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

February 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
The last month of the winter, February, is a moderately hot month in Sarasota, Florida, with average temperature varying between 53.1°F (11.7°C) and 73.9°F (23.3°C).

Temperature

In February, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in January - a moderately hot 73.9°F (23.3°C). The average low-temperature, in Sarasota, Florida, is 53.1°F (11.7°C).

Rainfall

In Sarasota, during February, the rain falls for 7 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.7" (67.6mm) of precipitation. In Sarasota, during the entire year, the rain falls for 106 days and collects up to 54.1" (1375.2mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

In February, the average ocean temperature in Sarasota, Florida, is 64.8°F (18.2°C). For most, swimming in 64.8°F (18.2°C) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 69.8°F (21°C) to 59°F (15°C).

Daylight

The average length of the day in Sarasota is 11.3h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 7h.

UV index

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Sarasota is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
The average daily UV index of 7 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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.

What is the temperature in February in Sarasota?

In February, in Sarasota, the average high-temperature is 73.9°F (23.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 53.1°F (11.7°C).

How many days does it rain in February in Sarasota?

In February, in Sarasota, Florida, the rain falls for 7 days. Throughout February, 2.7" (67.6mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the ocean temperature in February in Sarasota?

In Sarasota, in February, the average water temperature is 64.8°F (18.2°C). For most, swimming in 64.8°F (18.2°C) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 69.8°F (21°C) to 59°F (15°C).

How many hours of daylight does Sarasota have in February?

In February, the average length of the day in Sarasota, Florida, is 11.3h.

How long on average sun shines in February in Sarasota?

In February, the average sunshine is 7h.

How high is the UV index in February in Sarasota?

The average daily maximum UV index in February in Sarasota, Florida, is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in February - Sarasota, FL
  • Average high temperature in February: 74°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 February: 53°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 February - Sarasota, FL
  • Average rainfall in February: 2.7"

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 February - Sarasota, FL
  • Average rainfall days in February: 7 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 February - Sarasota, FL
  • Average sea temperature in February: 64.6°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 February / Average sunshine in February - Sarasota, FL
  • Average daylight in February: 11.3h

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 February: 7h

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 February - Sarasota, FL
  • Average UV index in February: 7

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).