January weather forecast
Saranac Lake, NY

A view from the Saranac Lake, New York, of the tranquil setting around the lakeside homes amid the golden and brown trees in the fall
A view from the Saranac Lake, New York, of the tranquil setting around the lakeside homes amid the golden and brown trees in the fall

Weather in January

January, like December, is a freezing cold winter month in Saranac Lake, New York, with temperature in the range of an average high of 22.3°F (-5.4°C) and an average low of 9.9°F (-12.3°C).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 22.3°F (-5.4°C) and an average low-temperature of 9.9°F (-12.3°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In January, the rain falls for 6.1 days. Throughout January, 2.56" (65mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Saranac Lake, New York, during the entire year, the rain falls for 162.6 days and collects up to 33.46" (850mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Saranac Lake. In Saranac Lake, during January, snow falls for 24.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 14.53" (369mm) of snow. In Saranac Lake, New York, during the entire year, snow falls for 120.5 days and aggregates up to 74.72" (1898mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in January is 9h and 19min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:32 am and sunset at 4:28 pm. On the last day of January, in Saranac Lake, sunrise is at 7:15 am and sunset at 5:04 pm EST.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine in Saranac Lake, New York, is 2.3h.

UV index

January through March and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Saranac Lake. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 in January transform into the following instructions:
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 Saranac Lake?

With an average high-temperature of 22.3°F (-5.4°C) and an average low-temperature of 9.9°F (-12.3°C), January is the coldest month in Saranac Lake, New York.

What are the most humid months in Saranac Lake?

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

What is the average humidity in January in Saranac Lake?

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

How many days does it rain in January in Saranac Lake?

In Saranac Lake, New York, in January, during 6.1 rainfall days, 2.56" (65mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

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

In Saranac Lake, New York, in January, during 24.4 snowfall days, 14.53" (369mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

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

The average day length in January in Saranac Lake, New York, is 9h and 19min.

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

On the first day of January in Saranac Lake, sunrise is at 7:32 am and sunset at 4:28 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:15 am and sunset at 5:04 pm EST.

How many hours of sunshine does Saranac Lake have in January?

In Saranac Lake, the average sunshine duration in January is 2.3h.

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

The months with the lowest UV index are January through March and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

What is the UV index reading in January in Saranac Lake?

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

Average temperature in January - Saranac Lake, NY
  • Average high temperature in January: 22.3°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 (22.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 9.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (55.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (9.9°F).

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Average pressure in January
Saranac Lake, NY

Average pressure in January - Saranac Lake, 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
Saranac Lake, NY

Average wind speed in January - Saranac Lake, NY
  • Average wind speed in January: 7.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are August and September (5.9mph).

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Average humidity in January
Saranac Lake, NY

Average humidity in January - Saranac Lake, 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 (77%).

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Average rainfall in January
Saranac Lake, NY

Average rainfall in January - Saranac Lake, NY
  • Average rainfall in January: 2.56"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.46").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.05").

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Average rainfall days in January
Saranac Lake, NY

Average rainfall days in January - Saranac Lake, NY
  • Average rainfall days in January: 6.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (5.8 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Saranac Lake, NY

Average snowfall in January - Saranac Lake, NY
  • Average snowfall in January: 14.53"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (14.88").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Saranac Lake, NY

Average snowfall days in January - Saranac Lake, NY
  • Average snowfall days in January: 24.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (24.4 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

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

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Saranac Lake, 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 18min

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
Saranac Lake, NY

Average sunshine days in January - Saranac Lake, NY
  • Average sunshine days in January: 5.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (13.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (2.8 days).

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Average UV index in January
Saranac Lake, NY

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

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

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Average cloud cover in January
Saranac Lake, NY

Average cloud cover in January - Saranac Lake, NY
  • Average cloud cover in January: 79

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 81).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 41).

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Average visibility in January
Saranac Lake, NY

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

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

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