Punta Gorda, Florida 

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Climate in Punta Gorda, Florida

Punta Gorda, Florida gets 52 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Punta Gorda averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 267 sunny days per year in Punta Gorda. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Punta Gorda gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 100 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 52 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Punta Gorda is 6.7 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Florida.

6.7 / 10
March, December and November are the most pleasant months in Punta Gorda, while August and July are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Punta Gorda, FloridaUnited States
  51.7 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  100.0 days106.2 days
  267 days205 days
  91.9°85.8°
  50.2°21.7°
  6.77
  6.44.3
  7 ft.2443 ft.
CLIMATE

YOU SHOULD KNOW

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


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Punta Gorda with an average of 50.2°. This is about average compared to other places in Florida.


In Punta Gorda, there are 111.4 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the hottest places in Florida.


In Punta Gorda, there are 2.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Florida.


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


June is the wettest month in Punta Gorda with 8.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 1.8 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 49% of yearly precipitation and 12% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 51.7 inches in Punta Gorda means that it is drier than most places in Florida.


August is the rainiest month in Punta Gorda with 15.6 days of rain, and April is the driest month with only 4.3 rainy days. There are 100.0 rainy days annually in Punta Gorda, which is one of the least rainy 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 Punta Gorda, ranking it as one of the least snowy places in Florida. Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in Punta Gorda.





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    Reviews for Punta Gorda    13 Reviews
    Health Care is Wanting - 4/22/2017
    We have lived here for six years and enjoy it very much. One gets used to the summers but they are uncomfortable. The fishing is pretty good - used to be much better.... Read More

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    Hot! - 8/11/2014
    That's actually only true for 3-4 months of the year - but when it's hot it's HOT! The thermometer will only say 91 or 92 degrees but with the humidity the "feels like"... Read More

    Quaint Southern Charm - 3/16/2014
    I have spent a few weeks over a period of the last ten years in Punta Gorda and have found the city to be relaxing and decent. The waterfront is very enjoyable and a... Read More


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