Port Charlotte
Florida, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

Monthly weather forecast and climate
Port Charlotte, FL

Palm trees and trees surrounding a pond in Port Charlotte, Florida
Palm trees and trees surrounding a pond in Port Charlotte, Florida
Port Charlotte experiences a warm subtropical type of climate (Köppen climate classification Cfa) with hot and humid summers and warm winters.
Port Charlotte is a census-designated place in Charlotte County, south of Tampa and northwest of Punta Gorda, in the American state of Florida. The port lies in the proximity of the Gulf of Mexico, which influences the climate to a certain extent. The low altitude, tropical latitudes, and proximity to ocean waters keep the temperatures warm throughout the year.

Port Charlotte lies along the Gulf Coast of Florida, and with more than 150 miles of waterways, is the gateway to the Gulf of Mexico. The region has a total area of 32.3 square miles, of which 12% is water. The port is almost at sea level and consists of soft white-sand beaches, shrublands, and palm trees. Annual precipitation is 50" (1270mm) with a peak period from June to September, as the climate borders on the tropical wet and dry type. Port Charlotte registers 262 sunny days during the year. The humidity reaches up to 74% in September. Fog is prevalent at times, but snow is rare. Lightning strikes are a constant threat, especially in the late spring and summer.

Port Charlotte receives almost two-thirds of the annual rainfall in the wet period from June to September, during the summer and early autumn seasons. The average high temperature reaches the 92°F (33.3°C) mark at the peak of July, while January sees the lowest average temperature of the year with 52°F (11.1°C). The sea temperatures are mild throughout the year, and the seawater is amongst the warmest in the United States. Thunderstorms are frequent in the hot season, particularly in the mornings and afternoons, while hurricanes are a threat during the storm season from June to December.

The best time to visit Port Charlotte is from March to May when the temperatures are relatively mild, the humidity is the least of the year, and the rainfall is minimal. The average humidity is the lowest of the year from 58% to 60% during spring. The seawaters are warm, the heat is bearable, and the drizzling rain makes the place enjoyable. The spring months are also relatively drier, the skies are peaceful without the threat of storms, and there are numerous sunny days.

June to September is usually the worst time to visit Port Charlotte. The rainy peak period brings heavy rainfall to the area, and the skies tend to be regularly cloudy. The average humidity is high, and the average temperatures are between 87°F (30.6°C) to 92°F (33.3°C). Hailstorms often invade the region during the rainy months, while hurricanes visit it often, sometimes scale up to severe categories, and bring devastation.

Port Charlotte is prone to thunderstorms, tropical cyclones, hurricanes and tornadoes mainly from June to December, and occasionally during the rest of the year. Thunderstorms are common, mostly in the mornings and sometimes in the afternoons. Flashes of Lightning strike regularly in Port Charlotte as well as the entire state of Florida during the storms. Tropical cyclones of various degrees of intensity regularly patrol the seas in the storm season and occasionally make landfills. Torrential rains and strong wind speeds exceeding 100mph (160.9km/h) accompany the storms and bring destruction with them.

January is usually the coldest month of the year in Port Charlotte with the average temperatures in the 52°F (11.1°C) to 75°F (23.9°C) range. Weather in January »

The average temperatures are mostly in the 53°F (11.7°C) to 76°F (24.4°C) range, but many days touch 80°F (26.7°C). Weather in February »

March is one of the best times to visit Port Charlotte, as the weather is pleasant with the average temperatures in the 57°F (13.9°C) to 80°F (26.7°C) range. Weather in March »

The temperatures in Port Charlotte are in the comfortable zone of 61°F (16.1°C) to 84°F (28.9°C) with rare extremities of weather. Weather in April »

May sees the last of the spring season in Port Charlotte with average temperatures in the 66°F (18.9°C) to 89°F (31.7°C) range. Weather in May »

The average temperatures are in the range of 72°F (22.2°C) to 92°F (33.3°C). The days tend to be cloudy for nearly half the month as rain is prevalent for approximately 13 days. Weather in June »

July is the hottest month of the year in Port Charlotte with the average temperatures in the 74°F (23.3°C) to 92°F (33.3°C). Weather in July »

The average temperatures are in the 74°F (23.3°C) to 92°F (33.3°C) range, but the humidity makes the heat more pronounced. Weather in August »

The average humidity is at the highest of the year in September as the temperatures are registered in the range of 73°F (22.8°C) to 91°F (32.8°C). Weather in September »

October sees warm temperatures in Port Charlotte in the average range of 67°F (19.4°C) to 87°F (30.6°C). The rain subsides to 3.1" (78.7mm). Weather in October »

November sees a drop in temperatures as the peak of autumn fades away in Port Charlotte. The average temperatures are between 60°F (15.6°C) to 81°F (27.2°C). Weather in November »

December in Port Charlotte experiences comfortable temperatures in the range of 54°F (12.2°C) to 76°F (24.4°C). Weather in December »

What is the coldest month in Port Charlotte?

Enero is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 75°F (23.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 52°F (11.1°C).

How much does it rain in Port Charlotte?

During the entire year, Port Charlotte aggregates up to 49.64" (1260.8mm) of precipitation.

What is the driest month in Port Charlotte?

The month with the least rainfall is Abril when 1.7" (43.2mm) of precipitation is typically aggregated.

What is the wettest month in Port Charlotte?

Junio is the month with the most rainfall in Port Charlotte, Florida, with 8.45" (214.6mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When are the longest days in Port Charlotte?

With an average of 13.8h of daylight, Junio has the longest days of the year in Port Charlotte, Florida.

What are the warmest months in Port Charlotte?

Julio and Agosto, with an average high-temperature of 91.9°F (33.3°C), are warmest months in Port Charlotte.

What is the month with the shortest days in Port Charlotte?

Diciembre has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 10.5h of daylight.
Average rainfall - Port Charlotte, FL
Average daylight - Port Charlotte, FL

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.5h).