Gulf Shores AL Weather

Weather

Gulf Shores & Orange Beach

Red Sky at Night, Sailors Delight

Are you dreaming of warm days and mild nights? We’ve got you covered. Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, Alabama lies in the southern subtropical area of North America, where mild temperatures greet visitors year-round. Gulf breezes temper the typically hot summer weather, and spring and fall days are warm with cool evenings.

Here, you’ll find daily weather updates. Additionally, before you head out to reel in the big one on Alabama’s Gulf Coast, visit Dr. Bill’s Marine Weather for the Coastal Marine Forecast, a service of the Coastal Weather Research Center at the University of South Alabama.

Gulf Coast Average Daily Temperatures
Month Daily Max. Daily Min. Monthly Avg. Water
January 57.5° 43.5° 50.5° 55°
February 60.4° 46.3° 53.4° 57°
March 66.7° 54.3° 60.5° 64°
April 74.4° 62.7° 68.5° 69°
May 81.3° 69.7° 75.5° 76°
June 86.5° 75.3° 81.1° 82°
July 89.0° 76.6° 82.8° 84°
August 88.6° 76.9° 82.8° 85°
September 85.4° 73.8° 78.6° 81°
October 77.5° 64.8° 71.2° 74°
November 69.1° 55.8° 62.5° 65°
December 61.7° 48.2° 55.0° 57°
Year 74.9° 62.3° 68.6° 70.75°
Temperatures compiled from data furnished by the Southeast Agricultural Weather Service Center. Water temperatures furnished by the Dauphin Island Sea Lab.

Frequently Asked Questions About our Weather

What is the best time of year to visit Gulf Shores Alabama?

Any time is great to visit Gulf Shores & Orange Beach. You can enjoy the warmest days during the summer, cooler temperatures and fewer crowds in the fall, warm weather to escape the winter cold, and enjoyable spring warmth.

Is Gulf Shores warm in April?

The average weather in Gulf Shores in April is 68.5°.

Is it warm enough to swim in Gulf Shores in April?

The average water temperature in Gulf Shores in April is 69°.

How warm is the water in Orange Beach?

The average water temperature in Orange Beach is 70.8° and ranges from 55° in January to 85° in August.

What is the average temperature in Gulf Shores & Orange Beach?

The average temperature in Gulf Shores & Orange Beach is 68.6° and ranges from 50.5° in the winter to 82.8° in the summer.

How cold does it get in Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Alabama?

Although we normally have bright, sunny days, the winter does have days as cold as 50°.

Does it rain a lot in Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Alabama?

On average, Gulf Shores gets about 64 inches of rain per year.

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