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Average weather October 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 October is 9.0°C (48.2°F). The amount of rain in October is normal with an average of 73mm (2.9in). October is the driest month of the year. The average maximum temperature lies around 18.0°C (64.4°F). With a water temperature of around 16.0°C (60.8°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 213 hours of sun.

So what to wear in October? 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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For other monthly weather averages and what to do in October look at the numbers below.

Monthly averages

°F
Min Temperature 48.2°F
Max Temperature 64.4°F
Water Temperature 60.8°F
Chance of Rain 26.7%
Precipitation 2.9in
Rainy Days 8
Windspeed 11.2mph
Humidity 66%
Sunshine Hours 213
Percentage Sunshine 61%

What to Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in October.
Cycling
9/10
Walking
9/10
Camping
4/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

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