The best times to visit Glens Falls for ideal weather are

May 21st to September 30th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Glens Falls Travel Info

Weather in Glens Falls


Average temperatures in Glens Falls vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 27th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Glens Falls, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 81.3°F (27.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 59.9°F (15.5°C) at night.

Glens Falls Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Glens Falls Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Glens Falls Perceived Temperature (F)


Glens Falls Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Glens Falls Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 30.3 21.3 11.3
Feb 32.1 23 13.2
Mar 44 32.9 22.4
Apr 60.1 47.2 34.7
May 70.2 56.8 43.2
Jun 77.1 65.6 54.4
Jul 80.6 69 57.6
Aug 79.1 67.5 56.7
Sep 72.2 59.8 48
Oct 59 48.1 37.9
Nov 46.8 38.1 29.2
Dec 33.8 25.3 17.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -0.9 -5.9 -11.5
Feb 0.1 -5 -10.4
Mar 6.7 0.5 -5.3
Apr 15.6 8.4 1.5
May 21.2 13.8 6.2
Jun 25.1 18.7 12.4
Jul 27 20.6 14.2
Aug 26.2 19.7 13.7
Sep 22.3 15.4 8.9
Oct 15 8.9 3.3
Nov 8.2 3.4 -1.6
Dec 1 -3.7 -8.2



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Glens Falls are September, November, and then April. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid to late September. For example, on the week of September 17th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid December with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of December 10th.

When can you find snow in Glens Falls? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Glens Falls.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Glens Falls (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 19% 0 2.6
Feb 21% 0 2.6
Mar 24% 0 4
Apr 19% 0 2.9
May 26% 0 2.6
Jun 29% 0 4
Jul 27% 0 5.1
Aug 25% 0 3.9
Sep 19% 0 2.5
Oct 30% 0 4.9
Nov 19% 0 3.2
Dec 32% 0 4.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 19 0 6.6
Feb 21 0 6.6
Mar 24 0 10.2
Apr 19 0 7.4
May 26 0 6.6
Jun 29 0 10.2
Jul 27 0 13
Aug 25 0 9.9
Sep 19 0 6.4
Oct 30 0 12.4
Nov 19 0 8.1
Dec 32 0 10.9


Humidity and Wind

Glens Falls has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is April (49% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (72.5%).

Wind in Glens Falls is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and February. March’s average wind speed of around 5.3 knots (6.1 MPH or 9.9 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late April where average top sustained speeds reach 13 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Glens Falls.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 3.8 Barely noticeable 10.2 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.7 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Mar 5.3 Light breeze 12.1 Gentle breeze
Apr 5.2 Light breeze 12.3 Significant breeze
May 4.6 Light breeze 11.9 Gentle breeze
Jun 4 Light breeze 10.6 Gentle breeze
Jul 3.5 Barely noticeable 10 Gentle breeze
Aug 3.3 Barely noticeable 9.7 Gentle breeze
Sep 3.4 Barely noticeable 9.7 Gentle breeze
Oct 3.4 Barely noticeable 9.8 Gentle breeze
Nov 3.9 Barely noticeable 9.9 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.2 Light breeze 11 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 64.7%
Feb 59%
Mar 53.1%
Apr 49%
May 52.9%
Jun 66.7%
Jul 69.5%
Aug 72.1%
Sep 72.5%
Oct 72.3%
Nov 66.9%
Dec 68.5%


Is it Safe to Travel to Glens Falls?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for the United States; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 23, 2019.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Glens Falls, NY, US is April, followed by July and June. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Glens Falls in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 26.9 in November means 26.9% of the tourists vs. April.



Overall Glens Falls Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 76.1°F (24.5°C) and 36.3°F (2.4°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 8 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 8 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Glens Falls, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 78°F (25.6°C) and 40.3°F (4.6°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 to 9 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Glens Falls to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 36.3°F (2.4°C) and 25.9°F (-3.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 10 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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