Jones Beach Water Temperature

As you approach Jones Beach State Park from the Wantagh Parkway, the Jones Beach Water Tower is an iconic landmark. The most visited beach on the east coast of the USA, Jones beach is a world class swimming and surfing destination, and Nikon at Jones Beach Theater is a popular outdoor arena and music venue. It’s also held to be one of the most beautiful parks in the country.

Jones Beach is a village close to atlantic ocean. August is the month with the hottest water temperature at 73.6°F / 23.1°C. The coldest month is February with an ø water temperature of 39°F / 3.9°C. June is the month with the lowest precipitation of 0in / 0mm and January with the highest precipitation in a year with 0.6in / 16mm. The avg. air temperature is around 74.5°F / 23.6°C, July is the month with the highest temperature. January is the coolest with 31.5°F / -0.3°C average air temperature. June, July, August, September would be the best time to visit. Warm-summer humid continental climate would be the climate here.

Jones Beach Summary

Description Value
Current water temperature /
Warmest Month Water Temperature: August with 73.6°F / 23.1°C
Coldest Month Water Temperature: February with 39°F / 3.9°C
Warmest Month Air Temperature: July with 74.5°F / 23.6°C
Coldest Month Air Temperature: January with 31.5°F / -0.3°C
Wettest Month: January with 0.6in / 16mm
Driest Month: June with 0in / 0mm
Highest Humidity June with 76.5%
Lowest Humidity January with 68.6%
Best Time to Visit: June, July, August, September
Climate Classification Warm-summer humid continental climate

Jones Beach water temperature by month

atlantic ocean water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°F)

ø. Water

Temperature (°F)

Min. Water

Temperature (°F)

January

45 42.4 39.9

February

40.1 39.2 38.7

March

42.1 40.1 38.8

April

49.1 45.1 42.1

May

59.2 53.6 49.1

June

69.3 63.7 59.4

July

73.4 71.8 69.3

August

74.3 73.4 72.1

September

72.3 70.3 67.6

October

67.5 63.5 58.8

November

58.8 55.2 52

December

52 48.4 45.1

atlantic ocean water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°C)

ø. Water

Temperature (°C)

Min. Water

Temperature (°C)

January

7.2 5.8 4.4

February

4.5 4 3.7

March

5.6 4.5 3.8

April

9.5 7.3 5.6

May

15.1 12 9.5

June

20.7 17.6 15.2

July

23 22.1 20.7

August

23.5 23 22.3

September

22.4 21.3 19.8

October

19.7 17.5 14.9

November

14.9 12.9 11.1

December

11.1 9.1 7.3

The warmest water temperature are in August with around 73.6°F / 23.1°C. The coldest in February with an average water temperature of 39°F / 3.9°C.

The highest water temperatures at Jones Beach occur during August to early September at around 75F. However the lowest temperatures are around 41F at the end of March and surfers should consider a flexible 6mm or well fitting 5mm wetsuit, plus neoprene booties, a hood and gloves to surf at this time. During the summer months, you might only need a top or short suit early in the morning or just before sunset as during the day the water is lovely and warm and perfect for swimming, surfing and kayaking.


