Charlotte County by the numbers from Charlotte County Demographic Profile*
The City of Punta Gorda is the county seat of Charlotte County.
Charlotte County population is a July 2005 estimate of 157,536.
Charlotte Harbor includes one of the world's largest protected marine estuaries encompassing 270 square miles with 219 miles of natural shoreline.
The over 12 miles of sandy Gulf beaches share the coastline with the mangrove forests of Charlotte Harbor.
The are over 14 magnificent golf courses throughout Charlotte County, ranging from executive to championship level.
Charlotte County features over 70 parks and recreational areas, including a 65,000 acre wildlife management area.
Art galleries and exhibits, a professional symphony orchestra and theatrical productions throughout the year are just a few of the cultural opportunities available in Charlotte County.
Source of the above data:
Charlotte County Demographic Profile from Greater Charlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands
THE WEATHER YEAR AROUND
Weather in Charlotte County is beautifully moderate, with mostly tropical temperatures averaging 75° year round. The lowest temperatures are in January and the highest temperatures are in July. Our annual rainfall averages just around 49 inches, with 2/3 occurring during the summer afternoons in July through September.
Month Average High Temperature Average Low Temperature Average Precipitation
January 75°F 52°F 2.21in.
February 76°F53°F 2.32in.
March 80°F 57°F 2.73in.
April 84°F 61°F 1.70in.
May 89°F 66°F 3.15in.
June 91°F 72°F 8.45in.
July 92°F 73°F 7.78in.
August 92°F 74°F 7.82in.
September 91°F 73°F 6.75in.
October 86°F 67°F 3.12in.
November 81°F 60°F 1.88in.
December 76°F 54°F 1.77in.
July is the average warmest month.
The highest recorded temperature was 101°F in 1981.
The average coolest month is January.
The lowest recorded temperature was 23°F in 1982.
The maximum average precipitation occurs in June.
Source: The Weather Channel (Charlotte County Office of Economic Development)
Punta Gorda on the Internet.com
All information deemed reliable but not guaranteed.