New York City Average Weather

New York has four distinct seasons, with a wide variation in temperature, humidity, and precipitation.

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The hottest month in New York on average is July, and coldest month on average is January. Here is the average temperature detail for each month:

Month … Average High Temperature / Average Low Temperature

January … 39 / 26
February … 40 / 27
March … 48 / 34
April … 61 / 44
May … 71 / 53
June … 81 / 63
July … 85 / 68
August … 83 / 66
September … 77 / 60
October … 67 / 51
November … 54 / 41
December … 41 / 30

May on average is the wettest month in New York, but all months experience 3 to 5 inches of precipitation on average.

If you are traveling to New York in December through April, rain will most likely turn into snow.