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Climate and Average Weather Year Round in South Sarasota Florida, United States

In South Sarasota, the summers are long, hot, oppressive, wet, and mostly cloudy and the winters are short, cool, windy, and partly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 53°F to 89°F and is rarely below 40°F or above 93°F.

Based on the tourism score, the best times of year to visit South Sarasota for warm-weather activities are from late February to early May and from late October to early December.

Climate in South Sarasota

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South Sarasota weather by month. Click on each chart for more information.

The hot season lasts for 4.5 months, from May 21 to October 7, with an average daily high temperature above 86°F. The hottest month of the year in South Sarasota is August, with an average high of 89°F and low of 75°F.

The cool season lasts for 2.8 months, from December 9 to March 3, with an average daily high temperature below 74°F. The coldest month of the year in South Sarasota is January, with an average low of 53°F and high of 71°F.

Average High and Low Temperature in South Sarasota

Average High and Low Temperature in South SarasotahotcoolcoolJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F10°F10°F20°F20°F30°F30°F40°F40°F50°F50°F60°F60°F70°F70°F80°F80°F90°F90°F100°F100°FJan 1871°FJan 1871°FAug 889°FAug 889°F53°F53°F75°F75°FMay 2186°FMay 2186°FOct 786°FOct 786°FDec 974°FDec 974°FMar 374°FMar 374°F69°F69°F71°F71°F57°F57°F57°F57°FNowNow
The daily average high (red line) and low (blue line) temperature, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted lines are the corresponding average perceived temperatures.
AverageJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
High 71°F72°F76°F80°F85°F88°F89°F89°F88°F84°F78°F73°F
Temp. 61°F63°F67°F72°F77°F81°F82°F82°F80°F76°F69°F64°F
Low 53°F55°F59°F63°F68°F73°F75°F75°F74°F68°F61°F56°F

The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the entire year of hourly average temperatures. The horizontal axis is the day of the year, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.

Average Hourly Temperature in South Sarasota

Average Hourly Temperature in South SarasotaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM2 AM2 AM4 AM4 AM6 AM6 AM8 AM8 AM10 AM10 AM12 PM12 PM2 PM2 PM4 PM4 PM6 PM6 PM8 PM8 PM10 PM10 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowcoolcoolcoolcoolcomfortablecomfortablewarmhotcold
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The average hourly temperature, color coded into bands. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

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In South Sarasota, the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The clearer part of the year in South Sarasota begins around October 4 and lasts for 8.0 months, ending around June 4.

The clearest month of the year in South Sarasota is February, during which on average the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 64% of the time.

The cloudier part of the year begins around June 4 and lasts for 4.0 months, ending around October 4.

The cloudiest month of the year in South Sarasota is July, during which on average the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 66% of the time.

Cloud Cover Categories in South Sarasota

Cloud Cover Categories in South SarasotaclearerclearercloudierJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%Feb 2466%Feb 2466%Jul 632%Jul 632%Oct 449%Oct 449%Jun 449%Jun 449%NowNowclearmostly clearpartly cloudymostly cloudyovercast
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
The percentage of time spent in each cloud cover band, categorized by the percentage of the sky covered by clouds.
FractionJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Cloudier 39%36%37%37%42%60%66%65%61%44%37%39%
Clearer 61%64%63%63%58%40%34%35%39%56%63%61%

A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days in South Sarasota varies very significantly throughout the year.

The wetter season lasts 3.8 months, from June 4 to September 27, with a greater than 41% chance of a given day being a wet day. The month with the most wet days in South Sarasota is August, with an average of 20.4 days with at least 0.04 inches of precipitation.

The drier season lasts 8.2 months, from September 27 to June 4. The month with the fewest wet days in South Sarasota is November, with an average of 4.5 days with at least 0.04 inches of precipitation.

Among wet days, we distinguish between those that experience rain alone, snow alone, or a mixture of the two. The month with the most days of rain alone in South Sarasota is August, with an average of 20.4 days. Based on this categorization, the most common form of precipitation throughout the year is rain alone, with a peak probability of 69% on August 2.

