Best Time to Visit Tarpon Springs | Holiday weather info | Weather-2-Visit (2023)

The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Tarpon Springs, United States. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

Tarpon Springs weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Tarpon Springs are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

Tarpon Springs January weather averages
TempRainSunshineDay lengthSea temp
18°C71mm7hrs11.4hrs20°C

The weather in January in Tarpon Springs is characteristically mild and reasonably dry.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of reasonably acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Tarpon Springs.

January is in the winter in Tarpon Springs and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 20°C (69°F), whilst at night 9°C (49°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Tarpon Springs with around 71mm 2.8 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit.This rainfall is typically spread over 7 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7 hours of sunshine per day.

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February

Tarpon Springs February weather averages
TempRainSunshineDay lengthSea temp
19°C86mm7.7hrs12hrs19°C

February in Tarpon Springs is generally a little damp with the temperature being mild.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Tarpon Springs, with some very good weather at this time of year.

February is in the winter in Tarpon Springs and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 21°C (70°F), whilst at night 10°C (50°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Tarpon Springs with around 86mm 3.4 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit.This rainfall is typically spread over 7 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Tarpon Springs weather in February »

March

Tarpon Springs March weather averages
TempRainSunshineDay lengthSea temp
22°C96mm9.1hrs12.8hrs19°C

The weather in March in Tarpon Springs is characteristically warm and a little damp.

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It is perhaps a good month to visit Tarpon Springs, with some very good weather at this time of year.

March is in the spring in Tarpon Springs and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 25°C (77°F), whilst at night 14°C (57°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Tarpon Springs with around 96mm 3.8 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit.This rainfall is typically spread over 6 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Tarpon Springs weather in March »

April

Tarpon Springs April weather averages
TempRainSunshineDay lengthSea temp
25°C37mm10.6hrs13.6hrs21°C

Tarpon Springs's weather in April is typically warm and reasonably dry in nature.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Tarpon Springs, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

April is in the spring in Tarpon Springs and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 28°C (82°F), whilst at night 16°C (61°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Tarpon Springs with around 37mm 1.4 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit.This rainfall is typically spread over 4 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 10.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Tarpon Springs weather in April »

May

Tarpon Springs May weather averages
TempRainSunshineDay lengthSea temp
27°C84mm10.7hrs14.4hrs25°C

May is a a little damp, humid month in Tarpon Springs and the temperature is generally hot.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of pretty acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Tarpon Springs.

May is in the spring in Tarpon Springs and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 30°C (87°F), whilst at night 20°C (67°F) is normal.

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On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Tarpon Springs with around 84mm 3.3 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit.This rainfall is typically spread over 6 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 10.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Tarpon Springs weather in May »

June

Tarpon Springs June weather averages
TempRainSunshineDay lengthSea temp
29°C143mm9.9hrs11.4hrs28°C

June is a wet, humid month in Tarpon Springs and the temperature is generally hot.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Tarpon Springs for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

June is in the summer in Tarpon Springs and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 32°C (90°F), whilst at night 22°C (72°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Tarpon Springs with around 143mm 5.6 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit.This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Tarpon Springs weather in June »

July

Tarpon Springs July weather averages
TempRainSunshineDay lengthSea temp
30°C188mm9.1hrs12hrs29°C

July in Tarpon Springs is generally wet with the temperature being hot.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Tarpon Springs for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

July is in the summer in Tarpon Springs and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 33°C (91°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Tarpon Springs with around 188mm 7.4 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit.This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.1 hours of sunshine per day.

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Tarpon Springs weather in July »

August

Tarpon Springs August weather averages
TempRainSunshineDay lengthSea temp
30°C210mm8.6hrs12.8hrs30°C

The weather in August in Tarpon Springs is characteristically hot, humid and very wet.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Tarpon Springs for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

August is in the summer in Tarpon Springs and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 33°C (91°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Tarpon Springs with around 210mm 8.3 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit.This rainfall is typically spread over 17 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Tarpon Springs weather in August »

September

Tarpon Springs September weather averages
TempRainSunshineDay lengthSea temp
29°C178mm8.1hrs13.6hrs29°C

Tarpon Springs's weather in September is typically hot, humid and wet in nature.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Tarpon Springs for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

September is in the fall / autumn in Tarpon Springs and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 32°C (89°F), whilst at night 22°C (72°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Tarpon Springs with around 178mm 7 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit.This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Tarpon Springs weather in September »

October

Tarpon Springs October weather averages
TempRainSunshineDay lengthSea temp
26°C59mm8.2hrs14.4hrs27°C

October is a reasonably dry, humid month in Tarpon Springs and the temperature is generally hot.

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It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Tarpon Springs, with some particularly good weather at this time of year.

October is in the fall / autumn in Tarpon Springs and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 29°C (84°F), whilst at night 18°C (65°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Tarpon Springs with around 59mm 2.3 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit.This rainfall is typically spread over 6 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Tarpon Springs weather in October »

November

Tarpon Springs November weather averages
TempRainSunshineDay lengthSea temp
23°C53mm7.4hrs11.4hrs24°C

November in Tarpon Springs is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being warm.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Tarpon Springs, with some inordinately good weather at this time of year.

