Ocean City Temperatures: Averages by Month





The numbers here tell you how hot and cold the weather usually is in Ocean City, Maryland during each month of the year.

The average high and low temperatures are listed below monthly and annually for the resort town, in both degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius.

Maximums and minimums are only part of the temperature picture. To fill in the rest, there's information on how many days a month get above or below a given temperature.

To find out how often it rises over 70, 80 or 90 °F each month in Ocean City, scroll down farther. There are also monthly and yearly counts of days with cold weather.

All the numbers are long-term historical averages based on climate data gathered from 1981 to 2010.

Average Ocean City temperatures
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
45 28 January 7 -2
46 29 February 8 -2
53 35 March 12 2
61 44 April 16 7
70 53 May 21 12
80 63 June 26 17
84 68 July 29 20
82 67 August 28 20
77 60 September 25 16
68 51 October 20 10
58 39 November 14 4
49 32 December 9 0
64 48 Year 18 9

Days of Hot Weather in Ocean City

Most summer days at Ocean City warm up to the 80s Fahrenheit. Typically ten of those reach 90 degrees or more. Only once every few years does the temperature at this beach destination makes it to 100 degrees.

Number of days in Ocean City of at least 70, 80 or 90 °F
  70 °F
21 °C
80 °F
27 °C
90 °F
32 °C
January 0 0 0
February 0 0 0
March 0 0 0
April 5 1 0
May 15 5 0
June 27 15 2
July 31 22 4
August 31 20 3
September 28 9 0
October 12 1 0
November 1 0 0
December 0 0 0
Year 152 74 10

How Often Ocean City Has Cold Temperatures

While freezing nighttime temperatures are common during winter at Ocean City, the nights rarely get bitterly cold. It can drop down to 10 °F (-12 °C), but that doesn't happen every year. The beach town typically has 79 frosty nights annually.

Most nights from December to early March have freezing temperatures, yet most winter days are mild. Only six days a year fail to warm up to above 32 °F. Days that chilly most often occur in January.

Days per month on average in Ocean City when the minimum temperature drops to 32 or 20 °F or below
  20 °F
-8 °C
32 °F
0 °C
January 7 21
February 3 18
March 1 12
April 0 2
May 0 0
June 0 0
July 0 0
August 0 0
September 0 0
October 0 0
November 0 8
December 3 18
Year 14 79
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

Maryland Temperatures
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