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Rochester, NY

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Weather forecast and temperature for today - Thursday, Feb 22.

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6:57 am

5:49 pm
EST
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46°F / 37°F
  • Wind: 12mph SSW
  • Humidity: 77%
  • Precip. probability: 71%
  • Precipitation: 0"
  • UV index: 1
Today, short periods of light rainfall are forecasted.
Minimal precipitation is expected. Temperature shifts will be modest, ranging from a peak of a frosty 46.4°F (8°C) to a low of an icy 37.4°F (3°C).
It will be warmer, and the maximum temperature of 46.4°F (8°C) will be more in line with March's average highest temperature of 39.7°F (4.3°C) than February's of 31.5°F (-0.3°C).
Sunrise will be at 6:57 am and sunset at 5:49 pm; the daylight will last for 10h and 52min.

Current condition and temperature - Rochester, NY

Cloudy
12:02 am EST
Cloudy
  • 43°F
  • Feels like: 36°F
  • Wind: 12mph S
  • Humidity: 55%
  • Dewpoint: 27°F
  • Pressure: 30"Hg
  • Precipitation: 0"
  • Visibility: 10mi
  • UV index: 0
In Rochester, currently, the sky is layered with clouds.
The temperature is a chilly 42.8°F (6°C), while the real-feel temperature, due to the wind, is calculated to be a wintry 35.6°F (2°C). The current temperature is almost at the maximum expected 46.4°F (8°C) for today.

Frequently asked questions

What is the current temperature in Rochester?

The temperature at 12:02 am in Rochester is 42.8°F (6°C). Feels-like temperature is 35.6°F (2°C).

What is the weather forecast for Rochester for today?

Today, short bursts of light-to-moderate rainfall are expected.

Will it rain today in Rochester?

There is a high possibility of rainfall, but with minimal precipitation.

What will be the maximum temperature in Rochester today?

Today, the maximum temperature will be 46.4°F (8°C), while the minimum temperature will be 37.4°F (3°C).
The maximum temperature will be significantly higher than the average highest temperature of 31.5°F (-0.3°C) in February. The lowest temperature will be also uncommonly higher than the average low of 21.2°F (-6°C).

When are sunrise and sunset today in Rochester?

On Thursday, in Rochester, sunrise will be at 6:57 am and sunset at 5:49 pm (EST).

How long is the day today in Rochester?

Today in Rochester, the daylight will last for 10h and 52min.

Hourly weather forecast and temperature - Rochester, NY

2 am
  • 43°F
  • Feels like:
    36°F
Cloudy
Cloudy
  • Wind: 14mph S
  • Pressure: 29.94"Hg
  • Humidity: 57%
  • Precip. probability: 3%
  • Precipitation: 0"
  • Visibility: 10mi
4 am
  • 41°F
  • Feels like:
    36°F
Cloudy
Cloudy
  • Wind: 13mph SSW
  • Pressure: 29.88"Hg
  • Humidity: 63%
  • Precip. probability: 14%
  • Precipitation: 0"
  • Visibility: 10mi
6 am
  • 43°F
  • Feels like:
    36°F
Cloudy
Cloudy
  • Wind: 12mph SSW
  • Pressure: 29.85"Hg
  • Humidity: 65%
  • Precip. probability: 5%
  • Precipitation: 0"
  • Visibility: 10mi
Sunrise: 6:57 am
8 am
  • 43°F
  • Feels like:
    36°F
Cloudy
Cloudy
  • Wind: 11mph SSW
  • Pressure: 29.83"Hg
  • Humidity: 71%
  • Precip. probability: 12%
  • Precipitation: 0"
  • Visibility: 10mi
10 am
  • 45°F
  • Feels like:
    39°F
Cloudy
Cloudy
  • Wind: 11mph SSW
  • Pressure: 29.8"Hg
  • Humidity: 75%
  • Precip. probability: 21%
  • Precipitation: 0"
  • Visibility: 10mi
12 pm
  • 46°F
  • Feels like:
    41°F
Showers
Showers
  • Wind: 10mph SSW
  • Pressure: 29.77"Hg
  • Humidity: 76%
  • Precip. probability: 36%
  • Precipitation: 0.04"
  • Visibility: 7mi
2 pm
  • 46°F
  • Feels like:
    41°F
Showers
Showers
  • Wind: 9mph SSW
  • Pressure: 29.71"Hg
  • Humidity: 79%
  • Precip. probability: 56%
  • Precipitation: 0.04"
  • Visibility: 7mi
4 pm
  • 45°F
  • Feels like:
    39°F
Showers
Showers
  • Wind: 8mph S
  • Pressure: 29.65"Hg
  • Humidity: 84%
  • Precip. probability: 58%
  • Precipitation: 0.04"
  • Visibility: 7mi
Sunset: 5:49 pm
6 pm
  • 43°F
  • Feels like:
    39°F
Light Rain
Light Rain
  • Wind: 7mph S
  • Pressure: 29.65"Hg
  • Humidity: 87%
  • Precip. probability: 68%
  • Precipitation: 0.04"
  • Visibility: 5mi
8 pm
  • 41°F
  • Feels like:
    37°F
Light Rain
Light Rain
  • Wind: 6mph S
  • Pressure: 29.62"Hg
  • Humidity: 87%
  • Precip. probability: 61%
  • Precipitation: 0.04"
  • Visibility: 5mi
10 pm
  • 41°F
  • Feels like:
    37°F
Showers
Showers
  • Wind: 6mph S
  • Pressure: 29.56"Hg
  • Humidity: 85%
  • Precip. probability: 48%
  • Precipitation: 0.04"
  • Visibility: 5mi
Today, in Rochester, a combination of rainy and occasionally cloudy weather is anticipated.
With minimal precipitation of 0.04" (1mm), rainfall is forecasted from 11 am to 11 pm.
The temperature will be between the highest temperature of 46.4°F (8°C) and the lowest temperature of 41°F (5°C). The warmest part of the day will be from 11 am to 2 pm.
The highest temperature will be more comparable to March's average maximum of 39.7°F (4.3°C) than February's average of 31.5°F (-0.3°C). The lowest temperature will be also more alike March's average minimum of 28°F (-2.2°C) than the average minimum of 21.2°F (-6°C) in February.

