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The most pleasant months of the year for New York are June, August and July. In New York, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for New York with an average high temperature of 81.2°, which ranks it as cooler than most states. January is the snowiest month in New York with 17.3 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall. But there some days when the humidity becomes unpleasant, especially in July and August.

Today's Weather - New York, NY

2 AM PST

Clear

37°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
OvernightClear35° / 61°W 5 mph
Tuesday NightMostly Clear36° / 61°N 2 to 10 mph
Wednesday NightRain Showers45° / 49°SE 8 to 13 mph
Thursday NightRain Showers Likely43° / 58°SE 10 mph
Friday NightRain Showers Likely45° / 55°SW 12 to 15 mph
Saturday NightChance Rain Showers then Partly Cloudy35° / 53°NW 12 to 17 mph
Sunday NightPartly Cloudy33° / 59°NW 8 to 14 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 81 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 16
Rain: averages 44 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 62 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the New York area is 9 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in New York.

9 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7.8. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.


Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
HighLow
January33° 16°
February36° 18°
March44° 25°
April57° 36°
May68° 46°
June77° 56°
July81° 60°
August80° 59°
September72° 52°
October61° 41°
November49° 32°
December38° 22°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: New York
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January028139
February025117
March022125
April010121
May02120
June10120
July30110
August20100
September01100
October06110
November015122
December025137

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.

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Over 4 years ago

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Over 8 years ago

As far as the outdoors, New York is a beautiful state with a lot to offer than most people think. New York has two of the best state parks in the country. Watkins Glen  More

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There are many things I love about New York but the top of my list is the easy access to the best healthcare anywhere.  More

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