Brooklyn , New York gets 46 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year. Brooklyn averages 25 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
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.
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Temperatures during winter months in Brooklyn often average around 32 F ( 0 C ) and sometimes drop into the single-digits during the coldest months, January and February. Summers are warm and sometimes humid, with average temperatures of around 75 F (24 C).
The cold season lasts for 3.3 months , from December 3 to March 12, with an average daily high temperature below 48°F. The coldest day of the year is January 29, with an average low of 28°F and high of 39°F.
On average, thirteen inches of snow equals one inch of rain in the US, although this ratio can vary from two inches for sleet to nearly fifty inches for very dry, powdery snow under certain conditions.
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.
There may be a warm day or two in the first half of April , but the overall picture is a cold one. So, even if April averages waaaaay below normal temperatures, it still has to be a LOT warmer than March has been. But notice that our “normal” April has 0.5” of snow.
That’s how he ended up in Yakutsk, Russia. The capital city of the vast (1.2 million square miles) Siberian region known as the Sakha Republic, Yakutsk is widely identified as the world’s coldest city . “No other place on Earth experiences this temperature extreme,” Iuncker says.
New York City, Hudson Valley, and Long Island are the warmest in New York State because of warmer ocean temperatures which keep these area between 37-42 °F (2 to 5 °C), warmer than locations upstate.
New York City’s average lows during the winter months are mostly in the 20s and 30s Fahrenheit, whereas London’s winter lows hover around 40 degrees F. NYC’s summer highs are around 80 degrees F, and London’s are a good 10 degrees cooler, around 70 degrees F.
Chicago’s average winter temperature (December through February) is 26.4 degrees; New York’s winter average, at 35.2, is 8.8 degrees higher. Chicago’s climate is “continental,” far from the warmth and humidity of ocean air. Interior North America loses heat in the winter, aided by extensive snow cover.