Ocean City Metro Area, New Jersey 

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Climate in Ocean City Metro Area, New Jersey

Ocean City Metro Area, New Jersey gets 44 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Ocean City Metro Area averages 14 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 204 sunny days per year in Ocean City Metro Area. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Ocean City Metro Area 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.


Weather Highlights

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 the Ocean City metro area is 7.4 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in New Jersey.

7.4 / 10
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in the Ocean City metro area, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Ocean City, New JerseyUnited States
  44.4 in.38.1 in.
  13.9 in.27.8 in.
  112.8 days106.2 days
  204 days205 days
  85.0°85.8°
  24.6°21.7°
  7.47
  3.84.3
  13 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 the Ocean City metro area with an average high temperature of 85.0°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in New Jersey. In the Ocean City metro area, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for the Ocean City metro area are September, June and August.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the Ocean City metro area with an average of 24.6°. This is warmer than most places in New Jersey.


In the Ocean City metro area, there are 14.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in New Jersey.


In the Ocean City metro area, there are 95.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in New Jersey.


In the Ocean City metro area, there are 0.6 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in New Jersey.


March is the wettest month in the Ocean City metro area with 4.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 3.0 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 27% of yearly precipitation and 23% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 44.4 inches in the Ocean City metro area means that it is drier than most places in New Jersey.


April is the rainiest month in the Ocean City metro area with 11.0 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 8.0 rainy days. There are 112.8 rainy days annually in the Ocean City metro area, 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 13.9 inches in the Ocean City metro area means that it is less snowy than most places in New Jersey. February is the snowiest month in the Ocean City metro area with 6.7 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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