Average weather May in New York (New York State), United States of America
The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in New York in May is 11.0°C (51.8°F).
The amount of rain in May is high with an average of 97mm (3.8in).
This month generally has very pleasant temperatures.
The average maximum temperature lies around 19.0°C (66.2°F).
With a water temperature of around 10.0°C (50°F),
this is not the best month to swim.
If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and like sunbathing than this month is a great period to visit New York. It has 268 hours of sun.
So what to wear in May? Visitors traveling to New York should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will be raining some days. Plan on layering your clothes. Some days or part of the day it will be nice and warm and some moments it can be a bit chilly.
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