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 73.4 °F / 23 °C
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
August is the month with the warmest water temperature at 85.6°F / 29.8°C. The month with the coldest is February with an average water temperature of 64.9°F / 18.3°C.

Fort Walton Beach Weather Forecast for the next 14 Days

Date Weather High Temp. Low Temp. Rain? Windspeed Precipitation Humidity
Dec 05.
Partly Cloudy
55 °F
13 °C
45 °F
7 °C
0 %
18.6 mph
30 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
56%
Dec 06.
Partly Cloudy
52 °F
11 °C
37 °F
3 °C
0 %
14.3 mph
23 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
67%
Dec 07.
Moderate rain
54 °F
12 °C
36 °F
2 °C
87 %
17.4 mph
28 km/h
0.5 inch
12.5 mm
74%
Dec 08.
Moderate rain
59 °F
15 °C
52 °F
11 °C
88 %
20.5 mph
33 km/h
0.6 inch
15.7 mm
84%
Dec 09.
Partly Cloudy
57 °F
14 °C
45 °F
7 °C
0 %
11.8 mph
19 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
70%
Dec 10.
Partly Cloudy
66 °F
19 °C
55 °F
13 °C
0 %
13 mph
21 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
68%
Dec 11.
Patchy rain nearby
70 °F
21 °C
57 °F
14 °C
68 %
9.3 mph
15 km/h
0 inch
0.2 mm
67%
Date Weather High Temp. Low Temp. Rain? Windspeed Precipitation Humidity
Dec 12.
Partly Cloudy
64 °F
18 °C
50 °F
10 °C
0 %
15.5 mph
25 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
48%
Dec 12.
Partly Cloudy
64 °F
18 °C
50 °F
10 °C
0 %
15.5 mph
25 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
48%
Dec 13.
Partly Cloudy
66 °F
19 °C
54 °F
12 °C
0 %
13.7 mph
22 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
74%
Dec 14.
Moderate rain
72 °F
22 °C
59 °F
15 °C
83 %
24.9 mph
40 km/h
0.3 inch
7 mm
75%
Dec 15.
Partly Cloudy
55 °F
13 °C
48 °F
9 °C
0 %
14.9 mph
24 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
64%
Dec 16.
Partly Cloudy
41 °F
5 °C
34 °F
1 °C
0 %
19.3 mph
31 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
61%
Dec 17.
Sunny
46 °F
8 °C
32 °F
0 °C
0 %
14.3 mph
23 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
52%

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 driest at 0in / 0mm and July the wettest month with 3.4in / 87.4mm. With an average 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 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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