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Albuquerque 1407
Anaheim 2165
Atlanta 344
Boston 1462
Chicago 948
Dallas 705
Denver 1436
Fort Lauderdale 625
Indianapolis 779
Kansas City 881
Lake Tahoe 2322
Las Vegas 1985
Los Angeles 2190
Miami 643
Nashville 477
New Orleans 209
New York 1230
Orlando 449
Palm Beaches 606
Philadelphia 1132
Phoenix 1762
San Diego 2118
San Francisco 2476
Seattle 2639
Silicon Valley 2440
Tampa 401
Washington D.C. 986
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Pensacola Facts & Statistics

Pensacola offers beautiful weather year round with summer temperatures averaging in the low 80ís. Pensacola winters are mild with temperatures averaging in the mid 50ís.
Average temperatures:
Jan: 59-41 Fahrenheit/15-5 Celsius; Feb: 62-44 F/17-7 C; Mar: 69-51 F/20-11 C; Apr: 76-58 F/24-14 C; May: 83-65 F/28-18 C; Jun: 88-71 F/31-22 C; Jul: 89-74 F/32-23 C; Aug: 89-73 F/32-23 C; Sep: 86-70 F/30-21 C; Oct: 79-59 F/26-15 C; Nov: 70-51 F/21-11 C; Dec: 62-44 F/17-7 C.
According to the 2000 Census, the greater Pensacola urbanized area, America's first European settlement, is now home to over 300,000 residents.
Area Geography
Pensacola is located on Florida's panhandle and offers 40 miles of powdery white sandy Gulf water beaches.
County Government
Pensacola has a Council-Manager form of government. The elected council sets policies for the city government's operation, and the administrative responsibility of the city falls into the hands of the City Manager.
Sales or Use Tax
Sales tax is 6%. Hotel sales tax is 11.5%.
Important Numbers
Emergency Numbers: Dial 911 for emergencies. Pensacola Fire Department dispatch 850-595-1212. Pensacola Police Department dispatch 850-435-1845, Pensacola Police Department Desk Sargent/Information 850-435-1900.
Telephone Codes
Pensacola area code is 850.
Time Zone
Central Standard Time (CST), six hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Daylight Saving Time is observed from the first Sunday in April to the last Sunday in October.
Electrical Current
Electrical devices here run on 110/115 volt, 60-cycle current. International visitors therefore may need to use adapters or converters.
US Dollar ($). Numerous money exchanges are available. Most major airports, various banks and American Express offices are available to exchange foreign currency.

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