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Rochester, NY

Amazing High Falls in Rochester, New York, USA
Amazing High Falls in Rochester, New York, USA

Weather in January

January, the same as December, in Rochester, New York, is another subzero cold winter month, with an average temperature ranging between min 19.8°F (-6.8°C) and max 29.3°F (-1.5°C). The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 29.3°F (-1.5°C) and an average low-temperature of 19.8°F (-6.8°C). Weather in January »

Weather in February

February, the last month of the winter in Rochester, is also a subzero cold month, with an average temperature varying between 21.2°F (-6°C) and 31.5°F (-0.3°C). In February, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in January - a still freezing cold 31.5°F (-0.3°C). Weather in February »

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Rochester, is a cold month, with an average temperature varying between 39.7°F (4.3°C) and 28°F (-2.2°C). In Rochester, New York, the average high-temperature in March slightly increases from a freezing cold 31.5°F (-0.3°C) in February to a cold 39.7°F (4.3°C). Weather in March »

Weather in April

April in Rochester, New York, is a fresh spring month, with an average temperature varying between 37.4°F (3°C) and 51.4°F (10.8°C). In April, the average high-temperature rises from a cold 39.7°F (4.3°C) in March to a fresh 51.4°F (10.8°C). Weather in April »

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Rochester, is an enjoyable month, with an average temperature ranging between min 48°F (8.9°C) and max 63.9°F (17.7°C). In May, the average high-temperature increases from a fresh 51.4°F (10.8°C) in April to an enjoyable 63.9°F (17.7°C). Weather in May »

Weather in June

June, the first month of the summer in Rochester, is an agreeable month, with an average temperature ranging between max 71.4°F (21.9°C) and min 55.9°F (13.3°C). In Rochester, the average high-temperature in June slightly increases from a comfortable 63.9°F (17.7°C) in May to an agreeable 71.4°F (21.9°C). Weather in June »

Weather in July

July is a warm summer month in Rochester, New York, with an average temperature fluctuating between 63°F (17.2°C) and 77.9°F (25.5°C). The warmest month is July, with an average high-temperature of 77.9°F (25.5°C) and an average low-temperature of 63°F (17.2°C). Weather in July »

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Rochester, is also a moderately hot month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 62.1°F (16.7°C) and an average high of 76.6°F (24.8°C). In Rochester, the average high-temperature in August is almost the same as in July - a still moderately hot 76.6°F (24.8°C). Weather in August »

Weather in September

The first month of the autumn, September, is still a pleasant month in Rochester, New York, with an average temperature fluctuating between 56.1°F (13.4°C) and 71.1°F (21.7°C). In Rochester, the average high-temperature in September slightly decreases from a warm 76.6°F (24.8°C) in August to an agreeable 71.1°F (21.7°C). Weather in September »

Weather in October

October, the same as September, in Rochester, New York, is another mild autumn month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 46.8°F (8.2°C) and 58.5°F (14.7°C). In Rochester, the average high-temperature in October drops from an agreeable 71.1°F (21.7°C) in September to a moderate 58.5°F (14.7°C). Weather in October »

Weather in November

November, the last month of the autumn in Rochester, is also a frosty month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 34.9°F (1.6°C) and an average high of 45.9°F (7.7°C). In November, the average high-temperature drops from a moderate 58.5°F (14.7°C) in October to a chilly 45.9°F (7.7°C). Weather in November »

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Rochester, is also a wintry month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 27.5°F (-2.5°C) and 36°F (2.2°C). In December, the average high-temperature decreases from a frosty 45.9°F (7.7°C) in November to a cold 36°F (2.2°C). Weather in December »
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Rochester?

January is the coldest month in Rochester, New York, with an average high-temperature of 29.3°F (-1.5°C) and an average low-temperature of 19.8°F (-6.8°C).

What are the most humid months in Rochester?

The months with the highest humidity are January and February, with an average relative humidity of 84%.

How many days does it rain in Rochester?

Throughout the year, there are 172.4 rainfall days, and 29.45" (748mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it snow in Rochester?

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

How much does it snow in Rochester?

In Rochester, during the entire year, snow falls for 70.9 days and aggregates up to 27.44" (697mm) of snow.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Rochester?

The months with the least sunshine are January and February, with an average of 2.7h of sunshine.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Rochester?

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

When does it snow the most in Rochester?

February is the month with the most snowfall. Snow falls for 15.6 days and accumulates 7.01" (178mm) of snow.

What month is the ocean coldest in Rochester?

The month with the coldest seawater is March, with an average ocean temperature of 35.8°F (2.1°C).

When is Daylight Saving Time (DST) in Rochester?

On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts in Rochester, 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 wettest month in Rochester?

The month with the most rainfall in Rochester is May, when the rain falls for 16.8 days and typically aggregates up to 2.99" (76mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Rochester?

In Rochester, New York, snow does not fall in June through September.

When are the longest days in Rochester?

The month with the longest days in Rochester is June, with an average of 15h and 20min of daylight.

What is the warmest month in Rochester?

July is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 77.9°F (25.5°C) and an average low-temperature of 63°F (17.2°C).

What month has the most sunshine in Rochester?

The month with the most sunshine is July, with an average of 10.6h of sunshine.

When is the highest UV index in Rochester?

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

What are the least humid months in Rochester?

The months with the lowest humidity in Rochester are August and September, with an average relative humidity of 76%.

What is the month with the warmest ocean in Rochester?

With an average ocean temperature of 73°F (22.8°C), August is the month with the warmest seawater in Rochester.

What is the driest month in Rochester?

The month with the least rainfall in Rochester, New York, is September, when the rain falls for 13.9 days and typically collects 1.85" (47mm) of precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Rochester?

December has the shortest days of the year in Rochester, New York, with an average of 9h and 3min of daylight.

Average pressure
Rochester, NY

Average pressure - Rochester, 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
Rochester, NY

Average wind speed - Rochester, NY

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (11.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7mph).

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Average humidity
Rochester, NY

Average humidity - Rochester, NY

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (84%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are August and September (76%).

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Average rainfall
Rochester, NY

Average rainfall - Rochester, NY

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (2.99").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.85").

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Average rainfall days
Rochester, NY

Average rainfall days - Rochester, NY

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (18.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (7.8 days).

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Average snowfall
Rochester, NY

Average snowfall - Rochester, NY

The month with the highest snowfall is February (7.01").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days
Rochester, NY

Average snowfall days - Rochester, NY

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (17.6 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature
Rochester, NY

Average sea temperature - Rochester, NY

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (73°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (35.8°F).

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Average daylight / Average sunshine
Rochester, NY

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Rochester, NY

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 20min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 3min).

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The months with the least sunshine are January and February (Average sunshine: 2h and 42min).

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Average sunshine days
Rochester, NY

Average sunshine days - Rochester, NY

The month with the most sunshine days is September (13.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (6.7 days).

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Average visibility
Rochester, NY

Average visibility - Rochester, NY

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

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