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Visiting Panama City Beach, Bay County, United States in January

January has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (63°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 73% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.6hrs making the days quite long and bright. January has total rainfall of 12.3cm (4.8inches) making it quite dry with only moderate showers. There are just 9.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Panama City Beach. Sea temperatures are a chilly 18°C (65°F). January is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Panama City Beach for prolonged periods of time.

Consider visiting Panama City Beach in the months of April, May, June, October, for the best beach weather.

The weather in Panama City Beach during January is cool and mild, with occasional rain showers. The skies are mostly cloudy, making sunbathing less favorable. Swimming is not recommended due to the cooler water temperatures. However, activities like windsurfing and kitesurfing can be enjoyed, as the winds are relatively consistent during this month. Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Can you sunbathe in Panama City Beach in January?

No, January is not a good time for sunbathing in Panama City Beach.

January has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (63°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 73% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.6hrs making the days quite long and bright. January has total rainfall of 12.3cm (4.8inches) making it quite dry with only moderate showers. There are just 9.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

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Can you swim in Panama City Beach in January?

Probably not, January is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Panama City Beach for prolonged periods of time with the sea water at 18°C (65°F).

More about January sea temperatures.

Is January a good time to holiday in Panama City Beach?

Yes, January is a slightly cool time for a holiday in Panama City Beach.

January has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (63°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 73% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.6hrs making the days quite long and bright. January has total rainfall of 12.3cm (4.8inches) making it quite dry with only moderate showers. There are just 9.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Panama City Beach. Sea temperatures are a chilly 18°C (65°F). January is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Panama City Beach for prolonged periods of time.

More about the January temperatures and sunshine.

Is Panama City Beach warm in January?

No, Panama City Beach is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days in January.

The average maximum temperature in Panama City Beach in January is 17°C (63°F). The average maximum temperature is 19°C (66°) in the previous month and 19°C (67°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Panama City Beach in January is 11°C (52°F). The average temperature is 13°C (55°F) in the previous month and 14°C (56°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Panama City Beach in January?

The average day light hours per day in Panama City Beach in January are 10.4. The sunshine percentage is 73% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.6hrs making the days quite long and bright.

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Crowds in Panama City Beach in January

In January, the beach at Panama City Beach is relatively quiet, as the weather is cooler and not ideal for sunbathing or swimming. There are no major public holidays or events during this month, so the crowds are minimal.

Temperature in Panama City Beach in January

The average maximum temperature in Panama City Beach in January is 17°C (63°F). The average maximum temperature is 19°C (66°F) in the previous month and 19°C (67°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Panama City Beach in January is 11°C (52°F). The average temperature is 13°C (55°F) in the previous month and 14°C (56°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Panama City Beach in January is 5°C (41°F). The minimum temperature is 7°C (44°F) in the previous month and 8°C (46°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Panama City Beach in January

During January the average day light hours are 10.4 per day in Panama City Beach. The sunshine percentage is 73% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.6hrs making the days quite long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Panama City Beach in January is typically 4.4 during January. An ultraviolet index reading of 3 to 5 indicates there is a moderate risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Keep out of the sun during the strongest hours around midday when unprotected skin risks burning in less than 30 minutes. For the sensitive wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days, and after swimming or sweating. Tanning for hours is possible with the right application of sun cream. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Panama City Beach in January

The average sea water temperature in Panama City Beach in January is 18.4°C (65.1°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Panama City Beach in January

The average total rainfall in Panama City Beach in January is 12.3cm (4.8inches) and on average there are 9.5 rainy days in January making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Panama City Beach in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Panama City Beach in January is 10°C (50°F) which is very comfortable. The dew point is 12°C (54°F) in the previous month and 13°C (13°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Panama City Beach in January is typically 92.6%. The maximum relative humidity is 93.7% in the previous month and 95.6% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Panama City Beach in January is typically 73.6%. The average relative humidity is 76% in the previous month and 77.3% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Panama City Beach in January

The average maximum wind speed in Panama City Beach in January is typically 26KM/H (16MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 25KM/H (15MPH) in the previous month and 27KM/H (17MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Panama City Beach in January is typically 10KM/H (6MPH). The average wind speed is 9KM/H (6MPH) in the previous month and 10KM/H (6MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Panama City Beach in January is from the North-Northwest.

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