Best Time To Visit New York City, New York

Best Time To Go To New York City

New York experiences humid climate making the city favorable for visit throughout the year. If you are still keen to know which season suits your vacation, then have a look into the following information before you go for booking any New York City Tours:

When To Visit New York City

  • Fall (September- November): The temperature usually stays between 60s and 70 degree Fahrenheit. Pack a coat to warm yourself in this low temperature.
  • Winter (December - February): The temperature stays between 20 degree Fahrenheit to 30 degree Fahrenheit. However, such low temperature doesn’t demoralize people of New York to enjoy their Christmas. This can be considered an off season with an exception around Xmas and New Year's Eve.
  • Spring (March - May): With spring, the temperature slightly rises up. It stays between upper 40 degree Fahrenheit and upper 60 degree Fahrenheit. However, occasional rainfall does happen in this season. Hence, if you are travelling in spring, be sure to carry your raincoat.
  • Summer (June - August): The temperature rises quite high in this season. However, the climate remains humid. Hence, be sure to carry few cool clothes to bear the days with 80 degree Fahrenheit. This is the peak season and most of the families visit New York.

Among all these seasons, summer (June to August) is always considered as the best time to visit New York. This is because, the hotel price remains steady in this season. However, in fall and winter season the hotel price goes quite high because of the events. Hence, if you love crowd, these season can be considered as the ideal time to visit New York. Explore all New York's attractions, you can add in your plan while travelling to the city.

Quick FAQ's on the best time to visit New York City

Q - What is the best time to visit New York City in the Spring?

A - March to May is the season of Spring, pleasant and the best time to visit New York City.

Q - What is the best time to visit New York City weather wise?

A - Spring weather is the best time to visit New York City.

Q - When is the worst time to visit New York City?

A - Winter is the worst time to visit New York City, as temperature goes really down.

Q - What is the best time of week to visit New York City?

A - You need to check out the opening days and time of each attractions in New York City.

Climate in New York City

Know weather for your travel dates:

23-Apr-2018
Today 23 Apr

63

52

Rain overnight.

Wind:2.5 m/s

Humidity:60%

Precipitation:0.03%

  • Tue 24 Apr
    56 | 51

    Rain in the morning.

  • Wed 25 Apr
    65 | 49

    Partly cloudy in the morning.

  • Thu 26 Apr
    59 | 47

    Light rain in the afternoon.

  • Fri 27 Apr
    66 | 44

    Mostly cloudy until evening.

  • Sat 28 Apr
    58 | 44

    Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.

  • Sun 29 Apr
    71 | 55

    Clear throughout the day.

Month wise Weather in New York City

Average Temperature in New York City by month

  • 80℉
  • 60℉
  • 40℉
  • 20℉ 0℉
Jan

Average temperature: 37℉

Minimum temperature: 16℉

Maximum temperature: 61℉

Feb

Average temperature: 40℉

Minimum temperature: 19℉

Maximum temperature: 64℉

Mar

Average temperature: 39℉

Minimum temperature: 16℉

Maximum temperature: 64℉

Apr

Average temperature: 54℉

Minimum temperature: 36℉

Maximum temperature: 81℉

May

Average temperature: 60℉

Minimum temperature: 45℉

Maximum temperature: 88℉

Jun

Average temperature: 71℉

Minimum temperature: 52℉

Maximum temperature: 90℉

Jul

Average temperature: 76℉

Minimum temperature: 63℉

Maximum temperature: 90℉

Aug

Average temperature: 73℉

Minimum temperature: 54℉

Maximum temperature: 86℉

Sep

Average temperature: 69℉

Minimum temperature: 50℉

Maximum temperature: 86℉

Oct

Average temperature: 63℉

Minimum temperature: 43℉

Maximum temperature: 79℉

Nov

Average temperature: 47℉

Minimum temperature: 27℉

Maximum temperature: 72℉

Dec

Average temperature: 38℉

Minimum temperature: 18℉

Maximum temperature: 55℉

Highest temperature in New York City is recorded as 89.6℉ in June and July.

Lowest temperature in New York City is recorded as 15.8℉ in January and March.

Average Rain in New York City by Month (in mm)

  • 80
  • 60
  • 40
  • 20 0
Jan

Average Rain: 64.78 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 476.89 mm

Feb

Average Rain: 26.93 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 289.56 mm

Mar

Average Rain: 65.78 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 738.59 mm

Apr

Average Rain: 75.3 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 738.59 mm

May

Average Rain: 79.96 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 839.24 mm

Jun

Average Rain: 64.57 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 630.2 mm

Jul

Average Rain: 60.74 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 839.24 mm

Aug

Average Rain: 65.28 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 529.56 mm

Sep

Average Rain: 30.38 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 243.11 mm

Oct

Average Rain: 62.03 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 1260.41 mm

Nov

Average Rain: 26.33 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 339.12 mm

Dec

Average Rain: 47.7 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 311.2 mm

Maximum rain recorded in New York City is 1260.41 mm in October.

Months with no rains or lowest rains in New York City is November.

Average Humidity in New York City by Month (in %)

  • 100
  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 67%

Minimum Humidity: 41%

Maximum Humidity: 94%

Feb

Average Humidity: 60%

Minimum Humidity: 38%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

Mar

Average Humidity: 53%

Minimum Humidity: 24%

Maximum Humidity: 93%

Apr

Average Humidity: 64%

Minimum Humidity: 38%

Maximum Humidity: 93%

May

Average Humidity: 66%

Minimum Humidity: 37%

Maximum Humidity: 92%

Jun

Average Humidity: 65%

Minimum Humidity: 44%

Maximum Humidity: 93%

Jul

Average Humidity: 69%

Minimum Humidity: 51%

Maximum Humidity: 94%

Aug

Average Humidity: 69%

Minimum Humidity: 54%

Maximum Humidity: 91%

Sep

Average Humidity: 69%

Minimum Humidity: 46%

Maximum Humidity: 87%

Oct

Average Humidity: 70%

Minimum Humidity: 46%

Maximum Humidity: 94%

Nov

Average Humidity: 64%

Minimum Humidity: 44%

Maximum Humidity: 88%

Dec

Average Humidity: 61%

Minimum Humidity: 36%

Maximum Humidity: 92%

Most humid month in New York City is October.

Least humid month in New York City is March.

Best time to visit New York City Attractions in April

  • Best time to visit Empire State Building in New York City
    • Everyday : 09:00 AM to 10:00 PM
  • Best time to visit Statue Of Liberty in New York City
    • Everyday : 09:00 AM to 03:30 PM
  • Best time to visit Central Park in New York City
    • Everyday : 06:00 AM to 06:00 PM
  • Best time to visit Rockefeller Center in New York City
    • Saturday, Sunday : Closed
    • Monday - Friday : 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM