How is New York City Winter Different: A Moving Guide

How is New York City Winter Different - A Moving Guide

New York City is a very unique place to move to, and this doesn’t exclude its winter weather. Those new to NYC winters should be aware of how winters are different from other places.

New York City is a quite unique place to live in. From the residents to the vast tourists, people are everywhere and so are attractions. There are key things to know about when planning to move into New York City during the winter, and this guide will ensure your safety while doing so.

Coldest Months

New York City has unpredictable weather. One moment it may be a clear day and the next you could be in a snowstorm! Keep in mind that NYC is coldest in January and February and has the most snowfall in February. Also, weather and light amounts plummet at night. Because of this, it would be best to begin your move as early as possible. You don’t want to be stuck cold in the dark while moving your items safely!

Snow Removal Services

Snow removal in New York City is very particular. Laws like not being allowed to shovel your snow into the street may permit, so check your local area for rules and regulations. Also, the NYC Department of Sanitation’s snow plows come around every 30 minutes if on a populated road, but if a side street they may come only once a day. If your street is not plowed, it may be difficult to get your moving truck in.

Intersections

If you’re moving to a busy intersection in New York City, be wary of moving where snow has melted and turned to slush. It is common for New York City drivers to be careless about where they’re driving into and can drive right through deep puddles of slush, sending it flying towards your direction. If you or your items are not covered, this old melted snow can seep inside your belongings and cause damage, so be careful!

Parking

NYC Parking can be a huge hassle for moving. Winter can increase the difficulty by having snow block in parking spots that were previously accessible. This limited parking could pose issues for moving with larger vehicles and vans. Be sure to plan your move according to weather predictions but always be prepared for the unexpected.

New York City Winters are Different

From limited parking to unaware drivers, New York City is a difficult place to move to in the winter season. Make sure to winterize and pack up your items well and be sure to plan for any unexpected weather. New York City is a great place to live, and it can be an even more amazing experience if you plan your move well.

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