Gulf Shores (zip 36542), Alabama gets 64 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Gulf Shores (zip 36542) averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 227 sunny days per year in Gulf Shores (zip 36542). The US average is 205 sunny days.
Gulf Shores (zip 36542) gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 112 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.
Summer High: the July high is around 90 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 41
Rain: averages 64 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year
SPERLING'S COMFORT INDEX
Gulf Shores (zip 36542) ranks 67/100 for Comfort Index
A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 54. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.