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.


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    94 Reviews
    Sarasota Best Place to Live - 7/15/2018
    I moved to Sarasota from Miami a few months ago and absolutely love it here. Very little traffic, not as crowded, people are super! I love going to the beach, the best... Read More

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    Canyonlands - 7/12/2018
    After two decades, hardly recognizable. Quaint downtown is now canyon lands. Streets are shadowed by high rise condos and office buildings on both sides with a half... Read More

    Great place - but expensive - 6/5/2018
    I moved here in 2009 from out west. I fell in love with Sarasota when I was exploring while looking for a new place to live. I wanted beaches, great weather, and... Read More

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