US Coast Guard Aviation Training Center
Gulf Strike Team
8501 Tanner Williams Rd Mobile, AL 36608
In Mobile, the summers are long and hot; the winters are short and cold; and it is wet and partly cloudy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 41°F to 91°F and is rarely below 27°F or above 96°F. The area gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 70 days per year.
The best times of year for general outdoor activities are from mid April to late May and from mid September to late October.
Cost of Living
Mobile, Alabama has a humid subtropical climate that is mild with no dry season, constantly moist (year-round rainfall). Summers are hot and muggy with thunderstorms. Winters are mild with precipitation from mid-latitude cyclones.
Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 42°F to 90°F and is rarely below 28°F or above 95°F.
Getting to Know the Area
Alabama’s only saltwater port, Mobile is located on the Mobile River at the head of the Mobile Bay and the north-central Gulf Coast.
Considered one of the Gulf Coast’s cultural centers, Mobile has several art museums, a symphony orchestra, professional opera, professional ballet company, and a large concentration of historic architecture. Mobile is known for having the oldest organized Carnival or Mardi Gras celebrations in the United States. Its French Catholic colonial settlers celebrated this festival from the first decade of the 18th century. Beginning in 1830, Mobile was host to the first formally organized Carnival mystic society to celebrate with a parade in the United States.