Tampa Weather In May
The highest recorded temperature in May for Tampa Florida for the past 64 years was 98 degrees Fahrenheit, most recently registered on May 9, 1975, while the standard high temperature is 86. In the last 64 years the highest reported temperature in Tampa for May was 49 measured on May 8, 1992, and the typical low is 69.
National Weather Service historical Tampa May Weather data indicates that on May 1, 1999, the recorded high did not exceed 68 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Tampa in the past 64 years. Weather Service records additionally indicate that on May 31, 2004, the low for the day was not measured below 79 degrees, the highest low temperature recorded in Tampa in the last 64 years.
NWS data indicates that the daily high temperature in Tampa on May First averages 85 degrees Fahrenheit and the high on the last day of May averages 90 degrees. The low temperature in Tampa in May on the first day of the month averages 65 degrees and the low temperature on the last day of the month averages 71 degrees.
Tampa normally receives an average of 2.85 inches of rain during May. The most precipitation measured in a single day, as indicated by May Tampa Weather data, was 11.45 inches on May 24, 1979.