New York is a state in the Northeastern United States and is the 27th-most extensive U.S. state. With an estimated population of 8.55 million in 2015, New York City is the most populous city in the United States. It’s a global city exerting a significant impact upon commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment. New York has a humid subtropical climate. Summer daytime temperatures usually range from the upper 25 to 30°C over much of the state. Most-visited tourist attractions in 2013: Times Square, Central Park, Niagara Falls and Grand Central Terminal.