January weather forecast and climate
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 average temperature fluctuating between 9.9°F (-12.3°C) and 22.3°F (-5.4°C).

Temperature

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.

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In Saranac Lake, during January, the rain falls for 6.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.56" (65mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 162.6 rainfall days, and 33.46" (850mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

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

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in January is 2.3h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January through March and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 in January transform into the following instructions:
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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. 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 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.

What is the temperature in January in Saranac Lake?

The average high-temperature, in January, is 22.3°F (-5.4°C), while the average low-temperature is 9.9°F (-12.3°C).

What are the most humid months in Saranac Lake?

January and February, with an average relative humidity of 91%, are most humid months in Saranac Lake, New York.

What is the average humidity in January in Saranac Lake?

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

How much does it rain in Saranac Lake in January?

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

How much does it snow in Saranac Lake in January?

In January, it is snowing for 24.4 days. Throughout January, 14.53" (369mm) of snow is accumulated.

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

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

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

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

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Saranac Lake?

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

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

In Saranac Lake, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

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"

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
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%

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").
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).
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: 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: 2.3h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 2.2h).

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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

Months with the highest UV index are July and August (UV index 5).
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

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

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