New York Weather Forecast

New York
64°
light rain
humidity: 63%
wind: 9mph WSW
H 74 • L 72
69°
Fri
74°
Sat
81°
Sun
77°
Mon

A visit to New York is exciting any time of the year. But when Spring begins, it’s particularly enchanting. Temperatures warm up in April, with averages between 42 and 58 degrees. May, of course, is even warmer, with an average low of 53 degrees and a high of 68 degrees. While it’s more likely to snow in March, past years have seen some April snow, and both April and May can be wet with rain.

NYC May Weather Average Temperatures

  • Average High: 72°F (22°C)
  • Average Low: 54°F (12°C)
  • Rainfall days: 9

What to Pack in May in NYC

  • Sweaters
  • Medium-weight jacket
  • Raincoat
  • Leggings, jeans
  • Waterproof shoes
  • Umbrella

For more tips explore our Guide to Visiting New York City in Spring.

Things to do in May in NYC

Here is our list of posts with interesting things you can do in May in NYC: