Cape Coral, Florida 

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Climate in Cape Coral, Florida

Cape Coral, Florida gets 53 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Cape Coral averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 265 sunny days per year in Cape Coral. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Cape Coral gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 108 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 92 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 53
Rain: averages 53 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Cape Coral is 6.4 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Florida.

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December, March and February are the most pleasant months in Cape Coral, while August and July are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Cape Coral, FloridaUnited States
  53.4 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  108.1 days106.2 days
  265 days205 days
  3 ft.2443 ft.


Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.

July is the hottest month for Cape Coral with an average high temperature of 91.9°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Florida. In Cape Coral, there are 6 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Cape Coral are February, December and March.

In Cape Coral, there are 111.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the hottest places in Florida.

January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Cape Coral with an average of 52.5°. This is warmer than most places in Florida.

In Cape Coral, there are 0.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Florida.

In Cape Coral, there are 0.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Florida.

Humidity in Cape Coral is significant throughout the year, and miserable in the summer. The humidity here has been described as oppressive or stifling in the summer. The humid season extends from April-November and the most comfortable months are December-March.

June is the wettest month in Cape Coral with 9.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is December with 1.7 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 51% of yearly precipitation and 11% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 53.4 inches in Cape Coral means that it is about average compared to other places in Florida.

August is the rainiest month in Cape Coral with 16.8 days of rain, and April is the driest month with only 4.6 rainy days. There are 108.1 rainy days annually in Cape Coral, which is less rainy than most places in Florida. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 45% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 15% chance of a rainy day.

There is rarely any recorded snowfall in Cape Coral, ranking it as one of the least snowy places in Florida. Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in Cape Coral.

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    Reviews for Cape Coral    47 Reviews
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