New York is a city of extremes and the weather is no exception. We've looked at the most up-to-date weather data for New York, covering the last 12 years up to 2021, plus we've asked our team of travel bloggers for their first-hand experiences in order to answer the most frequently asked questions about New York weather in October.
What's the temperature like in New York during October?
The temperature reaches around 18℃ during the daytime in October, falling away to 12℃ at night. The UV index will be moderate at this time of year, so not something to worry about for the average person. However, if you're going to be outside for long periods it's worth wearing a broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen and UV-blocking sunglasses. Remember that bright surfaces, such as water and sand increase UV exposure.
Does it rain in New York during October?
On average, there will be 10 rainy days during the month, amounting to 6.9mm in total. That's almost nothing at all, therefore rain isn't something we think you need to consider. You're not likely to see a thunderstorm during your trip.
Departure10 October 2021 I'm flexible
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BoardAll-inclusive Full-board Half-board Breakfast Self catering Room only
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