Gulf Shores
Alabama, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

February weather forecast and climate
Gulf Shores, AL

The road to Gulf Shores Beach in Alabama, besides the calm turquoise blue waters
The road to Gulf Shores Beach in Alabama, besides the calm turquoise blue waters
The last month of the winter, February, is an enjoyable month in Gulf Shores, Alabama, with average temperature ranging between max 64°F (17.8°C) and min 42.1°F (5.6°C).

Temperature

In February, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in January - an enjoyable 64°F (17.8°C). In February, in Gulf Shores, the average low-temperature is 42.1°F (5.6°C).

Rainfall

In Gulf Shores, during February, the rain falls for 9 days and regularly aggregates up to 5.5" (138.9mm) of precipitation. In Gulf Shores, during the entire year, the rain falls for 114 days and collects up to 67.7" (1719.8mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

February is the month with the coldest seawater, with an average ocean temperature of 60.4°F (15.8°C).
Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 60.4°F (15.8°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

Daylight

In Gulf Shores, the average length of the day is 11.1h.

Sunshine

In February, the average sunshine is 6h.

UV index

In Gulf Shores, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.

What is the temperature in February in Gulf Shores?

The average high-temperature, in February, in Gulf Shores, is 64°F (17.8°C), while the average low-temperature is 42.1°F (5.6°C).

How many days does it rain in February in Gulf Shores?

In Gulf Shores, Alabama, in February, it is raining for 9 days, with typically 5.5" (138.9mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What month is the ocean coldest in Gulf Shores?

February is the month with the coldest seawater in Gulf Shores, with an average ocean temperature of 60.4°F (15.8°C).

How cold is the water in February in Gulf Shores?

In February, the average ocean temperature is 60.4°F (15.8°C). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 60.4°F (15.8°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

How many hours of daylight does Gulf Shores have in February?

In February, the average length of the day in Gulf Shores is 11.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Gulf Shores have in February?

In Gulf Shores, Alabama, the average sunshine in February is 6h.

How high is the UV index in February in Gulf Shores?

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Gulf Shores is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in February - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average high temperature in February: 64°F

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (90°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (60°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 42°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (73°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (40°F).

Average rainfall in February - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average rainfall in February: 5.5"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (8").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is October (3.6").

Average rainfall days in February - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average rainfall days in February: 9 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (14 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is October (5 days).

Average sea temperature in February - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average sea temperature in February: 60.4°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (86.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (60.4°F).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average daylight in February: 11.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.2h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 6h

Months with most sunshine are April, May and June (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in February - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average UV index in February: 6

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 11).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 4).