Climate in New York (New York State), United States of America

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.
* Data from weather station: New York, United States of America.

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year. Show in Celsius

Monthly hours of sunshine

The average monthly total hours of sunshine over the year

Daily percent of sunshine

The mean percent of sunhours during the day over the year

Average water temperature

The mean water temperature over the year. Show in Celsius

Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches

Monthly rainy days

The average number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

Average humidity

The mean monthly relative humidity over the year

Average wind speed

The mean monthly wind speed over the year (in meters per second)

Weather Forecasts for New York (New York State)

MON Jun 14
71°F | 65°F

Moderate rain

TUE Jun 15
82°F | 66°F

Patchy rain possible

WED Jun 16
79°F | 63°F

Partly cloudy

The best time of year to visit New York in United States of America

New York's climate is very changeable with moderate precipitation all over the year, some heat waves in summer and very cool weather in winter and even in the early spring. Snow is concentrated in winter months.

For many people summer should be avoided. Humidity and high temperatures may turn July and August into very uncomfortable months. But, contradictory, these are also the most visited months for New York.

Here are some average weather facts we collected from our historical climate data:

  • During the month of May and September you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20 degrees Celsius (68°F) and 25 degrees Celsius (77°F).
  • On average, the warmest month(s) are July and August.
  • The warmest month is July with an average maximum temperature of 29°C (84°F).
  • The coldest month is January with an average maximum temperature of 3°C (38°F).
  • July is the most wet month. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain.
  • February is the driest month.
  • July is the most sunny month.
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