Holiday in New York: Your guide to New York, USA

 

Regional Information

Population: 8,300,000 (2011)
Language: English
Currency: US Dollar
Time Zone: UTC/GMT -5 hours

Weather

Summer in New York (June – September) is very hot, with temperatures reaching 38°C (100.4°F). During winter (December – February) temperatures average below freezing, so rugging up warm is essential. New York’s weather remains cold during Autumn and warms up in Spring. Each season showcases the city in a different and unique light, ensuring a New York visit is memorable any time of the year.

Fascinating Facts

  1. An average of 4.9 million people ride the New York subway every week day.
  2. The state fruit is the apple.
  3. Unlike most subways around the world, the New York subway is open 24 hours a day.
  4. New York City was the capital of the United States in the 1780s before Philadelphia took over, and then Washington D.C.
  5. New York City has over 4000 street food vendors!
  6. The state is named for the Duke of York and Albany, who later became King James II.
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