Albany, New York 

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Weather in Albany, New York

The most pleasant months of the year for Albany are June, August and September. In Albany, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Albany with an average high temperature of 83.2°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in New York. January is the snowiest month in Albany with 15.3 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall. July is the most humid month, though it is still relatively mild compared to many other places.


Today's Weather - Albany, NY

1 PM PST

Mostly Sunny

26°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
This AfternoonMostly Sunny31° / 7°NW 8 mph
SundayMostly Sunny36° / 33°S 2 to 15 mph
MondayLight Rain47° / 43°S 12 mph
TuesdayLight Rain Likely then Rain Showers Likely49° / 26°SW 9 mph
WednesdayChance Snow Showers29° / 14°W 5 to 9 mph
ThursdaySunny24° / 11°NW 5 to 8 mph
FridayMostly Cloudy then Slight Chance Snow Showers30° / 23°SE 5 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 83 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 15
Rain: averages 40 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 52 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Albany area is 6.8 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in New York.

6.8 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.


Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
HighLow
January32° 15°
February36° 17°
March45° 26°
April59° 37°
May70° 47°
June79° 57°
July83° 62°
August81° 60°
September74° 52°
October61° 40°
November49° 32°
December37° 22°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Albany
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
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January029129
February02596
March023115
April08121
May11130
June20120
July40110
August20110
September00100
October06110
November016122
December026116

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


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Reviews for Albany    53 Reviews
Horrible Weather Year Round - 4/6/2018
I've lived in the capital region Albany area since 1976. Albany's cost of living,(with the exception of property taxes,) is reasonable. There are a lot of things to do... Read More

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Property and School Taxes - 2/8/2015
The property taxes we play to live in our town of Bethlehem, a suburb of Albany, are very high. We are soon-to-be empty-nesters who plan to leave the area as soon as we... Read More

Best times in Albany - 1/15/2015
The culture in Albany really makes you appreciate where you live. This town is a great place to live a life of fitness and well-being. With so many trails, parks and... Read More


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