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    New York climate

    United States of America

    New York climate

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    Climate overview

    New York (United States of America) is a region with a mild continental climate. Temperatures during the day are in the range from 4 °C (39 °F) in January to 28 °C (82 °F) in July. The highest night temperatures could be experienced in July with 19 °C (65 °F), the lowest in January with -4 °C (24 °F). The highest sea temperatures in New York are in August with 22 °C (71 °F) and the lowest in February with 4 °C (39 °F). The driest month is October with just 8 days of rain, on the contrary, the month when it rains the most is December with 11 days of rain.

    When is the best time to go to New York?

    The best time to visit New York is between July and August. In this period day temperatures range from 27 °C (81 °F) to 28 °C (82 °F), night temperatures from 18 °C (65 °F) to 19 °C (65 °F) and you can expect on average 9 days of rain per month and 8 of sunshine on average per day. The sea temperature for this period ranges from 21 °C (69 °F) to 22 °C (71 °F). For non-beach activities, such as sightseeing, hiking in nature, the best time to visit is July - August. New York is also a winter sports resort, so there is a season for these activities also in winter.

    What time of year are the highest night temperatures in New York?

    The highest temperatures during the night in New York could be expected between July and August. During this time the night temperatures are between 18 °C (65 °F) - 19 °C (65 °F).

    What is the least cloudy season in New York?

    The least cloudy months in New York are February - April, when the cloud cover is on average only 39 %.

    Which months have the highest daily temperature in New York?

    The hottest month in New York is July with a temperature of 28 °C (82 °F). The period with the highest daytime temperatures is in New York during July - August. The temperatures range at this time between 27 °C (81 °F) - 28 °C (82 °F).

    Is it windy in New York?

    New York is a destination with rather light or moderate winds. The months with the strongest wind are December - March, weakest wind months are May - September.

    When is the hottest sea in New York?

    The highest sea temperatures in New York could be expected between July - September. During these months the sea temperature reaches 20 °C (68 °F) - 22 °C (71 °F).

    What is the humidity in New York?

    New York belongs to destinations with lower humidity. It is in the range of 62 % - 73 %. The most humid months are July - November and the least humid are February - April.

    Which month is the sunniest in New York?

    The period, which is the sunniest in New York, is in the months of April - August, when there is an average of 8 sun hours per day.

    Is it freezing a lot in New York?

    Yes, it is likely to be freezing at night in New York in the months of December - March.


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