The best times to visit Syracuse for ideal weather are

April 30th to July 22nd

or

September 10th to December 9th

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


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    Weather in Syracuse

    Temperature

    Average temperatures in Syracuse vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 48th 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 Syracuse, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid to late August where highs are regularly around 87.1°F (30.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 70.1°F (21.2°C) at night.

    Syracuse Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

    Key
    High
    Average
    Low

    Syracuse Temperatures (Celsius)

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    High
    Average
    Low

    “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.

    Syracuse Perceived Temperature (F)

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    Average
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    Syracuse Perceived Temperature (C)

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    High
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    Average 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

    MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
    Jan57.350.734.1
    Feb54.848.832.9
    Mar56.750.533.7
    Apr60.755.239.8
    May66.360.846.1
    Jun74.167.558.3
    Jul85.176.869
    Aug85.478.470.3
    Sep80.673.265.7
    Oct73.566.859.3
    Nov65.65943.9
    Dec60.553.536.6

    Show Celsius

    MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan14.110.41.2
    Feb12.79.30.5
    Mar13.710.30.9
    Apr15.912.94.3
    May19.1167.8
    Jun23.419.714.6
    Jul29.524.920.6
    Aug29.725.821.3
    Sep2722.918.7
    Oct23.119.315.2
    Nov18.7156.6
    Dec15.811.92.6


     

    Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

    If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Syracuse are July, August, and then May. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late February and early March. For example, on the week of February 26th there are no days 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 Syracuse? Weather stations report no annual snow. 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.

    Chanceof Precipitation

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

    Key
    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

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

    Key
    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan12%02.6
    Feb13%01.6
    Mar16%02.8
    Apr9%01.1
    May3%00.2
    Jun7%00.8
    Jul0%00
    Aug0%00
    Sep12%02.4
    Oct12%02
    Nov15%03.1
    Dec21%03.6

    Show Centimeters

    MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan1206.6
    Feb1304.1
    Mar1607.1
    Apr902.8
    May300.5
    Jun702
    Jul000
    Aug000
    Sep1206.1
    Oct1205.1
    Nov1507.9
    Dec2109.1

     

    Humidity and Wind

    Syracuse has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is July (64.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is October (82.7%).

    Wind in Syracuse is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and December. March’s average wind speed of around 5.1 knots (5.9 MPH or 9.4 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid March where average top sustained speeds reach 14.3 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

    Relative Humidity (%)

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

    Key
    Avg. Relative Humidity

    Wind

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

    Key
    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.

    MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
    Jan4.2Light breeze9.1Gentle breeze
    Feb4.4Light breeze10.2Gentle breeze
    Mar5.1Light breeze11.4Gentle breeze
    Apr5Light breeze10.7Gentle breeze
    May4.4Light breeze9.7Gentle breeze
    Jun4.3Light breeze10.3Gentle breeze
    Jul4.4Light breeze10.5Gentle breeze
    Aug4Light breeze9.9Gentle breeze
    Sep4.1Light breeze10.4Gentle breeze
    Oct3.8Barely noticeable8.7Gentle breeze
    Nov4.5Light breeze10.2Gentle breeze
    Dec4.6Light breeze9.3Gentle breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
    Jan79.9%
    Feb74.6%
    Mar74.9%
    Apr73.6%
    May71.4%
    Jun71.5%
    Jul64.7%
    Aug70.8%
    Sep73.5%
    Oct82.7%
    Nov80.2%
    Dec72.7%

     

    Is it Safe to Travel to Syracuse?

    Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Aug 21, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Italy; 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 Aug 14, 2019.


     

    The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

    The busiest month for tourism in Syracuse, Italy is August, followed by July and March. 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 Syracuse in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

    Estimated Tourism by Month

     

    Most Popular Months to Visit

    Key
    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 48.4 in December means 48.4% of the tourists vs. August.


    Overall Syracuse Travel Experience by Season

    Spring (March through May)

    Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 71.5°F (21.9°C) and 54.4°F (12.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 5 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 quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with 0 to 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Syracuse, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

    Fall (September through November)

    Fall daily highs range from 83.9°F (28.8°C) and 63.6°F (17.6°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 5 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 Syracuse to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 62.4°F (16.9°C) and 52.4°F (11.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 6 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

     

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