Country: United States
Tampa/St. Petersburg by the Numbers:
Elevation: 13 feet
Average Annual Rainfall: 46 inches
Average Annual Snowfall: 0 inches
Average January Temperature: 60 degrees F
Average July Temperature: 82 degrees F
Major Industries: Oil, Electronics, Computers, Automobile Manufacturing, Agriculture
Ethnic Mix: 58% Caucasian, 9% Hispanic, 27% African American, 2% Asian, 4% Other
Electricity: 110 volts, 60Hz, standard two pin plugs
Time Zone: GMT-5
Country Dialing Code: 1
Area Code: 812, 813
Did You Know?
The name Tampa comes from an Indian word meaning "sticks of fire." Lightening is common in this area. St. Petersburg is Takamatsu, Japan's sister city.
Tampa and St. Petersburg are located on the coast. Tampa is at the head of Tampa Bay. Florida is bordered by Georgia, Alabama, the Gulf of Mexico, and the Atlantic Ocean.