April weather forecast
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 an average temperature varying between 81.7°F (27.6°C) and 66.4°F (19.1°C).

Temperature

In April, the average high-temperature marginally rises from 75.6°F (24.2°C) in March to a still warm 81.7°F (27.6°C). In Tampa, Florida, in April, the average low-temperature is 66.4°F (19.1°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in April is estimated at 85.8°F (29.9°C). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With 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', 'feels like', or 'felt air temperature', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. Additional factors like wind, pregnancy, metabolic differences, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

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

Rainfall

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

Ocean temperature

In April, the average ocean 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, Florida, the average length of the day in April is 12h and 51min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:19 am and sunset at 7:47 pm. On the last day of April, in Tampa, sunrise is at 6:50 am and sunset at 8:03 pm EDT.

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 of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In April, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against skin and eye damage is required. 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. 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, Florida, 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. 'real feel', 'apparent temperature'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, in April is estimated at 85.8°F (29.9°C).

What is the average humidity in April in Tampa?

The average relative humidity in April is 70%.

How many days does it rain in April in Tampa?

In April, in Tampa, 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 April, the average ocean temperature is 73.8°F (23.2°C). 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).

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

In April, the average day length in Tampa is 12h and 51min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in April in Tampa?

On the first day of April in Tampa, Florida, sunrise is at 7:19 am and sunset at 7:47 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:50 am and sunset at 8:03 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in April in Tampa?

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

How high is the UV index in April in Tampa?

The average daily maximum UV index in April in Tampa, Florida, is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in April
Tampa, FL

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).

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Average pressure in April
Tampa, FL

Average pressure in April - Tampa, FL
  • Average pressure in April: 30.02"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.14").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.96").

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Average wind speed in April
Tampa, FL

Average wind speed in April - Tampa, FL
  • Average wind speed in April: 7.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (7.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (5.8mph).

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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: 1.73"

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

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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: 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).

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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: 12h and 51min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h and 53min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 25min).

  • 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).
The 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

The 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

The 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: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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