The weather in Newark can be somewhat extreme in comparison with other parts of the world, although temperatures in the area are rarely unbearable.  Visitors should dress for hot weather in the summer and cold weather in the winter.  Average summer high temperatures hover around ninety degrees but often feel quite a bit warmer than that because of the intense humidity in the air at that time.  Average winter low temperatures are approximately fifteen degrees during the coldest months of the year and it usually snows in January and February.

Spring and autumn are both beautiful times of the year in Newark so trips planned for that time are likely to be enjoyable in terms of the weather.  The spring finds the area blooming with plant life.  Autumn marks a subtle shift in weather with cooler days punctuated by the falling leaves of the changing trees. 

Newark’s rainy season comes towards the end of the summer.   The rainiest month is usually August when there are four to five inches of rain.   There may be rain all throughout the year, although January tends to be a typically dry month, averaging less than two inches per rain.   Updated information about the weather in Newark can be located online at Weather Underground ( ) or ( ).