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.

The first set of high and low temperatures are averages for 2010 to 2019. Everything else here is based on 1991 to 2020 weather.

10-year temperature averages for Albany, 2010 to 2019
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
32 16 January 0 -9
36 18 February 2 -8
45 27 March 7 -3
59 37 April 15 3
72 50 May 22 10
78 58 June 26 14
85 64 July 29 18
82 62 August 28 16
75 54 September 24 12
62 43 October 17 6
48 31 November 9 -1
38 24 December 4 -4
59 40 Year 15 5
30-year temperature averages for Albany, 1991 to 2020
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
33 16 January 0 -9
36 18 February 2 -8
45 26 March 7 -3
59 37 April 15 3
71 48 May 22 9
79 57 June 26 14
84 62 July 29 17
82 61 August 28 16
74 53 September 24 11
62 41 October 16 5
49 32 November 10 0
38 23 December 3 -5
59 39 Year 15 4

Days of Hot Weather in Albany

Albany experiences an average of ten 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 1 0 0
April 5 1 0
May 16 6 0
June 26 14 2
July 30 23 5
August 30 19 2
September 20 7 1
October 6 1 0
November 1 0 0
December 0 0 0
Year 135 70 10

How Often Albany Has Cold Temperatures

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

From November until March and rarely, 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 10 19 28
February 8 16 26
March 2 9 24
April 0 0 9
May 0 0 1
June 0 0 0
July 0 0 0
August 0 0 0
September 0 0 0
October 0 0 5
November 0 3 17
December 4 13 26
Year 24 60 136
References

Jay Lawrimore, Ron Ray, Scott Applequist, Bryant Korzeniewski, Matthew Menne. 2016. Global Summary of the Month and Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information.

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

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