Average Snowfall for New York in January





The tables below give monthly averages for snowfall during January at cities and other locations around 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 1991 to 2020 for the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

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
3.0 Bridgehampton, Long Island 7.2 18.3
3.8 Islip, Long Island 10.3 26.2
3.9 New York City, Brooklyn 6.5 16.5
3.7 New York City, Central Park 8.8 22.4
4.6 New York JFK Airport 7.5 19.1
4.4 New York La Guardia Airport 8.6 21.8

Hudson Valley & Catskills

January snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
10.1 Albany 15.6 39.6
2.4 Hudson 8.2 20.8
8.2 Saratoga Springs 16.5 41.9
10.4 Slide Mountain (2650 feet) 24.6 62.5

Adirondacks & Seaway

Average snow for January
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
13.7 Lake Placid 21.0 53.3
17.0 Old Forge 46.7 118.6
11.7 Watertown 34.0 86.4

Finger Lakes & Central New York State

Average total snowfall in January
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
13.9 Auburn 29.1 73.9
16.5 Binghamton 20.6 52.3
11.1 Corning 11.8 30.0
6.4 Elmira 8.4 21.3
12.3 Ithaca 16.6 42.2
13.0 Oneonta 20.7 52.6
17.8 Syracuse 34.0 86.4

Western New York State

Average total snowfall in January
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
9.2 Batavia 23.0 58.4
16.4 Buffalo 26.7 67.8
13.8 Jamestown 29.8 75.7
14.6 Niagara Falls 22.3 56.6
12.5 Olean 17.6 44.7
17.6 Rochester 27.4 69.6
17.0 Sherman 61.7 156.7
Reference

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

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