March 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

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is still a comfortable month in Gulf Shores, Alabama, with average temperature varying between 58.5°F (14.7°C) and 66.9°F (19.4°C).

Temperature

In Gulf Shores, Alabama, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in February - a still enjoyable 66.9°F (19.4°C). In Gulf Shores, in March, the average low-temperature is 58.5°F (14.7°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in March is 77%.

Rainfall

In Gulf Shores, during 9.7 rainfall days, 0.71" (18mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Gulf Shores, there are 137.7 rainfall days, and 15.75" (400mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Gulf Shores snow does not fall in February through November.

Ocean temperature

In Gulf Shores, the average seawater temperature in March is 64°F (17.8°C).
Note: Swimming in 64°F (17.8°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day in Gulf Shores is 12h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

In Gulf Shores, Alabama, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Gulf Shores?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Gulf Shores, Alabama, is 66.9°F (19.4°C), while the average low-temperature is 58.5°F (14.7°C).

What is the average humidity in March in Gulf Shores?

In March, the average relative humidity in Gulf Shores is 77%.

How much does it rain in Gulf Shores in March?

In Gulf Shores, in March, during 9.7 rainfall days, 0.71" (18mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Gulf Shores?

February through November are months without snowfall.

How cold is the water in March in Gulf Shores?

In March, the average ocean temperature in Gulf Shores is 64°F (17.8°C). Swimming in 64°F (17.8°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

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

In Gulf Shores, Alabama, the average length of the day in March is 12h.

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

The average sunshine in March in Gulf Shores is 8h.

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

In Gulf Shores, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in March
Gulf Shores, AL

Average temperature in March - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average high temperature in March: 66.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (86.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (59.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in March: 58.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (80.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (49.5°F).

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Average pressure in March
Gulf Shores, AL

Average pressure in March - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average pressure in March: 30.09"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are June, August and September (29.97").

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Average wind speed in March
Gulf Shores, AL

Average wind speed in March - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average wind speed in March: 10.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (11.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.9mph).

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Average humidity in March
Gulf Shores, AL

Average humidity in March - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average humidity in March: 77%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (70%).

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Average rainfall in March
Gulf Shores, AL

Average rainfall in March - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average rainfall in March: 0.71"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.36").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is May (0.67").

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Average rainfall days in March
Gulf Shores, AL

Average rainfall days in March - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average rainfall days in March: 9.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7.5 days).

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Average snowfall days in March
Gulf Shores, AL

Average snowfall days in March - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average snowfall days in March: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.2 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in March
Gulf Shores, AL

Average sea temperature in March - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average sea temperature in March: 64°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).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Gulf Shores, AL

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

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

  • Average sunshine in March: 8h

Months with the most sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 11.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.6h).

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Average sunshine days in March
Gulf Shores, AL

Average sunshine days in March - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average sunshine days in March: 19.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (8 days).

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Average UV index in March
Gulf Shores, AL

Average UV index in March - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average UV index in March: 5

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 4).

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Average cloud cover in March
Gulf Shores, AL

Average cloud cover in March - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average cloud cover in March: 32

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 41).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 21).

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Average visibility in March
Gulf Shores, AL

Average visibility in March - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average visibility in March: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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