January 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 January

January, like December, in Tampa, Florida, is another enjoyable winter month, with average temperature fluctuating between 67.8°F (19.9°C) and 53.4°F (11.9°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 67.8°F (19.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 53.4°F (11.9°C).

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity in Tampa is 71%.

Rainfall

In Tampa, Florida, in January, during 9.3 rainfall days, 1.46" (37mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Tampa, Florida, during the entire year, the rain falls for 178.2 days and collects up to 32.87" (835mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

With an average ocean temperature of 64.8°F (18.2°C), January is the month with the coldest seawater in Tampa.
Note: For most, swimming in 64.8°F (18.2°C) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 69.8°F (21°C) to 59°F (15°C).

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day is 10.6h.

Sunshine

In Tampa, Florida, the average sunshine in January is 6.9h.

UV index

The month with the lowest UV index in Tampa is January, with an average maximum UV index of 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 4 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Tampa?

January is the coldest month in Tampa, Florida, with an average high-temperature of 67.8°F (19.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 53.4°F (11.9°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Tampa?

The average relative humidity in January in Tampa, Florida, is 71%.

How many days does it rain in January in Tampa?

In Tampa, in January, it is raining for 9.3 days, with typically 1.46" (37mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When is the ocean coldest in Tampa?

The month with the coldest seawater is January, with an average ocean temperature of 64.8°F (18.2°C).

What is the ocean temperature in January in Tampa?

In Tampa, in January, the average water temperature is 64.8°F (18.2°C). Swimming in 64.8°F (18.2°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

What is the average length of the day in January in Tampa?

The average length of the day in January is 10.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does Tampa have in January?

In January, the average sunshine in Tampa, Florida, is 6.9h.

When is the lowest UV index in Tampa?

The month with the lowest UV index in Tampa is January, with an average maximum UV index of 4.

How high is the UV index in January in Tampa?

In Tampa, Florida, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in January
Tampa, FL

Average temperature in January - Tampa, FL
  • Average high temperature in January: 19.9°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 January: 11.9°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 January
Tampa, FL

Average pressure in January - Tampa, FL
  • Average pressure in January: 1020.5mbar

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 January
Tampa, FL

Average wind speed in January - Tampa, FL
  • Average wind speed in January: 12.2km/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 January
Tampa, FL

Average humidity in January - Tampa, FL
  • Average humidity in January: 71%

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 January
Tampa, FL

Average rainfall in January - Tampa, FL
  • Average rainfall in January: 37mm

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 January
Tampa, FL

Average rainfall days in January - Tampa, FL
  • Average rainfall days in January: 9.3 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 January
Tampa, FL

Average sea temperature in January - Tampa, FL
  • Average sea temperature in January: 18.2°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 January /
Average sunshine in January
Tampa, FL

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Tampa, FL
  • Average daylight in January: 10.6h

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 January: 6.9h

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 January
Tampa, FL

Average sunshine days in January - Tampa, FL
  • Average sunshine days in January: 19.8 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 January
Tampa, FL

Average UV index in January - Tampa, FL
  • Average UV index in January: 4

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 January
Tampa, FL

Average cloud cover in January - Tampa, FL
  • Average cloud cover in January: 33

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 January
Tampa, FL

Average visibility in January - Tampa, FL
  • Average visibility in January: 9km

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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