Port Charlotte, Florida 

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Climate in Port Charlotte, Florida

Port Charlotte, Florida gets 51 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Port Charlotte averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 262 sunny days per year in Port Charlotte. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Port Charlotte gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 99 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 50
Rain: averages 51 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Port Charlotte is 6.6 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Florida.

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Summer   /   Winter
November, March and April are the most pleasant months in Port Charlotte, while August and July are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Port Charlotte, FloridaUnited States
  51.4 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  99.2 days106.2 days
  262 days205 days
  10 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 Port Charlotte with an average high temperature of 91.7°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Florida. In Port Charlotte, there are 6 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Port Charlotte are March, February and December.

In Port Charlotte, there are 107.9 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 Port Charlotte with an average of 50.2°. This is about average compared to other places in Florida.

In Port Charlotte, there are 2.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Florida.

In Port Charlotte, 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 Port Charlotte can be stifling in the summer but very pleasant in the winter months. The humidity here has been described as oppressive in August and July. The humid season extends from May-November and the most comfortable months are December-April.

June is the wettest month in Port Charlotte with 8.7 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 1.9 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 48% of yearly precipitation and 12% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 51.4 inches in Port Charlotte means that it is drier than most places in Florida.

August is the rainiest month in Port Charlotte with 15.0 days of rain, and April is the driest month with only 4.5 rainy days. There are 99.2 rainy days annually in Port Charlotte, which is one of the least rainy places in Florida. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 43% of the time and the driest is Summer with only a 16% chance of a rainy day.

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

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    Reviews for Port Charlotte    34 Reviews
    Port Charlotte, A great place to live... - 9/6/2021
    We have enjoyed living in Port Charlotte now 2 years. It is out of the hussle and bussel of Fort Myers/Naples. Still has the beauty that nature has to offer, and cute... Read More

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    An unfortunate place to wind up - 8/21/2021
    Probably the worst decision I've ever made. The people are inept and rude at best, the food is some of the lowest quality I've ever had in florida and the job... Read More
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    Port Charlotte Living - 6/25/2015
    I bought a really nice house in Port Charlotte fl with a pool on a corner lot 1 block from Sunrise park where u can put your boat in a go to the Gulf Ocean-I think its... Read More

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