The best times to visit North Jersey for ideal weather are

April 30th to July 1st

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other North Jersey Travel Info

Weather in North Jersey


Average temperatures in North Jersey vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 21st percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit North Jersey, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 88.3°F (31.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 67.4°F (19.7°C) at night.

North Jersey Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


North Jersey Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

North Jersey Perceived Temperature (F)


North Jersey Perceived Temperature (C)



Average North Jersey Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 38.5 29.8 22
Feb 39.8 30.3 22.1
Mar 51 40.2 31.2
Apr 64 52.1 41.5
May 75 62.6 51.6
Jun 81.6 70.5 60.5
Jul 86.7 75.9 65.9
Aug 83.8 73 63
Sep 77.9 66.8 56.9
Oct 66.3 55.2 46
Nov 54.4 44.2 35.4
Dec 44.9 36.4 28.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 3.6 -1.2 -5.6
Feb 4.3 -0.9 -5.5
Mar 10.6 4.6 -0.4
Apr 17.8 11.2 5.3
May 23.9 17 10.9
Jun 27.6 21.4 15.8
Jul 30.4 24.4 18.8
Aug 28.8 22.8 17.2
Sep 25.5 19.3 13.8
Oct 19.1 12.9 7.8
Nov 12.4 6.8 1.9
Dec 7.2 2.4 -1.7



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in North Jersey are September, November, and then October. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late October to early November. For example, on the week of October 29th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid June with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of June 11th.

When can you find snow in North Jersey? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in North Jersey.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in North Jersey (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 22% 0 2.8
Feb 22% 0 2.9
Mar 23% 0 4.1
Apr 21% 0 4.1
May 25% 0 3.9
Jun 29% 0 4.8
Jul 23% 0 4.6
Aug 24% 0 5.1
Sep 18% 0 3.7
Oct 20% 0 3.8
Nov 18% 0 2.6
Dec 27% 0 5.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 22 0 7.1
Feb 22 0 7.4
Mar 23 0 10.4
Apr 21 0 10.4
May 25 0 9.9
Jun 29 0 12.2
Jul 23 0 11.7
Aug 24 0 13
Sep 18 0 9.4
Oct 20 0 9.7
Nov 18 0 6.6
Dec 27 0 13


Humidity and Wind

North Jersey has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is April (43.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (61.5%).

Wind in North Jersey is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and February. March’s average wind speed of around 5.2 knots (5.9 MPH or 9.6 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early April where average top sustained speeds reach 12.7 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in North Jersey.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 4.5 Light breeze 10.8 Gentle breeze
Feb 5 Light breeze 11.6 Significant breeze
Mar 5.2 Light breeze 11.9 Gentle breeze
Apr 5.2 Light breeze 12 Significant breeze
May 3.8 Barely noticeable 9.9 Gentle breeze
Jun 3.4 Barely noticeable 9.6 Gentle breeze
Jul 2.9 Barely noticeable 8.8 Gentle breeze
Aug 2.6 Barely noticeable 8.5 Gentle breeze
Sep 2.8 Barely noticeable 8.4 Gentle breeze
Oct 3.4 Barely noticeable 9.5 Gentle breeze
Nov 3.6 Barely noticeable 9.5 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.4 Light breeze 10.6 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 49.5%
Feb 47.5%
Mar 44.6%
Apr 43.4%
May 53.8%
Jun 59.3%
Jul 57%
Aug 59.3%
Sep 61.5%
Oct 61%
Nov 54.6%
Dec 58.8%


Is it Safe to Travel to North Jersey?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for the United States; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 23, 2019.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in North Jersey, NJ, US is July, followed by September and August. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit North Jersey in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 83 in December means 83% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall North Jersey Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 81.9°F (27.7°C) and 42.6°F (5.9°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 8 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 7 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in North Jersey, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 82.7°F (28.2°C) and 48.8°F (9.3°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 6 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in North Jersey to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 45.5°F (7.5°C) and 34.9°F (1.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 8 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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