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Area Description

The Emerald Coast is in the Northwest section of Florida and is comprised of Destin, Fort Walton Beach and Okaloosa Island. The area is known for it's Gulf waters that shimmer emerald green in the sunshine and sugar-white sand beaches. Activities include fishing, boating, beaching, shopping, exploring parks and nature. It’s dolphin cruises and fresh, local seafood restaurants. It’s fun family vacations and a romantic spot for couples. Get a little sand in your soul in Destin, Ft. Walton Beach and Okaloosa Island, the Heart of Florida’s Emerald Coast.

Includes Cities/Towns: Destin, Fort Walton Beach.

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Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 Jan  36.7  49.0  61.3  5.8 "
 Feb  39.5  52.2  64.9  5.4 "
 Mar  45.9  58.3  70.7  6.5 "
 Apr  51.3  64.4  77.5  4.3 "
 May  60.2  72.2  84.2  4.3 "
 Jun  67.5  78.6  89.7  6.1 "
 Jul  71.1  81.2  91.3  9.4 "
 Aug  70.7  80.8  90.9  6.9 "
 Sep  66.4  77.4  88.4  6.7 "
 Oct  53.7  67.1  80.5  4.5 "
 Nov  45.7  58.6  71.5  4.7 "
 Dec  38.8  51.3  63.8  4.6 "


Spring temperatures are cool with averages in the mid 60's and highs in the upper 70's. Nights are cool with lows in the low 50's. Summer temperatures are warm with averages in the low 80's and highs in the low 90's. Nights are mild with lows in the upper 60's. Fall temperatures are mild with averages in the upper 60's and highs in the low 80's. Nights are cool with lows in the mid 50's. Winter temperatures are cool with averages in the low 50's and highs in the low 60's. Nights can be cold with lows in the upper 30's.

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