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

October 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
October, like September, in Sarasota, Florida, is a moderately hot autumn month, with average temperature varying between 64.9°F (18.3°C) and 84.9°F (29.4°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in September - a moderately hot 84.9°F (29.4°C). The average low-temperature, in Sarasota, is 64.9°F (18.3°C).

Rainfall

In Sarasota, Florida, during 7 rainfall days, 2.9" (73.2mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Sarasota, there are 106 rainfall days, and 54.1" (1375.2mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Sarasota, Florida, the average seawater temperature is 81.5°F (27.5°C). Water temperature between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

In Sarasota, the average length of the day in October is 11.5h.

Sunshine

In Sarasota, the average sunshine in October is 8h.

UV index

In Sarasota, the average daily maximum UV index is 8. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
In October, the average maximum UV index of 8 translate into the following recommendations:
Take extra precautions. Fair-skinned individuals may get burned in less than 10 minutes. 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in October in Sarasota?

In Sarasota, in October, the average high-temperature is 84.9°F (29.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 64.9°F (18.3°C).

How much does it rain in Sarasota in October?

In Sarasota, during October, the rain falls for 7 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.9" (73.2mm) of precipitation.

What is the ocean temperature in October in Sarasota?

In October, the average ocean temperature is 81.5°F (27.5°C). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

How many hours of daylight does Sarasota have in October?

In October, the average length of the day in Sarasota is 11.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Sarasota have in October?

In October, the average sunshine in Sarasota, Florida, is 8h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Sarasota?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Sarasota, Florida, is 8. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Sarasota, FL
  • Average high temperature in October: 85°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 October: 65°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 October - Sarasota, FL
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.9"

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 October - Sarasota, FL
  • Average rainfall days in October: 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 October - Sarasota, FL
  • Average sea temperature in October: 81.5°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 October / Average sunshine in October - Sarasota, FL
  • Average daylight in October: 11.5h

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 October: 8h

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 October - Sarasota, FL
  • Average UV index in October: 8

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).