The best times to visit York for ideal weather are

April 23rd to July 1st

or

August 6th 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 York Travel Info

Weather in York

Temperature

Average temperatures in York vary an incredible amount. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 47th 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 York, 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 88.4°F (31.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 65.7°F (18.7°C) at night.

York Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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York 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.

York Perceived Temperature (F)

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York Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average York 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 34.4 23.4 14.9
Feb 37.1 25.6 17.3
Mar 55.2 40.9 30.3
Apr 64.1 50.2 39.3
May 74.8 61.9 51.3
Jun 84 71.8 61.5
Jul 87.4 75.7 65.2
Aug 85.2 73.2 63.1
Sep 78.9 65 54
Oct 66.2 52.4 41.9
Nov 52.4 39 29
Dec 35.8 25.6 17.6

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 1.3 -4.8 -9.5
Feb 2.8 -3.6 -8.2
Mar 12.9 4.9 -0.9
Apr 17.8 10.1 4.1
May 23.8 16.6 10.7
Jun 28.9 22.1 16.4
Jul 30.8 24.3 18.4
Aug 29.6 22.9 17.3
Sep 26.1 18.3 12.2
Oct 19 11.3 5.5
Nov 11.3 3.9 -1.7
Dec 2.1 -3.6 -8

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in York are January, February, 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 early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid June with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of June 18th.

When can you find snow in York? 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.

Chance of Precipitation

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

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 0% 0 0
Feb 0% 0 0
Mar 4% 0 0.3
Apr 10% 0 1.2
May 13% 0 2.7
Jun 15% 0 2.4
Jul 6% 0 0.9
Aug 10% 0 2
Sep 8% 0 1.2
Oct 7% 0 1
Nov 3% 0 0.5
Dec 3% 0 0.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 0 0 0
Feb 0 0 0
Mar 4 0 0.8
Apr 10 0 3
May 13 0 6.9
Jun 15 0 6.1
Jul 6 0 2.3
Aug 10 0 5.1
Sep 8 0 3
Oct 7 0 2.5
Nov 3 0 1.3
Dec 3 0 0.8

 

Humidity and Wind

York has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (53.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (69.7%).

Wind in York is usually moderate. The windiest month is April, followed by May and March. April’s average wind speed of around 11.1 knots (12.8 MPH or 20.6 KPH) is considered “a moderate breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid April where average top sustained speeds reach 20.8 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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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.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 9.2 Gentle breeze 17.8 Strong breeze
Feb 9.2 Gentle breeze 17.5 Strong breeze
Mar 10.2 Gentle breeze 19 Strong breeze
Apr 11.1 Significant breeze 20.8 Strong breeze
May 10.4 Gentle breeze 19.6 Strong breeze
Jun 8.7 Gentle breeze 17.7 Strong breeze
Jul 6.5 Light breeze 13.8 Strong breeze
Aug 6.5 Light breeze 13.6 Significant breeze
Sep 7.3 Gentle breeze 14.4 Strong breeze
Oct 8.9 Gentle breeze 17.1 Strong breeze
Nov 9.5 Gentle breeze 18 Strong breeze
Dec 8.8 Gentle breeze 16.7 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 62.4%
Feb 64.6%
Mar 56.3%
Apr 53.6%
May 56.5%
Jun 62.2%
Jul 66.7%
Aug 69.7%
Sep 60.9%
Oct 54.5%
Nov 55.6%
Dec 67.7%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to York?

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 York, NE, US is July, followed by August and February. 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 York 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 somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 42.4 in November means 42.4% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall York Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 79.9°F (26.6°C) and 38.3°F (3.5°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 4 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 2 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in York, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 81.2°F (27.3°C) and 45.3°F (7.4°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 2 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 far too cold this time of year in York to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 39.8°F (4.3°C) and 31.9°F (-0.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 1 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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