Ocean City MD Water Temperature

Located at the shore of Atlantic Ocean, the island of Ocean city in Maryland, US is an exotic travel destination. It is very close to Assateague island that got separated from ocean city during heavy storms in 1933.

The island extends 10 miles towards Delaware state lines. You can go to Assateague island to enjoy wildlife and watch the famous wild ponies in action. The famous light house here is still operational and the top of lighthouse is accessible to visitors, so you can enjoy the view of the ocean and the island.

Ocean City MD is a town close to atlantic ocean. August is the month with the highest water temperature at 75.2°F / 24°C.
The coldest month is February with an average water temperature of 39.7°F / 4.3°C.
March is the driest at 0in / 0mm and July the wettest month with 1.4in / 36.5mm.
With an average air temperature of 77.4°F / 25.2°C, July is the warmest month in a year. January is the coldest with 37.8°F / 3.2°C average air temperature.
The Climate is described as mild temperate climate with hot summer. Best time to Visit would be in June, July, August, September.

Ocean City MD Summary

Description Value
Current water temperature 50 °F / 10 °C
Warmest Month Water Temperature: August with 75.2°F / 24°C
Coldest Month Water Temperature: February with 39.7°F / 4.3°C
Warmest Month Air Temperature: July with 77.4°F / 25.2°C
Coldest Month Air Temperature: January with 37.8°F / 3.2°C
Wettest Month: July with 1.4in / 36.5mm
Driest Month: March with 0in / 0mm
Highest Humidity August with 76.3%
Lowest Humidity March with 67.3%
Best Time to Visit: June, July, August, September
Climate Classification mild temperate climate with hot summer

Ocean City MD water temperature by month

atlantic ocean water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°F)

ø. Water

Temperature (°F)

Min. Water

Temperature (°F)

January

45.9 42.8 40.1

February

40.6 39.9 39.2

March

44.2 41.7 39.7

April

52 47.8 44.2

May

63.1 56.8 51.8

June

72 67.5 63.5

July

75.4 73.8 71.8

August

75.9 75 74.1

September

74.5 72.5 70

October

70 65.8 61

November

61 57 53.1

December

52.9 49.1 45.9

atlantic ocean water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°C)

ø. Water

Temperature (°C)

Min. Water

Temperature (°C)

January

7.7 6 4.5

February

4.8 4.4 4

March

6.8 5.4 4.3

April

11.1 8.8 6.8

May

17.3 13.8 11

June

22.2 19.7 17.5

July

24.1 23.2 22.1

August

24.4 23.9 23.4

September

23.6 22.5 21.1

October

21.1 18.8 16.1

November

16.1 13.9 11.7

December

11.6 9.5 7.7


The hottest water temperature typically reached in August with around 75.2°F / 24°C. The coldest in February with an average water temperature of 39.7°F / 4.3°C.

Ocean city water temperature during summers go up to 83 degrees Fahrenheit and around 45 degrees in winter. Some of the interesting things you can do here includes ocean city boardwalk, national park, amusement park and rides and the beautiful beach.


