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weather and logistics

Below is a quick overview of weather and logistics

Transportation

Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW), located in Fort Myers, is the gateway to The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel. RSW is located approximately 30 minutes from Fort Myers Beach and 45 minutes from Sanibel Island. With 20 carriers making 190 daily non-stop flights, service is available from most of the nation's metropolitan areas, as well as select destinations in Europe and Canada. For current flight schedules to and from RSW, call (239) 590-4855 or visit www.flylcpa.com.

Interstate Travel

Interstate 10 runs east-west from California to Jacksonville, FL, and Interstate 95 extends from the northeastern U.S. to south Florida. Travelers using I-95 can take Interstate 4 west to connect with southbound Interstate 75. North-south I-75 connects directly to I-10 and is the major highway that traverses Lee County, the home of The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel. I-75 begins in south Florida and ends in the Midwestern U.S.

In-town driving

In addition to Interstate 75, major roads in Lee County include U.S. 41, which runs north-south and parallel to the interstate; McGregor Boulevard, which extends from downtown Fort Myers and links with roads leading to Sanibel and Captiva islands and Fort Myers Beach; and State Road 78, which connects the mainland with Pine Island, crossing Cape Coral as it extends south and west.

Weather

Air temperatures:

74.4 F/23 C average annual temperature

84.1 F/29 C average annual high temperature

64.7 F/18 C average annual low temperature

Water temperatures:

77.5 F average annual temperature

70.8 F average fall/winter temperature

84.1 F average spring/summer temperature

66.0 F average winter low temperature

87.0 F average summer high temperature