The best times to visit Orange Beach for ideal weather are

March 5th to May 20th


October 1st to December 2nd

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Orange Beach Travel Info

Weather in Orange Beach


Average temperatures in Orange Beach vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some hot weeks in the summer, with a very low chance of precipitation throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 56th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Orange Beach, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 91°F (32.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 76°F (24.4°C) at night.

Orange Beach Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Orange Beach Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Orange Beach Perceived Temperature (F)


Orange Beach Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Orange Beach Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 62.8 52.6 43.4
Feb 63.7 53.4 44.3
Mar 70.3 60.8 51.6
Apr 76 67.3 58.4
May 82.3 74 65.2
Jun 89.2 81.2 73.3
Jul 89.8 81.7 74.2
Aug 90 81.9 74.6
Sep 86.5 77.8 70.3
Oct 79.2 68.3 58.5
Nov 70.8 59.2 48.7
Dec 66.4 56.1 47.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 17.1 11.4 6.3
Feb 17.6 11.9 6.8
Mar 21.3 16 10.9
Apr 24.4 19.6 14.7
May 27.9 23.3 18.4
Jun 31.8 27.3 22.9
Jul 32.1 27.6 23.4
Aug 32.2 27.7 23.7
Sep 30.3 25.4 21.3
Oct 26.2 20.2 14.7
Nov 21.6 15.1 9.3
Dec 19.1 13.4 8.6



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Orange Beach are January, October, and then March. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid January. For example, on the week of January 8th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid December with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of December 17th.

When can you find snow in Orange Beach? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Orange Beach.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Orange Beach (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 3% 0 0.8
Feb 3% 0 0.5
Mar 3% 0 0.4
Apr 8% 0 2.5
May 4% 0 1.1
Jun 6% 0 1.4
Jul 11% 0 1.7
Aug 10% 0 1.6
Sep 5% 0 1.2
Oct 3% 0 0.9
Nov 5% 0 1.1
Dec 9% 0 2.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 3 0 2
Feb 3 0 1.3
Mar 3 0 1
Apr 8 0 6.4
May 4 0 2.8
Jun 6 0 3.6
Jul 11 0 4.3
Aug 10 0 4.1
Sep 5 0 3
Oct 3 0 2.3
Nov 5 0 2.8
Dec 9 0 5.8


Humidity and Wind

Orange Beach has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is October (64.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (72.7%).

Wind in Orange Beach is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and February. March’s average wind speed of around 6.3 knots (7.3 MPH or 11.7 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late February and early March where average top sustained speeds reach 15 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Orange Beach.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 5.6 Light breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Feb 5.7 Light breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
Mar 6.3 Light breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
Apr 6.1 Light breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
May 5.5 Light breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Jun 4.9 Light breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
Jul 4.2 Light breeze 12.2 Significant breeze
Aug 4.1 Light breeze 11.8 Significant breeze
Sep 4.1 Light breeze 11.3 Significant breeze
Oct 4.7 Light breeze 11.6 Significant breeze
Nov 4.7 Light breeze 11.6 Significant breeze
Dec 5.5 Light breeze 12.3 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 65.1%
Feb 66%
Mar 69.3%
Apr 70.5%
May 69.9%
Jun 67.2%
Jul 70.4%
Aug 72.1%
Sep 70.7%
Oct 64.5%
Nov 67.6%
Dec 72.7%


Is it Safe to Travel to Orange Beach?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 there are no travel advisories or warnings for the United States; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Dec 04, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Orange Beach, AL, US is June, followed by July and May. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Orange Beach in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is slightly extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 24.8 in November means 24.8% of the tourists vs. June.



Overall Orange Beach Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 86.1°F (30.1°C) and 64.9°F (18.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 2 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 2 to 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Orange Beach, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 88°F (31.1°C) and 68.1°F (20.1°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: approximately 1 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Orange Beach to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 67.4°F (19.7°C) and 62.1°F (16.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 3 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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