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

September 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
September, the first month of the autumn, in Sarasota, is also a hot month, with average temperature ranging between min 72°F (22.2°C) and max 90°F (32.2°C).

Temperature

In September, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in August - a still hot 90°F (32.2°C). In Sarasota, the average low-temperature is 72°F (22.2°C).

Rainfall

In Sarasota, during September, the rain falls for 13 days and regularly aggregates up to 7.3" (184.2mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 106 rainfall days, and 54.1" (1375.2mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Sarasota, the average water temperature is 84.7°F (29.3°C). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

In Sarasota, Florida, the average length of the day in September is 12.3h.

Sunshine

In Sarasota, the average sunshine is 8h.

UV index

In Sarasota, Florida, the average daily maximum UV index is 10. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 10 interpret into the following advice:
Take special precautions, as unprotected eyes and skin can be burned and damaged 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in September in Sarasota?

The average high-temperature, in September, in Sarasota, is 90°F (32.2°C), while the average low-temperature is 72°F (22.2°C).

How many days does it rain in September in Sarasota?

In September, in Sarasota, Florida, the rain falls for 13 days. Throughout September, 7.3" (184.2mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the ocean temperature in September in Sarasota?

In September, the average ocean temperature in Sarasota, Florida, is 84.7°F (29.3°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.

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

In September, the average length of the day is 12.3h.

How long on average sun shines in September in Sarasota?

The average sunshine in September in Sarasota, Florida, is 8h.

What is the UV index reading in September in Sarasota?

The average daily maximum UV index in September in Sarasota, Florida, is 10. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in September - Sarasota, FL
  • Average high temperature in September: 90°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 September: 72°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 September - Sarasota, FL
  • Average rainfall in September: 7.3"

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 September - Sarasota, FL
  • Average rainfall days in September: 13 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 September - Sarasota, FL
  • Average sea temperature in September: 84.8°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 September / Average sunshine in September - Sarasota, FL
  • Average daylight in September: 12.3h

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 September: 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 September - Sarasota, FL
  • Average UV index in September: 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).