Climate of New York City
New York City has a oceanic climate. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for New York City is 15° degrees and there is about 604 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 199 days a year with an average humidity of 75% and an UV-index of 4.
Climate averages for the whole year
- Day: the average daily temperature during the day is between 2°C and 28°C
- Night:the average nighttime temperature is between -4°C and 20°C
- Sea temperature: the sea temperature is between 3°C and 22°C
- Rain: it rains 138 days and there is a total of approximately 605 mm rainfall
- Snow: it snows an average of 15 days per year
- Sun hours: throughout the year there are 2782 sun hours
|Maximum temperature:||between 2°C and 28°C|
|Warmest month:||28°C in July|
|Coldest month:||2°C in January|
|Night temperature:||between -4°C and 20°C|
|Sea temperature:||between 3°C and 22°C|
|Dry days:||212 days|
|Days with rain:||138 days|
|Days with snow:||15 days|
|Total rain sum:||605 mm|
|Hours of sunshine:||2782 hours|
This graph shows the average maximum temperature (red) and minimum temperature (blue) for New York City.
This graph shows the average amount of rainfall per month for New York City.
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Climate table of New York City
In this climate table you can see at a glance what the average weather per month is for New York City. The data has been collected over a 30-year period, from which an average per month has been derived. From year to year the differences may be larger or smaller, but with this climate table you have a good idea of what the weather for New York City might be like in a given month.
|Day temp. (°C)||2||4||8||14||20||24||28||27||24||17||11||6|
|Night temp. (°C)||-4||-3||1||6||12||16||20||20||17||11||5||1|
|Water temp. (°C)||3||3||3||4||8||14||20||22||19||14||11||6|
|Days with rain||7||7||11||13||14||15||15||14||12||10||9||11|
|Days with snow||4||5||4||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||2|
|Sun hours per day||5||5||6||9||9||10||11||11||9||6||5||5|
|Wind force (Bft)||3||3||3||3||3||2||2||2||3||3||3||3|
Best time to visit New York City
The best time to visit New York City in the state of New York is from May through September. In this period you have a warm temperature and little precipitation. The highest average temperature in New York City is 28°C in July and the lowest is 2°C in January. The average water temperature is between 3°C and 22°C.
Climate of New York City by month
What is the average climate in a given month for New York City? Click on a month to see all monthly averages for sunshine, maximum and minimum temperatures, percent chance of rain per day, snowfall and number of rainy days.
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