Humidity Levels in New York During January





The average humidity in January 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 relative humidity (%) in January
Daily Place Morning Afternoon
71 Albany 77 62
74 Binghamton 78 68
76 Buffalo 79 73
62 New York City, Central Park 67 55
65 New York JFK Airport 70 60
61 New York La Guardia Airport 66 56
74 Rochester 77 69
73 Syracuse 76 68

Highest and Lowest Humidity

Below are the averages during January for maximum and minimum humidity levels in New York. The hours when this month's highest and lowest humidity readings usually occur are given in local standard time.

Daily high and low relative humidity (%) averages in January
High Time Place Low Time
77.0 7 am Albany 62.4 4 pm
78.2 7 am Binghamton 67.5 4 pm
78.6 7 am Buffalo 72.4 1 pm
66.9 7 am New York City, Central Park 55.1 4 pm
70.4 7 am New York JFK Airport 59.0 1 pm
65.5 7 am New York La Guardia Airport 55.9 4 pm
77.0 7 am Rochester 68.8 1 pm
76.4 7 am Syracuse 67.5 1 pm
Reference

World Data Center for Meteorology. Climate of the World.

New York Humidity
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