When is the best time to go to Pensacola?

When is the best time to go to Pensacola? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The weather is good all year round in Pensacola
  • On average, the warmest months are June, July, August and September
  • January is the coldest month of the year
  • The rainiest months are July and August
  • The best months for swimming are June, July, August, September and October

Annual weather in Pensacola

For full information about the climate and weather in Pensacola a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 50°F/61°F
February 54°F/65°F
March 58°F/70°F
April 65°F/77°F
May 72°F/85°F
June 79°F/90°F
July 79°F/92°F
August 79°F/92°F
September 76°F/88°F
October 67°F/81°F
November 58°F/70°F
December 54°F/65°F

Weather and climate in Pensacola

Pensacola enjoys a humid subtropical climate (without dry season and with hot summer) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Pensacola is 77°F (ranging from 61°F in january to 92°F in august). Annual rainfall is 55.1in, with a minimum of 2.9in in november and a maximum of 7.6in in august.
  • Between the months of january and february the climate is passable, but still OK. In average, on the morning it is 54°F.
  • Between the months of march and september the climate is favorable. the thermometer goes up to 88°F°C and it rains about 26% of the time in september.
  • In the month of october the climate is very good. At lunchtime, it's 79°F in average and it rains about 14% of the time in october.
  • Between november and december the climate is favorable. It is for example 65°F as maximum temperature in december and it rains about 5in each month.

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Pensacola

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Pensacola: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, sea temperature, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Pensacola

Find out when Pensacola has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Pensacola

  • Very low season in Pensacola
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: January, February, October and December.
  • Low season in Pensacola
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: March, April, August, September and November.
  • High season in Pensacola
    The number of visitors to Pensacola is high in: May and June.
  • Peek season in Pensacola
    The largest number of tourists visiting Pensacola is during: July.

Figure: Visitor index for Pensacola month by month

Best time for low prices in Pensacola

Average prices of hotels in Pensacola month by month

Generally, December is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Pensacola. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, July is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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Average price of hiring a car in Pensacola

On average, it costs $ 35 per day to hire a car in Pensacola. This price varies by $ 9.6 depending on the month. In september, hiring a car costs an average of $ 29 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in may is $ 39.

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