Albany Temperatures: Averages by Month





The numbers here tell you how hot and cold the weather usually is in Albany, New York during each month of the year.

The average high and low temperatures are listed below monthly and annually for the city, in both degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius.

Maximums and minimums are only part of the temperature picture. To fill in the rest, there's information on how many days a month get above or below a given temperature.

To find out how often it rises over 70, 80 or 90 °F each month in Albany, scroll down farther. There are also monthly and yearly counts of days with cold weather.

All the numbers are long-term historical averages based on climate data gathered from 1981 to 2010.

Average Albany temperatures
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
31 15 January -1 -10
35 17 February 1 -8
44 26 March 7 -4
58 37 April 15 3
69 47 May 21 8
78 57 June 26 14
82 61 July 28 16
80 60 August 27 16
72 52 September 22 11
60 40 October 15 4
48 32 November 9 0
36 21 December 2 -6
58 39 Year 14 4

Days of Hot Weather in Albany

Albany experiences an average of seven days each summer with temperatures in the 90s Fahrenheit. Most of the hot days occur in July, but 90-degree weather can show up as early as April or as late as September.

Outdoor thermometers here do not normally top 100 °F (38 °C).

Days per month in Albany of at least 70, 80 or 90 °F
  70 °F
21 °C
80 °F
27 °C
90 °F
32 °C
January 0 0 0
February 0 0 0
March 0 0 0
April 4 1 0
May 14 5 0
June 25 12 2
July 30 20 4
August 29 17 1
September 18 5 0
October 5 0 0
November 0 0 0
December 0 0 0
Year 127 60 7

How Often Albany Has Cold Temperatures

The coldest nights at Albany drop to 0 °F (-18 °C) or even lower. The city sees eight nights a winter, on average, with negative temperatures.

From November until March and sometimes April, Albany's temperature can remain below freezing for the entire day. More than half the days in January never thaw, plus about one-third of December and February.

Days per month on average in Albany when the minimum temperature drops to 10, 20, or 32 °F or below
  10 °F
-12 °C
20 °F
-8 °C
32 °F
0 °C
January 11 20 29
February 7 16 26
March 2 8 23
April 0 0 8
May 0 0 1
June 0 0 0
July 0 0 0
August 0 0 0
September 0 0 0
October 0 0 6
November 0 2 17
December 5 14 26
Year 25 61 135
Reference

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

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