Daily Chance of Precipitation in South Sarasota

Daily Chance of Precipitation in South SarasotawetdrydryJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Aug 269%Aug 269%Nov 2113%Nov 2113%Jun 441%Jun 441%Sep 2741%Sep 2741%NowNowrain
The percentage of days in which various types of precipitation are observed, excluding trace quantities: rain alone, snow alone, and mixed (both rain and snow fell in the same day).
Days ofJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Rain 6.1d5.9d6.8d5.6d7.4d15.8d20.0d20.4d15.2d7.5d4.5d5.1d

To show variation within the months and not just the monthly totals, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. South Sarasota experiences extreme seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.

Rain falls throughout the year in South Sarasota. The month with the most rain in South Sarasota is August, with an average rainfall of 5.5 inches.

The month with the least rain in South Sarasota is November, with an average rainfall of 1.5 inches.

Average Monthly Rainfall in South Sarasota

The average rainfall (solid line) accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average snowfall.
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Rainfall 2.2″2.2″2.4″1.8″2.1″4.6″5.2″5.5″5.0″2.3″1.5″1.7″

The length of the day in South Sarasota varies over the course of the year. In 2024, the shortest day is December 21, with 10 hours, 25 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 20, with 13 hours, 52 minutes of daylight.

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in South Sarasota

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in South SarasotaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 hr24 hr4 hr20 hr8 hr16 hr12 hr12 hr16 hr8 hr20 hr4 hr24 hr0 hr12 hr, 7 minMar 1912 hr, 7 minMar 1913 hr, 52 minJun 2013 hr, 52 minJun 2012 hr, 9 minSep 2212 hr, 9 minSep 2210 hr, 25 minDec 2110 hr, 25 minDec 21nightnightdayNowNow
The number of hours during which the Sun is visible (black line). From bottom (most yellow) to top (most gray), the color bands indicate: full daylight, twilight (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and full night.
Hours ofJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Daylight 10.6h11.2h12.0h12.8h13.5h13.8h13.7h13.1h12.3h11.5h10.8h10.5h

The earliest sunrise is at 6:34 AM on June 9, and the latest sunrise is 1 hour, 10 minutes later at 7:44 AM on March 10. The earliest sunset is at 5:35 PM on November 30, and the latest sunset is 2 hours, 53 minutes later at 8:29 PM on June 30.

Daylight saving time (DST) is observed in South Sarasota during 2024, starting in the spring on March 10, lasting 7.8 months, and ending in the fall on November 3.

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in South Sarasota

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in South SarasotaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec2 AM4 AM6 AM8 AM10 AM12 PM2 PM4 PM6 PM8 PM10 PM12 AMJun 96:34 AMJun 96:34 AM8:29 PMJun 308:29 PMJun 30Nov 305:35 PMNov 305:35 PM7:44 AMMar 107:44 AMMar 10Mar 10DSTMar 10DSTDSTNov 3DSTNov 3daynightnightSolarMidnightSolarMidnightSolarNoonSunriseSunsetNowNow
The solar day over the course of the year 2024. From bottom to top, the black lines are the previous solar midnight, sunrise, solar noon, sunset, and the next solar midnight. The day, twilights (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and night are indicated by the color bands from yellow to gray. The transitions to and from daylight saving time are indicated by the 'DST' labels.

The figure below presents a compact representation of the sun's elevation (the angle of the sun above the horizon) and azimuth (its compass bearing) for every hour of every day in the reporting period. The horizontal axis is the day of the year and the vertical axis is the hour of the day. For a given day and hour of that day, the background color indicates the azimuth of the sun at that moment. The black isolines are contours of constant solar elevation.

