January 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 January

January, the same as December, in Sarasota, Florida, is an agreeable winter month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 68.5°F (20.3°C) and an average low of 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 in Sarasota is 73%.

Rainfall

In Sarasota, it is raining for 8.3 days, with typically 1.22" (31mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Sarasota, during the entire year, the rain falls for 183.1 days and collects up to 34.92" (887mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

January is the month with the coldest seawater, with an average ocean temperature of 64°F (17.8°C).
Note: Swimming in 64°F (17.8°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

Daylight

In Sarasota, the average length of the day in January is 10h and 39min.
On the first day of January in Sarasota, sunrise is at 7:20 am and sunset at 5:47 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:16 am and sunset at 6:10 pm EST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in January in Sarasota, Florida, 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 value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against skin and eye damage is obliged. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Sarasota?

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

What is the average humidity in January in Sarasota?

In Sarasota, Florida, the average relative humidity in January is 73%.

How much does it rain in Sarasota in January?

In Sarasota, Florida, in January, it is raining for 8.3 days, with typically 1.22" (31mm) of accumulated precipitation.

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.

What is the ocean temperature in January in Sarasota?

In January, the average ocean temperature is 64°F (17.8°C). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 64°F (17.8°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

How many hours of daylight does Sarasota have in January?

In January, the average day length in Sarasota, Florida, is 10h and 39min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in January in Sarasota?

On the first day of January, sunrise is at 7:20 am and sunset at 5:47 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:16 am and sunset at 6:10 pm EST.

How long on average sun shines in January in Sarasota?

In Sarasota, the average sunshine duration in January is 7.3h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Sarasota?

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

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 medium health risk from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in January
Sarasota, FL

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).

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Average pressure in January
Sarasota, FL

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

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).

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Average humidity in January
Sarasota, FL

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

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 January
Sarasota, FL

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").

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Average rainfall days in January
Sarasota, FL

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).
The months with the least rainy days are January, February and November (8.3 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
Sarasota, FL

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).

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

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Sarasota, FL
  • Average daylight in January: 10h and 39min

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 January: 7h and 18min

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 January
Sarasota, FL

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).

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Average UV index in January
Sarasota, FL

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

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 January
Sarasota, FL

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

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 January
Sarasota, FL

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