Plattsburgh
New York, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

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 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 hilly landscape view
January, like December, is a freezing cold winter month in Plattsburgh, New York, with temperature in the range of an average low of 6.8°F (-14°C) and an average high of 26.6°F (-3°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 26.6°F (-3°C) and an average low-temperature of 6.8°F (-14°C).

Rainfall

In January, in Plattsburgh, New York, the rain falls for 13 days. Throughout January, 1.7" (42mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Plattsburgh, there are 149 rainfall days, and 29.7" (755mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine in Plattsburgh, New York, is 4h.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
The daily maximum UV index of 1 in January interpret into the following advice:
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. 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 Plattsburgh?

The coldest month in Plattsburgh, New York, is January, with an average high-temperature of 26.6°F (-3°C) and an average low-temperature of 6.8°F (-14°C).

What is the temperature in January in Plattsburgh?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Plattsburgh, is 26.6°F (-3°C), while the average low-temperature is 6.8°F (-14°C).

How much does it rain in Plattsburgh in January?

In Plattsburgh, New York, during January, the rain falls for 13 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.7" (42mm) of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Plattsburgh have in January?

In Plattsburgh, New York, the average length of the day in January is 9.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Plattsburgh have in January?

The average sunshine in January in Plattsburgh is 4h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Plattsburgh?

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

What is the UV index intensity in January in Plattsburgh?

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average high temperature in January: 27°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (27°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (7°F).

Average rainfall in January - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average rainfall in January: 1.7"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.6").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (1.6").

Average rainfall days in January - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average rainfall days in January: 13 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (14 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (10 days).

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 shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.9h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 4h

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

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

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).