Panama City Beach Weather


The best time to visit Panama City Beach depends on the weather you prefer, what you planning on doing during vacation, and if you prefer to be in Panama City Beach during the busy season or not. With an average of 320 days of sunshine a year, Panama City Beach is the perfect place for travelers looking to find some relaxation from daily life.

May - October

An ideal time to visit Panama City Beach is from May through October, when the spring break crowd disappears and the warmer weather and water temps come around. This time of the year is considered the high season for Panama City Beach, but if you can weather the crowds, you'll enjoy temperatures in the mid-80's and water temperatures in the low 70's.  Most of Panama City Beach's major events occur during this part of the year.

November - February 

The low season is considered November through February for Panama City Beach. During this time, temps reach the mid 60's while lows drop to about the mid-40's. Traveling to Panama City Beach during the off season has plenty of perks like less crowded beaches, no long waits at main activities and attractions, and lower rates on vacation rentals. For snowbirds looking to escape the chillier temperatures up north, this is a great time to consider vacationing in Panama City Beach.

March - April

March and April temperatures sit in the mid to upper 70's and the water temperatures are warm enough to take a dip in the ocean. These months are big for spring break, so you can expect to see a good amount of people out on the beach and enjoying town.