Amount of Sunshine New Jersey Gets Each Month





Number of Sunny Days

In these tables, the average numbers of Sunny Days for places in New Jersey are the total days each month or year when the sky is mostly clear. This includes the days when cloud covers up to 30% of the sky during daylight hours.

Partly Sunny Days have cloud covering from 40% to 70% of the sky during the daytime.

Total Days With Sun is a sum of the Sunny plus Partly Sunny days. The rest of the days are mainly overcast, with at least 80% cloud cover. All the numbers are averages, made from years of weather watching

Days with clear skies in Atlantic City, New Jersey
  Sunny Partly Sunny Total Days With Sun
January 8 8 16
February 8 7 15
March 8 8 16
April 7 9 16
May 6 11 17
June 7 12 19
July 7 12 19
August 8 11 19
September 10 8 18
October 11 9 20
November 8 9 17
December 8 8 16
Annual 94 111 205
Days with clear skies in Newark, New Jersey
  Sunny Partly Sunny Total Days With Sun
January 8 8 16
February 7 8 15
March 8 8 16
April 7 9 16
May 6 11 17
June 7 11 18
July 7 12 19
August 8 12 20
September 10 9 19
October 11 8 19
November 8 8 16
December 8 8 16
Annual 93 112 205

Amount of Sun

Here's another way to look at how much sunshine New Jersey normally gets. The % Sun numbers measure the percentage of time between sunrise and sunset that sunshine reaches the ground. Again, these amounts are averages based on decades of weather observations.

The Total Hours figures are the average number of sunny hours that Atlantic City has each month or in a year, taken from data collected for 1961 to 1990.

Amount of sunshine in Atlantic City, New Jersey
  % Sun Total Hours
January 50 151
February 53 158
March 55 205
April 56 219
May 56 244
June 60 266
July 61 276
August 65 271
September 61 228
October 59 201
November 51 147
December 47 134
Annual 56 2499
References

National Climatic Data Center. Comparative Climatic Data.

World Data Center for Meteorology. Climate of the World.

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