Climate 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 30° degrees and there is about 238 inch 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.

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Climate New York City by month




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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 36 39 46 57 67 75 82 81 74 63 52 43
Night temp. (°F) 25 27 34 44 54 61 68 68 62 51 41 33
Water temp. (°F) 37 37 37 39 46 57 68 72 66 57 52 43
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 15 15 20 16 20 20 24 24 19 19 21 24
Days with rain 7 7 11 13 14 15 15 14 12 10 9 11
Days with snow 4 5 4 - - - - - - - - 2
Dry days 20 16 16 17 17 15 16 17 18 21 21 18
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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
UV-index 2 2 2 4 5 6 6 6 5 3 2 2

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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 82°F in July and the lowest is 36°F in January. The average water temperature is between 37°F and 72°F.

New York City weather by month

What is the average New York City weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is New York City?

New York City is located in New York. It lies in a straight line 4 miles from New York.

The coordinates of New York City are:

  • Latitude: 40.76149276
  • Longitude: -73.98143112

The GPS coordinates are 40° 45' N, 73° 58' W

How long is the flight to New York City?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to New York City is approximately 6 h. 10 min.

What are the nearest airports to New York City?

These are the airports closests to New York City:

  • La Guardia Airport (LGA) – 6 mi in New York City
  • Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) – 11 mi in Newark
  • John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK) – 14 mi in New York

How many inhabitants does New York City have?

New York City has 19,040,000 inhabitants.

How big is New York City?

The surface area of New York City is 8,124 mi².

What is the area code of New York City?

The area code to call New York City is +1.

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