Average Snowfall for New York in January

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The tables below give monthly averages for snowfall during January at cities, towns and parks in New York state. The numbers are for the total amount of new snow and how many days it snows at least 0.1 inches (0.25 centimetres) this month.

The snowfall totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Downstate New York, Hudson Valley & Catskills, Adirondacks & Seaway, Finger Lakes & Central New York State and Western New York State.

Downstate New York

Average total snowfall in January
Days Place Inches Centimetres
  3.4 Bridgehampton, Long Island   7.7   19.6
  3.5 Brookhaven, Long Island   8.7   22.1
  4.2 New York City, Brooklyn   6.7   17.0
  4.0 New York City, Central Park   7.0   17.8
  4.6 New York JFK Airport   6.3   16.0
  4.6 New York La Guardia Airport   7.4   18.8
  3.6 White Plains   7.7   19.6

Hudson Valley & Catskills

January snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centimetres
10.3 Albany 17.6   44.7
  4.7 Poughkeepsie 11.6   29.5
  8.0 Saratoga Springs 20.0   50.8
  9.5 Slide Mountain (2650 feet) 21.9   55.6

Adirondacks & Seaway

Average snow for January
Days Place Inches Centimetres
  8.9 Glens Falls 23.7   60.2
13.0 Lake Placid 21.1   53.6
14.8 Massena 17.1   43.4
17.1 Old Forge 49.7 126.2
11.9 Watertown 30.6   77.7

Finger Lakes & Central New York State

Average total snowfall in January
Days Place Inches Centimetres
16.9 Binghamton 22.2   56.4
  6.2 Elmira   8.8   22.4
12.6 Ithaca 17.6   44.7
18.4 Syracuse 34.0   86.4
15.6 Utica 27.6   70.1

Western New York State

Average total snowfall in January
Days Place Inches Centimetres
16.3 Buffalo 25.3   64.3
12.8 Jamestown 31.2   79.2
15.0 Niagara Falls 23.6   59.9
18.0 Rochester 28.2   71.6
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

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