New York and Philadelphia have a humidsubtropical climate, with New York’s average temperature being 12.85 °C and annual rainfall 1174 mm, and Philadelphia’stemperature 13.25 °C and rainfall 1053 mm.
Washington’s climate is dry-summer subtropical, with temperature of 13.15 °C and rainfall 1036 mm, while Boston has a hot summer continental climate, with temperature of 10.75 °C and rainfall 1111 mm.
Corning, Niagara, Toronto, Kingston, Ottawa, Montreal and Quebec have a warm summer continental climate. Corning has an average temperature of 6.45 °C and annual rainfall of 948 mm, while Niagara’s temperature is 8.65 °C and rainfall 887 mm. Toronto’s temperature is 8.3 °C and rainfall 785 mm, Kingston’s temperature is 6.9 °C and rainfall 925 mm, Ottawa’s temperature is 6.0 °C and rainfall 868 mm, Montreal’s temperature is 6.4 °C and rainfall 975 mm and Quebec’s temperature is 4.8 °C and rainfall 1101 mm.
The seasons in New York, Philadelphia, Washington, Niagara, Toronto, Kingston, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec and Boston are as follow:
- Spring – March to May are months when the cities enjoy cool and mild weather which is good for walking around. Washington’s National Cherry Blossom Festival usually takes place in March. This maple harvesting season also allows you the opportunity to be invited by Quebec’s maple sugar shacks to watch as the maple sap is boiled into syrup and other tasty treats.
- Summer – June to August is the peak tourist season for New York, Philadelphia, Washington, Niagara, Toronto, Kingston, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec andBoston. This is the best time to see Central Park at its most vibrant; flowers are in full bloom and people are sunbathing, walking and enjoying horse carriage rides.
- Autumn – September to November bring about the colors of autumn, and in New York city, Central Park is a popular spot to enjoy the fall foliage. When visiting Niagara, it is recommended to prepare clothing that can be layered because temperatures can be unpredictable.
- Winter – New York is covered in snow from December to January, Washington from January to February, Philadelphia, Niagara, Toronto, Kingston and Boston from December to March, while Ottawa, Montreal and Quebecfrom November to March. During winter, Niagara Falls may freeze and the cold will be sharp due to the wind-chill. The Canadian cities also experience biting winds and snow. Sidewalks will be icy, so it is recommended to have proper footwear.