Rochester, New York, USA

Rochester, the seat of the county of Monroe, is the third in the most populated cities of New York, only behind New York City and Buffalo City. It is located on Lake Ontario's southern shores, with the Genesee River flowing through.
Rochester has earned the global city status and has been listed among the best cities to live in the United States, because of its manageable cost of living and low joblessness rates. Most of the growth of Rochester was as a result of the Genesee River, which has over the years grown to be a very active manufacturing, research, industrial, and economic hub in the region.
The history and development of Rochester have been preserved in the many museums like the doll-themed National Museum of Play, the photography-themed George Eastman Museum, and the iconic science-based Rochester Museum and Science Center. Others include the Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester and the ancient National Susan B. Anthony Museum that contains unique ancient artifacts.
Outdoor activities can be enjoyed in the Seabreeze Amusement park, crowned with vast water parks, amusement spots, and thrilling rides for the whole family. The nearby Durand Eastman Park has more fun activities featuring scenic wood trails and a beautiful beach for all the water activities.
Some of the notable buildings in Rochester include the tall First Federal Plaza, the iconic super tall Xerox Tower, and the ancient Sacred Heart Cathedral church building.

When to visit Rochester


Rochester experiences a humid continental climate of Köppen classification Dfb. There are four distinct weather seasons, with the weather generally featuring extremely cold and snowy winters and warm, pleasant summers. Spring and autumn are both mild and stunning in their unique beauty of blossoms and fall foliage, respectively.
Summer is warm and pleasant, with the temperature averaging highs of 79.7°F (26.5°C) and lows of 61°F (16.1°C). It is the wettest period of the year, albeit the low rainfall amounts. August receives the highest rainfall of 3.5" (88.9mm) from an average of ten and a half rainy days. Most days pass by with up to ten hours of hot sunshine.
Winter is cold and chilly, as the temperature drops to as low as 14°F (-10°C) at night. Snowfall occurs for up to eighteen days per month to collect 60.3cm of snow on average.
Rochester is a year-round travel destination, with each season bringing unique beauty to the city. Heat lovers enjoy the warm days of summer, albeit with high humidity throughout. The cold lovers swarm the city during winter for all sorts of outdoor and indoor engagements as well. Spring brings incredible beauty to Rochester amid the blossoms and freshly scented air. Autumn is glorious in its stunning fall foliage that attracts picnicking and photography in the many magnificent parks in downtown Rochester.
The peak of the travel period falls between July and August when the weather is warmest and excellent for the outdoors. This period also covers many exciting events to be attended.
Events encompass the Lilac Festival in May, to celebrate and enjoy the beauty of the spring blossoms amid colorful decorations, parades, and thrilling concerts. Another of the events is the Rochester International Jazz Festival that is held between June and July to let people celebrate and appreciate the jazz music genre.
  • en: Rochester, New York, USA
  • es: Rochester, Nueva York, EE.UU.
  • sr: Ročester, Nju Jork, SAD
  • zh: 罗切斯特, 纽约, 美国
  • Latitude: 43.161030°
  • Longitude: -77.610922°
  • Elevation: 502 ft
  • Current time: 12:02am EST
  • Sunrise: 6:57 am EST
  • Sunset: 5:49 pm EST
  • Timezone: America/New_York
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Useful resources

  • The Strong Museum - historic, interactive look at toys and games, from video-game exhibits to a walk down "Sesame Street."
  • Seneca Park Zoo - veteran zoo with native and exotic animals, including an African safari tour with lions and elephants.
  • Seabreeze Amusement Park - 4th-oldest American amusement park (since 1879) offers high-speed thrills plus kiddie and water rides.
  • Rochester Museum & Science Center - 3-floor learning center with hands-on kids' exhibits and a planetarium, featuring films and star shows.
  • Susan B. Anthony Museum & House - artifacts and materials displayed in Susan B. Anthony's former home and site of her 1872 arrest.
  • Durand Eastman Park - trails wind over rolling terrain at this lakeside park that features a golf course and an arboretum.
  • Genesee Valley Park - sprawling city park, with an array of trails plus multi-use athletic fields, canoeing, golf, and more.
  • Mount Hope Cemetery - mount Hope Cemetery in Rochester, New York, founded in 1838, is the first municipal cemetery in the United States'. Situated on 196 acres of land adjacent to the University of Rochester on Mount Hope Avenue, the cemetery is the permanent resting place of
  • Rochester, New York - official website
  • Rochester @ Wikipedia

Rochester, New York, USA

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