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Best time to visit Cape Coral, FL, USA

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The best time to visit Cape Coral is October

Cape Coral can be visited year-round, but based on the ideal climate conditions, cost of travel, and avoiding peak holiday periods, October is the best time to go.

In summer, the average maximum temperature is around 32℃ (89℉), but temperatures can sometimes reach as high as 32℃ (90℉) on the hottest days of the year. The weather in the winter, especially around January, can reach a minimum of 11℃ (52℉).

If you’re a sun-chaser and want to visit Cape Coral when the days are longest, you should visit in July. The wet season in Cape Coral usually falls during the months surrounding August each year. It’s not uncommon to get some decent rainfall or light showers during this time, but on some days the weather tends to be fine for a majority of the day, with only a few drops of rain falling from a passing shower.

Learn everything you need to know (and none of the stuff you don’t) about when to go to Cape Coral below. Be sure to check out the handy tools we’ve included to help you search for flights and transport, accommodation, and everything else you need to plan and book your trip.

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

February

Most daylight

July

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Cape Coral seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Cape Coral as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Cape Coral is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

Season Months
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Cape Coral

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Cape Coral for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Cape Coral climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Cape Coral for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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Cape Coral in January

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 12mm (0") over 7 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cape Coral in January, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Cape Coral in February

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 11mm (0") over 6 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cape Coral in February, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Cape Coral in March

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 11mm (0") over 8 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cape Coral in March, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Cape Coral in April

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 16mm (1") over 10 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cape Coral in April, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Cape Coral in May

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 42mm (2") over 14 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cape Coral in May, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Cape Coral in June

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 48mm (2") over 17 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cape Coral in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Cape Coral in July

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 68mm (3") over 20 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cape Coral in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Cape Coral in August

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 92mm (4") over 23 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cape Coral in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Cape Coral in September

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 66mm (3") over 21 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cape Coral in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.

Cape Coral in October

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 36mm (1") over 12 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cape Coral in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Cape Coral in November

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 13mm (1") over 7 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cape Coral in November, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Cape Coral in December

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 15mm (1") over 7 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Cape Coral in December, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Cape Coral is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 32℃ (89℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Cape Coral is generally around February. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in February first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Cape Coral is generally around August, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of August too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Cape Coral, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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