Heating Degree Day Information

Notes about the content on this page:

  • Last updated: 03/31/2020
  • Source: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Weather Service Degree Days StatisticsLink opens in new window - close new window to return to this page..
  • Annual heating seasons run October through March (seasonal, weekly, and monthly)
  • "Normal" is a 30-year degree day average value for the period 1971-2000.
  • "Degree-days" are relative measurements of outdoor air temperature used as an index for heating energy requirements. Heating degree-days are the number of degrees that the daily average temperature falls below 65° F.

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New York State

Seasonal Heating Degree-Days
Time Period: Current Year Last Year Normal
07/01/19 - 03/28/20 4861 5350 5325

Weekly Heating Degree-Days
Week Ending: Current Year Last Year Normal
03/28/20 178 191 179
03/21/20 165 201 200
03/14/20 140 193 219
03/07/20 189 290 232
02/29/20 203 263 243
02/22/20 245 256 237
02/15/20 245 248 271
02/08/20 207 205 267
02/01/20 230 324 276
01/25/20 266 286 281
01/18/20 207 297 278
01/11/20 212 230 265
01/04/20 196 201 250
12/28/19 203 209 249
12/21/19 271 201 242
12/14/19 211 254 234
12/07/19 240 212 207
11/30/19 181 201 179
11/23/19 195 237 174
11/16/19 223 207 156
11/09/19 182 129 137
11/02/19 82 124 118
10/26/19 95 149 108
10/19/19 102 124 87
10/12/19 64 19 75
10/05/19 49 38 58

Monthly Heating Degree-Days
Month: Current Year Last Year Normal
October 343 417 397
November 821 795 679
December 1013 960 1038
January 990 1198 1207
February 933 1028 1055
March      
April      

Albany

Seasonal Heating Degree-Days
Time Period: Current Year Last Year Normal
07/01/19 - 03/28/20 5013 5624 5612

Weekly Heating Degree-Days
Week Ending: Current Year Last Year Normal
03/28/20 178 194 177
03/21/20 161 175 196
03/14/20 124 221 214
03/07/20 181 289 231
02/29/20 202 277 248
02/22/20 251 284 262
02/15/20 254 261 273
02/08/20 238 200 281
02/01/20 230 351 287
01/25/20 282 328 287
01/18/20 223 304 287
01/11/20 212 248 280
01/04/20 193 213 273
12/28/19 221 210 263
12/21/19 293 216 251
12/14/19 220 262 236
12/07/19 262 227 219
11/30/19 188 197 201
11/23/19 204 252 182
11/16/19 233 221 166
11/09/19 190 150 152
11/02/19 69 127 137
10/26/19 101 150 123
10/19/19 103 129 105
10/12/19 64 32 88
10/05/19 64 55 67

Monthly Heating Degree-Days
Month: Current Year Last Year Normal
October 358 455 463
November 847 840 741
December 1083 1010 1085
January 1024 1289 1257
February 974 1118 1105
March      
April      

Binghamton

Seasonal Heating Degree-Days
Time Period: Current Year Last Year Normal
07/01/19 - 03/28/20 5703 6228 6195

Weekly Heating Degree-Days
Week Ending: Current Year Last Year Normal
03/28/20 204 227 202
03/21/20 196 216 220
03/14/20 161 234 238
03/07/20 207 321 256
02/29/20 229 293 271
02/22/20 275 290 284
02/15/20 292 279 295
02/08/20 248 208 301
02/01/20 271 383 304
01/25/20 279 325 305
01/18/20 247 324 301
01/11/20 243 285 297
01/04/20 221 226 290
12/28/19 212 239 280
12/21/19 319 226 268
12/14/19 244 271 253
12/07/19 275 258 237
11/30/19 212 235 219
11/23/19 216 287 201
11/16/19 262 250 182
11/09/19 223 168 166
11/02/19 103 149 149
10/26/19 105 181 133
10/19/19 134 156 117
10/12/19 89 25 99
10/05/19 77 68 82

Monthly Heating Degree-Days
Month: Current Year Last Year Normal
October 442 526 514
November 963 966 812
December 1147 1091 1161
January 1128 1385 1331
February 1080 1168 1194
March      
April      

Buffalo

Seasonal Heating Degree-Days
Time Period: Current Year Last Year Normal
07/01/19 - 03/28/20 4993 5748 5724

