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Best time to visit Gulfport, MS, USA

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The best time to visit Gulfport is May

While Gulfport is a popular destination to visit all year round, May is the ideal time to go due to a number of factors such as the climate, cost of travel and accommodation, as well as avoiding peak holiday periods.

During the warmer months, temperatures in Gulfport can rise to a maximum of 34℃ (94℉). In the colder months such as January, temperatures usually get down to an average minimum of 8℃ (46℉).

The days are longest in Gulfport in August, so if you want to see the sights during the day when the sun is up for the longest time, it’s best to visit around that time of year. August sees the most amount of rain in a month if you’re ok with chancing getting drenched, so if you’re looking to stay dry, visit in November instead.

If you want to learn everything you need to know about the best times to travel to Gulfport, the weather and stats by month and so much more, make sure you keep reading. Once you’re ready, we’ve included a bunch of our favourite online booking tools to help you find the best deals on flights, accommodation and anything else you’ll need for your trip. Happy reading!

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

November

Most daylight

August

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Gulfport seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Gulfport as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Gulfport is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

Season Months
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Gulfport

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Gulfport for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Gulfport climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Gulfport for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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NOV
DEC

Gulfport in January

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 64mm (3") over 11 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Gulfport in January, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Gulfport in February

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 66mm (3") over 13 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Gulfport in February, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Gulfport in March

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 68mm (3") over 14 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Gulfport in March, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Gulfport in April

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 62mm (2") over 11 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Gulfport in April, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Gulfport in May

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 75mm (3") over 14 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Gulfport in May, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Gulfport in June

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 98mm (4") over 19 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Gulfport in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Gulfport in July

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 142mm (6") over 24 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Gulfport in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Gulfport in August

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 166mm (7") over 24 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Gulfport in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Gulfport in September

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 103mm (4") over 20 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Gulfport in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.

Gulfport in October

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 78mm (3") over 11 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Gulfport in October, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Gulfport in November

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 53mm (2") over 9 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Gulfport in November, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Gulfport in December

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 94mm (4") over 14 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Gulfport in December, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Gulfport is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 32℃ (90℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Gulfport is generally around November. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in November first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Gulfport is generally around August, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of August too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Gulfport, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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