Albany
New York, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Albany, NY

The grand State Capitol building in Albany, New York, with a mirrored reflection in the waterfront
The grand State Capitol building in Albany, New York, with a mirrored reflection in the waterfront
January, like December, is a freezing cold winter month in Albany, New York, with average temperature fluctuating between 30.6°F (-0.8°C) and 14.5°F (-9.7°C).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 30.6°F (-0.8°C) and an average low-temperature of 14.5°F (-9.7°C), January is the coldest month.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Albany is 71.1%.

Rainfall

In Albany, during 12.8 rainfall days, 2.6" (65.8mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Albany, there are 137.8 rainfall days, and 39.4" (999.5mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. The month with the most snowfall is January when snow falls for 10.3 days and typically aggregates up to 17.9" (454.7mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Albany is 9.5h.

Sunshine

In Albany, the average sunshine is 4.6h.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 1 interpret into the following advice:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the coldest month in Albany?

The coldest month in Albany is January, with an average high-temperature of 30.6°F (-0.8°C) and an average low-temperature of 14.5°F (-9.7°C).

What is the temperature in January in Albany?

In January, in Albany, New York, the average high-temperature is 30.6°F (-0.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 14.5°F (-9.7°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Albany?

In Albany, the average relative humidity in January is 71.1%.

How many days does it rain in January in Albany?

In Albany, New York, in January, it is raining for 12.8 days, with typically 2.6" (65.8mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in January in Albany?

In January, in Albany, it is snowing for 10.3 days. Throughout January, 17.9" (454.7mm) of snow is accumulated.

When does it snow the most in Albany?

January is the month with the most snowfall. Snow falls for 10.3 days and accumulates 17.9" (454.7mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in January in Albany?

The average length of the day in January in Albany is 9.5h.

How long on average sun shines in January in Albany?

In Albany, the average sunshine in January is 4.6h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Albany?

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Albany, New York.

How high is the UV index in January in Albany?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Albany, New York, is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Albany, NY
  • Average high temperature in January: -0.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (27.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-0.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: -9.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (16.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-9.7°C).

Average humidity in January - Albany, NY
  • Average humidity in January: 71.1%

The month with the highest relative humidity is September (75.7%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (61.2%).

Average rainfall in January - Albany, NY
  • Average rainfall in January: 65.8mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (104.6mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (55.9mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Albany, NY
  • Average rainfall days in January: 12.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (13.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is September (9.8 days).

Average snowfall in January - Albany, NY
  • Average snowfall in January: 454.7mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (454.7mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in January - Albany, NY
  • Average snowfall days in January: 10.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (10.3 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Albany, NY
  • Average daylight in January: 9.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.3h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 4.6h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.3h).
The month with least sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 3.4h).

Average UV index in January - Albany, NY
  • Average UV index in January: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).