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New York City – Best time to go

Best time to visit

The best time to book your holiday to New York City is from April to November. 

In December to March the weather can be extremely cold, with snow a regular occurrence.

Maximum Daytime Temperature – 34.6°C

Minimum Night Time Temperature – -9.6°C

Average rainfall – 137.8mm per month

Average daylight hours – 10

 What’s the weather like in New York City from April to November?

In April the temperature is beginning to rise and the city’s parks are in bloom. Summers are pleasantly warm, with balmy evenings. Autumn brings spectacular foliage and chilly mornings.

 Why visit New York City from April to November?

  • Longer days give more time to explore
  • Central Park is at its best from spring through to autumn
  • The city’s bars and cafés spill out on to the street in the warm weather
  • Major exhibitions and theatre openings throughout the year

Best times to visit

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Average weather in January

Average travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
New York City
2ºC
99mm

Average weather in February

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Avg. rainfall
New York City
2ºC
75mm

Average weather in March

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Avg. rainfall
New York City
4ºC
103mm

Average weather in April

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Avg. rainfall
New York City
11ºC
100mm

Average weather in May

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Avg. rainfall
New York City
16ºC
113mm

Average weather in June

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New York City
22ºC
89mm

Average weather in July

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Avg. temp
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New York City
25ºC
115mm

Average weather in August

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New York City
24ºC
105mm

Average weather in September

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Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
New York City
20ºC
101mm

Average weather in October

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New York City
14ºC
86mm

Average weather in November

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New York City
9ºC
97mm

Average weather in December

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Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
New York City
9ºC
91mm