New York Weather, When to Go and Climate Information

(New York, NY, USA)

Generally the most pleasant times to visit New York are from mid-September to October and from May to early June, when the climate and weather is most pleasant. The climate is fairly temperate, but being a large city it does suffer from extremes in temperature.

In the summer the weather can be hot and sunny for long periods of time, whereas in the winter, the weather in December, January and February can be particularly cold, with some icy days and harsh winds. This is also the wettest time of the year in New York, and snow often also falls in the winter, with occasional blizzards every three or four years. July and August can also have fairly high levels of rain, mixed with fine, sunny weather.

With average daily temperatures of around 25°C in the summer, the climate is very pleasant and warm, although the weather can also be humid at this time of the year. In general, temperatures in Manhattan tend to be slightly higher than the rest of New York, as the heat is absorbed into the large buildings and concrete. Whatever the weather, there is always plenty to see and do in New York.

New York Weather and Climate Chart (Averages)

The following are the normal daily temperature ranges for New York:


4°C / 39°F
-3°C / 27°F


6°C / 43°F
-2°C / 28°F


10°C / 50°F
2°C / 36°F


16°C / 61°F
7°C / 45°F


22°C / 72°F
13°C / 55°F


26°C / 79°F
18°C / 64°F


29°C / 84°F
21°C / 70°F


28°C / 82°F
21°C / 70°F


24°C / 75°F
16°C / 61°F


18°C / 64°F
10°C / 50°F


12°C / 54°F
5°C / 41°F


7°C / 45°F
0°C / 32°F

New York Weather Charts - further New York climate statistics and charts.