January weather forecast
Poughkeepsie, NY

The colorful houses, clear roads, and colored brown and golden trees in Poughkeepsie, New York
The colorful houses, clear roads, and colored brown and golden trees in Poughkeepsie, New York

Weather in January

January, like December, in Poughkeepsie, New York, is another cold winter month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 32.7°F (0.4°C) and 20.1°F (-6.6°C).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 32.7°F (0.4°C) and an average low-temperature of 20.1°F (-6.6°C).

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity in Poughkeepsie is 78%.

Rainfall

In Poughkeepsie, New York, in January, it is raining for 8.6 days, with typically 1.97" (50mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 157.6 rainfall days, and 28.9" (734mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Poughkeepsie. In Poughkeepsie, during 9.8 snowfall days, 4.09" (104mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 35.9 snowfall days, and 16.57" (421mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day is 9h and 34min.
On the first day of January in Poughkeepsie, sunrise is at 7:22 am and sunset at 4:35 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:08 am and sunset at 5:09 pm EST.

Sunshine

In Poughkeepsie, the average sunshine in January is 5h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in January interpret into the following advice:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Poughkeepsie?

The coldest month in Poughkeepsie, New York, is January, with an average high-temperature of 32.7°F (0.4°C) and an average low-temperature of 20.1°F (-6.6°C).

What is the temperature in January in Poughkeepsie?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Poughkeepsie, New York, is 32.7°F (0.4°C), while the average low-temperature is 20.1°F (-6.6°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Poughkeepsie?

In Poughkeepsie, the average relative humidity in January is 78%.

How many days does it rain in January in Poughkeepsie?

In Poughkeepsie, New York, in January, it is raining for 8.6 days, with typically 1.97" (50mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in January in Poughkeepsie?

In Poughkeepsie, New York, in January, during 9.8 snowfall days, 4.09" (104mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

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

The average day length in January in Poughkeepsie is 9h and 34min.

When are sunrise and sunset in January in Poughkeepsie?

On the first day of January in Poughkeepsie, New York, sunrise is at 7:22 am and sunset at 4:35 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:08 am and sunset at 5:09 pm EST.

How many hours of sunshine does Poughkeepsie have in January?

In Poughkeepsie, New York, the average sunshine duration in January is 5h.

When is the lowest UV index in Poughkeepsie?

The months with the lowest UV index are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

How high is the UV index in January in Poughkeepsie?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Poughkeepsie is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in January
Poughkeepsie, NY

Average temperature in January - Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Average high temperature in January: 32.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (83.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (32.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 20.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (20.1°F).

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Average pressure in January
Poughkeepsie, NY

Average pressure in January - Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Average pressure in January: 30.05"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.1"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

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Average wind speed in January
Poughkeepsie, NY

Average wind speed in January - Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Average wind speed in January: 6.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (6.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.3mph).

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Average humidity in January
Poughkeepsie, NY

Average humidity in January - Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Average humidity in January: 78%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February and December (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (74%).

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Average rainfall in January
Poughkeepsie, NY

Average rainfall in January - Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Average rainfall in January: 1.97"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (3.07").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.73").

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Average rainfall days in January
Poughkeepsie, NY

Average rainfall days in January - Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Average rainfall days in January: 8.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (8.6 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Poughkeepsie, NY

Average snowfall in January - Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Average snowfall in January: 4.09"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (4.21").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Poughkeepsie, NY

Average snowfall days in January - Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Average snowfall days in January: 9.8 days

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (9.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Poughkeepsie, NY

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Average daylight in January: 9h and 34min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 10min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 13min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5h and 0min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days in January
Poughkeepsie, NY

Average sunshine days in January - Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Average sunshine days in January: 16.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (17.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (11.4 days).

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Average UV index in January
Poughkeepsie, NY

Average UV index in January - Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Average UV index in January: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in January
Poughkeepsie, NY

Average cloud cover in January - Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Average cloud cover in January: 46

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 50).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 36).

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Average visibility in January
Poughkeepsie, NY

Average visibility in January - Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Average visibility in January: 5mi

The month with the highest visibility is April (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (5mi).

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