Atlantic City is a popular destination thanks to the famous boardwalk, wonderful white sandy beach and its many casinos.
Though it is just 9 miles from Atlantic City International Airport, many travelers prefer to fly into Philadelphia Airport which is accessible from anywhere in the world and take one of the many fast and efficient rail links from Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station direct to Atlantic City.
Atlantic City: The current water temperature 39.2 °FThe temperature is too cold to swim
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Atlantic City water temperature averages 35F in February. However, the temperature increases by about 6 degrees a month till it reaches its peak of around 73F in August. During summer the water is perfect for swimming. All Atlantic City beaches are free and don’t require beach badges and there are lifeguards on bathing beaches from 10 a.m. till 6.p.m. Surfing is available at three designated beaches, Crystal Beach, Downtown Beach and Delaware Avenue Beach, there are no lifeguards at these locations, so do try to surf with friends.
Climate for Atlantic City
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14 Days Weather Forecast for Atlantic City
Best time to visit Atlantic City
Air temperatures are typically around 75.6F in July thanks to the sea breeze which cools the air, just a few miles inland temperatures at the same time can reach 85F and over. The average temperature in January is on average 35.5F . The best time to visit to enjoy excellent swimming and water sports is from June until September.
Hobby activities in Atlantic City
Try fishing from the inlet off the Boardwalk as salt water fishing from the bathing beaches isn’t permitted while lifeguards are on duty. See the Absecon lighthouse and the famous giant elephant, Lucy. Try your luck at the casinos and of course, enjoy the beaches and activities on the ocean.
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