Scuba diving in USA
USA offers a very big variety of different kinds of diving from
under ice diving to tropical scenery in Florida diving including spectacular wreck diving and freshwater diving in lakes and rivers. A perfect situation for dive courses and fun dives!
Average air temperature during the year: North -32°C (-7°F)
to 30°C (87°F) South 20°C (68°F) to 32°C (89°F)
Average Water surface temperature: North 4°C (39°F) to
22°C (72°F) South 21°C (70°F) to 30°C (86°F)
Coldest time: January and February
Warmest time: July and August
Possible to dive all year round
USA diving highlights are so numerous that I can't mention all of them here but you can find more details in the regional information. In my point of view you should not miss the Giant Kelp forest of San Clemente island in California. In the Great Lakes region the cool fresh water has preserved shipwrecks that would have disappeared long ago in salt water. Wreck divers should also not miss the New York area with it's numerous sunken boats. The fantastic deep cave diving for technical divers in Florida. Tropical diving conditions from warm water of the keys in Florida where encounters with wild dolphins are possible. And of course the encounters with the manatee of the Crystal River in Florida.
I just wrote a few highlights but you can find more in the regional pages or in the dive center and liveaboard websites.