Enjoy Four Seasons in Syracuse

Syracuse is a four-season destination that is ready to welcome you any time of the year! Enjoy spectacular fall colors, springtime blooms, sunny summer festivals and a wintry wonderland. We’ve got your advice on what to expect each season so you can be prepared when visiting. 

Current Weather

Pink tulips in Franklin Square and statue of Benjamin Franklin


(March- May)

Expect the possibility of snowfall throughout much of March and into April. As things begin to warm watch waterfalls thaw or grab your hiking boots and head out to one of our many county or state parks.

Average Highs/Lows: 

March - 43F/25F     April - 57F/37F     May - 69F/46F

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Overhead photo of town of Skaneateles, Skaneateles Lake and the Pier at dusk


(June - August)

Syracuse summers are the perfect mix of warm, sunny days and cool summer nights, perfect for exploring trails, dining al fresco or visiting one of our many outdoor attractions. Expect slightly cooler temperatures when heading out to the suburbs and comfortable breezes when enjoying one of the many lakes in the region. Typically sunny, the summer months can easily be quite humid, leading to pop-up showers and thunderstorms. 

Average Highs/Lows: 

June - 78F/56F          July - 82F/61F          August - 80F/60F

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Scenic Fall Leaves and Landscape above Highland Forest


(September - November)

Experience the beauty of Syracuse autumn months with comfortable temperatures for all your fall leaf-peeping! Be prepared for cooler evening and even daytime temperatures by layering clothing. By the end of October and into November expect for the possibility of an early season snowfall. Head out to the apple orchards, enjoy a fall drive or just warm up with a warm glass of cider at one of the many fall attractions.

Average Highs/Lows: 

September - 72F/52F          October - 60F/41F          November - 48F/33F

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Man snowboarding down wooded trail


(December - February)

Discover the beauty of a winter wonderland in Syracuse. Frequent snowfall leads to beautiful landscapes, picturesque frozen waterfalls, ice skating, snowshoeing and ski trails and even ice fishing. Prefer a cozy winter experience? Visit one of our many bakeries, coffee shops or restaurants to warm up beside a fireplace or with a tasty hot beverage. 

Average Highs/Lows: 

December - 36F/23F          January - 31F/416F          February - 34F/18F

Learn more about Winter in Syracuse


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