The great climate in Fort Myers makes it one of the best vacation spots to visit year-round. Located in southwest Florida, Fort Myers has an overall mean temperature of only about 80 degrees Fahrenheit (26 degrees Celsius) making it a prime destination for year-round tourism. The great thing about this sunny climate is that no matter what time of year you visit the area, you are going to be able to experience a variety of activities year-round because there are so many different places to go to see and do. Here are some of the weather conditions you should expect to have while staying in Fort Myers.
When it comes to the weather in Fort Myers, the days are hot and humid and the evenings tend to get quite chilly, but the temperatures to increase dramatically in the afternoon. On the weekends, especially when it snows, the weather tends to be much cooler and drier as well. In the wintertime, however, the weather can get extremely cold and windy, especially if you are staying in the northern part of the city. Fort Myers is also situated on one of the larger gulf coasts and its coastal area has long stretches of sand to protect it from strong winds. These beaches and the surrounding areas are always going to have good weather and you can always count on plenty of sunshine during your stay.
If you are staying in Fort Myers during the winter months and you do end up getting caught out in the rain, don’t fret because it doesn’t have to be that bad. All you have to do is find a safe spot in which to wait out the storm until the rain subsides. Of course, staying in a hotel or motel may prove to be very expensive and not everyone wants to shell out hundreds of dollars per night when staying at the beach. A great alternative is to rent a condo in Fort Myers that is located nearby the beaches, or even in one of the nearby towns of Marco Island and Haulover. Condo rental in Fort Myers will usually cost less money than you would pay if you stayed at a hotel. If you plan to rent a condo, make sure you look into the condo’s amenities and make sure the place has a pool that you can use, because in the worst case scenario you’ll have to pay a bit more to stay in a pool.