Fort Walton Beach Water Temperature

Fort Walton Beach is a city close to Gulf of Mexico. August is the month with the highest water temperature at 85.6°F / 29.8°C.
The coldest month is February with an average water temperature of 64.9°F / 18.3°C.
January is the driest at 0in / 0mm and July the wettest month with 3.4in / 87.4mm.
With an average air temperature of 80.8°F / 27.1°C, July is the warmest month in a year. January is the coldest with 50.7°F / 10.4°C average air temperature.
The Climate is described as mild temperate climate with hot summer. Best time to Visit would be in May, June, July, August, September.

Fort Walton Beach Summary

Description Value
Current water temperature /
Warmest Month Water Temperature: August with 85.6°F / 29.8°C
Coldest Month Water Temperature: February with 64.9°F / 18.3°C
Warmest Month Air Temperature: July with 80.8°F / 27.1°C
Coldest Month Air Temperature: January with 50.7°F / 10.4°C
Wettest Month: July with 3.4in / 87.4mm
Driest Month: January with 0in / 0mm
Highest Humidity August with 80.1%
Lowest Humidity October with 68.4%
Best Time to Visit: May, June, July, August, September
Climate Classification mild temperate climate with hot summer

Fort Walton Beach water temperature by month

Gulf of Mexico water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°F)

ø. Water

Temperature (°F)

Min. Water

Temperature (°F)

January

67.6 66.2 65.1

February

65.5 65.1 64.8

March

68 66.4 65.1

April

72.7 70.2 68

May

79.9 76.5 72.7

June

84.7 82.8 80.1

July

85.5 84.9 84.2

August

85.8 85.5 85.1

September

85.1 84 82.2

October

82 79.5 76.6

November

76.6 74.1 71.6

December

71.6 69.6 67.6

Gulf of Mexico water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°C)

ø. Water

Temperature (°C)

Min. Water

Temperature (°C)

January

19.8 19 18.4

February

18.6 18.4 18.2

March

20 19.1 18.4

April

22.6 21.2 20

May

26.6 24.7 22.6

June

29.3 28.2 26.7

July

29.7 29.4 29

August

29.9 29.7 29.5

September

29.5 28.9 27.9

October

27.8 26.4 24.8

November

24.8 23.4 22

December

22 20.9 19.8
The hottest water temperature typically reached in August with around 85.6°F / 29.8°C. The coldest in February with an average water temperature of 64.9°F / 18.3°C.

Fort Walton Beach weather today & 14-day weather forecast

Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Oct. 27
Scattered clouds
78 °F
57°F
26 °C
14°C
3mph (4km/h)
east-southeast
0in (1mm)
15 %
75%
Oct. 28
Thunderstorm with rain
76 °F
64°F
24 °C
18°C
6mph (10km/h)
southwest
1in (13mm)
80 %
72%
Oct. 29
Scattered clouds
63 °F
56°F
17 °C
14°C
4mph (7km/h)
west
0in (0mm)
0 %
64%
Oct. 30
Scattered clouds
67 °F
51°F
20 °C
11°C
2mph (4km/h)
northwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
68%
Oct. 31
Scattered clouds
73 °F
56°F
23 °C
13°C
1mph (2km/h)
west
0in (0mm)
0 %
62%
Nov. 01
Few clouds
75 °F
54°F
24 °C
12°C
2mph (2km/h)
north-northeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
65%
Nov. 02
Broken clouds
72 °F
55°F
22 °C
13°C
1mph (2km/h)
north-northeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
63%
Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Nov. 03
Broken clouds
61 °F
53°F
16 °C
12°C
2mph (3km/h)
southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
66%
Nov. 04
Scattered clouds
62 °F
43°F
17 °C
6°C
3mph (5km/h)
northwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
48%
Nov. 05
Clear Sky
71 °F
40°F
22 °C
4°C
2mph (3km/h)
east-northeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
57%
Nov. 06
Broken clouds
75 °F
44°F
24 °C
7°C
1mph (2km/h)
east-northeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
48%
Nov. 07
Broken clouds
76 °F
49°F
25 °C
9°C
1mph (1km/h)
east-northeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
42%
Nov. 08
Broken clouds
74 °F
50°F
23 °C
10°C
1mph (2km/h)
east-southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
49%
Nov. 09
Overcast clouds
75 °F
55°F
24 °C
13°C
2mph (3km/h)
east-southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
57%
Nov. 10
Broken clouds
76 °F
60°F
25 °C
15°C
3mph (4km/h)
east-southeast
0in (0mm)
20 %
70%
Nov. 11
Overcast clouds
77 °F
67°F
25 °C
20°C
2mph (3km/h)
south-southwest
0in (4mm)
55 %
86%

Fort Walton Beach weather by month / climate table

Max.

Temperature

°F

ø.

Temperature

°F

Min.

Temperature

(°F)

Precip.

(in)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

62.1 50.7 40.6 0 0 72.1%

February

68.5 54.3 42.8 0 0 73.2%

March

72.7 59.7 44.8 0 0 71%

April

79 66.6 55.4 0 0 70.3%

May

86.5 73.9 61.5 0.1 0 69.5%

June

89.1 79.5 70.5 1.4 6 74.8%

July

89.6 80.8 73.8 3.4 14 78.6%

August

89.1 80.4 73.4 3.2 14 80.1%

September

87.1 77.5 66.7 0.5 1 75%

October

82.8 69.6 56.7 0 0 68.4%

November

74.8 59.7 47.1 0 0 69.4%

December

65.3 54.1 44.1 0 0 74.3%

Max.

Temperature

°C

ø.

Temperature

°C

Min.

Temperature

(°C)

Precip.

(mm)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

16.7 10.4 4.8 0 0 72.1%

February

20.3 12.4 6 0 0 73.2%

March

22.6 15.4 7.1 0 0 71%

April

26.1 19.2 13 0 0 70.3%

May

30.3 23.3 16.4 1.9 0 69.5%

June

31.7 26.4 21.4 34.9 6 74.8%

July

32 27.1 23.2 87.4 14 78.6%

August

31.7 26.9 23 80.4 14 80.1%

September

30.6 25.3 19.3 11.5 1 75%

October

28.2 20.9 13.7 0 0 68.4%

November

23.8 15.4 8.4 0 0 69.4%

December

18.5 12.3 6.7 0 0 74.3%
January is the month with the lowest rain of 0in / 0mm and July with the highest precipitation in a year with 3.4in / 87.4mm. The avg. temperature is around 80.8°F / 27.1°C, July is the month with the highest temperature. January is the coolest with 50.7°F / 10.4°C average temperature.

Activities & POI in Fort Walton Beach

Type of Activity List
Marina for Sailing, Boat adventures, fishing Brooks Bridge Marina
Attraction Shoreline Theater, Pinguin Preserve, Tortoise Hideaway, The Fishin’ Hole, Bird & Reptile Sanctuary, Shark Moat, Fort Gator, Otter Den, The Bayou, Tide Pool, Dolphin Pavilion, Stingray Bay, Turtle Island, Seal Harbor
Caravan Site Destin West RV Resort
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