The best times to visit Tarpon Springs for ideal weather are

October 22nd to April 22nd

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.


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Weather in Tarpon Springs

Temperature

Average temperatures in Tarpon Springs vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 48th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Tarpon Springs, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 91.3°F (32.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 77°F (25°C) at night.

Tarpon Springs Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Tarpon Springs Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Tarpon Springs Perceived Temperature (F)

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Tarpon Springs Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Tarpon Springs Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan71.460.852.4
Feb7362.654.4
Mar77.467.358.9
Apr8373.265
May87.878.270.2
Jun90.381.974.7
Jul90.382.275.7
Aug90.98376.7
Sep89.781.475.6
Oct84.77669.4
Nov786860.5
Dec7564.957.2

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan21.91611.3
Feb22.81712.4
Mar25.219.614.9
Apr28.322.918.3
May3125.721.2
Jun32.427.723.7
Jul32.427.924.3
Aug32.728.324.8
Sep32.127.424.2
Oct29.324.420.8
Nov25.62015.8
Dec23.918.314


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Tarpon Springs are November, December, and then October. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid October. For example, on the week of October 15th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late June with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of June 25th.

When can you find snow in Tarpon Springs? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Tarpon Springs.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Tarpon Springs (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan17%03
Feb13%01.8
Mar16%03.1
Apr13%02.6
May15%02.8
Jun32%08.4
Jul41%09.9
Aug43%010.3
Sep27%05.6
Oct11%01.9
Nov8%01.2
Dec9%01.3

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan1707.6
Feb1304.6
Mar1607.9
Apr1306.6
May1507.1
Jun32021.3
Jul41025.1
Aug43026.2
Sep27014.2
Oct1104.8
Nov803
Dec903.3

 

Humidity and Wind

Tarpon Springs has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is March (59.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (70.8%).

Wind in Tarpon Springs is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and February. March’s average wind speed of around 8 knots (9.2 MPH or 14.8 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late February and early March where average top sustained speeds reach 15.2 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Tarpon Springs.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan7.2Gentle breeze13.5Significant breeze
Feb7.5Gentle breeze13.8Significant breeze
Mar8Gentle breeze14.4Significant breeze
Apr7.6Gentle breeze14Significant breeze
May7.2Gentle breeze13.6Significant breeze
Jun6.1Light breeze13.8Significant breeze
Jul5.2Light breeze13.6Significant breeze
Aug5.6Light breeze14.1Significant breeze
Sep6Light breeze12.5Significant breeze
Oct6.8Light breeze12.3Significant breeze
Nov7Gentle breeze12.3Significant breeze
Dec7Gentle breeze12.5Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan64.6%
Feb63.1%
Mar59.3%
Apr59.7%
May59.8%
Jun66.3%
Jul70.2%
Aug70.8%
Sep69.8%
Oct64.2%
Nov65%
Dec68.1%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Tarpon Springs?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for the United States; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 23, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Tarpon Springs, FL, US is March, followed by February and January. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Tarpon Springs in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is slightly extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 42.4 in November means 42.4% of the tourists vs. March.


Overall Tarpon Springs Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 89.6°F (32°C) and 74.3°F (23.5°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 5 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 10 to 13 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Tarpon Springs, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 90.9°F (32.7°C) and 76.1°F (24.5°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 2 to 8 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in Tarpon Springs to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 75.7°F (24.3°C) and 69.8°F (21°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 3 to 5 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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