How is the Weather in March in New York City?

March is the month of seasonal transition, spring is coming and the weather is unpredictable. Usually, the second half of March is better than the first half. Visiting NYC in March can be a completely different experience than visiting in April. If you come in early spring, know that there’s still a reasonable chance of snow. In fact, the average temperatures in March range from 35 to 50 degrees, and in March 2018, NYC saw nearly a foot of snowfall in Central Park.

NYC March Weather Average Temperatures

  • Average High: 50°F (10°C)
  • Average Low: 35°F (-2°C)
  • Rainfall days: 8

What to Pack in March in NYC

  • Sweaters
  •  A heavy coat
  • Long-sleeve pullovers
  • Long pants, leggings, jeans
  • A scarf, a warm hat, and gloves
  • Comfortable and warm boots
  • Waterproof shoes
  • Umbrella

You will need to pack a number of options and layering will be the key. For more tips explore our Guide to Visiting New York City in Spring.

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