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

July 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
July, the same as June, in Gulf Shores, Alabama, is another tropical summer month, with average temperature ranging between min 73°F (22.8°C) and max 90°F (32.2°C).

Temperature

July and August, with an average high-temperature of 90°F (32.2°C), are the warmest months.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall in Gulf Shores, Alabama, is July when the rain falls for 14 days and typically aggregates up to 8" (203.2mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

In Gulf Shores, the average seawater temperature is 85.6°F (29.8°C). Water temperature between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

In Gulf Shores, Alabama, the average length of the day in July is 13.9h.

Sunshine

In Gulf Shores, Alabama, the average sunshine in July is 8h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Gulf Shores are June and July, with an average maximum UV index of 11. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
In July, the average maximum UV index of 11 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in minutes. 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What are the warmest months in Gulf Shores?

Warmest months in Gulf Shores, Alabama, are July and August, with an average high-temperature of 90°F (32.2°C).

What is the temperature in July in Gulf Shores?

The average high-temperature, in July, in Gulf Shores, Alabama, is 90°F (32.2°C), while the average low-temperature is 73°F (22.8°C).

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

In Gulf Shores, during July, the rain falls for 14 days and regularly aggregates up to 8" (203.2mm) of precipitation.

What is the rainiest month in Gulf Shores?

The month with the most rainfall in Gulf Shores, Alabama, is July when the rain falls for 14 days and typically aggregates up to 8" (203.2mm) of precipitation.

What is the ocean temperature in July in Gulf Shores?

In July, the average ocean temperature is 85.6°F (29.8°C). Water temperature between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

What is the average length of the day in July in Gulf Shores?

The average length of the day in July in Gulf Shores, Alabama, is 13.9h.

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

In July, the average sunshine in Gulf Shores is 8h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Gulf Shores?

Months with the highest UV index in Gulf Shores are June and July, with an average maximum UV index of 11.

What is the UV index intensity in July in Gulf Shores?

The average daily maximum UV index in July in Gulf Shores, Alabama, is 11. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in July - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average high temperature in July: 90°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 July: 73°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 July - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average rainfall in July: 8"

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 July - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average rainfall days in July: 14 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 July - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average sea temperature in July: 85.7°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 July / Average sunshine in July - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average daylight in July: 13.9h

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 July: 8h

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 July - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average UV index in July: 11

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).