Jones Beach weather today & 14-day weather forecast

Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Sep. 23
Thunderstorm with heavy rain
71 °F
56°F
21 °C
14°C
4mph (6km/h)
south-southeast
1in (16mm)
85 %
90%
Sep. 24
Few clouds
61 °F
50°F
16 °C
10°C
3mph (5km/h)
south
0in (0mm)
0 %
79%
Sep. 25
Scattered clouds
68 °F
50°F
20 °C
10°C
2mph (3km/h)
south
0in (0mm)
0 %
80%
Sep. 26
Broken clouds
64 °F
50°F
18 °C
10°C
2mph (4km/h)
southwest
0in (2mm)
60 %
84%
Sep. 27
Overcast clouds
71 °F
50°F
22 °C
10°C
2mph (3km/h)
west-southwest
0in (0mm)
10 %
88%
Sep. 28
Overcast clouds
70 °F
55°F
21 °C
13°C
2mph (4km/h)
south-southwest
0in (3mm)
50 %
82%
Sep. 29
Few clouds
75 °F
55°F
24 °C
13°C
1mph (1km/h)
west
0in (0mm)
20 %
85%
Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Sep. 30
Broken clouds
80 °F
55°F
27 °C
13°C
1mph (2km/h)
south-southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
78%
Oct. 01
Thunderstorm with rain
68 °F
62°F
20 °C
17°C
3mph (4km/h)
south
0in (6mm)
65 %
83%
Oct. 02
Overcast clouds
70 °F
58°F
21 °C
14°C
1mph (2km/h)
west-southwest
0in (2mm)
40 %
90%
Oct. 03
Scattered clouds
42 °F
53°F
6 °C
12°C
1mph (2km/h)
west-northwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
74%
Oct. 04
Overcast clouds
49 °F
52°F
10 °C
11°C
1mph (1km/h)
south
0in (0mm)
20 %
80%
Oct. 05
Broken clouds
53 °F
43°F
11 °C
6°C
2mph (4km/h)
west-southwest
0in (2mm)
70 %
76%
Oct. 06
Overcast clouds
45 °F
41°F
7 °C
5°C
1mph (2km/h)
south
0in (1mm)
60 %
90%
Oct. 07
Overcast clouds
51 °F
41°F
10 °C
5°C
5mph (7km/h)
northwest
0in (1mm)
55 %
76%
Oct. 08
Few clouds
52 °F
40°F
11 °C
5°C
3mph (5km/h)
west-northwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
66%

Jones Beach weather by month / climate table

Max.

Temperature

°F

ø.

Temperature

°F

Min.

Temperature

(°F)

Precip.

(in)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

41.7 31.5 21.4 0.6 1 68.6%

February

41.9 32.4 24.4 0.3 0 68.6%

March

52.2 38.7 27.5 0.1 1 68.6%

April

59 48.4 37.6 0.4 1 70.3%

May

71.8 57.9 48 0.3 1 75.4%

June

79.2 67.8 58.5 0 1 76.5%

July

82.8 74.5 68.2 0.6 0 73.9%

August

81.7 73.8 66.7 0.6 1 75.4%

September

77.5 68 60.8 0 1 75.2%

October

68.5 57.2 46 0 0 73%

November

59.7 47.3 38.7 0 0 71.3%

December

48.6 38.7 31.6 0.2 0 71.6%

Max.

Temperature

°C

ø.

Temperature

°C

Min.

Temperature

(°C)

Precip.

(mm)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

5.4 -0.3 -5.9 16 1 68.6%

February

5.5 0.2 -4.2 8.5 0 68.6%

March

11.2 3.7 -2.5 3.7 1 68.6%

April

15 9.1 3.1 10.8 1 70.3%

May

22.1 14.4 8.9 6.5 1 75.4%

June

26.2 19.9 14.7 0 1 76.5%

July

28.2 23.6 20.1 14.6 0 73.9%

August

27.6 23.2 19.3 15.3 1 75.4%

September

25.3 20 16 0 1 75.2%

October

20.3 14 7.8 0 0 73%

November

15.4 8.5 3.7 1.2 0 71.3%

December

9.2 3.7 -0.2 5.2 0 71.6%
The hottest avg. temperature is around 74.5°F / 23.6°C, July is the month with the highest temperature. January is the coolest with 31.5°F / -0.3°C average temperature. June is the month with the lowest precipitation of 0in / 0mm and January with the maximum precipitation in a year with 0.6in / 16mm.

Best Time to Visit Jones Beach

Most visitors travel to Jones Beach during the summer months for its exceptional beaches and surfing. It’s easy to get to from anywhere in the world with flights arriving at New York Daily.

From the city you can reach Jones Beach by taking Meadowbrook, Ocean or Wantagh Parkway, though many visitors take the Long Island Railroad and change at Freeport for a short bus trip to Jones Beach. Sailors can arrive by boat to Zach’s Bay.

Activities around Jones Beach

Jones Beach also hosts the biggest air show in the USA, the New York Air Show, which takes place at the end of May on Memorial Day weekend.

Activities & POI in Jones Beach

Type of Activity List
Beach Cedar Overlook Beach, Gilgo Beach, Jones Beach, Short Beach, Tobay Beach, Cedar Beach, Amityville Beach, Copiague Beach, Boat Basin West End
Marina for Sailing, Boat adventures, fishing Seaford Dock, Tanner Park Marina, Cedar Beach Marina, Harbor Green Shore Club Marina
Golf Course Peninsula Golf Club

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