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

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

Palermo is a coastal city in the United States. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 1268 people. The water temperature around Palermo changes dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 2.4°C (36.4°F) in March up to 14.7°C (58.4°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 9°C (48°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Palermo 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 Palermo?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Palermo is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Palermo?

There are not many surf spots close to Palermo. The next good one is Popham-Read, which is roughly 49.3km (44.2miles) away from Palermo. Click here for directions and for more information on Popham-Read and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Palermo are Higgins Beach, which is roughly 71.1km (44.2miles) away, and Kennebunk beach, located ca 88.7km (55.1miles) from Palermo.

Are there sandy beaches near Palermo?

There are not too many beaches near to Palermo. The next good one is Town Beach, which is only 17km (10.5miles) away from Palermo. Another gorgeous beach near Palermo is Lincolnville Beach, roughly 24.6km (15.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Palermo?

The sea temperature around Palermo is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (58°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Palermo. Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures come down to approximately 2°C (36°F). During this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Palermo?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during spring. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when water temperatures reach 10 to 15°C (49-58°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Palermo: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Palermo...

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