It’s New Year’s Eve and many are celebrating tonight and tomorrow as well, ringing in 2017 in New York. If you are in NYC and are waiting in Times Square for that ball to drop, you’re probably keeping an eye on the weather. Read on below for the details on what to expect today, tonight and New Year’s Day as well.
Weather.com reports the temperature to be 44 degrees Fahrenheit today. The temperature will remain the same, only varying a couple degrees into tonight and throughout tomorrow. Meanwhile, AccuWeather reports a possible low of 38 degrees Fahrenheit with a precipitation level of 25% and the weather is said to be cloudy and breezy.
Today’s sunset time in New York, New York is 4:39 p.m. ET. Sunrise on New Year’s Day will be at 7:20 a.m. ET.
According to BallDrop.com, the average temperature at midnight in New York City since the first ball drop in 1907 is 33.7 degrees Fahrenheit. The site reports that the coldest night on New Year’s Eve was in 1917, when the temperature outside was only 1 degree Fahrenheit. On the other hand, the warmest ball drop was 58 degrees on two separate occasions – in 1965 and 1972.
Monday and Tuesday of this coming week are reported to be filled with rain in the New York area.