Lake Placid
New York, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
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 perfect reflection image
A beautiful image taken in the fall, of scenic golden and brown trees in the Mountain Village along with Lake Placid, New York, a perfect reflection image
January, the same as December, in Lake Placid, New York, is a freezing cold winter month, with average temperature varying between 25.7°F (-3.5°C) and 4.3°F (-15.4°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 25.7°F (-3.5°C) and an average low-temperature of 4.3°F (-15.4°C).

Rainfall

In Lake Placid, in January, during 17 rainfall days, 2.8" (71mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 177 rainfall days, and 39.3" (997mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In Lake Placid, the average length of the day is 9.3h.

Sunshine

In Lake Placid, the average sunshine is 4h.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Lake Placid. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary 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.

What is the coldest month in Lake Placid?

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 25.7°F (-3.5°C) and an average low-temperature of 4.3°F (-15.4°C).

What is the temperature in January in Lake Placid?

In January, in Lake Placid, New York, the average high-temperature is 25.7°F (-3.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 4.3°F (-15.4°C).

How much does it rain in Lake Placid in January?

In Lake Placid, New York, in January, it is raining for 17 days, with typically 2.8" (71mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the average length of the day in January in Lake Placid?

The average length of the day in January in Lake Placid, New York, is 9.3h.

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

In Lake Placid, the average sunshine in January is 4h.

When is the lowest UV index in Lake Placid?

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

How high is the UV index in January in Lake Placid?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Lake Placid, New York, is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Lake Placid, NY
  • Average high temperature in January: 25.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (76.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (25.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 4.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (52.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (4.3°F).

Average rainfall in January - Lake Placid, NY
  • Average rainfall in January: 2.8"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.1").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (2.5").

Average rainfall days in January - Lake Placid, NY
  • Average rainfall days in January: 17 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (18 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are July, September and October (13 days).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Lake Placid, NY
  • Average daylight in January: 9.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.9h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 4h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 3).

Average UV index in January - Lake Placid, 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).