Weekly Heating Degree-Days
Week Ending: Current Year Last Year Normal
03/28/20 156 213 195
03/21/20 178 204 212
03/14/20 151 222 229
03/07/20 200 327 247
02/29/20 235 291 262
02/22/20 241 287 274
02/15/20 274 265 283
02/08/20 251 189 287
02/01/20 241 369 287
01/25/20 250 322 287
01/18/20 223 303 287
01/11/20 197 251 280
01/04/20 187 209 271
12/28/19 170 216 262
12/21/19 277 208 249
12/14/19 214 237 236
12/07/19 237 230 219
11/30/19 176 205 201
11/23/19 195 259 182
11/16/19 255 226 166
11/09/19 191 147 148
11/02/19 109 156 133
10/26/19 96 160 117
10/19/19 121 129 100
10/12/19 70 29 84
10/05/19 63 62 66

Monthly Heating Degree-Days
Month: Current Year Last Year Normal
October 392 472 442
November 871 879 737
December 976 983 1081
January 987 1301 1256
February 1034 1125 1147
March      
April      

Glens Falls

Seasonal Heating Degree-Days
Time Period: Current Year Last Year Normal
07/01/19 - 03/28/20 6038 6351 6502

Weekly Heating Degree-Days
Week Ending: Current Year Last Year Normal
03/28/20 214 214 202
03/21/20 202 207 223
03/14/20 161 253 243
03/07/20 218 324 263
02/29/20 243 317 280
02/22/20 314 328 299
02/15/20 322 289 312
02/08/20 275 244 323
02/01/20 260 376 329
01/25/20 333 336 333
01/18/20 272 332 329
01/11/20 258 270 325
01/04/20 223 242 314
12/28/19 251 244 301
12/21/19 336 236 285
12/14/19 234 293 267
12/07/19 279 239 248
11/30/19 215 218 226
11/23/19 239 277 205
11/16/19 271 244 187
11/09/19 210 165 171
11/02/19 93 151 157
10/26/19 116 180 142
10/19/19 135 155 126
10/12/19 93 45 107
10/05/19 94 79 87

Monthly Heating Degree-Days
Month: Current Year Last Year Normal
October 464 555 550
November 979 933 835
December 1201 1120 1234
January 1211 1383 1450
February 1188 1286 1261
March      
April      

Massena

Seasonal Heating Degree-Days
Time Period: Current Year Last Year Normal
07/01/19 - 03/28/20 6516 7098 7027

Weekly Heating Degree-Days
Week Ending: Current Year Last Year Normal
03/28/20 216 249 225
03/21/20 223 237 247
03/14/20 190 258 270
03/07/20 248 351 291
02/29/20 257 351 309
02/22/20 326 352 327
02/15/20 360 322 340
02/08/20 322 301 349
02/01/20 298 411 355
01/25/20 333 372 357
01/18/20 333 385 354
01/11/20 276 314 348
01/04/20 218 286 339
12/28/19 239 329 327
12/21/19 358 255 312
12/14/19 248 330 292
12/07/19 296 251 268
11/30/19 225 211 243
11/23/19 261 319 219
11/16/19 303 260 197
11/09/19 214 171 179
11/02/19 118 185 162
10/26/19 121 183 146
10/19/19 127 143 128
10/12/19 102 78 109
10/05/19 114 92 89

Monthly Heating Degree-Days
Month: Current Year Last Year Normal
October 499 610 563
November 1055 1006 886
December 1243 1279 1343
January 1314 1593 1559
February 1307 1431 1375
March      
April      

New York City

Seasonal Heating Degree-Days
Time Period: Current Year Last Year Normal
07/01/19 - 03/28/20 3571 4077 4205

Weekly Heating Degree-Days
Week Ending: Current Year Last Year Normal
03/28/20 131 148 141
03/21/20 116 137 156
03/14/20 85 170 173
03/07/20 138 242 187
02/29/20 158 224 199
02/22/20 192 209 211
02/15/20 196 204 220
02/08/20 157 161 226
02/01/20 188 271 231
01/25/20 210 238 231
01/18/20 172 236 231
01/11/20 175 199 224
01/04/20 158 158 215
12/28/19 151 159 206
12/21/19 229 156 193
12/14/19 161 197 180
12/07/19 192 168 166
11/30/19 138 147 148
11/23/19 152 194 133
11/16/19 161 161 117
11/09/19 126 77 100
11/02/19 57 66 85
10/26/19 40 99 70
10/19/19 43 67 56
10/12/19 19 2 42
10/05/19 23 0 30

