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Worried about august weather?

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Worried about august weather?

We are going to be in New York on 31st July - 7 august but on several of the days some weather predictions say there will be rain/thunderstorm... This is our first visit should we be concerned? Or a better question will we end up spending a lot of time in the hotel?

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1. Re: Worried about august weather?

Not if you know how to work an umbrella.

Summer rain rarely lasts all day. And you won't melt. Wear proper footwear and be prepared to get a little wet.

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2. Re: Worried about august weather?

No one really knows what the weather will be that far in advance.

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3. Re: Worried about august weather?

Come on - that is just under a MONTH away - NO ONE can accurately predict the weather that far out.

While there may be rain and maybe not - it's unlikely to be a monsoon - keeping you from enjoying the City.

Just go with the flow and check the weather www.weather.com a couple of days before you arrive.

So, stop worrying - you'll be OK.

Poppa

And, as usual, BrooklynBridge gives the best advice!

Edited: 12 July 2014, 13:02
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4. Re: Worried about august weather?

We can get into a weather pattern when it is hot and humid where there an afternoon thunderstorm. These usually are not "rainy days", but last perhaps an hour or so. These storms are not so large and whether or not they will hit a particular area is anyone's guess.

Edited: 12 July 2014, 13:12
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5. Re: Worried about august weather?

Its usually hot and very humid during the summer in the eastern US so pop up thunderstorms are common. The humidity builds up during the day then afternoon/early evening it lets loose with a brief storm.

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6. Re: Worried about august weather?

Bus from jfk to ritz Carlton battery

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7. Re: Worried about august weather?

Essam S - do you have a question about transportation?

You should start a new thread and ask specific questions about what you are looking for.

Poppa

Edited: 12 July 2014, 16:32
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8. Re: Worried about august weather?

We'll be there the same time as you. Don't worry about the weather. Like already mentioned, daily thunderstorms all up and down the East Coast is very common in the summer months. Here in NC, it's nothing for us to get thunderstorms every day for 3 weeks straight in the summer.

You'll be fine. If it begins storming, just find some shelter until it blows over. They normally do not last that long.

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9. Re: Worried about august weather?

Way too far in advance to know the weather. Bring a small, packable umbrella and have it on hand to use in case it rains. Not a big deal.

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10. Re: Worried about august weather?

It will likely be hot and humid in August, with that kind of weather we often get thunder storms late day to evening. It's brilliant to watch a storm from a dry place in the city, especially across the Hudson. Nothing keeps the city from being exciting and fun, certainly not a summer shower. So much goes on inside...shopping, plays, museums, Eately, Chelsea Market. You will only be in your hotel to rest up-and this is from someone in their mid sixties!