Cape May Weather

Cape May weather is somewhat more temperate/mild then many areas in the northeasterly region. The weather is even somewhat different from 30 minutes inland. Thus, in the winter months it is generally a bit warmer and in the summer months it is generally cooler.

Cape May Weather

Sometimes during the summer months, if you head inland, it can be 100 degrees, hot and humid. Travel to the Cape May area and it could be 10-20 degrees cooler with less humidity and a breeze. You gotta love it!

Below is a chart of average temperatures during each month. But don’t be fooled by the 76-81 temperatures in the summer time. Even though a lot of days are cooler then inland, some still get hot.

Average Temperature: Years on Record: 47

Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.
35 35 40 51 60 69 74 73 68 59 48 38
Average Yearly °F 54

Average High Temperature: Years on Record: 47
Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.
42 42 46 58 67 76 81 80 75 66 55 44
Average Yearly High °F 61

Average Low Temperature: Years on Record: 46
Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.
29 29 35 44 53 62 67 67 62 52 41 32
Average Yearly Low °F 48

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Snow is generally at a minimum in Cape May, NJ. It always seems to avoid the big storm, for the most part. The area can get anywhere from 15 inches to 20 inches of snow per year. Some places get 10 to 15 inches in one storm! Most of the snow will fall from December to March. There will generally be dustings throughout the winter and occasionally a few inches at once.

Sun There is no real rainy season down here. Most months reportedly average about 5-7 rainy days a month. During the summer, you'll get a bad week here and there but it's generally very nice, sunny, and hot. Perfect beach weather!

Overall, the Cape May weather is very nice. If you are coming in the summer, wear tradition summer gear like shorts, t-shirts, sandals and all of that kind of stuff. Once in a while you’ll need a sweatshirt on a summer night, so bring some of them too.

Bundle up in the winter. Bring hats, gloves, sweatshirts and heavy jackets. There can be a nice brisk breeze of that Atlantic Ocean.

The spring and fall are very nice seasons. Some days you can wear summer gear and some days you’ll have to put on something heavy. So, if you're coming in either the spring or fall, you should pack an array of clothing.

And if you are looking for a current Cape May weather forecast…look no further then below

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