Compare the Climate and Weather in Tampa and Miami

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Florida, United States
Florida, United States

Average High and Low Temperature

Compare the Average High and Low Temperature in Tampa and MiamiJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec50°F50°F55°F55°F60°F60°F65°F65°F70°F70°F75°F75°F80°F80°F85°F85°F90°F90°F76529070796276NowNowTampaTampaMiamiMiami
The daily average high and low air temperature at 2 meters above the ground.
Tampa 71°F73°F77°F82°F88°F90°F90°F90°F89°F84°F78°F73°F
Miami 76°F77°F79°F82°F85°F88°F89°F89°F88°F85°F80°F77°F
Tampa 52°F54°F59°F64°F70°F75°F76°F76°F74°F67°F60°F55°F
Miami 63°F64°F67°F70°F74°F77°F78°F78°F77°F74°F70°F65°F


Average Hourly Temperature in TampaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowcoldcoolcoolcoolcoolcomfortablewarmhotcomfortable


Average Hourly Temperature in MiamiJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowcoolcomfortablecomfortablewarmhotcomfortable
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The average hourly temperature, color coded into bands. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Chance of Clearer Skies

Compare the Chance of Clearer Skies in Tampa and MiamiJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%643371NowNowTampaTampaMiamiMiami
The percentage of time the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy (i.e., less than 60% of the sky is covered by clouds).
Clearer SkiesJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Tampa 60%63%62%63%58%42%35%37%41%57%63%60%
Miami 67%70%69%65%56%36%35%35%34%51%63%66%

Daily Chance of Precipitation

Compare the Daily Chance of Precipitation in Tampa and MiamiJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%72136215NowNowTampaTampaMiamiMiami
The percentage of days in which precipitation is observed, excluding trace quantities.
Days of Precip.JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Tampa 6.3d6.1d7.2d6.1d8.1d17.0d21.4d21.0d14.7d7.4d4.5d5.2d
Miami 4.8d4.7d6.3d6.8d10.8d17.4d17.7d18.5d17.3d11.1d5.8d4.9d

Average Monthly Rainfall

Compare the Average Monthly Rainfall in Tampa and MiamiJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 in0 in1 in1 in2 in2 in3 in3 in4 in4 in5 in5 in6 in6 in7 in7 in6.
The average rainfall accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question.
Tampa 2.4″2.5″2.9″2.2″2.5″5.7″6.6″6.5″5.5″2.5″1.7″2.0″
Miami 1.5″1.6″1.9″2.3″3.7″6.3″4.7″5.1″5.6″4.1″2.1″1.3″

Hours of Daylight

Compare the Hours of Daylight in Tampa and MiamiJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec4 hr4 hr6 hr6 hr8 hr8 hr10 hr10 hr12 hr12 hr14 hr14 hr16 hr16 hr18 hr18 hr20 hr20 hr13.910.4NowNowTampaTampaMiamiMiami
The number of hours during which the Sun is at least partly above the horizon.
Tampa 10.6h11.2h12.0h12.9h13.6h13.9h13.7h13.1h12.3h11.5h10.8h10.4h
Miami 10.7h11.3h12.0h12.8h13.4h13.7h13.6h13.0h12.3h11.5h10.9h10.6h

Chance of Muggy Conditions

Compare the Chance of Muggy Conditions in Tampa and MiamiJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%1001430NowNowTampaTampaMiamiMiami
The percentage of time that is muggy, oppressive, or miserable (i.e., a dew point greater than 65°F).
Muggy daysJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Tampa 5.3d5.0d8.1d12.2d21.5d28.6d30.9d30.9d28.6d20.5d11.5d8.2d
Miami 10.3d9.5d12.1d15.3d24.1d29.4d31.0d31.0d29.6d25.4d16.8d13.6d

Average Wind Speed

Compare the Average Wind Speed in Tampa and MiamiJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 mph0 mph2 mph2 mph4 mph4 mph6 mph6 mph8 mph8 mph10 mph10 mph12 mph12 mph14 mph14 mph10.
The average of mean hourly wind speeds at 10 meters above the ground.
Wind Speed (mph)JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Miami 12.312.412.711.810.

Average Water Temperature

Compare the Average Water Temperature in Tampa and MiamiJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec65°F65°F70°F70°F75°F75°F80°F80°F85°F85°F866476NowNowTampaTampaMiamiMiami
The daily average wide-area surface water temperature.
Water Temp.JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Tampa 66°F65°F68°F73°F78°F83°F85°F85°F84°F80°F74°F69°F
Miami 76°F76°F77°F78°F81°F83°F84°F85°F84°F83°F80°F78°F

Tourism Score

Compare the Tourism Score in Tampa and MiamiJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810106.
The tourism score, which favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F.

Beach/Pool Score

Compare the Beach/Pool Score in Tampa and MiamiJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810106.
The beach/pool score, which favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 75°F and 90°F.

Growing Season

Compare the Growing Season in Tampa and MiamiJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%20%20%40%40%60%60%80%80%100%100%NowNowTampaTampaMiamiMiami
The percentage chance that a given day is within the growing season, defined as the longest continuous period of non-freezing temperatures (≥ 32°F) in the year (the calendar year in the Northern Hemisphere, or from July 1 until June 30 in the Southern Hemisphere).

Growing Degree Days

Compare the Growing Degree Days in Tampa and MiamiJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec2,000°F2,000°F4,000°F4,000°F6,000°F6,000°F8,000°F8,000°F10,000°F10,000°FNowNowTampaTampaMiamiMiami
The average growing degree days accumulated over the course of the year, where growing degree days are defined as the integral of warmth above a base temperature (50°F in this case).

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy

Compare the Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in Tampa and MiamiJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 kWh0 kWh1 kWh1 kWh2 kWh2 kWh3 kWh3 kWh4 kWh4 kWh5 kWh5 kWh6 kWh6 kWh7 kWh7 kWh6.83.53.7NowNowTampaTampaMiamiMiami
The average daily shortwave solar energy reaching the ground per square meter.
Solar Energy (kWh)JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec

This report illustrates the typical weather for Tampa and Miami year round, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.

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