Time and Weather in Pensacola, Florida, USA
Pensacola, Florida is located in the CDT (Central Daylight Time) time zone, UTC/GMT -5 hours. The sunrise is at 07:04 and the sunset at 17:59 for the moment of the beginning of November 2018. The length of the day is 10 hours 54 minutes. Greenwich, UK is 5 hours ahead of Pensacola, Florida.
Pensacola, Florida is located in the area of a humid subtropical climate with mild winters and hot, humid summers. Summer temperature average ranges from 23–24 °C or 70s °F up to 32–34 °C or 90s °. Evening thunderstorms occur regularly during summers. The temperature rarely exceeds 38 °C or 100 °F, and the last time was recorded in June 2011, when the first two days of the month marked the highest temperature recorded for the last decades. However, the highest temperature ever recorded in that area was on July 14, 1980, when the temperature reached 41 °C or 106 °F.
The average temperature in January might reach 10.8 °C or 51.4 °F. The temperature reaches freezing about 13.7 nights per winter season, especially during the freezing window from December 13 to February 20. The lowest temperature ever recorded in that area was on January 21, 1985, when the temperature reached −15 °C or 5 °F.
Snow is quite rare in Pensacola, and it was noticed last time on December 9, 2017. The city receives about 1.660 millimeters of precipitation per year. The wettest month of the year in Pensacola is July when the precipitation level might reach 188 millimeters. Meanwhile, May is considered the driest month of the year with the level of precipitation reaching 106 millimeters.
That is also not uncommon to see the waterspouts at the beach in that area. However, waterspouts are not that dangerous so that they could harm people resting on the beach.
The location of the city makes Pensacola vulnerable to hurricanes. For instance, the town was severely damaged by Hurricane Ivan. The approximate value of the damage reached $6 billion, 10.000 homes were destroyed, while about 27.000 were severely damaged.