Solar Elevation and Azimuth in South Sarasota

Solar Elevation and Azimuth in South SarasotaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM2 AM2 AM4 AM4 AM6 AM6 AM8 AM8 AM10 AM10 AM12 PM12 PM2 PM2 PM4 PM4 PM6 PM6 PM8 PM8 PM10 PM10 PM12 AM12 AM00010101010202020303030404040405050606070708000010101020202020303030404040505050606070708039NowNow
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Solar elevation and azimuth over the course of the year 2024. The black lines are lines of constant solar elevation (the angle of the sun above the horizon, in degrees). The background color fills indicate the azimuth (the compass bearing) of the sun. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries of the cardinal compass points indicate the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for 2024. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases.

Moon Rise, Set & Phases in South Sarasota

The time in which the moon is above the horizon (light blue area), with new moons (dark gray lines) and full moons (blue lines) indicated. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

We base the humidity comfort level on the dew point, as it determines whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid. Unlike temperature, which typically varies significantly between night and day, dew point tends to change more slowly, so while the temperature may drop at night, a muggy day is typically followed by a muggy night.

South Sarasota experiences extreme seasonal variation in the perceived humidity.

The muggier period of the year lasts for 7.3 months, from April 5 to November 15, during which time the comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable at least 36% of the time. The month with the most muggy days in South Sarasota is August, with 30.9 days that are muggy or worse.

The month with the fewest muggy days in South Sarasota is January, with 5.1 days that are muggy or worse.

Humidity Comfort Levels in South Sarasota

Humidity Comfort Levels in South SarasotamuggyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Jan 2615%Jan 2615%100%Jul 29100%Jul 29Apr 536%Apr 536%Nov 1536%Nov 1536%NowNowmiserablemiserableoppressiveoppressivemuggymuggyhumidhumiddrydrycomfortablecomfortable
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The percentage of time spent at various humidity comfort levels, categorized by dew point.
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Muggy days 5.1d5.8d8.9d12.9d22.0d28.5d30.9d30.9d28.6d20.5d10.9d7.5d

This section discusses the wide-area hourly average wind vector (speed and direction) at 10 meters above the ground. The wind experienced at any given location is highly dependent on local topography and other factors, and instantaneous wind speed and direction vary more widely than hourly averages.

The average hourly wind speed in South Sarasota experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The windier part of the year lasts for 7.8 months, from September 18 to May 10, with average wind speeds of more than 8.6 miles per hour. The windiest month of the year in South Sarasota is November, with an average hourly wind speed of 10.7 miles per hour.

The calmer time of year lasts for 4.2 months, from May 10 to September 18. The calmest month of the year in South Sarasota is July, with an average hourly wind speed of 6.5 miles per hour.

Average Wind Speed in South Sarasota

Average Wind Speed in South SarasotawindywindyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 mph0 mph2 mph2 mph4 mph4 mph6 mph6 mph8 mph8 mph10 mph10 mph12 mph12 mph14 mph14 mph16 mph16 mphNov 610.8 mphNov 610.8 mphJul 196.4 mphJul 196.4 mphSep 188.6 mphSep 188.6 mphMay 108.6 mphMay 108.6 mphNowNow
The average of mean hourly wind speeds (dark gray line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Wind Speed (mph) 10.610.610.59.68.47.26.56.88.410.110.710.4

The predominant average hourly wind direction in South Sarasota varies throughout the year.

The wind is most often from the east for 3.0 months, from March 13 to June 14; for 3.3 months, from August 1 to November 11; and for 1.0 weeks, from November 22 to November 29, with a peak percentage of 51% on September 23. The wind is most often from the west for 1.6 months, from June 14 to August 1, with a peak percentage of 33% on July 5. The wind is most often from the north for 1.6 weeks, from November 11 to November 22 and for 3.5 months, from November 29 to March 13, with a peak percentage of 40% on November 20.

Wind Direction in South Sarasota

Wind Direction in South SarasotaNEWENNJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%20%80%40%60%60%40%80%20%100%0%NowNowwestsoutheastnorth
northeastsouthwest
The percentage of hours in which the mean wind direction is from each of the four cardinal wind directions, excluding hours in which the mean wind speed is less than 1.0 mph. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries are the percentage of hours spent in the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

South Sarasota is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.

