The best times to visit East Syracuse for ideal weather are

May 14th to October 14th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other East Syracuse Travel Info

Weather in East Syracuse


Average temperatures in East Syracuse vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 20th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit East Syracuse, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 85.9°F (29.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 62.7°F (17.1°C) at night.

East Syracuse Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


East Syracuse Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

East Syracuse Perceived Temperature (F)


East Syracuse Perceived Temperature (C)



Average East Syracuse Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 34.2 24.4 15.4
Feb 33.3 23.9 14.7
Mar 44.9 34.1 24.3
Apr 61.7 47.6 35.5
May 74.6 60.6 47.1
Jun 80.5 67.8 56.5
Jul 84.6 72.6 61
Aug 82.7 70.3 59.3
Sep 76.8 63.8 52.2
Oct 64.1 52.3 42.7
Nov 52.3 41.3 31.5
Dec 40.5 31.7 23.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 1.2 -4.2 -9.2
Feb 0.7 -4.5 -9.6
Mar 7.2 1.2 -4.3
Apr 16.5 8.7 1.9
May 23.7 15.9 8.4
Jun 26.9 19.9 13.6
Jul 29.2 22.6 16.1
Aug 28.2 21.3 15.2
Sep 24.9 17.7 11.2
Oct 17.8 11.3 5.9
Nov 11.3 5.2 -0.3
Dec 4.7 -0.2 -4.9



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in East Syracuse are January, May, and then November. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late January. For example, on the week of January 22nd there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late July with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of July 23rd.

When can you find snow in East Syracuse? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to early to mid February. The best time to ski (if at all) in East Syracuse is often around around December 17th when fresh powder is deepest. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in East Syracuse.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in East Syracuse (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 20% 5.3 2.5
Feb 25% 9.4 2.8
Mar 25% 6.7 3.5
Apr 28% 2.5 3.7
May 25% 0 3.4
Jun 32% 0 5
Jul 26% 0 4
Aug 25% 0 3.8
Sep 25% 0 3.4
Oct 36% 1.2 4.5
Nov 25% 2.8 2.8
Dec 34% 5.6 4.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 20 13.5 6.4
Feb 25 23.9 7.1
Mar 25 17 8.9
Apr 28 6.4 9.4
May 25 0 8.6
Jun 32 0 12.7
Jul 26 0 10.2
Aug 25 0 9.7
Sep 25 0 8.6
Oct 36 3 11.4
Nov 25 7.1 7.1
Dec 34 14.2 11.4


Humidity and Wind

East Syracuse has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is April (49.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (67.5%).

Wind in East Syracuse is usually calm. The windiest month is February, followed by January and April. February’s average wind speed of around 8.2 knots (9.4 MPH or 15.1 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early April where average top sustained speeds reach 17.4 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in East Syracuse.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 8.1 Gentle breeze 15.9 Significant breeze
Feb 8.2 Gentle breeze 15.6 Significant breeze
Mar 8 Gentle breeze 15.1 Significant breeze
Apr 8 Gentle breeze 15.9 Significant breeze
May 6.3 Light breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
Jun 5.9 Light breeze 13 Significant breeze
Jul 5.4 Light breeze 12.3 Significant breeze
Aug 5.3 Light breeze 12 Significant breeze
Sep 5.5 Light breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
Oct 6.5 Light breeze 13 Significant breeze
Nov 7.2 Gentle breeze 14.2 Significant breeze
Dec 8 Gentle breeze 15.2 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 61.3%
Feb 61.9%
Mar 54.2%
Apr 49.9%
May 52.6%
Jun 61.3%
Jul 59.8%
Aug 63.4%
Sep 65.2%
Oct 64.7%
Nov 60.7%
Dec 67.5%


Is it Safe to Travel to East Syracuse?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for the United States; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 23, 2019.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in East Syracuse, NY, US is August, followed by September and July. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit East Syracuse in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 49.3 in November means 49.3% of the tourists vs. August.



Overall East Syracuse Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 80.1°F (26.7°C) and 35.2°F (1.8°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with roughly 8 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 8 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in East Syracuse, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 82.1°F (27.8°C) and 46.1°F (7.8°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 7 to 11 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in East Syracuse to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 41.7°F (5.4°C) and 29.4°F (-1.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 10 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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