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June in New York City - Weather and Event Guide

June marks the beginning of summer in New York City with many free events.


Washington Square Park in summertime
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June Weather:

  • Average High: 79°F (26°C)
  • Average Low: 64°F (18°C)
  • June's warm weather welcomes visitors to New York City who want to enjoy walking the streets of New York City, and the many exciting summer activities in the city.

What to Wear:

  • pack an umbrella
  • a sweater
  • closed toe shoes, comfortable for walking and water-resistant if possible
  • a picnic blanket is great if you want to check out some of the free concerts and movies

June Perks:

June Cons:

  • warmer weather
  • more crowds, especially later in the month when schools are out

Good to Know:

  • If you want to go to any of the movies or free concerts in New York City parks, bring a blanket and pack a picnic dinner -- you can even bring some wine and beer if you're discrete. It's a great experience and truly gives you a taste of being a local New Yorker.

June Highlights/Events:

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