Sarasota, Florida 

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Weather in Sarasota, Florida

The most pleasant months of the year for Sarasota are March, November and February. In Sarasota, there are 6 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. August is the hottest month for Sarasota with an average high temperature of 90.8°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Florida. Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in Sarasota. The humidity here has been described as stifling in July and August.


Today's Weather - Sarasota, FL

11 AM PST

Showers And Thunderstorms

84°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
This AfternoonShowers And Thunderstorms87° / 74°SW 23 mph
FridayChance Rain Showers82° / 66°W 24 mph
SaturdayChance Rain Showers79° / 66°WNW 16 mph
SundayMostly Sunny78° / 62°N 3 to 10 mph
MondaySunny80° / 64°NNE 7 mph
TuesdaySunny83° / 65°NNE 9 mph
WednesdaySunny84° / 66°NE 9 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 91 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 51
Rain: averages 56 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Sarasota area is 2.5 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Florida.

2.5 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7.8. 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.


Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
HighLow
January72° 51°
February74° 53°
March78° 57°
April82° 61°
May87° 66°
June90° 72°
July91° 74°
August91° 74°
September89° 73°
October85° 67°
November79° 59°
December74° 53°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Sarasota
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January0170
February0060
March0060
April1050
May8050
June160130
July200160
August200160
September150140
October4070
November0050
December0160

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


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Reviews for Sarasota    102 Reviews
antisocial - 7/5/2021
I lived in Sarasota for three years and I hated it. It's the most antisocial community I've ever lived in. Very unfriendly. I could cite multiple examples. Most people... Read More

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You can't go home again..... - 5/8/2021
You can't go home again. Left SRQ after high school and moved back 20 years later but it was already ruined by developers, crime, climate change and crummy politics.... Read More

Living in Sarasota - 10/14/2020
I've lived in Sarasota for 8 years. The snowbird population is continuously rising which is contributing to horrible traffic, unaffordable housing and over crowded... Read More


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