Climate and monthly weather forecast
Amherst, NY

Weather in January

January, the same as December, in Amherst, New York, is a freezing cold winter month, with an average temperature varying between 29.3°F (-1.5°C) and 19.4°F (-7°C). January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 29.3°F (-1.5°C) and an average low-temperature of 19.4°F (-7°C). Weather in January »

Weather in February

The last month of the winter, February, is another freezing cold month in Amherst, New York, with an average temperature varying between 31.3°F (-0.4°C) and 20.1°F (-6.6°C). In Amherst, the average high-temperature in February is practically the same as in January - a still freezing cold 31.3°F (-0.4°C). Weather in February »

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Amherst, is a cold month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 40.6°F (4.8°C) and 27.9°F (-2.3°C). In Amherst, the average high-temperature in March increases from a subzero cold 31.3°F (-0.4°C) in February to a cold 40.6°F (4.8°C). Weather in March »

Weather in April

April in Amherst, New York, is a fresh spring month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 52.3°F (11.3°C) and an average low of 37.2°F (2.9°C). In Amherst, the average high-temperature in April increases from a wintry 40.6°F (4.8°C) in March to a cool 52.3°F (11.3°C). Weather in April »

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Amherst, is a comfortable month, with an average temperature varying between 66°F (18.9°C) and 48.7°F (9.3°C). In May, the average high-temperature rises from a fresh 52.3°F (11.3°C) in April to a comfortable 66°F (18.9°C). Weather in May »

Weather in June

The first month of the summer, June, is a moderately hot month in Amherst, New York, with an average temperature varying between 73.6°F (23.1°C) and 56.8°F (13.8°C). In Amherst, New York, the average high-temperature in June slightly increases from an enjoyable 66°F (18.9°C) in May to a moderately hot 73.6°F (23.1°C). Weather in June »

Weather in July

July, the same as June, is another warm summer month in Amherst, New York, with an average temperature varying between 63.1°F (17.3°C) and 79.5°F (26.4°C). With an average high-temperature of 79.5°F (26.4°C) and an average low-temperature of 63.1°F (17.3°C), July is the warmest month. Weather in July »

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Amherst, is another warm month, with an average temperature varying between 62.6°F (17°C) and 78.4°F (25.8°C). In Amherst, the average high-temperature in August is almost the same as in July - a still warm 78.4°F (25.8°C). Weather in August »

Weather in September

September, the first month of the autumn in Amherst, is still a pleasant month, with an average temperature varying between 56.7°F (13.7°C) and 72°F (22.2°C). In September, the average high-temperature slightly decreases from a warm 78.4°F (25.8°C) in August to an agreeable 72°F (22.2°C). Weather in September »

Weather in October

October, the same as September, in Amherst, New York, is another mild autumn month, with an average temperature ranging between max 58.6°F (14.8°C) and min 47.1°F (8.4°C). In Amherst, the average high-temperature in October drops from a pleasant 72°F (22.2°C) in September to a moderate 58.6°F (14.8°C). Weather in October »

Weather in November

The last month of the autumn, November, is another chilly month in Amherst, New York, with an average temperature ranging between max 45.5°F (7.5°C) and min 34.9°F (1.6°C). In Amherst, the average high-temperature in November decreases from a mild 58.6°F (14.8°C) in October to a frosty 45.5°F (7.5°C). Weather in November »

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also a wintry month in Amherst, New York, with an average temperature ranging between min 27.7°F (-2.4°C) and max 35.6°F (2°C). In December, the average high-temperature drops from a chilly 45.5°F (7.5°C) in November to a wintry 35.6°F (2°C). Weather in December »
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Amherst?

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 29.3°F (-1.5°C) and an average low-temperature of 19.4°F (-7°C).

What is the most humid month in Amherst?

January and February, with an average relative humidity of 85%, are most humid months in Amherst, New York.

How many days does it rain in Amherst?

Throughout the year, there are 169.2 rainfall days, and 28.15" (715mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it snow in Amherst?

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Amherst, New York.

How much does it snow in Amherst?

In Amherst, New York, during the entire year, snow falls for 77.2 days and aggregates up to 30.94" (786mm) of snow.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Amherst?

With an average of 2.3h of sunshine, January has the least sunshine of the year in Amherst, New York.

When is the lowest UV index in Amherst?

The months with the lowest UV index in Amherst are January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

When does it snow the most in Amherst?

The month with the most snowfall in Amherst is February, when snow falls for 17.1 days and typically aggregates up to 7.64" (194mm) of snow.

When is Daylight Saving Time (DST) in Amherst?

On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from EST to EDT. Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am, and the time zone reverts from EDT to EST.

What is the rainiest month in Amherst?

May is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 17.8 days and accumulates 2.87" (73mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Amherst?

In Amherst, snow does not fall in June through September.

When are the longest days in Amherst?

The month with the longest days is June, with an average of 15h and 18min of daylight.

What is the warmest month in Amherst?

With an average high-temperature of 79.5°F (26.4°C) and an average low-temperature of 63.1°F (17.3°C), July is the warmest month in Amherst.

What is the least humid month in Amherst?

July through September, with an average relative humidity of 74%, are the least humid months.

What month has the most sunshine in Amherst?

July has the most sunshine of the year, with an average of 10.3h of sunshine.

When is the highest UV index in Amherst?

With an average maximum UV index of 6, July is the month with the highest UV index in Amherst, New York.

What is the driest month in Amherst?

September is the month with the least rainfall in Amherst. Rain falls for 15 days and accumulates 1.81" (46mm) of precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Amherst?

December has the shortest days of the year in Amherst, with an average of 9h and 4min of daylight.

Average temperature
Amherst, NY

Average temperature - Amherst, NY

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (29.3°F).

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19.4°F).

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Average pressure
Amherst, NY

Average pressure - Amherst, NY

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.09"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.92"Hg).

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Average wind speed
Amherst, NY

Average wind speed - Amherst, NY

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (11mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.7mph).

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Average humidity
Amherst, NY

Average humidity - Amherst, NY

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (85%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are July, August and September (74%).

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Average rainfall
Amherst, NY

Average rainfall - Amherst, NY

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (2.87").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.81").

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Average rainfall days
Amherst, NY

Average rainfall days - Amherst, NY

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (7.6 days).

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Average snowfall
Amherst, NY

Average snowfall - Amherst, NY

The month with the highest snowfall is February (7.64").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days
Amherst, NY

Average snowfall days - Amherst, NY

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (19 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight / Average sunshine
Amherst, NY

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Amherst, NY

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 18min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 4min).

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2h and 18min).

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Average sunshine days
Amherst, NY

Average sunshine days - Amherst, NY

The month with the most sunshine days is September (12.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (6.3 days).

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Average visibility
Amherst, NY

Average visibility - Amherst, NY

The months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March and December (5mi).

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