In recent years, significant snow events in April have been rare. According to data from the National Weather Service, the last time more than one-tenth of an inch of snow fell in Central Park in the month of April was in 2003, when 4 inches of snow were recorded in Central Park on April 7.
Snow can still fall in the city during March but is limited to about 2 days on average with 1 day receiving at least 1 inch (2.5 CM). Snowfalls of 3 inches (7.6CM) or more occur about once every other year. The risk for snow is highest near the beginning of the month and drops significantly by month’s end.
New York City snowfall , per year, last 30 years The seasonal average for the previous 30 years is 28.9 inches, and NYC Central Park’s all-time seasonal snowfall average is 28.6 inches. New York City’s record for snow in a season is 75.6 inches, set in 1995-1996.
In New York City, the summers are warm and humid, the winters are very cold and windy, and it is wet and partly cloudy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 28°F to 85°F and is rarely below 14°F or above 92°F.
Great Blizzard of 1888 The Great Blizzard of 1888, Great Blizzard of ’88, or the Great White Hurricane (March 11–14, 1888) was one of the most severe recorded blizzards in American history. Drifts averaged 30–40 feet (9.1–12.2 m), over the tops of houses from New York to New England, with reports of drifts covering three-story houses.
The June snowfall records are 8.1” for the month of June , 1959 with a 5.1” 24-hour accumulation on some date in June 1988. Even July has seen measurable snowfall here (1.1” in July 1957). Old Forge, in the Adirondacks of Upstate New York, received a May record 24-hour snowfall of 14.0” on May 19, 1976.
The best time to visit New York is April to June and November and December. April to June is spring, the weather is pleasant and tourists are fewer than usual. New York is in its best festive mode in November and December with Thanksgiving followed by Christmas and New Year.
March Weather New York City’s weather is temperamental in March . It can be rainy and cold , but you can also be lucky and get some beautiful spring weather. March tends to be rainy, with over 4 inches of precipitation, but for the most part, temperatures stay above freezing.
New York has four distinct seasons, with spring taking over in April . Temperatures can reach the mid-20s(C), although there’s still a chance of snow at this time. New York City’s also protected by its tall buildings and skyscrapers, which keep away some of the cold and wind.
Ree gave you good advice: dress in layers, have warm sweaters (jumpers), warm coats, scarves, hats, and gloves. The packable/fold-up shopping bag is a good idea, too! March is cold and often snowy. You will need waterproof boots ,gloves,hat,winter jacket .
White Christmas in New York City Since 1912, there has been at least an inch of snow on the ground in Central Park on Christmas Day 18 times, or once every six years.
Temperatures in this area are usually between 86 °F-91 °F but slightly cooler by the ocean and south-facing shorelines of Long Island and the temperatures there are between 85- 90 °F . Nights are warm and muggy, between 68-75 °F (20-23 °C).