New York City - Recent Annual Temperatures, Rain & Snow





The numbers here describe what the weather in New York City, New York was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives data by year for temperature, precipitation and snowfall.

They begin with average maximum and minimum temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed by how many really hot and cold days occurred each year. Then there's information on how much rain and snow actually landed during recent years, as well as how often New York City had wet or snowy weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at Central Park.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

New York City temperature averages by year
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
63 50 2017 17 10
65 50 2016 18 10
64 49 2015 18 10
62 47 2014 16 8
62 48 2013 17 9
64 50 2012 18 10
64 49 2011 18 10
64 50 2010 18 10
Number of days each year when the temperature in New York City dropped to 0 or 32 or below, or rose to at least 70 or 90 degrees Fahrenheit
0 °F
-18 °C
32 °F
0 °C
Year 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
0 58 2017 153 13
1 58 2016 156 22
0 71 2015 168 20
0 82 2014 157 8
0 77 2013 147 17
0 38 2012 153 19
0 69 2011 149 20
0 71 2010 165 37

Rainy Weather iconPrecipitation

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on New York City during each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall or snowfall (when melted) amounted to 0.01 inches (0.254 millimeters) or more.

Total precipitation in New York City
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
121 2017 45.1 1145
71 2016 42.2 1072
69 2015 41.0 1041
76 2014 53.8 1367
69 2013 46.4 1177
74 2012 38.5 979
85 2011 72.9 1850
60 2010 49.4 1255

Snowy Weather iconSnow

Amount of snowfall in New York City and number of days when new snow totalled at least 1 inch (2.5 centimetres)
Days Year Inches Centi­metres
9 2017 33.9 86
4 2016 36.0 91
14 2015 49.1 125
12 2014 50.0 127
8 2013 29.7 75
2 2012 9.6 24
12 2011 44.6 113
7 2010 59.1 150
Reference

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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