Best time to visit New York City

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When is the best time to visit New York City?

The best time to visit New York City is June based on the following average weather conditions.

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Max Day Temperature (°F)

  • 37°F maximum daytime temperature in January in New York City37
  • 39°F maximum daytime temperature in February in New York City39
  • 48°F maximum daytime temperature in March in New York City48
  • 61°F maximum daytime temperature in April in New York City61
  • 70°F maximum daytime temperature in May in New York City70
  • 79°F maximum daytime temperature in June in New York City79
  • 84°F maximum daytime temperature in July in New York City84
  • 82°F maximum daytime temperature in August in New York City82
  • 75°F maximum daytime temperature in September in New York City75
  • 64°F maximum daytime temperature in October in New York City64
  • 54°F maximum daytime temperature in November in New York City54
  • 43°F maximum daytime temperature in December in New York City43

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The weather guide for New York (New York City) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Which is the hottest month in New York City?

The hottest time of year in New York City is normally July. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 84°F with moderate heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in New York City?

In terms of rainfall, July is usually the wettest month in New York City with 4.1 inches on average. There are normally 9 days in July with some rain.

When is it sunniest in New York City?

The sunniest time of year in New York City is normally August with bright sunshine on average for 62% of daylight hours; that's 9 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in New York City?

The sea is usually at its warmest in New York City in August when the water temperature reaches 72°F.

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