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New York Weather

New York, like all of the northeastern U.S. States, experiences four distinct weather seasons.

Spring months are cool and wet, while summers are generally mild and pleasant, with warmer (often hot) conditions south and southeast. Fall slides gently into winter, with moderate (ideal) temperatures.

Winters statewide are generally cold and snowy, and lakes freeze solid, central and north. Snow fall is significant in the Adirondack Mountains, and along the southeastern shore of Lake Ontario, as this area receives more snow than anywhere else east of the Rockies, in fact, over 200 yearly inches are common.

Mid-state, the average high temperature in July is in the high 70's, while in January, high temps only reach the low 20's. In New York City the average high temperature in July is in the low 80's, while in January, high temps are in the mid 30's.

Statewide, rainfall approaches 35 inches per year, with much higher amounts in the upstate mountains, and in the southeast.

For a look at New York State precipitation levels, view this precipitation map!

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Seasonal Temperature Averages:

High Temperatures ( Fahrenheit/Celsius )

(Jan) 41/5 (Feb) 34/1 (Mar) 43/6 (Apr) 58/14

(May) 69/20 (Jun) 77/24 (Jul) 81/27 (Aug) 78/25

(Sep) 68/19 (Oct) 56/13 (Nov) 51/10 (Dec) 43/6

Low Temperatures ( Fahrenheit/Celsius )

(Jan) 28/-2 (Feb) 21/6 (Mar) 28/-2 (Apr) 38/3

(May) 50/10 (Jun) 60/15 (Jul) 66/18 (Aug) 61/16

(Sep) 54/12 (Oct) 42/5 (Nov) 38/3 (Dec) 31/0


High Temperatures ( Fahrenheit/Celsius )

(Jan) 48/8 (Feb) 42/6 (Mar) 51/10 (Apr) 65/18

(May) 72/22 (Jun) 78/25 (Jul) 85/29 (Aug) 83/28

(Sep) 73/22 (Oct) 63/17 (Nov) 57/14 (Dec) 50/9

Low Temperatures ( Fahrenheit/Celsius )

(Jan) 34/1 (Feb) 29/-2 (Mar) 36/2 (Apr) 46/7

(May) 55/12 (Jun) 64/17 (Jul) 71/21 (Aug) 69/20

(Sep) 60/15 (Oct) 49/9 (Nov) 46/8 (Dec) 38/3

New York Photographs

Bare Trees and Snow in Winter in Central Park, Manhattan, New York City, USA

Snowy Central Park...
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New York Cities, Counties & Area Codes

City County Area Code
Albany Albany 518
Wellsville Allegany 585
Bronx Bronx 718
Binghamton Broome 607
Olean Cattaraugus 716
Auburn Cayuga 315
Jamestown Chautauqua 716
Elmira Chemung 607
Norwich Chenango 607
Plattsburgh Clinton 518
Hudson Columbia 518
Cortland Cortland 607
Walton Delaware 607
Poughkeepsie Dutchess 845
Buffalo Erie 716
Lake Placid Essex 518
Malone Franklin 518
Gloversville Fulton 518
Batavia Genesee 585
Catskill Greene 518
Indian Lake Hamilton 518
Ilion Herkimer 315
Watertown Jefferson 315
Brooklyn Kings 718
Lowville Lewis 315
Dansville Livingston 585
Oneida Madison 315
Rochester Monroe 585
Amsterdam Montgomery 518
Valley Stream Nassau 516
New York City New York 212
Niagara Falls Niagara 716
Utica Oneida 315
Syracuse Onondaga 315
Canandaigua Ontario 585
Middletown Orange 845
Albion Orleans 585
Oswego Oswego 315
Oneonta Otsego 607
Mahopac Putnam 845
Ridgewood Queens 718
Elmhurst Queens 718
Flushing Queens 718
Jamaica Queens 718
Corona Queens 718
Astoria Queens 718
Troy Rensselaer 518
Staten Island Richmond 718
Spring Valley Rockland 845
Potsdam Saint Lawrence 315
Clifton Park Saratoga 518
Schenectady Schenectady 518
Cobleskill Schoharie 518
Watkins Glen Schuyler 607
Seneca Falls Seneca 315
Corning Steuben 607
Huntington Station Suffolk 631
Monticello Sullivan 845
Owego Tioga 607
Ithaca Tompkins 607
Kingston Ulster 845
Queensbury Warren 518
Hudson Falls Washington 518
Newark Wayne 315
Yonkers Westchester 914
Attica Wyoming 585
Penn Yan Yates 315

About the Author

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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.