Panama City Weather

Average monthly temperature and rainfall in Panama City

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Panama City, located in Northwest Florida's Panhandle, has an overall average high temperature of 77° and an average low of 59°. Of course, those flocking to Panama City Beach for spring break in March may experience slightly cooler temperatures. Families visiting during the summer may need to follow these tips on how to beat the Florida heat to keep their cool in the higher summertime temps.

Of course, Florida's weather can be unpredictable, as evidenced by these unusual recorded temperatures.

In 1985 the lowest recorded temperatures was a very cold 6° and the highest recorded temperature in Panama City in 2007 was a sweltering 102°. On average expect Panama City's warmest month to be July and January the average coolest month. The maximum average rainfall typically falls in July.

If you'll be in Panama City during spring break, there is little you need to pack besides a bathing suit, a cover-up and sandals for the beach. Be aware though that some eateries may require a little more than that to provide service.

Be sure to follow these tips for traveling during hurricane season if you'll be in Florida between June 1 and November 30. Looking for more specific monthly information? Scroll down for average monthly temperatures, rainfall and Gulf of Mexico temperatures for Panama City.

January

  • Average High: 62° F
  • Average Low: 39° F
  • Average Precipitation: 5.74 inches
  • Average Gulf of Mexico Temperature: 56° F

    February

    • Average High Temperature: 65° F
    • Average Low Temperature: 41° F
    • Average Precipitation: 4.71 inches
    • Average Gulf of Mexico Temperature: 58° F

    March

    • Average High Temperature: 71° F
    • Average Low Temperature: 47° F
    • Average Precipitation: 6.22 inches
    • Average Gulf of Mexico Temperature: 63° F

    April

    • Average High Temperature: 77° F
    • Average Low Temperature: 53° F
    • Average Precipitation: 3.73 inches
    • Average Gulf of Mexico Temperature: 71° F

    May

    • Average High Temperature: 83° F
    • Average Low Temperature: 61° F
    • Average Precipitation: 3.86 inches
    • Average Gulf of Mexico Temperature: 78° F

    June

    • Average High Temperature: 88° F
    • Average Low Temperature: 68° F
    • Average Precipitation: 6.01 inches
    • Average Gulf of Mexico Temperature: 84° F

    July

    • Average High Temperature: 89° F
    • Average Low Temperature: 71° F
    • Average Precipitation: 8.74 inches
    • Average Gulf of Mexico Temperature: 85° F

    August

    • Average High Temperature: 89° F
    • Average Low Temperature: 71° F
    • Average Precipitation: 7.52 inches
    • Average Gulf of Mexico Temperature: 86° F

    September

    • Average High Temperature: 87° F
    • Average Low Temperature: 67° F
    • Average Precipitation: 6.14 inches
    • Average Gulf of Mexico Temperature: 82° F

    October

    • Average High Temperature: 79° F
    • Average Low Temperature: 55° F
    • Average Precipitation: 3.50 inches
    • Average Gulf of Mexico Temperature: 74° F

    November

    • Average High Temperature: 71° F
    • Average Low Temperature: 47° F
    • Average Precipitation: 4.53 inches
    • Average Gulf of Mexico Temperature: 65° F

    December

    • Average High Temperature: 64° F
    • Average Low Temperature: 40° F
    • Average Precipitation: 4.06 inches
    • Average Gulf of Mexico Temperature: 58° F

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