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South Dennis, New Jersey
Unincorporated community
NJ Route 47 southbound approaching NJ Route 83 in South Dennis
NJ Route 47 southbound approaching NJ Route 83 in South Dennis
Country  United States
State  New Jersey
County Cape May
Township Dennis
Elevation 3 m (10 ft)
Population (2000)
 • Total 93
 • Density 360/km2 (930/sq mi)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 08245
Area code(s) 609
GNIS feature ID 880724

South Dennis is an unincorporated community located within Dennis Township in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States. It is part of the Ocean City Metropolitan Statistical Area. Its postal ZIP Code is 08245.

Demographics

As of the 2000 United States Census, there were 93 people and 41 households residing in the ZIP Code Tabulation Area 08245. The population density was 930 people per square mile.

Geography

South Dennis is located at 39°10′42″N 74°49′12″W / 39.17833°N 74.82°W / 39.17833; -74.82 (39.099980, -74.848733). It lies 10 ft (3 m) above sea level. According to the United States Census Bureau, ZIP Code 08245 has a total area of 0.3 km² (0.1 mi²), all of which is land. Dennis Creek serves as the northern border of the community.

Climate

South Dennis lies on the cusp of a humid subtropical climate zone and experiences four discernible seasons. It receives an average of 44.52 inches (1,131 mm) of precipitation each year, with the wettest season being August. In January 1942, South Dennis experienced its lowest recorded temperature at -22 °F, while the hottest temperature was 103 °F in July 1993.

Climate data for South Dennis, NJ
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °F (°C) 44
(6.7)
47
(8.3)
55
(12.8)
66
(18.9)
75
(23.9)
83
(28.3)
88
(31.1)
86
(30)
80
(26.7)
69
(20.6)
59
(15)
49
(9.4)
66.8
(19.31)
Average low °F (°C) 22
(-5.6)
24
(-4.4)
30
(-1.1)
38
(3.3)
48
(8.9)
57
(13.9)
63
(17.2)
61
(16.1)
54
(12.2)
43
(6.1)
34
(1.1)
26
(-3.3)
41.7
(5.37)
Precipitation inches (mm) 3.86
(98)
3.08
(78.2)
4.18
(106.2)
3.61
(91.7)
3.58
(90.9)
2.88
(73.2)
3.8
(97)
5.31
(134.9)
3.76
(95.5)
3.62
(91.9)
3.37
(85.6)
3.47
(88.1)
44.52
(1,130.8)
Source: The Weather Channel

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