Tampa
Florida, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

April weather forecast and climate
Tampa, FL

The Hillsborough River flowing under the bridge in Tampa, Florida, with a beautiful skyline above
The Hillsborough River flowing under the bridge in Tampa, Florida, with a beautiful skyline above
April, like March, in Tampa, Florida, is a moderately hot spring month, with average temperature varying between 66.4°F (19.1°C) and 81.7°F (27.6°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 April, in Tampa, the average low-temperature is 66.4°F (19.1°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is appraised 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. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (pregnancy, clothing, wind). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, 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 Tampa, the average relative humidity is 70%.

Rainfall

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

Ocean temperature

In Tampa, in April, the average water 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 Tampa, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In April, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in April in Tampa?

In April, in Tampa, the average high-temperature is 81.7°F (27.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 66.4°F (19.1°C). In April, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is estimated at 85.8°F (29.9°C).

What is the average humidity in April in Tampa?

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

How many days does it rain in April in Tampa?

In April, the rain falls for 11.9 days. Throughout April, 1.73" (44mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

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

How long on average sun shines in April in Tampa?

In April, the average sunshine is 9.3h.

How high is the UV index in April in Tampa?

In April, the average daily maximum UV index in Tampa, Florida, is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in April - Tampa, FL
  • Average high temperature in April: 81.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (90.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (67.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in April: 66.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (79°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (53.4°F).

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%).

Average rainfall in April - Tampa, FL
  • Average rainfall in April: 1.73"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (5.67").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is November (1.26").

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 lowest number of rainy days is November (8.2 days).

Average sea temperature in April - Tampa, FL
  • Average sea temperature in April: 73.7°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (86.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (64.8°F).

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 shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.4h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 9.3h

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

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).