Ocean City MD weather today & 14-day weather forecast

Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Apr. 11
Overcast clouds
76 °F
51°F
25 °C
11°C
2mph (4km/h)
south-southeast
0in (2mm)
35 %
89%
Apr. 12
Broken clouds
67 °F
49°F
19 °C
9°C
3mph (4km/h)
southeast
0in (0mm)
25 %
88%
Apr. 13
Scattered clouds
62 °F
46°F
17 °C
8°C
1mph (2km/h)
east-southeast
0in (0mm)
30 %
81%
Apr. 14
Overcast clouds
62 °F
47°F
17 °C
8°C
2mph (3km/h)
east-southeast
0in (3mm)
75 %
82%
Apr. 15
Overcast clouds
58 °F
43°F
14 °C
6°C
3mph (4km/h)
southeast
0in (2mm)
65 %
78%
Apr. 16
Broken clouds
54 °F
42°F
12 °C
6°C
3mph (5km/h)
east-southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
66%
Apr. 17
Overcast clouds
52 °F
42°F
11 °C
6°C
2mph (3km/h)
east
0in (0mm)
0 %
69%
Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Apr. 18
Light shower rain
57 °F
50°F
14 °C
10°C
3mph (5km/h)
southeast
0in (4mm)
80 %
83%
Apr. 19
Broken clouds
70 °F
46°F
21 °C
8°C
2mph (3km/h)
west
0in (0mm)
25 %
87%
Apr. 20
Scattered clouds
68 °F
44°F
20 °C
7°C
2mph (3km/h)
west-northwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
68%
Apr. 21
Overcast clouds
61 °F
55°F
16 °C
13°C
3mph (5km/h)
south-southwest
0in (0mm)
20 %
65%
Apr. 22
Broken clouds
63 °F
55°F
17 °C
13°C
2mph (4km/h)
west-southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
73%
Apr. 23
Heavy rain
64 °F
46°F
18 °C
8°C
5mph (8km/h)
west
1in (22mm)
95 %
92%
Apr. 24
Heavy rain
62 °F
46°F
17 °C
8°C
4mph (6km/h)
northeast
1in (17mm)
95 %
93%
Apr. 25
Heavy rain
63 °F
47°F
17 °C
9°C
5mph (8km/h)
southwest
1in (34mm)
95 %
78%
Apr. 26
Broken clouds
64 °F
47°F
18 °C
9°C
1mph (2km/h)
west
0in (0mm)
0 %
67%

Ocean City MD weather by month / climate table

Max.

Temperature

°F

ø.

Temperature

°F

Min.

Temperature

(°F)

Precip.

(in)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

48.9 37.8 28.2 0.4 0 67.8%

February

48.9 39 31.8 0.2 0 67.8%

March

58.5 45 34 0 1 67.3%

April

66 54.1 43.3 0 0 69.1%

May

76.5 63.1 52.5 0.6 0 73.4%

June

83.3 72.3 63.5 0.2 0 74.5%

July

85.3 77.4 70.3 1.4 0 74.8%

August

84 76.6 69.4 1 1 76.3%

September

80.8 71.6 64 0.3 1 75.8%

October

73.9 61.7 49.1 0 0 71.8%

November

64.8 51.4 42.6 0 0 70.4%

December

54.3 43.5 36.3 0 0 71.1%

Max.

Temperature

°C

ø.

Temperature

°C

Min.

Temperature

(°C)

Precip.

(mm)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

9.4 3.2 -2.1 9.5 0 67.8%

February

9.4 3.9 -0.1 6.2 0 67.8%

March

14.7 7.2 1.1 0 1 67.3%

April

18.9 12.3 6.3 0 0 69.1%

May

24.7 17.3 11.4 14.7 0 73.4%

June

28.5 22.4 17.5 5.7 0 74.5%

July

29.6 25.2 21.3 36.5 0 74.8%

August

28.9 24.8 20.8 24.7 1 76.3%

September

27.1 22 17.8 7.5 1 75.8%

October

23.3 16.5 9.5 0 0 71.8%

November

18.2 10.8 5.9 0 0 70.4%

December

12.4 6.4 2.4 0 0 71.1%
March is the most draught at 0in / 0mm and July the month with the most rain around 1.4in / 36.5mm. The avg. temperature is around 77.4°F / 25.2°C, July is the hottest month in a year. January is the coolest with 37.8°F / 3.2°C avg. temperature.

Best time to Travel to Ocean City

The best time to visit Ocean city for summer lovers is between last week of may and early september. This is peak season here and you will find the hotel rates are high during this time. But if you want to make an affordable stay and enjoy cool winters, then November to March is ideal time.

There are many hotels and beach resorts you can find here but you may want to book in advance if your plan is to visit in summers. The shortest distance to get here by road is 140 miles from Virginia beach and 150 miles from Philadelphia and Washington. You can get their by flight, train or road.

Activities & POI in Ocean City MD

Type of Activity List
Beach Fenwick Beach, Cape Windsor, Maryland Beach
Marina for Sailing, Boat adventures, fishing M.R. Ducks, Sunset Marina, Pines Point Marina, Ocean Pines Yacht Club Marina, Water Ways Marina
Attraction Happy Swing, Speedway, Wacky Worm, Freak Out
Golf Course Bayside Resort Golf Club, River Run Golf Club, War Admiral at Glen Riddle, Ocean Pines Golf Course, The Links at Lighthouse Sound
Caravan Site Bali Hi RV Park

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