The average water temperature experiences some seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The time of year with warmer water lasts for 4.0 months, from June 8 to October 9, with an average temperature above 82°F. The month of the year in South Sarasota with the warmest water is August, with an average temperature of 86°F.

The time of year with cooler water lasts for 3.2 months, from December 20 to March 26, with an average temperature below 70°F. The month of the year in South Sarasota with the coolest water is February, with an average temperature of 66°F.

Average Water Temperature in South Sarasota

Average Water Temperature in South SarasotawarmcoolJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec60°F60°F65°F65°F70°F70°F75°F75°F80°F80°F85°F85°F90°F90°FAug 1186°FAug 1186°F66°FFeb 566°FFeb 5Jun 882°FJun 882°FOct 982°FOct 982°FDec 2070°FDec 2070°FMar 2670°FMar 2670°FNowNow
The daily average water temperature (purple line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.
WaterJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Temperature 67°F66°F69°F73°F78°F83°F85°F86°F84°F80°F75°F70°F

To characterize how pleasant the weather is in South Sarasota throughout the year, we compute two travel scores.

The tourism score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F. Based on this score, the best times of year to visit South Sarasota for general outdoor tourist activities are from late February to early May and from late October to early December, with a peak score in the second week of April.

Tourism Score in South Sarasota

Tourism Score in South Sarasotabest timebest timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810107.07.03.33.36.76.75.55.5NowNowtemperaturetemperature cloudscloudsprecipitationprecipitationtourism score
The tourism score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

The beach/pool score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 75°F and 90°F. Based on this score, the best times of year to visit South Sarasota for hot-weather activities are from late April to early June and for the entire month of October, with a peak score in the third week of May.

Beach/Pool Score in South Sarasota

Beach/Pool Score in South Sarasotabest timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810106.46.42.32.36.06.04.34.3NowNowtemperaturetemperature cloudscloudsprecipitationprecipitationbeach/pool score
The beach/pool score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

Methodology

For each hour between 8:00 AM and 9:00 PM of each day in the analysis period (1980 to 2016), independent scores are computed for perceived temperature, cloud cover, and total precipitation. Those scores are combined into a single hourly composite score, which is then aggregated into days, averaged over all the years in the analysis period, and smoothed.

Our cloud cover score is 10 for fully clear skies, falling linearly to 9 for mostly clear skies, and to 1 for fully overcast skies.

Our precipitation score, which is based on the three-hour precipitation centered on the hour in question, is 10 for no precipitation, falling linearly to 9 for trace precipitation, and to 0 for 0.04 inches of precipitation or more.

Our tourism temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 50°F, rising linearly to 9 for 65°F, to 10 for 75°F, falling linearly to 9 for 80°F, and to 1 for 90°F or hotter.

Our beach/pool temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 65°F, rising linearly to 9 for 75°F, to 10 for 82°F, falling linearly to 9 for 90°F, and to 1 for 100°F or hotter.

Definitions of the growing season vary throughout the world, but for the purposes of this report, we define it as the longest continuous period of non-freezing temperatures (≥ 32°F) in the year (the calendar year in the Northern Hemisphere, or from July 1 until June 30 in the Southern Hemisphere).

While it does not do so every year, freezing temperatures are seen in South Sarasota over some winters. The day least likely to be in the growing season is January 16, with a 77% chance.

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in South Sarasota

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in South Sarasotagrowing seasonJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%90%Jan 3190%Jan 3190%Dec 2490%Dec 24Jul 17100%Jul 17100%NowNowcoldcoolcomfortablewarmhotvery cold
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The percentage of time spent in various temperature bands. The black line is the percentage chance that a given day is within the growing season.

Growing degree days are a measure of yearly heat accumulation used to predict plant and animal development, and defined as the integral of warmth above a base temperature, discarding any excess above a maximum temperature. In this report, we use a base of 50°F and a cap of 86°F.

