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.
|91 °F||July average high||33 °C|
|77 °F||July average low||25 °C|
The entire month of July, along with August, have the hottest temperatures at Tampa. The temperature peaks with average daily highs for the entire two months of 91 degrees Fahrenheit (33 degrees Celsius) and nighttime lows of 77 °F (25 °C).
|21 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 or twice a decade.
|7.8 in||total precipitation||197 mm|
|17 days||of rain|
Half the time, Tampa receives 6.0 to 10.2 inches (153 to 259 mm) of rainfall in July. One in four years has drier weather, while another one in four is wetter.
|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.
|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 Time||1 am||4 am||7 am||10 am||1 pm||4 pm||7 pm||10 pm|
|7.1 mph||July wind speed average||11.4 kph|
July is less windy than most other months in Tampa.
|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.
The weather data here are long-term averages provided by the US National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Temperature and precipitation are 1991-2020 normals while humidity and thunderstorms are 1961-1990 normals. The named storm probabilities come from the Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory, Hurricane Research Division.