Experience the Best of Ft Walton Beach Weather: A 4 Season Guide

If you’re planning a vacation and want information about Ft Walton Beach weather, this blog is for you. We gathered all four seasons in one convenient spot to see temperatures, humidity, and rainfall throughout the year. Plus, we’ve added great activities to do during each season. Discover what to expect so you can best plan your trip.

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4 Seasons of Things to Do in Ft Walton Beach Weather

Spring (March – May)

With the weather warming after winter, spring is a great time to visit Florida. Temperatures range from the mid-60s to mid-80s Fahrenheit; however, they can still fluctuate with highs and lows. You may experience moderate rainfall with short intermittent showers, so bring an umbrella or light rainwear. Humidity can range from moderate to relatively humid in the spring.

Great things to do in the spring in Fort Walton Beach are visiting the beach, golfing at one of the beautiful courses, or visiting historical sites like the Fort Walton Mound Archeological Site.

Summer (June – August)

Fort Walton Beach weather in the summer is usually hot and humid. The temperatures range from the mid-80s to mid-90s Fahrenheit. The humidity can increase, making the air feel heavy. You can expect afternoon storms and occasional showers, but they don’t usually last too long. Still, it might be good to keep that umbrella close by.

Summertime has a broad and diverse range of things to do in Fort Walton Beach. You can hang out on the beach, try water sports, go on boat tours, enjoy summer events, explore restaurants, and much more. Visit our Things to Do in Fort Walton Beach page to get a great list of things to do!

Fall (September – November)

After a hot summer, fall brings cooler and drier weather. Temperatures range between the mid-70s to mid-80s Fahrenheit, dropping to daytime averages in the 70s by November. Humidity will continue to decrease in fall, and rain drops off with only occasional showers.

Fall is a great time to visit nature trails and national parks, explore the beach, take a scenic drive, go to festivals, or explore the many excellent restaurants for fantastic dining experiences.

Winter (December – February)

In winter, the temperatures drop to average highs of the upper 50s to mid-60s Fahrenheit, with overnight lows dropping into the 40s. Humidity is at its lowest for the year, and rainfall is less frequent, but some rain is still possible.

Winter is a great time to explore museums, art galleries, or places like the Emerald Coast Science Center or the Air Force Armament Museum. Or fishing is another great wintertime activity, along with taking a stroll down the beach. Or explore the shopping and restaurants you’ve wanted to visit.

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