Average Sunshine in New York for September

Number of Sunny Days

In the table below, the average number of Sunny Days for a place in New York state is the total days this month when the sky is mostly clear. This includes the days when cloud covers up to 30% of the sky during daylight hours.

Partly Sunny Days have cloud covering from 40% to 70% of the sky during the daytime.

Total Days With Sun is a sum of the Sunny plus Partly Sunny days. The rest of the days are mainly overcast, with at least 80% cloud cover. All the numbers are annual averages, made from years of weather watching.

Days of sunshine in September
Place Sunny
Partly Sunny
Total Days
With Sun
Albany 8 10 18
Binghamton 6 10 16
Buffalo 6 10 16
New York Central Park 11 10 21
New York, JFK Airport 10 9 19
New York, LaGuardia Airport 10 9 19
Rochester 7 10 17
Syracuse 7 10 17

Amount of Sun

Here's another way to look at how much sunshine a city gets. The % Sun number measures the percentage of time between sunrise and sunset that sunshine reaches the ground. Again, these amounts are monthly averages based on many years of weather observations.

Percent sunshine for September
City % Sun
Albany 57
Binghamton 55
Buffalo 57
New York Central Park 62
Rochester 59
Syracuse 54

National Climatic Data Center. Comparative Climatic Data.

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