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The Mohawk River
 Its 149-mile-long, It is the largest tributary of the Hudson River. The Mohawk flows into the Hudson in the Capital District, a few miles north of the city of Albany.The river is named for the Mohawk Nation of the Iroquois Confederacy. It is a major waterway in from its source in Lewis County, the Mohawk River flows generally east through the Mohawk Valley, passing by the cities of Rome, Utica, Little Falls, Canajoharie, Amsterdam, and Schenectady before entering the Hudson River at Cohoes, just north of Albany.The river and its supporting canal, the Erie Canal (a part of the New York State Canal System, called the New York State Barge Canal for much of the 20th century), connect the Hudson River and port of New York with the Great Lakes at Buffalo, New York.The lower part of the Mohawk River has five permanent dams, nine movable dams (seasonal), and five active hydropower plants.

Temperature

  Avg High (°F) Avg Low (°F) Mean (°F) Heat Deg Day Cool Deg Day
Jan 28.5 9.9 19.2 1420 0
Feb 32.0 11.0 21.5 1218 0
Mar 40.9 20.5 30.7 1063 0
Apr 55.4 33.0 44.2 625 1
May 67.7 44.0 55.9 298 15
Jun 76.1 53.8 65.0 83 81
Jul 80.0 58.2 69.1 21 148
Aug 78.5 56.9 67.7 34 117
Sep 70.9 47.9 59.4 195 27
Oct 58.4 36.2 47.3 549 1
Nov 46.0 28.3 37.1 836 0
Dec 33.7 17.4 25.5 1223 0

Temperature Extremes, Annual Number of Days

  Days
High > 90°F (Num. of Days) 3
Low < 32°F (Num. of Days) 160
Low < 0°F (Num. of Days) 18

Precipitation

  Precip Total " Snowfall Total " Days Precip ≥ 0.01" Days Precip ≥ 0.5" Days Snow Depth ≥ 10"
Jan 3.2 23.1 12.7 2.2 12.7
Feb 2.8 13.8 10.4 1.8 16.1
Mar 3.9 14.5 11.0 2.4 9.4
Apr 4.0 1.8 11.4 2.9 0.9
May 4.2 0.0 12.7 3.2 0.0
Jun 4.7 0.0 12.2 3.3 0.0
Jul 4.3 0.0 10.6 2.9 0.0
Aug 4.6 0.0 10.2 3.7 0.0
Sep 3.7 0.0 10.7 2.4 0.0
Oct 4.5 0.1 11.6 2.5 0.0
Nov 3.1 3.7 11.1 2.5 0.1
Dec 3.5 18.0 12.6 2.1 2.9