The time in New York is Eastern Standard Time (EST). As in many countries far away from the equator, there is a daylight saving time in summer. So the difference to Greenwich Mean Time is usually -5 hours in summer and -4 hours in winter.
The currency in the United States is US Dollar (USD). 1 Dollar is divided into 100 Cents. Status: 09/25/2017
The climate in the United States
For a country with a north-south extent of over 5000 km, it is not possible to describe the climate in general. A mostly moderate climatic zone determines the weather [in country]. As usual in the northern hemisphere, the days in the summer months are not only warmer but also longer. Depending on the season, the average daytime temperatures range between 6 and 31 degrees. In some parts of the country the temperature raises up to 38 °C. In the colder months and depending in the region, the temperature lowers down to -4°C in a month's average.