The best times to visit South Bronx for ideal weather are

April 30th to June 24th

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

 

 


Other South Bronx Travel Info

Weather in South Bronx

Temperature

Average temperatures in South Bronx 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 23rd 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 South Bronx, 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 90°F (32.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 71.9°F (22.2°C) at night.

South Bronx Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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South Bronx Temperatures (Celsius)

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“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.

South Bronx Perceived Temperature (F)

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South Bronx Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average South Bronx 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

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan41.833.526.1
Feb42.833.825.9
Mar52.742.133.6
Apr64.252.944.3
May75.163.654.8
Jun82.872.464.1
Jul88.578.770.8
Aug85.776.569.1
Sep79.570.663.3
Oct68.559.652.4
Nov56.748.441.3
Dec48.440.433.9

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan5.40.8-3.3
Feb61-3.4
Mar11.55.60.9
Apr17.911.66.8
May23.917.612.7
Jun28.222.417.8
Jul31.425.921.6
Aug29.824.720.6
Sep26.421.417.4
Oct20.315.311.3
Nov13.79.15.2
Dec9.14.71.1

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in South Bronx are November, September, and then October. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late August to early September. For example, on the week of August 27th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late December with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of December 24th.

When can you find snow in South Bronx? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to late January and early February. The best time to ski (if at all) in South Bronx is often around around January 15th 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 South Bronx.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in South Bronx (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan21%3.33.2
Feb21%4.62.9
Mar22%2.94.3
Apr23%04.4
May22%04
Jun27%05.1
Jul22%04
Aug22%05.1
Sep19%03.7
Oct20%1.23.6
Nov18%1.22.6
Dec30%3.15.4

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan218.48.1
Feb2111.77.4
Mar227.410.9
Apr23011.2
May22010.2
Jun27013
Jul22010.2
Aug22013
Sep1909.4
Oct2039.1
Nov1836.6
Dec307.913.7

 

Humidity and Wind

South Bronx has some comfortably humid months, with slightly drier months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is March (42.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (53.9%).

Wind in South Bronx is usually moderate. The windiest month is February, followed by March and January. February’s average wind speed of around 10.7 knots (12.3 MPH or 19.9 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 to mid February where average top sustained speeds reach 19.6 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in South Bronx.

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Wind

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

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Max Sustained Wind
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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

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

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan10.3Gentle breeze17.3Strong breeze
Feb10.7Gentle breeze18.2Strong breeze
Mar10.4Gentle breeze17.5Strong breeze
Apr9.7Gentle breeze17.3Strong breeze
May8.4Gentle breeze15.4Strong breeze
Jun8.1Gentle breeze15.1Significant breeze
Jul7.7Gentle breeze14.6Strong breeze
Aug7.4Gentle breeze13.9Significant breeze
Sep8.1Gentle breeze14.1Strong breeze
Oct9.2Gentle breeze15.6Significant breeze
Nov9.4Gentle breeze15.7Strong breeze
Dec10.1Gentle breeze16.9Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan44.3%
Feb42.9%
Mar42.8%
Apr42.8%
May49.9%
Jun52.9%
Jul50.2%
Aug51.4%
Sep53.9%
Oct51.8%
Nov48.8%
Dec52.4%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to South Bronx?

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 South Bronx, NY, US is July, followed by May and December. 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 South Bronx 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

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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 slightly extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 58 in November means 58% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall South Bronx Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 82.7°F (28.2°C) and 45.3°F (7.4°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with roughly 7 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the 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 quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 7 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in South Bronx, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 83.8°F (28.8°C) and 52.2°F (11.2°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 6 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in South Bronx to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 49.1°F (9.5°C) and 38.1°F (3.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 9 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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