April weather forecast
Sarasota, FL

The palmy bay in Sarasota, Florida, USA, with tall buildings across the water
The palmy bay in Sarasota, Florida, USA, with tall buildings across the water

Weather in April

April, like March, in Sarasota, Florida, is a moderately hot spring month, with an average temperature varying between 67.8°F (19.9°C) and 80.2°F (26.8°C).

Temperature

In Sarasota, the average high-temperature in April slightly increases from 74.1°F (23.4°C) in March to a still moderately hot 80.2°F (26.8°C). The average low-temperature, in Sarasota, is 67.8°F (19.9°C).

Humidity

March through May, with an average relative humidity of 72%, are the least humid months.

Rainfall

In April, in Sarasota, Florida, the rain falls for 11.6 days. Throughout April, 1.34" (34mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Sarasota, there are 183.1 rainfall days, and 34.92" (887mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In April, the average ocean temperature in Sarasota is 73.4°F (23°C).
Note: Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 73.4°F (23°C) water may be enjoyable. (FYI: The official water temperature required for the Olympic swimming competition is 77°F (25°C) to 82.4°F (28°C).)

Daylight

In April, the average length of the day is 12h and 50min.
On the first day of April in Sarasota, sunrise is at 7:20 am and sunset at 7:47 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:51 am and sunset at 8:02 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In April, the average sunshine is 9.5h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in April is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in April transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against skin and eye damage is required. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.
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FAQ

What is the least humid month in Sarasota?

March through May, with an average relative humidity of 72%, are the least humid months in Sarasota, Florida.

What is the average humidity in April in Sarasota?

The average relative humidity in April in Sarasota is 72%.

How many days does it rain in April in Sarasota?

In Sarasota, in April, it is raining for 11.6 days, with typically 1.34" (34mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the ocean temperature in April in Sarasota?

In Sarasota, in April, the average water temperature is 73.4°F (23°C). A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 73.4°F (23°C) water.

What is the average length of the day in April in Sarasota?

In Sarasota, the average day length in April is 12h and 50min.

When are sunrise and sunset in April in Sarasota?

On the first day of April, sunrise is at 7:20 am and sunset at 7:47 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:51 am and sunset at 8:02 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in April in Sarasota?

In April, the average sunshine duration is 9.5h.

How high is the UV index in April in Sarasota?

In April, the average daily maximum UV index in Sarasota, Florida, is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.

Average temperature in April
Sarasota, FL

Average temperature in April - Sarasota, FL
  • Average high temperature in April: 80.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (88.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (68.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in April: 67.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (79.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (56.1°F).

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Average pressure in April
Sarasota, FL

Average pressure in April - Sarasota, FL
  • Average pressure in April: 30.02"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.13"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.95"Hg).

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Average wind speed in April
Sarasota, FL

Average wind speed in April - Sarasota, FL
  • Average wind speed in April: 8.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (9.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.4mph).

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Average humidity in April
Sarasota, FL

Average humidity in April - Sarasota, FL
  • Average humidity in April: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (76%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are March, April and May (72%).

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Average rainfall in April
Sarasota, FL

Average rainfall in April - Sarasota, FL
  • Average rainfall in April: 1.34"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (6.42").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are February and November (1.06").

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Average rainfall days in April
Sarasota, FL

Average rainfall days in April - Sarasota, FL
  • Average rainfall days in April: 11.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (26.8 days).
The months with the least rainy days are January, February and November (8.3 days).

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Average sea temperature in April
Sarasota, FL

Average sea temperature in April - Sarasota, FL
  • Average sea temperature in April: 73.3°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (86.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (64.1°F).

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Average daylight in April /
Average sunshine in April
Sarasota, FL

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Sarasota, FL
  • Average daylight in April: 12h and 50min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h and 50min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 27min).

  • Average sunshine in April: 9h and 30min

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 11h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in April
Sarasota, FL

Average sunshine days in April - Sarasota, FL
  • Average sunshine days in April: 16.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (21.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (2.5 days).

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Average UV index in April
Sarasota, FL

Average UV index in April - Sarasota, FL
  • Average UV index in April: 6

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July, August and September (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 4).

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Average cloud cover in April
Sarasota, FL

Average cloud cover in April - Sarasota, FL
  • Average cloud cover in April: 24

The months with the most cloud cover are January and December (Cloud cover 30).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 22).

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Average visibility in April
Sarasota, FL

Average visibility in April - Sarasota, FL
  • Average visibility in April: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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