 63 percent by early afternoon.

Local Time1 am4 am7 am10 am1 pm4 pm7 pm10 pm
Humidity % 85 88 88 70 63 65 73 82

Windy Weather iconWind

7.1 mph July wind speed average 11.4 kph

July is less windy than most other months in Tampa.

Stormy Weather iconStorms

5 days rainfall of 0.5 inches (13 mm) or more
20 days with thunderstorms in July
2 % chance a named storm approaches

There's a 2 percent probability that a named tropical storm will approach within 100 miles (165 km) of Tampa during July, and a 2 percent chance of a category 1 or 2 hurricane. Major hurricanes are unlikely this time of year.

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. The named storm probabilities come from the Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory, Hurricane Research Division.

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