Weather in Cape May Beach, Cape May, United States in February

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Visiting Cape May Beach, Cape May, United States in February

February has average maximum temperatures of 6°C (43°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 78% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.4hrs making the days long and bright. February has total rainfall of 10.7cm (4.2inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 10.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Cape May Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 2°C (36°F). February is too cold for swimming in Cape May Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Cape May Beach in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather.

February brings similar weather conditions to January, with cold and windy days and a possibility of rain or snow. Beach activities are still not recommended during this month, as the water remains too cold for swimming and sunbathing is not enjoyable due to the chilly winds. Surfing and windsurfing may be possible for experienced individuals, but beginners should wait for warmer months. Also consider one of our other suggestions for February.

Can you sunbathe in Cape May Beach in February?

No, February is not a good time for sunbathing in Cape May Beach.

February has average maximum temperatures of 6°C (43°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 78% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.4hrs making the days long and bright. February has total rainfall of 10.7cm (4.2inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 10.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days.

More about February temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Cape May Beach in February?

No, February is too cold for swimming in Cape May Beach for any length of time, with the sea water at 2°C (36°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about February sea temperatures.

Is February a good time to holiday in Cape May Beach?

No, February is not a good time for a holiday in Cape May Beach.

February has average maximum temperatures of 6°C (43°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 78% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.4hrs making the days long and bright. February has total rainfall of 10.7cm (4.2inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 10.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Cape May Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 2°C (36°F). February is too cold for swimming in Cape May Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the February temperatures and sunshine.

Is Cape May Beach warm in February?

No, Cape May Beach is too cold for sunbathing in February.

The average maximum temperature in Cape May Beach in February is 6°C (43°F). The average maximum temperature is 5°C (42°) in the previous month and 10°C (50°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Cape May Beach in February is 2°C (36°F). The average temperature is 2°C (35°F) in the previous month and 6°C (43°F) in the next month.

More info about the February temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Cape May Beach in February?

The average day light hours per day in Cape May Beach in February are 10.8. The sunshine percentage is 78% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.4hrs making the days long and bright.

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Crowds in Cape May Beach in February

February continues to be cold and quiet at Cape May Beach. Visitors are few, and there are no significant events or holidays attracting crowds. The beach remains peaceful and uncrowded, perfect for those who enjoy solitude and tranquility.

Temperature in Cape May Beach in February

The average maximum temperature in Cape May Beach in February is 6°C (43°F). The average maximum temperature is 5°C (42°F) in the previous month and 10°C (50°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Cape May Beach in February is 2°C (36°F). The average temperature is 2°C (35°F) in the previous month and 6°C (43°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Cape May Beach in February is -1°C (30°F). The minimum temperature is -2°C (29°F) in the previous month and 3°C (37°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Cape May Beach in February

During February the average day light hours are 10.8 per day in Cape May Beach. The sunshine percentage is 78% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.4hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Cape May Beach in February is typically 3.2 during February. An ultraviolet index reading of 3 to 5 indicates there is a moderate risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Keep out of the sun during the strongest hours around midday when unprotected skin risks burning in less than 30 minutes. For the sensitive wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days, and after swimming or sweating. Tanning for hours is possible with the right application of sun cream. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Cape May Beach in February

The average sea water temperature in Cape May Beach in February is 2.1°C (35.8°F) which is extremely cold and not suitable for swimming. Taking a dip at this temperature would risk hypothermia.

Rainfall in Cape May Beach in February

The average total rainfall in Cape May Beach in February is 10.7cm (4.2inches) and on average there are 10.3 rainy days in February making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Cape May Beach in February

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Cape May Beach in February is -1°C (31°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is -1°C (31°F) in the previous month and 3°C (3°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Cape May Beach in February is typically 79.7%. The maximum relative humidity is 80% in the previous month and 79.1% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Cape May Beach in February is typically 63%. The average relative humidity is 64.6% in the previous month and 63.7% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Cape May Beach in February

The average maximum wind speed in Cape May Beach in February is typically 26KM/H (16MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 26KM/H (16MPH) in the previous month and 28KM/H (17MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Cape May Beach in February is typically 13KM/H (8MPH). The average wind speed is 14KM/H (9MPH) in the previous month and 15KM/H (9MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Cape May Beach in February is from the North West.

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