Sarasota
Florida, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

April weather forecast and climate
Sarasota, FL

The palmy bay in Sarasota, Florida, with tall buildings across the water
The palmy bay in Sarasota, Florida, with tall buildings across the water
April, like March, in Sarasota, Florida, is another warm spring month, with average temperature fluctuating between 60.1°F (15.6°C) and 82°F (27.8°C).

Temperature

In April, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in March - a still moderately hot 82°F (27.8°C). In April, the average low-temperature is 60.1°F (15.6°C).

Rainfall

April is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 4 days and accumulates 1.9" (47mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

In April, the average ocean temperature in Sarasota 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. (FYI: The Olympic swimming competition requires a water temperature between 77°F (25°C) and 82.4°F (28°C).)

Daylight

The average length of the day in Sarasota is 12.8h.

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine are April and May, with an average of 10h of sunshine.

UV index

In April, the average daily maximum UV index in Sarasota is 10. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
The average daily UV index of 10 transform into the following instructions:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Prolonged stay under the direct sun should be avoided as much as possible, especially if a person burns easily. Sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should always be used. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in April in Sarasota?

In Sarasota, in April, the average high-temperature is 82°F (27.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 60.1°F (15.6°C).

How much does it rain in Sarasota in April?

In Sarasota, Florida, during April, the rain falls for 4 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.9" (47mm) of precipitation.

What is the driest month in Sarasota?

April is the month with the least rainfall in Sarasota. Rain falls for 4 days and accumulates 1.9" (47mm) of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in April in Sarasota?

In Sarasota, in April, the average water temperature is 73.4°F (23°C). 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.

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

In April, the average length of the day in Sarasota, Florida, is 12.8h.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Sarasota?

Months with the most sunshine in Sarasota, Florida, are April and May, with an average of 10h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Sarasota have in April?

In Sarasota, Florida, the average sunshine in April is 10h.

What is the UV index intensity in April in Sarasota?

In April, the average daily maximum UV index is 10. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in April - Sarasota, FL
  • Average high temperature in April: 82°F

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (91°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (72°F).

  • Average low temperature in April: 60°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (74°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (51°F).

Average rainfall in April - Sarasota, FL
  • Average rainfall in April: 1.9"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (9.4").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is April (1.9").

Average rainfall days in April - Sarasota, FL
  • Average rainfall days in April: 4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (16 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (4 days).

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).

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Sarasota, FL
  • Average daylight in April: 12.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.4h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 10h

Months with most sunshine are April and May (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h).

Average UV index in April - Sarasota, FL
  • Average UV index in April: 10

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 11).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 5).