Seasons in New Jersey

The state of New Jersey is located in the northern part of the east coast of America. From the east, the island of Long Beach protects it from the influence of the winds of the Atlantic.

The moderate continental climate is characterized by high humidity. Precipitation is uniform throughout the year. It rains or snows about 120 days a year. The state has many rivers, mixed forests and cropland.


Seasons

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Spring in New Jersey

It is pretty cold in New Jersey in early spring. The average temperature in March is about 52 °F (+11 °C) during the day and 32-34 °F (0 °C) at night. In early spring, showers or last winter blizzards may come from the northeast. Storms happen every few years. In May it gets warm, like in summer - 69 °F (+21 °C)., At night - 53 °F (+12 °C).

People are eager to visit the parks to see magnolias, sakura blossoms, or the Cherry Blossom Festival. The piers and beach promenades in coastal cities are still pretty empty as the water is cold. This is a great time to admire the coastline in the absence of tourists.

Climate of the Spring Months

March
Max average t°: 49 °F (+10 °C)
Min average t°: 32 °F (0 °C)
Sundial in the day: 7.5 hours
Rainy days: 7 days
Precipitation: 4.3" (109 mm)
April
Max average t°: 62 °F (+16 °C)
Min average t°: 43 °F (+6 °C)
Sundial in the day: 8.5 hours
Rainy days: 8 days
Precipitation: 3.7" (95 mm)
May
Max average t°: 71 °F (+22 °C)
Min average t°: 53 °F (+12 °C)
Sundial in the day: 9 hours
Rainy days: 9 days
Precipitation: 3.9" (98 mm)

(Newark)

Spring Holidays

March 1st: National Women of Color Day.
March 17: St.Patrick 's Day.

April 1: April Fools' Day.
April 22: International Earth Day.

2nd Sunday of May: Mother’s Day.
last Monday in May: Memorial Day.
Good Friday (usually falls in March or April)

Summer in New Jersey

Summer in New Jersey is quite hot, humid and lasts 3 months. In June, the temperature rises to 82 °F (+28 °C). There are often days in July when temperatures rise above 86 °F. Atlantic City is considered a local resort and attracts crowds to the southeastern state. It is about 3 °F hotter here than in areas farther from the coast. Unlike other coastal states in the United States, New Jersey is out of the ordinary tornado paths. There are thunderstorms in the summer, but there are no hurricanes.

The main vacation spot in summer is Long Beach Island. Its sandy beaches are convenient for sunbathing, swimming, family fun and water sports. During this time, you can go to the Pinelands or walk along the Appalachian Trail.


Climate of the Summer Months

June
Max average t°: 80 °F (+26 °C)
Min average t°: 63 °F (+17 °C)
Sundial in the day: 10 hours
Rainy days: 9 days
Precipitation: 4.3" (108 mm)
July
Max average t°: 85 °F (+29 °C)
Min average t°: 68 °F (+20 °C)
Sundial in the day: 11 hours
Rainy days: 8 days
Precipitation: 4.3" (109 mm)
August
Max average t°: 83 °F (+28 °C)
Min average t°: 67 °F (+19.5 °C)
Sundial in the day: 9.5 hours
Rainy days: 8 days
Precipitation: 4.2" (107 mm)

(Newark)

Summer Holidays

June 14: Day of the American flag.
3rd Friday in June: Juneteenth Day.
Third Sunday of June: Father’s Day.

July 4: Independence Day.
August 26: Women's Equality Day.

Autumn in New Jersey

Autumn in New Jersey is rainy but quite warm. In September, the temperature is around 80 °F (+26 °C), in November it becomes cooler - less than 60 °F (+15 °C). The farther from the ocean, the fewer rainy days. The state's highest point is in the northwest. It rarely rains in autumn, but it often snows in winter.

In the fall, the Delaware River Valley, a National Recreation Area, looks unusually beautiful. It is located on the border of the states of New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Tourists will find here hiking trails, horseback riding, fishing and recreation opportunities.


Climate of the Autumn Months

September
Max average t°: 76 °F (+24.5 °C)
Min average t°: 61 °F (+16 °C)
Sundial in the day: 8 hours
Rainy days: 7 days
Precipitation: 4.1" (104 mm)
October
Max average t°: 64 °F (+18 °C)
Min average t°: 50 °F (+10 °C)
Sundial in the day: 7 hours
Rainy days: 7 days
Precipitation: 3.9" (100 mm)
November
Max average t°: 53 °F (+12 °C)
Min average t°: 39 °F (+4 °C)
Sundial in the day: 6.5 hours
Rainy days: 6 days
Precipitation: 3.1" (79 mm)

(Newark)

Autumn Holidays

1st Monday in September: Labor Day.

2nd Monday in October: Columbus Day.
October 31: Halloween (All Hallows' Eve)

November 11: Veterans Day.
4th Thursday in November: Thanksgiving Day.

Winter in New Jersey

New Jersey has warm and snowy winters. Average temperature from 26 °F to 39 °F (-3 °C to +4 °C). On the coast of the state, temperatures are 2-4 °F higher. Blizzards are more common in the northwest. In higher regions, far from the ocean, temperatures drop to 14  °F (-10 °C) in winter.

During the colder months, tourists prefer to stay in cities, watch performances, concerts or visit museums. The center of cultural life in the state is Atlantic City. There are also many casinos here. The city of Newark is home to the largest museum dedicated to the art of the native people of the state.

Climate of the Winter Months

December
Max average t°: 43 °F (+6 °C)
Min average t°: 30 °F (-1 °C)
Sundial in the day: 5.5 hours
Snowy days: 7 days
Precipitation: 4.2" (106 mm)
January
Max average t°: 38 °F (+3 °C)
Min average t°: 24 °F (-5 °C)
Sundial in the day: 6 hours
Snowy days: 7 days
Precipitation: 3.5" (90 mm)
February
Max average t°: 41 °F ( +5 °C)
Min average t°: 25 °F (-4 °C)
Sundial in the day: 7 hours
Snowy days: 6 days
Precipitation: 3.1" (79 mm)

(Newark)

Winter Holidays

December 25: Christmas Day.

January 1: New Year’s Day.
January 20 every fourth year: Inauguration Day.
3rd Monday in January: Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.

February 14: St. Valentine's Day.
3rd Monday in February: Presidents’ Day.