National Weather Service- Check the current weather conditions for Ellis Island.
General Weather: Ellis Island is located in New York Harbor, which falls into the Marine Zone Forecast, weather varies considerably throughout the year. The average annual temperature is 55 °F (13 °C) but each season has its own character and casts a unique mood over the island. Being that Ellis Island is in the harbor, temperatures and weather conditions can vary greatly from day-to-day. Most of the exhitbits are located within the Main Building, so the majority of one's visit to Ellis Island will be protected from the elements. Dress for the weather to enjoy your visit to Liberty Island, travelling on the boat, as well as the Wall of Honor on Ellis Island.
Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration
The Main Building on Ellis Island during the warm, summer months. NPS Photo
The Main Building on Ellis Island during the snowy, winter months. NPS Photo
Last updated: December 13, 2017