New York City (NY) monthly weather averages

  • Average daytime temperature

    The bar chart below shows the average monthly peak daytime temperatures at New York City

    New York City average temperature chart
    Average monthly temperatures in New York City (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    °C 2.5 4.1 9.6 15.8 21.7 26.6 29.4 28.5 24.3 18.3 12 5.4
    °F 36.5 39.3 49.3 60.4 71.1 79.9 84.9 83.3 75.7 64.9 53.5 41.7

    Please note: these are the average peak daytime temperatures (usually around mid-afternoon) so do not show daytime / night highs and lows. To see the daily range of temperatures have a look at the temperature max / min chart below.

  • Average rainfall & rainy days

    The graph below shows the average rainfall and number of rainy days per month.

    Average monthly rainfall in New York City (mm and inches)
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    mm 86 79 102 102 107 87 111 103 96 84 105 93
    inches 3.4 3.1 4 4 4.2 3.4 4.4 4.1 3.8 3.3 4.1 3.7
    Rainy days 10 10 11 10 11 10 10 9 8 8 10 11
  • Average daily sunshine

    The bar chart below shows the average daily sunshine hours in New York City

    Average daily sunshine New York City
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    Hrs sunshine 5.8 6.4 7.5 8.2 8.8 9.3 9.3 9.2 7.8 7.3 5.5 5
  • Day / night temperatures

    The graph below shows the daily range of temperatures for each month.

    Maximum and minimum daily temperatures in New York City (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    Min °C -4.9 -3.9 0.8 5.8 11.5 16.6 19.6 19.1 14.9 8.7 3.9 -1.8
    Max °C 2.7 4.3 9.9 16 22 26.9 29.6 28.8 24.5 18.5 12.2 5.6
    Min °F 23.2 25.1 33.4 42.4 52.6 61.8 67.3 66.3 58.8 47.7 38.9 28.9
    Max °F 30 32.4 41.5 51.6 62.1 71.1 76.3 75 67.5 56.5 46.4 35.4
  • Sea temperature

    The graph below shows the average sea temperature.

    Average sea temperature around New York City in degrees centigrade and fahrenheit
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    °C 5.6 3.7 3.9 6.4 11 16.9 21.9 23.1 21 16.9 12.4 8.6
    °F 42.1 38.7 39 43.5 51.8 62.4 71.4 73.6 69.8 62.4 54.3 47.5
  • Wind speed

    The graph below shows the average wind speed.

    Average wind speed in New York City (mph and kmh)
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    km/h 20 21 21 21 18 17 16 16 17 17 19 20
    mph 13 13 13 13 11 11 10 10 10 11 12 12

    A monthly average windspeed of over 16km/h or 10mph suggests a location is fairly windy.

  • Relative humidity

    The graph below shows the average relative humidity.

    Average relative humidity in New York City
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    64% 62% 60% 58% 64% 65% 65% 67% 69% 66% 66% 66%
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New York City weather stats

New York City weather statistics
Hottest month: July 29.4°C 84.9°F
Driest month: February 79mm 3.1ins
Sunniest month: August 9.2hrs
Coldest month: January 2.5°C 36.5°F
Wettest month: July 111mm 4.4ins
Warmest sea: August 23.1°C 73.6°F
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