New YorkDestination guide: New York, United States

New York is one of the most important cities in the United States and one of the classiest and most glamourous cities in the world. Hundreds of people of different nationalities live there, giving the city a cosmopolitan and multicultural feel.

If you’re thinking of travelling to New York, you musn’t miss the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, Ground Zero, Central Park, Fifth Avenue, Times Square, Broadway and the Empire State Building, as well as many other attractions.

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New York - Weather Overview

While global warming has brought recent oddities like 70°F January evenings, there is still a basic framework you can usually count on. Spring in New York is lovely – blossoming trees pop into reds and pinks, sunny days glimmer and even rainy days have a lovely, cleansing feel to them. The temperatures can still dip down to a chilly 40°F on early April evenings, but average temperatures hover at around 60°F, creating days that are perfect for strolling in the city.

Summers can be beastly, as temperatures in July and August can climb to the 100°F mark; usually it’s between 70°F and 80°F, with occasional thunderstorms that light up the sky and cool everything down until the sun comes out again.
Autumn in New York: why does it seem so inviting? Probably because of its pleasantly cool days (averaging in the 50s) and gorgeously colored leaves, on full display in Central Park and other green spaces.

Winters, of course, are cold. It can be gray for days, with sleet and snow showers that quickly turn into a mucky brown film at your feet and temperatures that can easily dip down into the single digits come January. But a good snowstorm is a beautiful thing in these parts, and a cold night inspires cuddling, which can make for a damn-romantic visit.

Weather Monthly View

Average High Temperature
Average Low Temperature
Average Rainfall
Humidity (AM)
Humidity (PM)
January
3
-4
94
72
60
February
3
-4
97
70
58
March
7
-1
91
70
55
April
14
7
81
68
53
May
20
8
81
70
54
June
25
10
84
74
58
July
28
19
107
77
58
August
27
19
109
79
60
September
26
16
86
79
61
October
21
9
89
76
57
November
11
3
76
75
60
December
5
-2
91
73
61