April 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 April

April is a pleasant spring month in Gulf Shores, Alabama, with an average temperature ranging between max 72.9°F (22.7°C) and min 64.9°F (18.3°C).

Temperature

In Gulf Shores, Alabama, the average high-temperature in April slightly increases from a comfortable 66.9°F (19.4°C) in March to an agreeable 72.9°F (22.7°C). The average low-temperature, in Gulf Shores, is 64.9°F (18.3°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In Gulf Shores, during April, the rain falls for 8.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.02" (26mm) of precipitation. 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 April, the average ocean temperature is 70.9°F (21.6°C).
Note: Swimming in 70.9°F (21.6°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 April, the average length of the day in Gulf Shores is 12h and 56min.
On the first day of April in Gulf Shores, sunrise is at 6:39 am and sunset at 7:09 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:08 am and sunset at 7:27 pm CDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in April in Gulf Shores, Alabama, is 10.4h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in April in Gulf Shores is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in April interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against skin and eye damage is required. 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in April in Gulf Shores?

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

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

In Gulf Shores, Alabama, during April, the rain falls for 8.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.02" (26mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Gulf Shores?

February through November are months without snowfall in Gulf Shores.

What is the ocean temperature in April in Gulf Shores?

In Gulf Shores, in April, the average water temperature is 70.9°F (21.6°C). For most, swimming in 70.9°F (21.6°C) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 69.8°F (21°C) to 59°F (15°C).

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

In April, the average day length in Gulf Shores is 12h and 56min.

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

On the first day of April in Gulf Shores, sunrise is at 6:39 am and sunset at 7:09 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:08 am and sunset at 7:27 pm CDT.

How long on average sun shines in April in Gulf Shores?

In Gulf Shores, Alabama, the average sunshine duration in April is 10.4h.

What is the UV index reading in April in Gulf Shores?

In Gulf Shores, Alabama, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in April
Gulf Shores, AL

Average temperature in April - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average high temperature in April: 72.9°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 April: 64.9°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 April
Gulf Shores, AL

Average pressure in April - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average pressure in April: 30.01"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 April
Gulf Shores, AL

Average wind speed in April - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average wind speed in April: 10.6mph

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 April
Gulf Shores, AL

Average humidity in April - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average humidity in April: 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 April
Gulf Shores, AL

Average rainfall in April - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average rainfall in April: 1.02"

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 April
Gulf Shores, AL

Average rainfall days in April - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average rainfall days in April: 8.6 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 April
Gulf Shores, AL

Average snowfall days in April - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average snowfall days in April: 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 April
Gulf Shores, AL

Average sea temperature in April - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average sea temperature in April: 70.8°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 April /
Average sunshine in April
Gulf Shores, AL

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average daylight in April: 12h and 56min

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 April: 10.4h

The 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 April
Gulf Shores, AL

Average sunshine days in April - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average sunshine days in April: 20 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 April
Gulf Shores, AL

Average UV index in April - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average UV index in April: 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 April
Gulf Shores, AL

Average cloud cover in April - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average cloud cover in April: 26

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 April
Gulf Shores, AL

Average visibility in April - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average visibility in April: 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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