November is in the fall / autumn in Tarpon Springs and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 25°C (77°F), whilst at night 14°C (57°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Tarpon Springs with around 53mm 2.1 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit.This rainfall is typically spread over 6 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Tarpon Springs weather in November »

December

Tarpon Springs December weather averages
TempRainSunshineDay lengthSea temp
20°C73mm6.8hrs12hrs22°C

December in Tarpon Springs is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being mild.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Tarpon Springs, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

December is in the winter in Tarpon Springs and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 22°C (71°F), whilst at night 11°C (51°F) is normal.

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On average December is the wettest month of the year in Tarpon Springs with around 73mm 2.9 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit.This rainfall is typically spread over 6 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Tarpon Springs weather in December »

FAQs

How cold does it get in Tarpon Springs Florida? ›

Although located in central Florida, Tarpon Springs sees mildly cold winters, especially at night; however, while nighttime lows dip to 50 degrees Fahrenheit (10 degrees Celsius) in January, the average seasonal high hangs somewhere around 73 F (23 C).

What is the average rainfall in Tarpon Springs? ›

Yearly Averages
What's The Average High Temp in Tarpon Springs?80.5 °F
What's the Average Low in Tarpon Springs?63.5 °F
What's the Average Temperature in Tarpon Springs?72 °F
How Many Inches of Rain per year does Tarpon Springs get ?52.6 inches
How Many Rainy Days a year are there in Tarpon Springs?N/A
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Is Tarpon Springs worth visiting? ›

Tarpon Springs is a town full of history and Greek culture just north of Clearwater. Although the town is not that big, it has so much exploring to offer, from museums to restaurants to tour attractions. Chris Alahouzos, former mayor of Tarpon Springs says, “Tarpon Springs, our historic downtown is a unique place.

Are there still sponges in Tarpon Springs? ›

While most sponges used today are synthetic, natural sea sponges are still being harvested in Tarpon Springs. Tarpon Springs shop, selling handmade goods.

What is the rainiest month in Florida Panhandle? ›

Fast Climate Facts
  • Hottest Months: July and August (89 degrees Fahrenheit/32 degrees Celsius)
  • Coldest Month: January (61 degrees Fahrenheit/16 degrees Celsius)
  • Wettest Month: July (8 inches)
  • Best Month for Swimming: August (Gulf of Mexico, 87 degrees Fahrenheit, 30 degrees Celsius)
11 Dec 2020

What is the rainiest month in Florida? ›

Late May through June is the period when severe storms are most likely. Hail, damaging winds, and waterspouts are common, in addition to heavy rainfall and frequent lightning. July through early September is when the rainy season peaks.

Does Tarpon Springs have a nice beach? ›

Tarpon Springs, a small town in South Florida, is known for its famous Sponge Docks, but a little known secret is that Tarpon Springs also has an excellent selection of beaches. Beaches are located in town and just offshore. Some front the Gulf of Mexico, and others are found along large rivers.

How do I spend a day in Tarpon Springs? ›

Tarpon Springs Day Trip Guide
  1. Stroll Down Dodecanese Avenue. ...
  2. Sample Authentic Greek Food. ...
  3. Shop for Sponges and Handmade Goods. ...
  4. Take a Boat Cruise. ...
  5. Explore Anclote Key Preserve State Park. ...
  6. Watch Sponges Come Right Off the Boats. ...
  7. Catch Live Entertainment. ...
  8. Enjoy a Craft Beer at a Brewery.
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Why do people go to Tarpon Springs? ›

Just an hour's drive northwest from downtown Tampa is one of central Florida's most colorful examples of this magic, Tarpon Springs. With its rich Greek heritage, unique Greek Village and Sponge Docks, historic attractions and a plethora of specialty shops and eateries, this small coastal town is well worth a day trip.

What is special about Tarpon Springs? ›

Ever wonder why Tarpon Springs is considered the “Sponge Capital of the World?” It's because Greek sponge divers settled there after the discovery of natural sponge beds in the early 1900s. Get to know the history of the Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks by going on a Sponge Diving Exhibition with St. Nicholas Boat Line.

Why are there so many Greeks in Tarpon Springs Florida? ›

There are a LOT of Greek people in Tarpon Springs. Greek sponge divers began to settle in Tarpon Springs in the early 1900s and over 100 years later the town is home to some of the best Greek restaurants and bakeries in the country.

Are there manatees in Tarpon Springs? ›

Tarpon Springs, FL is about 45 minutes from Tampa and is know for its sponge fishing! It is also home to many manatees during the colder Florida months. This is a hidden gem as there's always so many manatees hanging around in this area during the winter months!

Is Tarpon Springs open on Sundays? ›

Yes. everything is open on Sunday.

What are the nicest months in Florida? ›

As locals, we want to let you in on a little secret. Based on average weather, crowds, and rates, the best times to visit Florida are March-April or September-October.

