Best time to visit New York, NY, USA?

  • The best time to go to New York is during the early fall when temperatures are warm and weather is still dry but room rates are less expensive. During this period, an accommodation for two costs around $175/night. That's 30% saved per day compared to what you would have paid in August. Temperatures are in the high 70s, a few degrees cooler than the average 85°F you could experience during high season.
  • In New York, tourism peaks in the summer and this comes with higher accommodation rates. Try avoiding the US Open week (June 11th - 18th), the Labor Day week (September 1st - 5th) as well as the Christmas week (December 22nd to January 2nd) if you're on a budget; accommodation rates surge the most during these weeks.
  • Don't forget to pack an umbrella if visiting New York between May and July, it rains on average 18 days each month.

Avoid the crowd

The best time to avoid the crowd in New York, NY, USA is February.

August

Most crowded

February

Least crowded


Save money

The cheapest time to travel to New York, NY, USA is February.

$249
JUL
$250
AUG
$207
SEP
$169
OCT
$155
NOV
$220
DEC
$147
JAN
$134
FEB
$138
MAR
$163
APR
$196
MAY
$219
JUN

Approximate nightly cost for a one bedroom vacation rental.

Events

Busiest dates.

06/30 - 07/07
Fourth of July 67.5
09/01 - 09/05
Labor Day 72.5
10/06 - 10/10
Columbus Day 46
10/26 - 11/02
Marathon 32.5
11/22 - 11/27
Thanksgiving 43.5
12/22 - 01/02
Christmas 68.5
01/12 - 01/16
MLK 18.5
02/16 - 02/20
Presidents' Day 32
05/25 - 05/29
Memorial Day 67
06/11 - 06/18
US Open 76.5
08/31 - 09/04
Labor Day 79.5

Weather

In New York, NY, USA, July is the sunniest month and July the warmest.

85
29
JUL
83
28
AUG
78
25
SEP
61
16
OCT
50
10
NOV
44
7
DEC
34
1
JAN
33
0
FEB
42
6
MAR
56
13
APR
66
19
MAY
76
25
JUN
UV index
1
7

4.9
12cm
JUL
2.3
6cm
AUG
2.9
7cm
SEP
3.4
9cm
OCT
3.1
8cm
NOV
5.0
13cm
DEC
4.5
11cm
JAN
3.0
8cm
FEB
3.5
9cm
MAR
3.2
8cm
APR
4.6
12cm
MAY
5.2
13cm
JUN
Rainfall/month
inch/centimeter