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November Weather & Event Guide for New York City

The New York City Marathon and Thanksgiving are some of the month's highlights


Thanksgiving Macys Parade New York
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November is a great month to visit New York City -- it begins with the New York City Marathon and ends with the Thanksgiving Day Parade -- both iconic events that are worth experiencing in person. November's weather is comfortable for exploring the city, and by the end of the month, the city is transformed into a holiday-inspired wonderland, complete with a tree in Rockefeller Center and many of New York City's Holiday Window Displays.

November Weather:

  • Average High: 54°F (12°C)
  • Average Low: 41°F (5°C)
  • New York City weather in November can be chilly, but snow is unlikely.

What to Wear:

  • sweaters
  • a warm, windproof jacket
  • long pants
  • closed toe shoes, comfortable for walking and water-resistant, if possible
  • you may find gloves or a hat helpful in keeping warm, especially at night and later in the month

November Perks:

November Cons:

  • hotel prices and airfares continue to be high, as this is peak travel time

Good to Know:

  • Veterans Day, November 11, is a federal holiday, which means banks and post offices are often closed

November Highlights/Events:

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