January weather forecast and climate
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
January, like December, is an agreeable winter month in Sarasota, Florida, with average temperature fluctuating between 68.5°F (20.3°C) and 56.1°F (13.4°C).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 68.5°F (20.3°C) and an average low-temperature of 56.1°F (13.4°C).

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity is 73%.

Rainfall

In Sarasota, Florida, during 8.3 rainfall days, 1.22" (31mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Sarasota, Florida, there are 183.1 rainfall days, and 34.92" (887mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

The month with the coldest seawater in Sarasota is January, with an average ocean temperature of 64°F (17.8°C).
Note: For most, swimming in 64°F (17.8°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 January is 10.6h.

Sunshine

In Sarasota, the average sunshine is 7.3h.

UV index

The month with the lowest UV index is January, with an average maximum UV index of 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 4 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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 coldest month in Sarasota?

The coldest month in Sarasota is January, with an average high-temperature of 68.5°F (20.3°C) and an average low-temperature of 56.1°F (13.4°C).

What is the temperature in January in Sarasota?

In January, the average high-temperature is 68.5°F (20.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 56.1°F (13.4°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Sarasota?

The average relative humidity in January is 73%.

How much does it rain in Sarasota in January?

In January, in Sarasota, Florida, the rain falls for 8.3 days. Throughout January, 1.22" (31mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the month with the coldest ocean in Sarasota?

With an average ocean temperature of 64°F (17.8°C), January is the month with the coldest seawater in Sarasota.

What is the ocean temperature in January in Sarasota?

In Sarasota, in January, the average water temperature is 64°F (17.8°C). For most, swimming in 64°F (17.8°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 January?

In Sarasota, Florida, the average length of the day in January is 10.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does Sarasota have in January?

The average sunshine in January is 7.3h.

When is the lowest UV index in Sarasota?

The month with the lowest UV index is January, with an average maximum UV index of 4.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Sarasota?

In Sarasota, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Sarasota, FL
  • Average high temperature in January: 68.5°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 January: 56.1°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).

Average pressure in January - Sarasota, FL
  • Average pressure in January: 30.13"

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

Average wind speed in January - Sarasota, FL
  • Average wind speed in January: 9.3mph

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).

Average humidity in January - Sarasota, FL
  • Average humidity in January: 73%

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

Average rainfall in January - Sarasota, FL
  • Average rainfall in January: 1.22"

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

Average rainfall days in January - Sarasota, FL
  • Average rainfall days in January: 8.3 days

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

Average sea temperature in January - Sarasota, FL
  • Average sea temperature in January: 64.1°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 January / Average sunshine in January - Sarasota, FL
  • Average daylight in January: 10.6h

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

  • Average sunshine in January: 7.3h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 11.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.5h).

Average sunshine days in January - Sarasota, FL
  • Average sunshine days in January: 21.1 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).

Average UV index in January - Sarasota, FL
  • Average UV index in January: 4

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).

Average cloud cover in January - Sarasota, FL
  • Average cloud cover in January: 30

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).

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

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