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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Kingston, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Kingston...

Kingston is a coastal city in the United States. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the water with a population of 12208 people. The water temperature around Kingston is almost steady throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 7.2°C (44.9°F) in February up to 10.9°C (51.6°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (49°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Kingston is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Kingston?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Kingston is approximately:
9°C (48°F)

Are there surf spots near Kingston?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Kingston. The closest one is Rexhame, which is 9km (8.4miles) away from Kingston. Click here for more information on Rexhame and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Kingston are Peggoty, which is 13.5km (8.4miles) away, and Egypt beach, located 15.7km (9.7miles) from Kingston.

Are there beautiful beaches near Kingston?

Yes, there are some other nice beaches in close proximity to Kingston. The nearest one is Howlands Landing, which is only 2.3km (1.4miles) away from Kingston. Another beautiful beach near Kingston is Beach Point, which is ca 3.8km (2.4miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Kingston?

The average water temperature around Kingston is extremely cold, around 9°C (49°F), with very little changes during the year. That is why at least a 4/5mm or even 5/6 wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Kingston. However, it can get more chilly in the mornings and in the evenings and during windy days. It is highly recommended to wear boots, gloves, and a wetsuit hood. The coldest months are January, February, and March. Even during relatively "warm" days in the fall (August, September, and October) you should wear a thick wetsuit to not transform into an ice cube.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Kingston?

Diving and fishing conditions are very similar during the year. The waters around Kingston are mostly cold, reaching temperatures between 6 and 11°C (43-52°F). The following fish can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Kingston: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Kingston...

Do you know what the the city Novobataysk in Russia, the city Smerillo in Italy, and the city Colombiera-Molicciara in Italy have in common with Kingston? Click on the links to find out...