Sarasota Temperatures: Averages by Month





The numbers here tell you how hot and cold the weather usually is in Sarasota, Florida during each month of the year.

The average high and low temperatures are listed below monthly and annually for the city, in both degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius.

Maximums and minimums are only part of the temperature picture. To fill in the rest, there's information on how many days a month get above or below a given temperature.

To find out how often it rises over 70, 80 or 90 °F each month in Sarasota, scroll down farther. There are also monthly and yearly counts of days with cold weather.

The first set of high and low temperatures are averages for 2010 to 2019. Everything else here is based on 1981 to 2010 weather.

10-year temperature averages for Sarasota, 2010 to 2019
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
71 51 January 22 11
75 55 February 24 13
77 57 March 25 14
83 64 April 28 18
87 69 May 31 21
90 74 June 32 24
91 76 July 33 24
91 76 August 33 25
90 75 September 32 24
86 69 October 30 20
80 61 November 27 16
76 57 December 24 14
83 65 Year 28 19
30-year temperature averages for Sarasota, 1981 to 2010
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
71 52 January 22 11
73 54 February 23 12
76 57 March 25 14
81 62 April 27 16
86 67 May 30 20
89 73 June 31 23
90 75 July 32 24
90 75 August 32 24
89 74 September 32 23
85 68 October 29 20
79 60 November 26 15
73 54 December 23 12
82 64 Year 28 18

Days of Hot Weather in Sarasota

About half of summer days at Sarasota have highs in the 90s Fahrenheit. The other days top out in the 80s.

A day of 100-degree (38 °C) weather is possible here, but that occurs only about once a decade.

Days per month in Sarasota of at least 70, 80 or 90 °F
  70 °F
21 °C
80 °F
27 °C
90 °F
32 °C
January 18 3 0
February 20 4 0
March 20 9 0
April 29 19 0
May 31 30 3
June 30 30 9
July 31 31 14
August 31 31 16
September 30 29 13
October 31 28 3
November 28 15 0
December 21 6 0
Year 326 235 58

How Often Sarasota Has Cold Temperatures

The temperature can drop to freezing at Sarasota. But that doesn't happen often, only about once every year or two. Most winter nights only cool down to 40 or 50 degrees F.

Days per month on average in Sarasota when the minimum temperature drops to 40 or 50 °F or lower
  40 °F
4 °C
50 °F
10 °C
January 4 13
February 1 9
March 0 4
April 0 1
May 0 0
June 0 0
July 0 0
August 0 0
September 0 0
October 0 0
November 0 3
December 2 10
Year 7 42
References

Jay Lawrimore, Ron Ray, Scott Applequist, Bryant Korzeniewski, Matthew Menne. 2016. Global Summary of the Month and Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information.

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 1981-2010 U.S. Climate Normals. (Data Access. FTP.)

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