Tampa Weather in May and June

Tampa Florida is hot during May and June with a daily high that begins at 85 degrees Fahrenheit in the start of May and climbs to 90 by the end of June. The chance of rain and humidity also increase as time goes by, adding to the hot conditions.

You can visit the beaches in an attempt to stay cool, or swim in one of the many pools. If you want to golf you might want to rent a cart and bring lots of fluids. At least the Tampa Bay Rays play in a domed stadium, so in the event you choose to go and watch the 2008 World Champions of Baseball you’ll be comfortable.  

May Tampa Weather

The highest recorded temperature for Tampa Florida for the last 64 years in May was 98 degrees Fahrenheit, most recently measured on May 26, 1975, and the average high is 86. The coldest day reported in Tampa in May for the last 64 years was 49 on May 8, 1992, while the normal low recorded temperature is 69.

According to National Weather Service historic weather data, on May 1, 1999, the high temperature did not exceed 68 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high quantified in Tampa in the past 64 years. The Weather Service additionally indicates that on May 31, 2004, the low for the day did not fall below 79 degrees, the greatest low recorded in Tampa in the last 64 years.

National Weather Service data indicates that the high temperature in Tampa on May First averages 85 degrees Fahrenheit and the high on the final day of May averages 90 degrees. The daily low temperature in Tampa on May First averages 65 degrees Fahrenheit and the high on the last day of May averages 71 degrees.

Tampa generally receives an average of 2.85 inches of rain during May. The most rain recorded in one day in May was 11.45 inches on May 8, 1979.

June Tampa Weather

The record high June temperature in Tampa Florida for the last 64 years was 99 degrees Fahrenheit, most recently struck on June 5, 1985, and the average high is 89. The lowest documented temperature for Tampa for the last 64 years in June was 53 quantified on June 1, 1984, while the normal low temperature for any given day during the month is 74.

United States NWS historic weather data records that on June 11, 1952, the high temperature did not exceed -89 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high quantified in Tampa in the past 64 years. Weather Service records also indicate that on June 24, 1944, the low temperature for the day was not measured under 82 degrees, the greatest low measured in Tampa in the last 64 years.

National Weather Service data indicates that the high temperature in Tampa on June First averages 90 degrees Fahrenheit and the high on the final day of June averages 90 degrees. The low temperature in Tampa in June on the first day of the month averages 71 degrees and the low temperature on the last day of the month averages 74 degrees.

Tampa receives an average of 5.5 inches of precipitation during June. On June 23, 1945 Tampa received 9.88 inches of rain, the most rain quantified in one day in June.

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