Based on growing degree days alone, the first spring blooms in South Sarasota should appear around January 8, only rarely appearing before January 6 or after January 13.

Growing Degree Days in South Sarasota

Growing Degree Days in South SarasotaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F1,000°F1,000°F2,000°F2,000°F3,000°F3,000°F4,000°F4,000°F5,000°F5,000°F6,000°F6,000°F7,000°F7,000°F8,000°F8,000°FJan 890°FJan 890°FMar 9900°FMar 9900°FApr 241,800°FApr 241,800°FDec 318,280°FDec 318,280°FNowNow
The average growing degree days accumulated over the course of the year, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

This section discusses the total daily incident shortwave solar energy reaching the surface of the ground over a wide area, taking full account of seasonal variations in the length of the day, the elevation of the Sun above the horizon, and absorption by clouds and other atmospheric constituents. Shortwave radiation includes visible light and ultraviolet radiation.

The average daily incident shortwave solar energy experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The brighter period of the year lasts for 1.9 months, from April 1 to May 28, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 6.2 kWh. The brightest month of the year in South Sarasota is May, with an average of 6.6 kWh.

The darker period of the year lasts for 2.6 months, from November 11 to January 29, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 4.2 kWh. The darkest month of the year in South Sarasota is December, with an average of 3.6 kWh.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in South Sarasota

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in South SarasotabrightdarkdarkJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 kWh0 kWh1 kWh1 kWh2 kWh2 kWh3 kWh3 kWh4 kWh4 kWh5 kWh5 kWh6 kWh6 kWh7 kWh7 kWh8 kWh8 kWh9 kWh9 kWhMay 16.8 kWhMay 16.8 kWhDec 203.6 kWhDec 203.6 kWhJan 294.2 kWhJan 294.2 kWhNowNow
The average daily shortwave solar energy reaching the ground per square meter (orange line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Solar Energy (kWh) 3.94.85.86.56.65.55.04.74.64.74.13.6

For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of South Sarasota are 27.286 deg latitude, -82.533 deg longitude, and 13 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of South Sarasota is essentially flat, with a maximum elevation change of 26 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 9 feet. Within 10 miles is also essentially flat (39 feet). Within 50 miles is essentially flat (161 feet).

The area within 2 miles of South Sarasota is covered by artificial surfaces (71%) and water (20%), within 10 miles by water (47%) and artificial surfaces (40%), and within 50 miles by water (56%) and cropland (15%).

This report illustrates the typical weather in South Sarasota, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.

Temperature and Dew Point

There are 2 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in South Sarasota.

For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and South Sarasota according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.

The estimated value at South Sarasota is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between South Sarasota and a given station.

The stations contributing to this reconstruction are:

To get a sense of how much these sources agree with each other, you can view a comparison of South Sarasota and the stations that contribute to our estimates of its temperature history and climate. Please note that each source's contribution is adjusted for elevation and the relative change present in the MERRA-2 data.

Other Data

All data relating to the Sun's position (e.g., sunrise and sunset) are computed using astronomical formulas from the book, Astronomical Algorithms 2nd Edition , by Jean Meeus.

All other weather data, including cloud cover, precipitation, wind speed and direction, and solar flux, come from NASA's MERRA-2 Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis . This reanalysis combines a variety of wide-area measurements in a state-of-the-art global meteorological model to reconstruct the hourly history of weather throughout the world on a 50-kilometer grid.

Land Use data comes from the Global Land Cover SHARE database , published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Elevation data comes from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) , published by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Names, locations, and time zones of places and some airports come from the GeoNames Geographical Database .

Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .

Maps are © OpenStreetMap contributors.

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We draw particular cautious attention to our reliance on the MERRA-2 model-based reconstructions for a number of important data series. While having the tremendous advantages of temporal and spatial completeness, these reconstructions: (1) are based on computer models that may have model-based errors, (2) are coarsely sampled on a 50 km grid and are therefore unable to reconstruct the local variations of many microclimates, and (3) have particular difficulty with the weather in some coastal areas, especially small islands.

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