Annual Average Humidity in New York





The average humidity year round is listed below for places in New York. The tables give daily averages along with highest and lowest relative humidity levels.

Relative humidity measures the actual amount of moisture in the air as a percentage of the maximum amount of moisture the air can hold.

All the numbers here are averages for the years 1961 to 1990.

Average Humidity

In this table, the Daily number is the average of humidity readings taken every three hours throughout the day. Morning percentages are for 7 am and Afternoon measures are for 4 pm local standard time.

Average yearly relative humidity (%)
Daily Place Morning Afternoon
70 Albany 79 57
73 Binghamton 82 62
72 Buffalo 80 62
63 New York City, Central Park 71 54
68 New York JFK Airport 74 61
63 New York La Guardia Airport 70 55
73 Rochester 81 61
72 Syracuse 80 61

Highest and Lowest Humidity

Below are averages over the year for maximum and minimum humidity levels in New York. The hours when the highest and lowest humidity readings usually occur are given in local standard time.

Annual averages for daily high and low relative humidity (%)
High Time Place Low Time
81.9 4 am Albany 56.5 4 pm
82.0 7 am Binghamton 61.8 4 pm
80.8 4 am Buffalo 62.4 4 pm
71.1 7 am New York City, Central Park 53.6 4 pm
76.2 7 am New York JFK Airport 58.2 1 pm
71.1 4 am New York La Guardia Airport 54.8 4 pm
82.3 4 am Rochester 61.0 4 pm
81.9 4 am Syracuse 60.5 4 pm
Reference

World Data Center for Meteorology. Climate of the World.

New York Humidity
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