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Retire To Sarasota, FL

Air Quality, Hazards, Climate, Recreation, etc.


Sarasota
Air Quality
Manatee/Sarasota Counties
. Good Days Moderate Days Unhealthy for Sensitive Persons Days Unhealthy Days Very Unhealthy Days
2017 311 49 3 na 0
2016 300 66 0 0 0
2015 304 60 1 0 0
2014 290 75 0 0 0
2013 308 56 1 0 0




Sarasota
Water Quality
Sarasota Bay Watershed
. % Good % Threatened % Impaired
2014 na na na
2012 0 0 100
2010 0 0 100
2008 na na na
2006 na na na
2004 na na na
2002 na na na




Sarasota
Recreation
. # of Parks # of Parks
(99 City Avg)
National Parks, Historic Sites, etc.
(managed by National Park Service)
De Soto National Memorial 7
National Campgrounds, Lodges, etc.
(other federal agency-managed sites)
4 26
State Parks, Sites, etc. 16 11



Sarasota Climate
(1971-2000)
. . 99 City Avg
January - Avg Low Temp 51 F 27 F
January - Avg Daily Temp 62 F 37 F
July - Avg Daily Temp 82 F 74 F
July - Avg High Temp 91 F 86 F
Avg Annual Precipitation 55 in 35 in



Sarasota Elevation
20 feet GPTR 99 City Average
1,652 feet



Sarasota
Natural Hazards
. Risk Level 99 City Average
Total Hazard Risk Moderate Moderate
Earthquake 0% 10.9%
Tsunami No Risk No Risk
Hurricane 40-60 10
Flood Very High Very High
Tornado Low Low
Volcano No Risk No Risk
Wildfire Low Low



Sarasota
Man-Made Hazards (Nuclear)
Nuclear Power Stations
(# Reactors)
Distance from City GPTR 99 City
Average
Crystal River (1) 105 miles 50% of cities are within 100 miles of at least one nuclear station



Sarasota
Heating and Cooling Degree Days
(avg annual)
. . 99 City Avg
Total Degree Days 3,865 5,915
HDD 538 4,662
CDD 3,327 1,253



EPA Hazardous Material Cleanup Sites
(Sarasota Area)
Sarasota Area EPA Cleanup Sites


Legend:
Small green circles (older style maps) or multi-colored circles (newer style maps: click here for legend) indicate 1)Superfund Sites 2)Federal Facilities 3)RCRA Corrective Action Sites and 4)Brownfields Properties (EPA hazardous material cleanup sites defined at Environment link)

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