Ocean City
New Jersey, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

April weather forecast and climate
Ocean City, NJ

April in Ocean City, New Jersey, is a moderate spring month, with average temperature ranging between min 42.8°F (6°C) and max 59°F (15°C).

Temperature

In April, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a cool 51.8°F (11°C) in March, to a moderate 59°F (15°C). The average low-temperature, in April, is 42.8°F (6°C).

Rainfall

In April, in Ocean City, the rain falls for 10 days. Throughout April, 3.3" (83mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Ocean City, there are 112 rainfall days, and 39.1" (994mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In April, the average ocean temperature is 47.1°F (8.4°C). Swimming in 47.1°F (8.4°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

In Ocean City, the average length of the day in April is 13.3h.

Sunshine

In April, the average sunshine is 8h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in April is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
In April, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the temperature in April in Ocean City?

In Ocean City, New Jersey, in April, the average high-temperature is 59°F (15°C), and the average low-temperature is 42.8°F (6°C).

How much does it rain in Ocean City in April?

In April, in Ocean City, New Jersey, the rain falls for 10 days. Throughout April, 3.3" (83mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the water temperature in April in Ocean City?

In Ocean City, New Jersey, in April, the average water temperature is 47.1°F (8.4°C). Swimming in 47.1°F (8.4°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

What is the average length of the day in April in Ocean City?

The average length of the day in April is 13.3h.

How long on average sun shines in April in Ocean City?

In Ocean City, the average sunshine in April is 8h.

What is the UV index reading in April in Ocean City?

In Ocean City, New Jersey, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in April - Ocean City, NJ
  • Average high temperature in April: 59°F

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (82°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (41°F).

  • Average low temperature in April: 43°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (25°F).

Average rainfall in April - Ocean City, NJ
  • Average rainfall in April: 3.3"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.1").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (2.6").

Average rainfall days in April - Ocean City, NJ
  • Average rainfall days in April: 10 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (11 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is October (7 days).

Average sea temperature in April - Ocean City, NJ
  • Average sea temperature in April: 47.2°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (76.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (40.3°F).

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Ocean City, NJ
  • Average daylight in April: 13.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 8h

Months with most sunshine are June, July and August (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in April - Ocean City, NJ
  • Average UV index in April: 6

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 2).