Cape May Water Temperature

(Today) 2022

20.7°C / 69.2°F

Current weather

18°C / 64°F
(overcast clouds)

Partly cloudy

Wind

16 mph

Humidity

90%


The measurements for the water temperature in Cape May, New Jersey are provided by the daily satellite readings provided by the NOAA. The temperatures given are the sea surface temperature (SST) which is most relevant to recreational users.

Monthly average water temp

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

The graph below shows the range of monthly Cape May water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Cape May average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Cape May
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 1.8 2 3.1 4.5 8.8 15.1 21.5 22.2 19.8 15.3 11 5.6
Max °C 8.9 6.9 7.6 12.9 18.5 24.5 25.9 27.3 25 22.2 15.9 12.2
Min °F 38 37.5 39.3 43.5 51.7 62.9 72.5 74 69.7 62.3 53.7 44.7
Max °F 45.1 42.4 43.8 51.9 61.4 72.3 76.9 79.1 74.9 69.2 58.6 51.3

The warmest water temperature is in August with an average around 76.5°F / 24.7°C. The coldest month is February with an average water temperature of 39.9°F / 4.4°C.