Anytime, but best in spring, from March to June, and autumn, from September to November.
Summer in New York is hot and humid. The summer average temperature is 29°C (84°F), while winter averages 2°C (35°F).
New York's continental climate pattern receives four distinct seasons – spring (March-May), summer (June-August), autumn (September-November) and winter (December-February).
Summer in New York can be hot and humid with an average temperature is 29°C (84°F), but between mid-July and mid-August temperatures can reach 38°C (100°F) with 90 per cent humidity.
July is the wettest month, although you can expect rain showers throughout the year.
Autumn, sees temperatures drop from a high of 25°C (77°F) September to 18°C (64°F) in October and 13°C (55°F) in November. Night-time lows are 11°C (51°F) in October and 5°C (41°F) in November.
Winter, from December to February, sees an average high of 5°C, with an average low of -3°C (26°F).
Spring, from March to May, receives an average high of 10°C (50°F) in March, 16°C (60°F) in April and 22°C (71°F) in May.
High season: Christmas, New Year and especially the first two weeks of December during the shopping sales.
Low season: July and August offer the best hotel deals despite the humid weather. Thanksgiving Day holiday weekend (fourth Thursday in November) is also good value.
|Ave Temp (°C)||0||2||6||11||17||22||25||25||20||14||9||3|
|Ave High Temp (°C)||4||6||10||16||22||27||30||29||25||18||13||7|
|Ave Low Temp (°C)||--3||--2||1||7||12||17||21||20||17||11||5||0|
|Sunshine (Hrs daily)||5||6||7||8||8||9||9||9||7||7||5||5|
|Daylight (Hrs daily)||10||11||12||13||14||15||15||14||12||11||10||9|
|Days with some Rain||10||9||11||11||11||9||8||9||8||7||10||11|
|Ave Rainfall (mm)||80||70||100||100||95||100||115||105||95||95||85||92|
|Sea Temp (°C)||15||14||14||15||18||22||25||27||25||22||19||16|
|(New York, USA)||J||F||M||A||M||J||J||A||S||O||N||D|
Note: Meteorological data is sourced from the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
Latest update: New York City Weather: 16 July, 2020
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