Weather forecast accuracy details for Sarasota, Florida

These are the one- to three-day out accuracy percentages for high temperature, low temperature, icon forecast precipitation (both rain and snow), and text forecast precipitation (both rain and snow). Temperature accuracy is the percentage of forecasts within three degrees. Precipitation accuracy is the percentage of correct forecasts. The forecasts are collected in the evening.

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Weather Forecast Accuracy Data Last Month (December)

Provider High Temp Low Temp Icon Precip Text Precip Overall
The Weather Channel   87.10% 89.25% 91.40% 91.40% 89.78%
Weather Underground   87.10% 88.17% 91.40% 91.40% 89.52%
AccuWeather   72.04% 82.80% 91.40% 91.40% 84.41%
Foreca/Vaisala   78.49% 77.42% 90.32% 90.32% 84.14%
NWS Digital Forecast   63.44% 86.02% 87.10% 87.10% 80.91%
Weather News   62.37% 82.80% 88.17% 88.17% 80.38%
AerisWeather   68.82% 76.34% 88.17% 88.17% 80.38%
Dark Sky   63.44% 74.19% 88.17% 88.17% 78.49%
World Weather Online   65.59% 72.04% 84.95% 84.95% 76.88%
Weatherbit   72.83% 60.44% 86.96% 86.96% 76.79%
OpenWeather   56.99% 38.71% 84.95% 84.95% 66.40%
Wetter   63.44% 6.45% 88.17% 88.17% 61.56%
Persistence   39.44% 31.08% 74.65% 74.65% 54.95%

Weather Forecast Accuracy Data Last Year (2022)

Provider High Temp Low Temp Icon Precip Text Precip Overall
Weather Underground   92.60% 90.05% 82.92% 82.92% 87.12%
The Weather Channel   92.60% 90.05% 82.74% 82.74% 87.03%
Foreca/Vaisala   90.14% 85.02% 83.11% 83.11% 85.34%
AccuWeather   88.43% 89.63% 78.00% 78.33% 83.60%
AerisWeather   87.12% 84.93% 75.25% 75.25% 80.64%
Weather News   82.33% 79.30% 79.12% 79.12% 79.97%
NWS Digital Forecast   77.19% 86.52% 72.67% 72.67% 77.26%
Dark Sky   62.10% 75.89% 81.19% 81.19% 75.09%
Weatherbit   75.31% 66.89% 76.07% 76.07% 73.59%
World Weather Online   71.14% 74.79% 73.06% 73.06% 73.01%
OpenWeather   68.22% 60.64% 73.15% 73.15% 68.79%
Persistence   61.34% 53.53% 65.51% 65.51% 61.47%
Wetter   70.41% 15.80% 78.54% 78.36% 60.78%

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