Buffalo, New York

Buffalo, New York, USA
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by Andre Carrotflower
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Attractions

Hotels

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Tours & Activities

Climate & Best time to visit Buffalo

Climate in Buffalo:

Number of rainy days:

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Best time to visit Buffalo:

Summer (June to August):

  • Summer is a popular time to visit New York State, especially for outdoor and city activities. The weather is warm and sunny, with daytime temperatures often in the 70s and 80s Fahrenheit (21-30°C). This is the best time for exploring New York City, enjoying the state's beaches like the Hamptons and Long Island, and hiking in the Adirondack and Catskill Mountains. Summer is also ideal for attending festivals and events, including outdoor concerts and Shakespeare in the Park.

Fall (September to November):

  • Fall is a favorite time for many visitors to New York State. The weather remains pleasant, with daytime temperatures ranging from the 60s to 70s Fahrenheit (15-26°C). The fall foliage in regions like the Hudson Valley, Adirondacks, and Finger Lakes turns into vibrant shades of red, orange, and yellow, making it ideal for scenic drives, hiking, and apple picking. Fall is also great for visiting wineries and enjoying harvest festivals.

Winter (December to February):

  • Winter in New York State offers diverse experiences. In the northern regions like Lake Placid and the Adirondacks, you can enjoy winter sports such as skiing and snowboarding. In New York City, you can experience the magic of the holiday season with festive decorations, ice skating at Rockefeller Center, and holiday markets. Daytime temperatures in the winter can vary widely, from the 20s to 40s Fahrenheit (-6 to 4°C).

Spring (March to May):

  • Spring is a delightful time to visit New York State. The weather gradually warms up, with daytime temperatures ranging from the 50s to 60s Fahrenheit (10-21°C). This is an ideal season for outdoor activities such as hiking in state parks, exploring botanical gardens, and visiting historic sites like Hyde Park and Saratoga Springs. Spring also brings blooming flowers and the opportunity to enjoy scenic beauty.

Note on New York City:

  • New York City is a year-round destination, with a wide range of cultural attractions, dining options, and entertainment. Be sure to check the local events calendar for performances, art exhibitions, and sporting events.

Note on Niagara Falls:

  • Niagara Falls is a popular destination in New York State. While it's accessible year-round, the summer and early fall offer the best weather for boat tours and outdoor exploration.

Money & Prices

Currency in United States of America:

U.S. dollar (USD)

How expensive is a trip to Buffalo?

Eating out:
Simple meal:
20.39 USD
Fast food meal:
10.30 USD
Mid-range meal:
30.64 USD
Bottle of water:
1.06 USD
Soft drink:
2.64 USD
Cappuccino:
4.80 USD
Local Beer:
5.19 USD
Transportation:
Public transport - one way ticket:
2.45 USD
Taxi - 1km:
1.60 USD
Accommodation:
Refer to the Hotels section for the most up-to-date accommodation prices.
* Prices are approximate. Make sure to check the latest exchange rates when planning your trip.

Day Trips

Top Day Trips from Buffalo:

General information

United States of America general information:

Electricity:
Voltage: 120 V, Frequency: 60 Hz
Sockets:
  • Type A (North American/Japanese 2-pin)
  • Type B (American 3-pin)

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