October 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 October

October, the same as September, is a moderately hot autumn month in Gulf Shores, Alabama, with an average temperature fluctuating between 67.5°F (19.7°C) and 77.7°F (25.4°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature marginally drops from 84.2°F (29°C) in September to a still moderately hot 77.7°F (25.4°C). In Gulf Shores, the average low-temperature is 67.5°F (19.7°C).

Humidity

The least humid month in Gulf Shores is October, with an average relative humidity of 70%.

Rainfall

In Gulf Shores, in October, during 8 rainfall days, 1.26" (32mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 137.7 rainfall days, and 15.75" (400mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

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

Ocean temperature

In Gulf Shores, the average seawater temperature in October is 78.6°F (25.9°C).
Note: 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

The average length of the day in October is 11h and 26min.
On the first day of October in Gulf Shores, sunrise is at 6:44 am and sunset at 6:36 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:04 am and sunset at 6:04 pm CDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 8.4h.

UV index

In Gulf Shores, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 in October transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against 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. 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 reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.
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FAQ

What is the least humid month in Gulf Shores?

October is the least humid month in Gulf Shores, Alabama, with an average relative humidity of 70%.

What is the average humidity in October in Gulf Shores?

In October, the average relative humidity in Gulf Shores is 70%.

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

In October, in Gulf Shores, Alabama, the rain falls for 8 days. Throughout October, 1.26" (32mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Gulf Shores?

February through November are months without snowfall in Gulf Shores.

What is the ocean temperature in October in Gulf Shores?

In Gulf Shores, Alabama, in October, the average water temperature is 78.6°F (25.9°C). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

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

The average day length in October in Gulf Shores, Alabama, is 11h and 26min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in October in Gulf Shores?

In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:44 am and sunset at 6:36 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:04 am and sunset at 6:04 pm CDT.

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

In October, the average sunshine duration in Gulf Shores is 8.4h.

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

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in October
Gulf Shores, AL

Average temperature in October - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average high temperature in October: 77.7°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 October: 67.5°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 October
Gulf Shores, AL

Average pressure in October - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average pressure in October: 30.02"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 October
Gulf Shores, AL

Average wind speed in October - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average wind speed in October: 10mph

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 October
Gulf Shores, AL

Average humidity in October - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average humidity in October: 70%

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 October
Gulf Shores, AL

Average rainfall in October - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average rainfall in October: 1.26"

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 October
Gulf Shores, AL

Average rainfall days in October - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average rainfall days in October: 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 October
Gulf Shores, AL

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

Average sea temperature in October - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average sea temperature in October: 78.7°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).

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

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 26min

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 October: 8.4h

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 October
Gulf Shores, AL

Average sunshine days in October - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average sunshine days in October: 20.2 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 October
Gulf Shores, AL

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

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 October
Gulf Shores, AL

Average cloud cover in October - Gulf Shores, AL
  • Average cloud cover in October: 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 October
Gulf Shores, AL

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