Tampa - Recent May Temperatures and Rainfall





The numbers here describe what the May weather in Tampa, Florida was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives May data by year for temperature and precipitation.

They begin with average maximum and minimum temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed by how many hot days occurred each May. Then there's information on how much rain actually landed this month during recent years, as well as how often Tampa had wet weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at Tampa's International Airport.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

May temperature averages by year in Tampa
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
90 73 2021 32 23
87 70 2020 31 21
90 73 2019 32 23
87 71 2018 31 22
90 72 2017 32 22
87 71 2016 30 22
90 72 2015 32 22
87 69 2014 30 21
86 69 2013 30 21
89 73 2012 32 23
88 70 2011 31 21
88 73 2010 31 23
Number of days in May when the temperature in Tampa rose to at least 70 or 90 degrees Fahrenheit
Year 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
2021 31 18
2020 31 9
2019 31 19
2018 31 9
2017 31 16
2016 31 6
2015 31 15
2014 31 6
2013 31 7
2012 31 11
2011 31 16
2010 31 9

Rainy Weather iconRain

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Tampa during May in each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall amounted to 0.01 inches (0.3 millimeters) or more.

Total rainfall for May in Tampa
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
1 2021 0.2 4
6 2020 0.8 19
7 2019 4.8 121
15 2018 7.7 196
6 2017 1.5 38
3 2016 3.8 96
10 2015 6.7 171
10 2014 8.5 217
6 2013 1.9 47
8 2012 2.6 66
3 2011 0.7 18
6 2010 1.8 47
Reference

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

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