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

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

October has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (66°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 72% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.1hrs making the days long and bright. October has total rainfall of 13.1cm (5.2inches) making it quite dry with only moderate showers. There are just 7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Cape May Beach. Sea temperatures are a chilly 18°C (64°F). October is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Cape May Beach for prolonged periods of time.

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

As fall arrives in October, the weather at Cape May Beach becomes cooler and less predictable. Swimming is still possible, but the water temperature starts to drop, making it less enjoyable. Sunbathing can be hit or miss due to the cooler temperatures and changing weather. Surfing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing remain popular for experienced individuals, but beginners may find the conditions more challenging. Also consider one of our other suggestions for October.

Can you sunbathe in Cape May Beach in October?

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

October has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (66°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 72% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.1hrs making the days long and bright. October has total rainfall of 13.1cm (5.2inches) making it quite dry with only moderate showers. There are just 7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

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Can you swim in Cape May Beach in October?

Probably not, October is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Cape May Beach for prolonged periods of time with the sea water at 18°C (64°F).

More about October sea temperatures.

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

Yes, October is a good time for a holiday in Cape May Beach.

October has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (66°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 72% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.1hrs making the days long and bright. October has total rainfall of 13.1cm (5.2inches) making it quite dry with only moderate showers. There are just 7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Cape May Beach. Sea temperatures are a chilly 18°C (64°F). October is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Cape May Beach for prolonged periods of time.

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Is Cape May Beach warm in October?

Yes, Cape May Beach is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days in October.

The average maximum temperature in Cape May Beach in October is 19°C (66°F). The average maximum temperature is 25°C (76°) in the previous month and 13°C (55°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Cape May Beach in October is 15°C (59°F). The average temperature is 20°C (69°F) in the previous month and 9°C (48°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Cape May Beach in October?

The average day light hours per day in Cape May Beach in October are 11.2. The sunshine percentage is 72% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.1hrs making the days long and bright.

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Crowds in Cape May Beach in October

October sees a further decrease in crowds at Cape May Beach. The weather begins to cool down, and fewer people visit the beach. There are no significant public holidays or special events in October, so the beach remains relatively quiet and peaceful.

Temperature in Cape May Beach in October

The average maximum temperature in Cape May Beach in October is 19°C (66°F). The average maximum temperature is 25°C (76°F) in the previous month and 13°C (55°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Cape May Beach in October is 15°C (59°F). The average temperature is 20°C (69°F) in the previous month and 9°C (48°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Cape May Beach in October is 11°C (52°F). The minimum temperature is 16°C (62°F) in the previous month and 5°C (42°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Cape May Beach in October

During October the average day light hours are 11.2 per day in Cape May Beach. The sunshine percentage is 72% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.1hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Cape May Beach in October is typically 4.5 during October. 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 October

The average sea water temperature in Cape May Beach in October is 17.5°C (63.5°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Cape May Beach in October

The average total rainfall in Cape May Beach in October is 13.1cm (5.2inches) and on average there are 7 rainy days in October making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Cape May Beach in October

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Cape May Beach in October is 12°C (53°F) which is very comfortable. The dew point is 18°C (64°F) in the previous month and 6°C (6°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Cape May Beach in October is typically 85.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 88.3% in the previous month and 82% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Cape May Beach in October is typically 70.4%. The average relative humidity is 72.4% in the previous month and 66.8% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Cape May Beach in October

The average maximum wind speed in Cape May Beach in October is typically 24KM/H (15MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 23KM/H (14MPH) in the previous month and 25KM/H (16MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Cape May Beach in October is typically 12KM/H (8MPH). The average wind speed is 11KM/H (7MPH) in the previous month and 14KM/H (8MPH) in the next month.

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

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