Newark, NJ Climate

Summary Graph

The summary climate graph for Newark, NJ shows a selection of temperature, rainfall and snow minimum, mean and maximum measures over the course of a year. Click on each of the measures in the key to toggle them on and off.

Graph of average and extreme temperature ranges by day for Newark, NJ.


The warmest month in Newark Liberty International, Newark, New Jersey is July with an average high temperature of 87.9°F. The hottest day on record was July 23 2011 when the temperature hit 108.0°F. During January the overnight temperature drops to an average of 25.3°F with the lowest temperature of -8.1°F being recorded on January 21 1985.

Warmest Days

Warmest Months

Coldest Days

Coldest Months

The warmest days on record are:

23 Jul 2011108°F
10 Jul 1993105.1°F
10 Aug 2001105.1°F
7 Jul 2010105.1°F
11 Jul 1980102.9°F

The warmest months on average were:

July 201195°F
July 201093.8°F
July 199491.9°F
July 199391.7°F
July 201291.7°F

The coldest days on record are:

21 Jan 1985-8.1°F
18 Jan 1982-7.1°F
27 Jan 1994-2°F
18 Jan 1977-1.1°F
18 Feb 1979-1.1°F

The coldest months on average were:

January 197715.4°F
January 198216.9°F
February 197917°F
January 198117.3°F
January 200418.2°F


The wettest month by average rainfall in Newark, NJ is July with an average of 4.4 inches of rain falling on 11 to 12 days.Although in May it typically rains on more days with 3.9 inches falling in 13 to 14 days. The driest month in Newark, NJ is February with an average of 2.8 inches of rain falling on 7 to 8 days.

Wettest Days

The wettest days on record are:

28 August 20117.9 inches
10 August 19826.7 inches
18 August 19743.4 inches
8 August 20073.1 inches
18 August 19982.7 inches

Wettest Months

The wettest months on record are:

August 201119.4 inches
October 200513.2 inches
July 197712.9 inches
April 200712 inches
March 198311.9 inches

Driest Months

The driest months on record are:

October 19970 inches
November 19970 inches
August 19950.3 inches
January 19810.3 inches
December 19890.3 inches