News NYC weather: Clouds, chilly temps for Christmas Day The rest of the week will remain cool and dry, per the weather service. Christmas Day in New York City was expected to remain dry and cool, with a high in the mid-40s, the National Weather Service said. Photo Credit: Getty Images for Lotte Place New/Craig Barritt By amNewYork Updated December 24, 2018 9:44 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email Hopes of a white Christmas in New York City have been dashed, as the National Weather Service predicts mostly cloudy skies and mild temperatures for Tuesday. Light snow and rain moved across the tristate area Monday morning, but most of the snowfall was north of the city, according to the weather service. The clouds were expected to stick around Monday afternoon and into Christmas on Tuesday, with high temperatures in the mid-40s on both days. Wednesday and Thursday were expected to be sunny with highs around 40 degrees, per the weather service. The next chance for rain won't be until Friday. By amNewYork Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.