The best times to visit West Atlantic City for ideal weather are

April 30th to June 24th

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



Other West Atlantic City Travel Info

Weather in West Atlantic City


Average temperatures in West Atlantic City 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 19th 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 West Atlantic City, 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 89.8°F (32.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 67.7°F (19.8°C) at night.

West Atlantic City Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


West Atlantic City 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.

West Atlantic City Perceived Temperature (F)


West Atlantic City Perceived Temperature (C)



Average West Atlantic City 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 44.8 34 23.7
Feb 46.2 34.6 23.6
Mar 55.7 42.9 31.5
Apr 66.4 53.3 41.1
May 76.1 63.2 51.5
Jun 84 72.2 61
Jul 88.6 77.1 66.3
Aug 86.1 74.7 63.5
Sep 80.9 68.6 57.5
Oct 70.5 58.1 47.1
Nov 59 47 36.1
Dec 51.6 40.7 30.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 7.1 1.1 -4.6
Feb 7.9 1.4 -4.7
Mar 13.2 6.1 -0.3
Apr 19.1 11.8 5.1
May 24.5 17.3 10.8
Jun 28.9 22.3 16.1
Jul 31.4 25.1 19.1
Aug 30.1 23.7 17.5
Sep 27.2 20.3 14.2
Oct 21.4 14.5 8.4
Nov 15 8.3 2.3
Dec 10.9 4.8 -0.6



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in West Atlantic City are September, November, and then July. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early May. For example, on the week of April 30th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late February and early March with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of February 26th.

When can you find snow in West Atlantic City? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to late December. The best time to ski (if at all) in West Atlantic City is often around around March 12th when fresh powder is deepest. 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 West Atlantic City.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in West Atlantic City (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 20% 2.7 3.2
Feb 27% 4.3 3.6
Mar 25% 3.1 4.8
Apr 24% 0 3.8
May 20% 0 3.2
Jun 26% 0 4.8
Jul 20% 0 4
Aug 21% 0 5.6
Sep 19% 0 3.7
Oct 25% 0 4.8
Nov 19% 1.2 3.3
Dec 29% 6.9 6.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 20 6.9 8.1
Feb 27 10.9 9.1
Mar 25 7.9 12.2
Apr 24 0 9.7
May 20 0 8.1
Jun 26 0 12.2
Jul 20 0 10.2
Aug 21 0 14.2
Sep 19 0 9.4
Oct 25 0 12.2
Nov 19 3 8.4
Dec 29 17.5 16.8


Humidity and Wind

West Atlantic City has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is February (50.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (67.2%).

Wind in West Atlantic City is usually moderate. The windiest month is February, followed by April and March. February’s average wind speed of around 8.8 knots (10.1 MPH or 16.3 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid February where average top sustained speeds reach 17.5 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in West Atlantic City.

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 7.7 Gentle breeze 15 Significant breeze
Feb 8.8 Gentle breeze 16.6 Significant breeze
Mar 8.5 Gentle breeze 15.9 Significant breeze
Apr 8.6 Gentle breeze 16.1 Significant breeze
May 7.2 Gentle breeze 14.1 Significant breeze
Jun 6.4 Light breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
Jul 6 Light breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Aug 5.5 Light breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
Sep 5.9 Light breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Oct 6.8 Light breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Nov 7 Gentle breeze 13.7 Significant breeze
Dec 7.5 Gentle breeze 14.8 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 53%
Feb 50.8%
Mar 51.8%
Apr 52.1%
May 60.3%
Jun 62.8%
Jul 62.7%
Aug 65.2%
Sep 67.2%
Oct 64.9%
Nov 60.3%
Dec 62.3%


Is it Safe to Travel to West Atlantic City?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 Dec 04, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in West Atlantic City, 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 West Atlantic City 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 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 West Atlantic City Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 82.7°F (28.2°C) and 48°F (8.9°C) with 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 quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 6 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in West Atlantic City, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 85°F (29.4°C) and 55°F (12.8°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 to 8 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 too cold this time of year in West Atlantic City to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 52.2°F (11.2°C) and 40.9°F (4.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 9 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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