New York City Climate and Weather
New York City has a humid subtropical climate, with cold winters and hot, moist summers. The city's coastal location ensures that winters (December to February) are not as cold as inland cities on the same latitude, and daytime temperatures generally stay above freezing point but average lows drop to 27F (-3C). Snow is common in winter, but the amount varies, and winter rain is common. Spring in New York is pleasantly warm, and the weather heats up to high temperatures of around 77F (25C) by mid-May. Summers (June to August) are generally swelteringly hot and humid, with average highs hitting 84F (29C). The best time to travel to New York is in autumn, when temperatures are mild, days are sunny and humidity not too high.