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 low of 56.1°F (13.4°C) and an average high of 68.5°F (20.3°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

The average relative humidity in January in Sarasota is 73%.

Rainfall

In January, in Sarasota, the rain falls for 8.3 days. Throughout January, 1.22" (31mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 183.1 rainfall days, and 34.92" (887mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

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

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

Sunshine

In Sarasota, the average sunshine in January 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 vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 in January transform into the following instructions:
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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.
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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.

What is the temperature in January in Sarasota?

In January, in Sarasota, 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 in Sarasota is 73%.

How much does it rain in Sarasota in January?

In Sarasota, during January, the rain falls for 8.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.22" (31mm) of precipitation.

What month is the ocean coldest in Sarasota?

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

How cold is the water 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 January, the average day length is 10h and 39min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in January in Sarasota?

In January, on the first day of the month, 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 many hours of sunshine does Sarasota have in January?

The average sunshine duration in January is 7.3h.

What is the month with 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 January, the average daily maximum UV index in Sarasota, Florida, is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unsafe 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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