Weather for Long Island New York

Current Weather

Sunny
76 °F
Sunny
Station:
Kings Park, NY
Pressure:
1013.2 mb
Dew Point:
64°F
Wind:
NNW 3.3 mph
UV Index:
5 (Moderate)
Relative Humidity:
66%
Feels Like:
84°F
Visibility:
12 mph

Five Day Forecast

Thunderstorms in the area late Thursday night through Friday evening
  • Tuesday

    July 14

    Mostly sunny

    High 86°F

    Lowi 68°F


    Tuesday Night

    Intermittent clouds

  • Wednesday

    July 15

    Mostly sunny

    High 80°F

    Lowi 66°F


    Wednesday Night

    Intermittent clouds

  • Thursday

    July 16

    Intermittent clouds

    High 78°F

    Lowi 69°F


    Thursday Night

    Partly cloudy w/ t-storms

  • Friday

    July 17

    Mostly cloudy

    High 78°F

    Lowi 71°F


    Friday Night

    Thunderstorms

  • Saturday

    July 18

    Intermittent clouds

    High 87°F

    Lowi 72°F


    Saturday Night

    Partly cloudy

 

Hourly Forecast

Time Temp Condition Precipitation
11:00 AM 80°F
Sunny
0%
12:00 PM 82°F
Sunny
0%
1:00 PM 84°F
Mostly sunny
0%
2:00 PM 84°F
Mostly sunny
0%
3:00 PM 86°F
Mostly sunny
0%
4:00 PM 85°F
Partly sunny
0%
5:00 PM 84°F
Partly sunny
0%
6:00 PM 83°F
Partly sunny
0%
7:00 PM 81°F
Partly sunny
0%
8:00 PM 78°F
Partly sunny
0%
9:00 PM 76°F
Partly cloudy
0%
10:00 PM 74°F
Partly cloudy
0%

More Information About Long Island Weather

Long Island has a climate that is very similar to other coastal areas of the Northeastern United States; it has warm, humid summers and cold winters, but the Atlantic Ocean helps bring afternoon sea breezes that temper the heat in the warmer months and limit the frequency and severity of thunderstorms. In the wintertime, temperatures are warmer than areas further inland (especially in the night and early morning hours), sometimes causing a snowstorm further inland to fall as rain on the island. However, measurable snow falls every winter, and in many winters one or more intense storms called nor'easters produce blizzard conditions with snowfalls of 1-2 feet and near-hurricane force winds.

Temperatures in Nassau and Suffolk are similar. The winter average for Nassau is 33.7 degrees Fahrenheit, compared to a summer average of 72.7 degrees. In Suffolk, the winter average is 32.4 and summer average is 71.9 degrees.

The Nassau area receives about 45 inches of rain, compared to 42 inches for Suffolk. Snow falls at about 26.9 inches per year in Nassau and 30 inches for Suffolk.
 

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