Albany
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Albany, New York 

Climate

 
 

Albany has a continental climate with four distinct seasons i.e. winter, spring, summer, and autumn. Albany experiences long cold winters and humid summers, while spring are pleasant months and autumn chilly. Grey clouds begin in October and last six months here while April sees the return of sunny days. The number of days with measurable precipitation is around 130 days per year, totaling 38.6 inches (980 mm) of rain and 61.7 inches (157 cm) of snow. 

  • Spring - Generally pleasant months but not unusual for occasional snow until mid-April. From April to May, average low temperatures range from 37ºF (3ºC) to 47ºF (8ºC) and highs from 58ºF (14ºC) to 69ºF (20ºC).
Washington Park, Albany (New York State)

Spring in Washington Park by Tim Schapker

  • Summer - June to August in Albany is generally warm and sunny but also a humid period during rainy days. Average high temperatures reaches 82ºF (28ºC) and lows drops to 56 ºF (13ºC).
  • Autumn - Average low temperatures from September to November range from 31ºF (0ºC) to 51ºF (10ºC) and highs from 48ºF (9ºC) to 72ºF (22ºC). In October, Albany starts to get cloudy and will continue through winter.
  • Winter - The coldest months of the year are January and February with low to high temperatures averaging from 15ºF (-10ºC) to 32ºF (0ºC). Winters are snowy with monthly snow averaging 14 inches (35 cm).
Albany, New York State

Snow over Albany by Andy Arthur

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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