Tampa - Highest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to questions about the highest temperatures and hottest days in Tampa, Florida. How hot did it get in 2018? What was the highest temperature in Tampa a century ago? Answers to those questions and much more can be found quickly and easily in the list below of record high temperatures.

This page gives the highest temperature for each year in Tampa and the date that it happened. A date with a plus sign beside it means it was that hot on at least one other day earlier that year.

These records go back to 1891. The highest temperature recorded at Tampa during that time was 99 degrees Fahrenheit (37 Celsius) on June 5, 1985.

Since 1940 the temperature extremes were measured at Tampa's International Airport. Before then, the weather station was at downtown Tampa.

Highest Tampa temperatures in recent years
Max °F Date Max °C
97 September 30, 2018 + 36
98 May 19, 2017 + 37
96 July 17, 2016 36
97 July 11, 2015 36
96 June 30, 2014 + 36
95 August 12, 2013 + 35
96 May 25, 2012 + 36
95 July 06, 2011 + 35
98 June 12, 2010 37
Highest temperature recorded at Tampa each year
Max °F Date Max °C
97 June 23, 2009 36
98 June 06, 2008 37
96 August 21, 2007 + 36
96 May 29, 2006 36
95 September 19, 2005 + 35
95 July 10, 2004 35
94 September 01, 2003 + 34
96 July 17, 2002 36
95 June 15, 2001 35
95 June 19, 2000 + 35
95 August 28, 1999 + 35
98 June 21, 1998 37
96 June 21, 1997 + 36
97 July 28, 1996 + 36
97 August 15, 1995 + 36
94 August 27, 1994 + 34
97 August 09, 1993 + 36
96 July 09, 1992 36
96 September 07, 1991 + 36
97 June 29, 1990 + 36
97 May 31, 1989 + 36
96 July 12, 1988 36
96 August 09, 1987 + 36
95 September 14, 1986 + 35
99 June 05, 1985 37
94 August 16, 1984 + 34
94 September 08, 1983 + 34
94 June 07, 1982 34
96 June 17, 1981 36
94 August 07, 1980 + 34
94 July 03, 1979 34
94 August 27, 1978 + 34
98 June 12, 1977 37
94 July 20, 1976 34
98 August 22, 1975 + 37
94 September 20, 1974 + 34
95 May 30, 1973 35
96 September 19, 1972 + 36
96 June 20, 1971 36
97 August 04, 1970 36
95 July 10, 1969 + 35
95 August 22, 1968 + 35
96 June 01, 1967 + 36
95 September 01, 1966 + 35
95 June 06, 1965 + 35
97 July 14, 1964 + 36
96 September 01, 1963 + 36
95 August 30, 1962 + 35
97 August 14, 1961 36
97 August 28, 1960 + 36
95 July 25, 1959 + 35
96 September 02, 1958 + 36
93 June 15, 1957 + 34
94 July 21, 1956 34
92 August 24, 1955 + 33
94 August 20, 1954 + 34
97 June 02, 1953 36
98 June 26, 1952 37
98 June 24, 1951 37
98 June 26, 1950 + 37
96 July 30, 1949 36
97 June 26, 1948 36
96 August 04, 1947 36
96 July 06, 1946 36
96 June 06, 1945 + 36
97 June 23, 1944 36
96 June 05, 1943 36
98 July 21, 1942 + 37
96 September 05, 1941 36
95 July 13, 1940 + 35
94 August 20, 1939 + 34
95 August 29, 1938 + 35
95 July 05, 1937 35
94 August 29, 1936 + 34
95 June 12, 1935 35
94 July 17, 1934 34
95 June 07, 1933 35
97 July 15, 1932 36
96 July 25, 1931 36
94 September 24, 1930 + 34
94 August 10, 1929 + 34
94 September 06, 1928 + 34
95 September 16, 1927 + 35
94 August 21, 1926 + 34
95 September 07, 1925 35
95 August 22, 1924 35
93 August 28, 1923 + 34
94 July 09, 1922 34
94 September 05, 1921 + 34
93 August 25, 1920 + 34
95 August 21, 1919 35
98 June 03, 1918 37
95 September 05, 1917 35
95 August 25, 1916 + 35
94 August 16, 1915 + 34
94 August 26, 1914 + 34
96 June 17, 1913 36
96 September 04, 1912 + 36
95 June 24, 1911 35
93 September 06, 1910 + 34
94 June 01, 1909 + 34
96 August 02, 1908 36
93 September 01, 1907 + 34
95 June 05, 1906 35
94 July 24, 1905 + 34
95 June 04, 1904 + 35
95 August 15, 1903 + 35
96 July 08, 1902 + 36
94 September 14, 1901 + 34
95 July 10, 1900 35
94 July 28, 1899 34
95 July 20, 1898 + 35
94 August 15, 1897 + 34
95 August 10, 1896 35
95 August 20, 1895 35
93 September 11, 1894 + 34
95 July 25, 1893 35
94 August 11, 1892 + 34
95 June 04, 1891 35
Reference

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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