Pensacola, Florida, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Pensacola, Florida, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Pensacola, below is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Pensacola, Florida, United States of America

Based on the climate and weather in Pensacola, the best time to go is October. See below for details.

Important essentials for Pensacola, Florida, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Pensacola, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly product.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can get worn. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Pensacola, Florida, United States of America by month

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January

January in Pensacola can be chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the National Naval Aviation Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

If you are traveling to Pensacola in February, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the National Naval Aviation Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March here is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the National Naval Aviation Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

Traveling to Pensacola in April, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the National Naval Aviation Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

If you go to Pensacola in May, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the National Naval Aviation Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

June here can be very hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the National Naval Aviation Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

July in Pensacola is really hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the National Naval Aviation Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

If you visit Pensacola during August, you may notice that it is really hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the National Naval Aviation Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

If you visit Pensacola during September, you will probably notice that it can be very hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the National Naval Aviation Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

Traveling to Pensacola in October, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the National Naval Aviation Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

If you visit Pensacola during November, you are likely to notice that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the National Naval Aviation Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December in Pensacola is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the National Naval Aviation Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Pensacola, Florida, United States of America

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Pensacola.

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