Cape May County in New Jersey enjoys a humid subtropical climate with warm summers and mild winters. During the summer months, average highs reach the mid-80s Fahrenheit with humidity levels reaching over 70%. Winters in Cape May County are much milder than other parts of the region, averaging around 40°F during its coldest months. Precipitation is fairly consistent throughout the year with an average of around 45 inches of rain and snow combined per year. The ocean breezes help moderate temperatures throughout the year making it an ideal destination for outdoor activities all year long.
Cape May County, New Jersey gets 44 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Cape May County averages 14 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 Cape May County. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Cape May County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 113 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 85 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 25
Rain: averages 44 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 14 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Cape May County is 7.4 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in New Jersey.
8.6 / 5.9
Summer / Winter
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Cape May County, while January and February are the least comfortable months.