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USCG Station Panama City


1700 Thomas Dr., Panama City, FL 32408

In Panama City, the summers are long, hot, and oppressive; the winters are short, cool, and windy; and it is wet and partly cloudy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 46°F to 89°F and is rarely below 33°F or above 93°F.


The hot season lasts for 4.3 months, from May 21 to September 30, with an average daily high temperature above 84°F. The hottest day of the year is July 23, with an average high of 89°F and low of 77°F.


The cool season lasts for 2.9 months, from December 4 to March 1, with an average daily high temperature below 68°F. The coldest day of the year is January 17, with an average low of 46°F and high of 63°F.


The wetter season lasts 3.1 months, from June 9 to September 11, with a greater than 41% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 62% on July 29.


The drier season lasts 8.9 months, from September 11 to June 9. The smallest chance of a wet day is 19% on October 30.

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Cost of Living
Compared to the state average of Florida the cost of living index in Panama City, FL is 89, which is 10% lower than the average in Florida and compared to the national average it is 11% lower than. The cost of living index is made up of several categories. These are transportation at 9%, utilities at 10%, goods and services at 33%, housing at 30%, groceries at 13%, and health care at 5%. The bulk of the cost of living index comes from the categories of goods and services and housing. If you look at everyday goods and services they can be a good indicator in a certain city of the general costs of goods there. In Panama City, FL goods and services come in at 8% lower than the average in Florida and are 9% lower than compared to the nationwide average.

Getting to Know the Area
Famous for a sublime coastline, pristine waters and abundant wildlife, Panama City Beach presents the ideal locale for a beach vacation. In addition to scuba diving, fishing and cruising, Panama City Beach offers vibrant shopping, sporting and dining experiences that will exceed your expectations. Whether you’re seeking out thrilling adventures or rest and relaxation, Panama City Beach offers the getaway your family has been waiting for.


In Panama City Beach, beaches are just the beginning of the fun. There are plenty of fun-filled attractions for guests to enjoy off the beach. From thrill rides and putt-putt to the whirling waters of Shipwreck Island Water Park, there is a lot to discover. You can spend all day being pampered at the spa or play nine holes at any of the premier golf courses. Cap off a relaxing day by savoring fresh seafood at a world-class restaurant.


If you’d like to marvel at the scenic beauty of cypress trees and turquoise water, get a glimpse at the native wildlife, or sample the local culture with a music fest, the parks of Panama City Beach have the experience you’re waiting for. Both the Aaron Bessant and Frank Brown Parks provide state-of-the-art locations for festivals and live music, while Camp Helen State Park offers unparalleled hiking trails.


In addition to sunshine and beaches, Panama City Beach is home to state-of-the-art sporting facilities, including the Panama City Beach Sports Complex and Frank Brown Park. With plenty of affordable accommodations, make Panama City Beach your destination for extra-special sporting events, whether you are a spectator or a participant.


Check out these websites for a list of all of the great events going on in the area.  

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