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, the same as December, in Albany, New York, is another subzero cold winter month, with average temperature ranging between min 14.5°F (-9.7°C) and max 30.6°F (-0.8°C).

Temperature

The coldest month 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).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In Albany, it is raining for 12.8 days, with typically 2.6" (65.8mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Albany, during the entire year, the rain falls for 137.8 days and collects up to 39.4" (999.5mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Albany 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

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

Sunshine

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

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Albany are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. 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?

January is the coldest month in Albany, New York, 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?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Albany, is 30.6°F (-0.8°C), while the average low-temperature is 14.5°F (-9.7°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Albany?

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

How many days does it rain in January in Albany?

In January, in Albany, the rain falls for 12.8 days. Throughout January, 2.6" (65.8mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Albany in January?

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

What is the snowiest month in Albany?

The month with the most snowfall in Albany is January when snow falls for 10.3 days and typically aggregates up to 17.9" (454.7mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Albany have in January?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Albany have in January?

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

What are the months 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.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Albany?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Albany is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Albany, NY
  • Average high temperature in January: 30.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (30.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 14.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (14.5°F).

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: 2.6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.1").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (2.2").

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: 17.9"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (17.9").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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).