September weather forecast
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 September

September, the first month of the autumn in Gulf Shores, is also a moderately hot month, with an average temperature varying between 76.6°F (24.8°C) and 84.2°F (29°C).

Temperature

In Gulf Shores, the average high-temperature in September is relatively the same as in August - a moderately hot 84.2°F (29°C). In September, the average low-temperature is 76.6°F (24.8°C).

Heat index

In September, the average heat index is estimated at a tropical 92.3°F (33.5°C). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', or 'feels like', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. Additional factors like clothing, wind, differences in body mass, height, and shape, and activity influence one's weather impression. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

In Gulf Shores, the average relative humidity in September is 74%.

Rainfall

In Gulf Shores, Alabama, during September, the rain falls for 13.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.18" (30mm) of precipitation. In Gulf Shores, during the entire year, the rain falls for 137.7 days and collects up to 15.75" (400mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

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

Ocean temperature

In Gulf Shores, the average seawater temperature in September is 83.3°F (28.5°C).
Note: For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

In Gulf Shores, Alabama, the average length of the day in September is 12h and 20min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:27 am and sunset at 7:13 pm. On the last day of September, sunrise is at 6:43 am and sunset at 6:37 pm CDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in September is 10h.

UV index

In Gulf Shores, the average daily maximum UV index in September is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in September interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in September in Gulf Shores?

In September, in Gulf Shores, Alabama, the average high-temperature is 84.2°F (29°C), and the average low-temperature is 76.6°F (24.8°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, in September is estimated at 92.3°F (33.5°C).

What is the average humidity in September in Gulf Shores?

The average relative humidity in September in Gulf Shores, Alabama, is 74%.

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

In Gulf Shores, during September, the rain falls for 13.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.18" (30mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Gulf Shores?

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

How warm is the water in September in Gulf Shores?

In Gulf Shores, in September, the average water temperature is 83.3°F (28.5°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 September in Gulf Shores?

In September, the average day length is 12h and 20min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in September in Gulf Shores?

On the first day of September in Gulf Shores, Alabama, sunrise is at 6:27 am and sunset at 7:13 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:43 am and sunset at 6:37 pm CDT.

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

The average sunshine duration in September in Gulf Shores is 10h.

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

In September, the average daily maximum UV index in Gulf Shores, Alabama, is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in September
Gulf Shores, AL

Average temperature in September - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average high temperature in September: 84.2°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 September: 76.6°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 September
Gulf Shores, AL

Average pressure in September - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average pressure in September: 29.97"Hg

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

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Average wind speed in September
Gulf Shores, AL

Average wind speed in September - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average wind speed in September: 8.3mph

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 September
Gulf Shores, AL

Average humidity in September - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average humidity in September: 74%

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 September
Gulf Shores, AL

Average rainfall in September - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average rainfall in September: 1.18"

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 September
Gulf Shores, AL

Average rainfall days in September - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average rainfall days in September: 13.8 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 September
Gulf Shores, AL

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.2 days).
The 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 September
Gulf Shores, AL

Average sea temperature in September - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average sea temperature in September: 83.3°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 September /
Average sunshine in September
Gulf Shores, AL

Average daylight in September / Average sunshine in September - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average daylight in September: 12h and 20min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 4min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 14min).

  • Average sunshine in September: 10h and 0min

The months with the most sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 11h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in September
Gulf Shores, AL

Average sunshine days in September - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average sunshine days in September: 11.3 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 September
Gulf Shores, AL

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

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

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Average cloud cover in September
Gulf Shores, AL

Average cloud cover in September - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average cloud cover in September: 22

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 September
Gulf Shores, AL

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

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

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