Weather

One of the most attractive features of Cape Coral and Southwest Florida is its terrific year-round weather. The area averages 335 days of bright sunshine each year (the other 30 days are just moderate sunshine). While the summers are very warm, humid and rainy, the winters in Cape Coral are absolutely beautiful.

Southwest Florida receives about 53 inches of rain each year, the majority of which falls from May through September. During the summer months, afternoon rains regularly roll in with heavy downpours and stormy conditions that may last only a couple of hours before subsiding. Then the sun reappears, heat and humidity return, and all is well until the next day when the cycle begins again.

The city is affected by the annual hurricane season, which begins June 1 and continues through November.

Air Temperatures:

Annual Average: 74.4 F
High Average: 84.1 F
Low Average: 64.7 F

Annual Rainfall: 53.37 inches

Month Average Air Temperature Rainfall Amounts
January 74 F High – 53 F Low 1.84 inches
February 75 F High – 54 F Low 2.23 inches
March 80 F High – 58 F Low 3.07 inches
April 85 F High – 62 F Low 1.06 inches
May 89 F High – 68 F Low 3.87 inches
June 91 F High – 73 F Low 9.52 inches
July 91 F High – 75 F Low 8.26 inches
August 91 F High – 75 F Low 9.66 inches
September 90 F High – 74 F Low 7.82 inches
October 86 F High – 69 F Low 2.94 inches
November 80 F High – 61 F Low 1.57 inches
December 76 F High – 55 F Low 1.53 inches