Monthly Heating Degree-Days
Month: Current Year Last Year Normal
October 152 233 249
November 607 580 524
December 804 750 836
January 807 984 1008
February 728 875 889
March      
April      


Rochester

Seasonal Heating Degree-Days
Time Period: Current Year Last Year Normal
07/01/19 - 03/28/20 5180 5562 5771

Weekly Heating Degree-Days
Week Ending: Current Year Last Year Normal
03/28/20 177 199 193
03/21/20 191 187 211
03/14/20 157 212 230
03/07/20 191 309 247
02/29/20 229 277 262
02/22/20 256 287 276
02/15/20 280 254 285
02/08/20 255 180 289
02/01/20 250 354 294
01/25/20 264 306 287
01/18/20 239 299 287
01/11/20 218 251 280
01/04/20 190 213 273
12/28/19 181 206 263
12/21/19 291 207 251
12/14/19 224 231 238
12/07/19 260 219 221
11/30/19 186 196 202
11/23/19 203 262 184
11/16/19 259 222 166
11/09/19 202 140 149
11/02/19 91 145 133
10/26/19 89 157 117
10/19/19 114 129 103
10/12/19 73 21 84
10/05/19 53 62 68

Monthly Heating Degree-Days
Month: Current Year Last Year Normal
October 363 457 447
November 897 854 741
December 1035 960 1089
January 1048 1270 1263
February 1054 1088 1154
March      
April      


Syracuse

Seasonal Heating Degree-Days
Time Period: Current Year Last Year Normal
07/01/19 - 03/28/20 5195 5952 5860

Weekly Heating Degree-Days
Week Ending: Current Year Last Year Normal
03/28/20 190 208 193
03/21/20 186 198 211
03/14/20 146 236 230
03/07/20 195 312 248
02/29/20 219 293 264
02/22/20 263 289 279
02/15/20 285 265 289
02/08/20 257 204 294
02/01/20 257 356 298
01/25/20 274 321 296
01/18/20 233 329 294
01/11/20 215 268 289
01/04/20 194 229 280
12/28/19 201 236 270
12/21/19 302 219 257
12/14/19 214 262 243
12/07/19 260 238 224
11/30/19 193 220 204
11/23/19 192 277 185
11/16/19 252 237 168
11/09/19 189 148 151
11/02/19 73 150 135
10/26/19 92 170 120
10/19/19 112 132 105
10/12/19 73 22 88
10/05/19 65 66 70

Monthly Heating Degree-Days
Month: Current Year Last Year Normal
October 364 486 460
November 864 914 748
December 1065 1056 1113
January 1051 1346 1296
February 1058 1144 1168
March      
April      


Utica

Utica has been removed from our survey.



Watertown

Seasonal Heating Degree-Days
Time Period: Current Year Last Year Normal
07/01/19 - 03/28/20 5988 6585 6564

Weekly Heating Degree-Days
Week Ending: Current Year Last Year Normal
03/28/20 202 233 214
03/21/20 214 216 234
03/14/20 171 246 254
03/07/20 232 369 274
02/29/20 240 327 292
02/22/20 286 339 306
02/15/20 308 285 318
02/08/20 309 224 325
02/01/20 273 397 329
01/25/20 284 354 329
01/18/20 286 368 324
01/11/20 238 290 319
01/04/20 205 256 311
12/28/19 207 272 300
12/21/19 352 231 285
12/14/19 242 296 268
12/07/19 300 243 248
11/30/19 220 206 226
11/23/19 231 302 204
11/16/19 291 240 186
11/09/19 197 164 168
11/02/19 86 175 154
10/26/19 110 181 138
10/19/19 129 143 122
10/12/19 92 38 105
10/05/19 94 94 86

Monthly Heating Degree-Days
Month: Current Year Last Year Normal
October 444 566 536
November 985 951 830
December 1195 1150 1233
January 1154 1488 1433
February 1181 1276 1288
March      
April