January weather forecast and climate
Plattsburgh, NY

A sunny and dry day in the townscape of Plattsburgh, New York, with a view of the iconic tower next to the river, dry trees, and a hilly landscape view
A sunny and dry day in the townscape of Plattsburgh, New York, with a view of the iconic tower next to the river, dry trees, and a hilly landscape view

Weather in January

January, the same as December, in Plattsburgh, New York, is another subzero cold winter month, with average temperature varying between 12.4°F (-10.9°C) and 24.8°F (-4°C).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 24.8°F (-4°C) and an average low-temperature of 12.4°F (-10.9°C).

Humidity

Months with the highest humidity are January and February, with an average relative humidity of 86%.

Rainfall

In Plattsburgh, New York, during January, the rain falls for 8.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.77" (45mm) of precipitation. In Plattsburgh, during the entire year, the rain falls for 162.6 days and collects up to 27.6" (701mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. In Plattsburgh, in January, during 19.3 snowfall days, 8.03" (204mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Plattsburgh, New York, there are 78.2 snowfall days, and 37.13" (943mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Plattsburgh, the average length of the day is 9.3h.

Sunshine

In Plattsburgh, New York, the average sunshine is 3.9h.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Plattsburgh. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation 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 solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. 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 Plattsburgh?

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 24.8°F (-4°C) and an average low-temperature of 12.4°F (-10.9°C).

What is the temperature in January in Plattsburgh?

In January, in Plattsburgh, New York, the average high-temperature is 24.8°F (-4°C), and the average low-temperature is 12.4°F (-10.9°C).

What are the most humid months in Plattsburgh?

January and February, with an average relative humidity of 86%, are most humid months.

What is the average humidity in January in Plattsburgh?

In Plattsburgh, New York, the average relative humidity in January is 86%.

How many days does it rain in January in Plattsburgh?

In January, in Plattsburgh, New York, the rain falls for 8.3 days. Throughout January, 1.77" (45mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Plattsburgh in January?

In Plattsburgh, New York, in January, snow falls for 19.3 days, with typically accumulated 8.03" (204mm) of snow.

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

The average length of the day in January in Plattsburgh is 9.3h.

How long on average sun shines in January in Plattsburgh?

In January, the average sunshine in Plattsburgh is 3.9h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Plattsburgh?

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

What is the UV index intensity in January in Plattsburgh?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Plattsburgh, 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 radiation.

Average temperature in January
Plattsburgh, NY

Average temperature in January - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average high temperature in January: 24.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (24.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 12.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (12.4°F).

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Average pressure in January
Plattsburgh, NY

Average pressure in January - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average pressure in January: 30.02"

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

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Average wind speed in January
Plattsburgh, NY

Average wind speed in January - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average wind speed in January: 7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.6mph).

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Average humidity in January
Plattsburgh, NY

Average humidity in January - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average humidity in January: 86%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (86%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are April and May (75%).

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Average rainfall in January
Plattsburgh, NY

Average rainfall in January - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average rainfall in January: 1.77"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.15").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (1.73").

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Average rainfall days in January
Plattsburgh, NY

Average rainfall days in January - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average rainfall days in January: 8.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (6.8 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Plattsburgh, NY

Average snowfall in January - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average snowfall in January: 8.03"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (10").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Plattsburgh, NY

Average snowfall days in January - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average snowfall days in January: 19.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (19.3 days).
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
Plattsburgh, NY

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

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

  • Average sunshine in January: 3.9h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 3.6h).

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Average sunshine days in January
Plattsburgh, NY

Average sunshine days in January - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average sunshine days in January: 10.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (14.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (8.6 days).

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Average UV index in January
Plattsburgh, NY

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

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in January
Plattsburgh, NY

Average cloud cover in January - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average cloud cover in January: 62

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 64).
Months with the least cloud cover are July, August and September (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in January
Plattsburgh, NY

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

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

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