January weather forecast
Lake Placid, NY

A beautiful image, taken in the fall, of scenic golden and brown trees in the Mountain Village along with Lake Placid, New York
A beautiful image, taken in the fall, of scenic golden and brown trees in the Mountain Village along with Lake Placid, New York

Weather in January

January, the same as December, in Lake Placid, New York, is another subzero cold winter month, with an average temperature varying between 21.9°F (-5.6°C) and 9.5°F (-12.5°C).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 21.9°F (-5.6°C) and an average low-temperature of 9.5°F (-12.5°C), January is the coldest month.

Humidity

The months with the highest humidity are January and February, with an average relative humidity of 91%.

Rainfall

In Lake Placid, in January, during 5.7 rainfall days, 2.48" (63mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 168.6 rainfall days, and 36.5" (927mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Lake Placid. In Lake Placid, during January, snow falls for 23.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 14.25" (362mm) of snow. In Lake Placid, during the entire year, snow falls for 120.6 days and aggregates up to 82.28" (2090mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Lake Placid, New York, the average length of the day in January is 9h and 19min.
On the first day of January in Lake Placid, sunrise is at 7:31 am and sunset at 4:27 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:14 am and sunset at 5:04 pm EST.

Sunshine

In Lake Placid, the average sunshine in January is 2.4h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Lake Placid?

The coldest month in Lake Placid, New York, is January, with an average high-temperature of 21.9°F (-5.6°C) and an average low-temperature of 9.5°F (-12.5°C).

What is the temperature in January in Lake Placid?

In January, in Lake Placid, the average high-temperature is 21.9°F (-5.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 9.5°F (-12.5°C).

What are the most humid months in Lake Placid?

January and February, with an average relative humidity of 91%, are most humid months.

What is the average humidity in January in Lake Placid?

In January, the average relative humidity in Lake Placid, New York, is 91%.

How much does it rain in Lake Placid in January?

In Lake Placid, during January, the rain falls for 5.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.48" (63mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in January in Lake Placid?

In Lake Placid, during January, snow falls for 23.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 14.25" (362mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Lake Placid have in January?

In Lake Placid, New York, the average day length in January is 9h and 19min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in January in Lake Placid?

On the first day of January in Lake Placid, New York, sunrise is at 7:31 am and sunset at 4:27 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:14 am and sunset at 5:04 pm EST.

How long on average sun shines in January in Lake Placid?

The average sunshine duration in January in Lake Placid is 2.4h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Lake Placid?

The months with the lowest UV index in Lake Placid are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Lake Placid?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Lake Placid, New York, is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in January
Lake Placid, NY

Average temperature in January - Lake Placid, NY
  • Average high temperature in January: 21.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (74.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (21.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 9.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (55.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (9.5°F).

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Average pressure in January
Lake Placid, NY

Average pressure in January - Lake Placid, NY
  • Average pressure in January: 30.03"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.07"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91"Hg).

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Average wind speed in January
Lake Placid, NY

Average wind speed in January - Lake Placid, NY
  • Average wind speed in January: 7.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.6mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are August and September (5.7mph).

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Average humidity in January
Lake Placid, NY

Average humidity in January - Lake Placid, NY
  • Average humidity in January: 91%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (91%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (78%).

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Average rainfall in January
Lake Placid, NY

Average rainfall in January - Lake Placid, NY
  • Average rainfall in January: 2.48"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.86").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.28").

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Average rainfall days in January
Lake Placid, NY

Average rainfall days in January - Lake Placid, NY
  • Average rainfall days in January: 5.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (5.3 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Lake Placid, NY

Average snowfall in January - Lake Placid, NY
  • Average snowfall in January: 14.25"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (15.59").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Lake Placid, NY

Average snowfall days in January - Lake Placid, NY
  • Average snowfall days in January: 23.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (23.1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Lake Placid, NY

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Lake Placid, NY
  • Average daylight in January: 9h and 19min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 28min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 55min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 2h and 24min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 2h and 12min).

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Average sunshine days in January
Lake Placid, NY

Average sunshine days in January - Lake Placid, NY
  • Average sunshine days in January: 6.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (12.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (4.7 days).

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Average UV index in January
Lake Placid, NY

Average UV index in January - Lake Placid, NY
  • Average UV index in January: 1

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in January
Lake Placid, NY

Average cloud cover in January - Lake Placid, NY
  • Average cloud cover in January: 78

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 80).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 42).

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Average visibility in January
Lake Placid, NY

Average visibility in January - Lake Placid, NY
  • Average visibility in January: 4mi

The months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August and September (5mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, October, November and December (4mi).

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