Atlantic County, New Jersey 

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Climate in Atlantic County, New Jersey

Atlantic County, New Jersey gets 43 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Atlantic County averages 16 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 205 sunny days per year in Atlantic County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Atlantic County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 115 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.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 85 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 24
Rain: averages 43 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 16 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Atlantic County is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in New Jersey.

8.5 / 5.7

Summer   /   Winter
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Atlantic County, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Atlantic, New JerseyUnited States
  43.4 in.38.1 in.
  16.2 in.27.8 in.
  114.6 days106.2 days
  205 days205 days
  84.9°85.8°
  24.4°21.7°
  7.37
  44.3
  46 ft.2443 ft.
CLIMATE

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


July is the hottest month for Atlantic County with an average high temperature of 84.9°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in New Jersey. In Atlantic County, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Atlantic County are September, June and August.


In Atlantic County, there are 15.5 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in New Jersey.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Atlantic County with an average of 24.4°. This is warmer than most places in New Jersey.


In Atlantic County, there are 94.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in New Jersey.


In Atlantic County, there are 0.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in New Jersey.


The humidity is usually comfortable in Atlantic County but some summer months can be unpleasant. July is the most humid month, though humidity is low for most of the year. The most humid months in Atlantic County are July, August and June.


August is the wettest month in Atlantic County with 4.3 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 3.0 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 26% of yearly precipitation and 23% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 43.4 inches in Atlantic County means that it is one of the driest places in New Jersey.


April is the rainiest month in Atlantic County with 11.4 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 8.0 rainy days. There are 114.6 rainy days annually in Atlantic County, which is less rainy than most places in New Jersey. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 16.2 inches in Atlantic County means that it is less snowy than most places in New Jersey. February is the snowiest month in Atlantic County with 6.8 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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