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Colonie Weather Online

Located in New York's Capital Region

Areas of Fog 43°F
2011 Summaries:
January | February | March | April | May | June |
July | August | September | October | November | December
Note: All records shown in "Notes" section is from official Albany NWS climate data.

Month In Review

Temperature Summary

Average Temperature: 19.3°F (-2.9°F)

Highest Temperature: 48°F (1st)

Lowest Temperature: -22°F (4th)

Average High Temperature: 27.0°F

Average Low Temperature: 11.7°F

High Temperature Below 32°F: 23 days

Low Temperature Below 0°F: 6 days

Degree Days: 1,415.5 HDD / 0.0 CDD

Wind Summary

Average Wind Speed: 2.0 mph

Dominant Wind Direction: WNW

Highest Wind Gust: 29 mph (9th)

Precipitation Summary

Total Precipitation: 1.89 in (-0.82 in)

Maximum 24-Hour Total: 0.68 in (18th)

Total Snowfall: 26.7 in (+8.8 in)

Maximum 24-Hour Total: 8.5 in (12th)

  • 6th all-time snowiest January on record (34.4 inches)
  • Daily snowfall record set on the 12th
    • officially 12.8 inches; old 10.2 inches set in 1996
Daily Temperature & Precipitation Summary
Day Weather High Temperature Low Temperature Precipitation Snowfall
1st Light Rain 48°F 34°F 0.01 in 0.0 in
2nd Rain Showers 42°F 27°F 0.05 in 0.0 in
3rd Partly Sunny 29°F 16°F 0.00 in 0.0 in
4th Partly Sunny 34°F 15°F 0.00 in 0.0 in
5th Partly Sunny 32°F 16°F 0.00 in 0.0 in
6th Mostly Cloudy 28°F 15°F 0.00 in 0.0 in
7th Snow 27°F 17°F 0.16 in 6.0 in
8th Snow 27°F 19°F 0.04 in 1.5 in
9th Mostly Cloudy 25°F 20°F 0.00 in 0.0 in
10th Partly Sunny 25°F 17°F 0.00 in 0.0 in
11th Snow Showers 23°F 12°F 0.04 in 0.5 in
12th Snow 26°F 18°F 0.46 in 8.5 in
13th Mostly Cloudy 21°F 16°F 0.00 in 0.0 in
14th Partly Sunny 20°F -2°F 0.00 in 0.0 in
15th Snow Showers 29°F -7°F Trace 0.2 in
16th Partly Sunny 29°F 11°F 0.00 in 0.0 in
17th Sunny 14°F 2°F 0.00 in 0.0 in
18th Wintry Mix 31°F 10°F 0.68 in 3.0 in
19th Light Snow 31°F 22°F 0.06 in 1.0 in
20th Snow Showers 24°F 11°F 0.01 in 0.2 in
21st Snow 24°F 14°F 0.31 in 4.1 in
22nd Partly Sunny 21°F -2°F 0.00 in 0.0 in
23rd Snow Showers 15°F -8°F 0.03 in 1.0 in
24th Sunny 6°F -22°F 0.00 in 0.0 in
25th Light Snow 23°F 0°F 0.03 in 0.7 in
26th Cloudy 33°F 14°F 0.00 in 0.0 in
27th Mostly Cloudy 33°F 18°F 0.00 in 0.0 in
28th Snow Showers 32°F 14°F Trace Trace
29th Snow Showers 33°F 18°F Trace Trace
30th Snow Showers 29°F 21°F Trace Trace
31st Partly Sunny 21°F 7°F 0.00 in 0.0 in
Weather Icon Key
Icon Description Icon Description Icon Description Icon Description Icon Description
Sunny Sunny thunderstorm Thunderstorms Heavy Snow Heavy Snow Freezing Rain Freezing Rain Heavy Rain Heavy Rain
Mostly Sunny Mostly Sunny Scattered Thunderstorms Scattered T'Storms Snow Snow Freezing Drizzle Freezing Drizzle Rain Rain
Partly Sunny Partly Sunny Rain Showers Rain Showers Light Snow Light Snow Wintry Mix Wintry Mix Light Rain Light Rain
Mostly Cloudy Mostly Cloudy Snow Showers Snow Showers Snow Flurries Flurries Rain & Snow Rain & Snow Drizzle Drizzle
Cloudy Cloudy Haze Haze Sleet Sleet Snow & Sleet Snow & Sleet Windy Windy