Yonkers is located along the eastern bank of the Hudson River just 15 miles from downtown Manhattan. At two of the city’s closest points, Yonkers is only two miles from Manhattan. This sprawling city ranges from sea level to about 416 feet above sea level.
Do to its central location and many parkways and major highways that surround Yonkers, it’s easy to travel by automobile to New York City, New Jersey, and upstate New York.
Expect four distinct seasons in Yonkers including cold winters (an average of 20.7 degrees Fahrenheit in January) and very warm summers (an average of 84 degrees Fahrenheit in July).