Sarasota, Florida 

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Climate in Sarasota, Florida

Sarasota, Florida gets 56 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 39 inches of rain per year.

Sarasota averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 26 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 251 sunny days per year in Sarasota. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Summer High: the July high is around 91 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 51

Sperling's Comfort Index for Sarasota is a 83 out of 100
A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 54. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.


YOU SHOULD KNOW

Sarasota gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 74 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.

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  CLIMATESarasota, FloridaUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)55.639.2
  Snowfall (in.)0.025.8
  Precipitation Days74.1102.0
  Sunny Days251205
  Avg. July High90.686.1
  Avg. Jan. Low51.022.6
  Comfort Index (higher=better)8354
  UV Index6.74.3
  Elevation ft.191443
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    Reviews for Sarasota    98 Reviews
    Why We Liked, But Left, Sunny Sarasota - 1/4/2019
    With white sandy beaches, a sunny climate and more cultural appeal than many other Floridian cities, Sarasota is a popular retirement destination- and with good reason.... Read More

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    Pathetic place! - 11/29/2018
    In a word? Creepy! It’s really rundown, a downright scary place. I just can’t see the draw to this place! Jobs are non existent. Auto insurance is doubled from where I... Read More

    Chicagoland native that moved here 1 yr ago - 11/3/2018
    We moved from the Chicago suburbs to Sarasota a year ago in Aug. We settled into Gulf Gate Estates, which is an excellant family neighborhood, with excellant A rated... Read More


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