high season: June to August
low season: September to November
shoulder season: December to May
Weather InformationPanama City Beach experiences warm weather throughout the year, with an annual high of 78 degrees. Summer temperatures reach an average high of 91 degrees, while winter temperatures hover around a high of 64 degrees. Spring and fall are pleasant, with temperatures ranging between highs of 74 and 80 degrees. Hurricane season runs from early June through late November.
Crowd InformationPanama City is busiest during summer, but annual events throughout the year also attract major crowds, including Spring Break in March and April, the Thunder Beach Motorcycle Rally in September, the Indian Summer Festival in October, and the Ironman Florida Triathlon in November.
Closure InformationMost hotels, shops, and attractions remain open throughout the year. However, some restaurants and sites close from November through February.
When to SavePanama City Beach can be an affordable destination anytime of year, as most hotels offer year-round specials, even in high season. The least expensive time to visit, though, is September through February.
Information provided by Panama City Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau
A few more sites for information
- Panama City Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau: The city's official tourism website provides listings of events, easily searchable by month.
- Weather.com: This popular website for current weather provides forecasts, a flight tracker, and temperature averages for the previous year.