What month is Florida's best weather? ›

The best time to visit Florida is in the spring (April, May) and fall (October, November). Both periods offer the best weather with warm temperatures and less rainfall. The northern regions will usually be cooler. The south has the best combination of sunny skies, warm waters, and hot temperatures.

What's the cheapest month to go to Destin Florida? ›

November through February are the cheapest months to visit Destin, Florida. As it's well-known as the off-season, the cost of airfare, accommodations, and rental cars drop considerably. You can usually find great deals on attractions as well because the companies just want to get people through the doors.

When can you not go to Florida beaches? ›

Winter is the worst time to go to Florida beaches and among the best times to go to Orlando for Disney World and Universal Studios. Northern destinations like Jacksonville see average daytime high temperatures in the 60s Fahrenheit, while destinations as far south as Key West see daytime temperatures in the mid-70s.

What months are hurricane season in Florida? ›

According to the Florida State University Climate Center hurricane season in Florida is a six-month long period that occurs from June 1st to November 30th of each year. When does Florida's hurricane season start? Hurricane season in Florida officially begins on June 1st of each year.

What month is it least likely to rain in Florida? ›

January is the driest month with just 1.62 inches of rain each year. Conversely, about 47 inches of rain is recorded, on average, during the wet season from May through October. All of those months except May average more than a half-foot of rain.

What is the prettiest springs in Florida? ›

Rainbow Springs near Dunnellon often is considered the most beautiful of the state's 33 first-magnitude springs, more than any other state and more than any nation can boast. A few hours' visit to any of Florida's bubbling wonders can reveal a living composition of wildlife and plants.

What big city is near Tarpon Springs FL? ›

Incorporated in 1887, it is the oldest city in Pinellas County, Florida. Located on the Gulf of Mexico on the west coast of Florida, Tarpon Springs is north and west of the Tampa-St. Petersburg metropolitan area.

What is the nicest beach in the Panhandle? ›

Best Beaches in the Florida Panhandle
  • Navarre Beach. Navarre Beach is such a well-kept secret that people might not like that we're leaking it. ...
  • Pensacola Beach. ...
  • Cape San Blas. ...
  • Perdido Key. ...
  • Henderson Beach State Park. ...
  • Shell Island. ...
  • Blue Mountain Beach. ...
  • Crystal Beach, Destin.
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Is Tarpon Springs a good area to live? ›

Living in Tarpon Springs offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Tarpon Springs there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in Tarpon Springs and residents tend to lean conservative.

Why does 70 degrees feel cold in Florida? ›

There can be circumstances when Florida's humidity does, in fact, make it feel colder than what the thermostat reads. It's a mixture of temperatures, the moisture in the air and the human body's efforts to keep its core temperature steady, experts say.

Is Tarpon Springs a good place to live in Florida? ›

Tarpon is a great small town to live in. You aren't far from bigger towns and everyone knows everyone. The sponge docks are a great place to visit. The shops have beautiful clothes and many interesting items to look at and buy.

How do you spend the day in Tarpon Springs? ›

Tarpon Springs Day Trip Guide
  1. Stroll Down Dodecanese Avenue. ...
  2. Sample Authentic Greek Food. ...
  3. Shop for Sponges and Handmade Goods. ...
  4. Take a Boat Cruise. ...
  5. Explore Anclote Key Preserve State Park. ...
  6. Watch Sponges Come Right Off the Boats. ...
  7. Catch Live Entertainment. ...
  8. Enjoy a Craft Beer at a Brewery.
27 Apr 2022

Does your blood thin out in Florida? ›

And, if you're one of those who leaves the windows open, you might not sleep as well in the subtropical heat. Thinner blood, however, "is absolutely a myth," said Dr. Bruce Lenes, medical director of Community Blood Centers of South Florida, noting that blood thickness isn't influenced by temperature.

Why does my house feel cold at 73? ›

Your house could be cold due to an old air filter, a faulty furnace, improper insulation, or leaky ductwork. The simple fixes, like replacing an air filter, are relatively easy to complete. However, if the heater itself needs repairs, it's best to call in a professional to take a look and determine the problem.

What should I wear in Florida in 60 degrees? ›

  • An Oversized Blazer, Mini Skirt, and Some Boots.
  • A Mid-Length, Long-Sleeved Dress and Tall Boots.
  • A Lightweight Turtleneck, Trousers, and a Vest.
  • Double Denim.
  • A Cozy Sweatsuit with a Duster Jacket.
  • A Sweater Dress with an Emergency Top Layer.
  • A Leather Jacket, Crop Top, and Jeans.
  • A Loose Suit with a T-Shirt and Chunky Shoes.
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What town in Florida looks like Greece? ›

Alys BeachMediterranean Style & Gulf Views

With stunning architecture and stark white facades that seem to glow from within, Alys Beach's unique style may recall visions of Greek villages perched above the Mediterranean Sea.

Can you swim at Tarpon Springs? ›

Fred Howard Park is 155 acres of park and beach located off the Gulf of Mexico in Tarpon Springs. There is a 1-mile causeway from the park to the white sandy beach for swimming and sunsets.

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