Tampa - Recent December Temperatures and Rainfall





The numbers here describe what the December weather in Tampa, Florida was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives December 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 or cold days occurred each December. 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

December temperature averages by year in Tampa
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
80 63 2021 27 17
71 52 2020 22 11
75 60 2019 24 15
73 58 2018 23 14
76 59 2017 24 15
79 62 2016 26 16
81 66 2015 27 19
73 57 2014 23 14
77 60 2013 25 16
75 56 2012 24 13
77 59 2011 25 15
63 43 2010 17 6
Number of days in December when the temperature in Tampa dropped to 32 or below, or rose to at least 70 degrees Fahrenheit
32 °F
0 °C
Year 70 °F
21 °C
0 2021 30
0 2020 22
0 2019 27
0 2018 20
0 2017 26
0 2016 28
0 2015 30
0 2014 22
0 2013 28
0 2012 24
0 2011 28
2 2010 8

Rainy Weather iconRain

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Tampa during December 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 December in Tampa
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
2 2021 0.6 15
9 2020 2.8 71
8 2019 4.5 114
9 2018 8.7 221
4 2017 0.9 22
4 2016 0.4 11
4 2015 0.5 13
5 2014 1.6 40
3 2013 0.8 21
8 2012 2.2 56
2 2011 0.2 5
5 2010 0.6 14
Reference

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

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