April weather forecast and climate
Tampa, FL

The Hillsborough River flowing under the bridge in Tampa, Florida
The Hillsborough River flowing under the bridge in Tampa, Florida

Weather in April

April, like March, in Tampa, Florida, is another warm spring month, with average temperature fluctuating between 81.7°F (27.6°C) and 66.4°F (19.1°C).

Temperature

In April, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from 75.6°F (24.2°C) in March, to a still moderately hot 81.7°F (27.6°C). In Tampa, the average low-temperature is 66.4°F (19.1°C).

Heat index

In April, the average heat index is estimated at 85.8°F (29.9°C). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', or 'real feel', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (clothing, differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

In April, the average relative humidity in Tampa is 70%.

Rainfall

In Tampa, in April, during 11.9 rainfall days, 1.73" (44mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 178.2 rainfall days, and 32.87" (835mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Tampa, the average seawater temperature is 73.8°F (23.2°C).
Note: For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 73.4°F (23°C) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 73.8°F (23.2°C).

Daylight

In Tampa, the average length of the day in April is 12.9h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in April is 9.3h.

UV index

In April, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in April interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in April in Tampa?

The average high-temperature, in April, in Tampa, is 81.7°F (27.6°C), while the average low-temperature is 66.4°F (19.1°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'real feel'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, in April is estimated at 85.8°F (29.9°C).

What is the average humidity in April in Tampa?

In April, the average relative humidity is 70%.

How many days does it rain in April in Tampa?

In Tampa, during April, the rain falls for 11.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.73" (44mm) of precipitation.

How warm is the water in April in Tampa?

In Tampa, the average seawater temperature in April is 73.8°F (23.2°C). Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 73.8°F (23.2°C) water may be enjoyable.

How many hours of daylight does Tampa have in April?

In Tampa, the average length of the day in April is 12.9h.

How long on average sun shines in April in Tampa?

In Tampa, the average sunshine in April is 9.3h.

What is the UV index intensity in April in Tampa?

In April, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in April
Tampa, FL

Average temperature in April - Tampa, FL
  • Average high temperature in April: 27.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (32.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (19.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in April: 19.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (26.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (11.9°C).

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Average pressure in April
Tampa, FL

Average pressure in April - Tampa, FL
  • Average pressure in April: 1016.7mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1020.5mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (1014.6mbar).

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Average wind speed in April
Tampa, FL

Average wind speed in April - Tampa, FL
  • Average wind speed in April: 12.4km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (12.5km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (9.4km/h).

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Average humidity in April
Tampa, FL

Average humidity in April - Tampa, FL
  • Average humidity in April: 70%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (75%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (69%).

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Average rainfall in April
Tampa, FL

Average rainfall in April - Tampa, FL
  • Average rainfall in April: 44mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (144mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (32mm).

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Average rainfall days in April
Tampa, FL

Average rainfall days in April - Tampa, FL
  • Average rainfall days in April: 11.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (25.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.2 days).

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Average sea temperature in April
Tampa, FL

Average sea temperature in April - Tampa, FL
  • Average sea temperature in April: 23.2°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (30.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (18.2°C).

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Average daylight in April /
Average sunshine in April
Tampa, FL

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Tampa, FL
  • Average daylight in April: 12.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.4h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 9.3h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.3h).

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Average sunshine days in April
Tampa, FL

Average sunshine days in April - Tampa, FL
  • Average sunshine days in April: 15.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.3 days).
Months with the least sunshine days are July and August (4.3 days).

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Average UV index in April
Tampa, FL

Average UV index in April - Tampa, FL
  • Average UV index in April: 6

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July, August and September (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 4).

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Average cloud cover in April
Tampa, FL

Average cloud cover in April - Tampa, FL
  • Average cloud cover in April: 27

Months with the most cloud cover are January and December (Cloud cover 33).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 24).

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Average visibility in April
Tampa, FL

Average visibility in April - Tampa, FL
  • Average visibility in April: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March and December (9km).

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