Rochester
New York, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

Monthly weather forecast and climate
Rochester, NY

The High Falls in Rochester, New York, and the distant view of the city
The High Falls in Rochester, New York, and the distant view of the city
January, like December, is a freezing cold winter month in Rochester, New York, with temperature in the range of an average low of 17.6°F (-8°C) and an average high of 31.6°F (-0.2°C). January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 31.6°F (-0.2°C) and an average low-temperature of 17.6°F (-8°C). Weather in January »
February, the last month of the winter, in Rochester, is a wintry month, with average temperature varying between 18.7°F (-7.4°C) and 34.2°F (1.2°C). In February, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in January - a cold 34.2°F (1.2°C). Weather in February »

March, the first month of the spring, in Rochester, is a frosty month, with average temperature varying between 25.9°F (-3.4°C) and 42.8°F (6°C). In March, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a cold 34.2°F (1.2°C) in February, to a frosty 42.8°F (6°C). Weather in March »

April is a mild spring month in Rochester, New York, with average temperature varying between 36.7°F (2.6°C) and 55.9°F (13.3°C). In Rochester, the average high-temperature increases, from a frosty 42.8°F (6°C) in March, to a moderate 55.9°F (13.3°C). Weather in April »

The last month of the spring, May, is a comfortable month in Rochester, New York, with average temperature varying between 67.6°F (19.8°C) and 46.2°F (7.9°C). In May, the average high-temperature increases, from a mild 55.9°F (13.3°C) in April, to an enjoyable 67.6°F (19.8°C). Weather in May »

June, the first month of the summer, in Rochester, is a moderately hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 76.6°F (24.8°C) and 55.9°F (13.3°C). In Rochester, the average high-temperature rises, from an enjoyable 67.6°F (19.8°C) in May, to a moderately hot 76.6°F (24.8°C). Weather in June »

July, like June, in Rochester, New York, is a moderately hot summer month, with average temperature varying between 60.6°F (15.9°C) and 81°F (27.2°C). With an average high-temperature of 81°F (27.2°C) and an average low-temperature of 60.6°F (15.9°C), July is the warmest month. Weather in July »

The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Rochester, New York, with temperature in the range of an average low of 59.5°F (15.3°C) and an average high of 79.2°F (26.2°C). In Rochester, New York, the average high-temperature in August is relatively the same as in July - a still moderately hot 79.2°F (26.2°C). Weather in August »

The first month of the autumn, September, is still a pleasant month in Rochester, New York, with average temperature ranging between min 52°F (11.1°C) and max 71.6°F (22°C). In September, the average high-temperature slightly decreases, from a moderately hot 79.2°F (26.2°C) in August, to an agreeable 71.6°F (22°C). Weather in September »

October, the same as September, in Rochester, New York, is a moderate autumn month, with average temperature varying between 41.5°F (5.3°C) and 59.5°F (15.3°C). In October, the average high-temperature decreases, from an agreeable 71.6°F (22°C) in September, to a moderate 59.5°F (15.3°C). Weather in October »

The last month of the autumn, November, is also a frosty month in Rochester, New York, with average temperature fluctuating between 48°F (8.9°C) and 33.1°F (0.6°C). In November, the average high-temperature drops, from a mild 59.5°F (15.3°C) in October, to a frosty 48°F (8.9°C). Weather in November »

December, the first month of the winter, in Rochester, is still a cold month, with average temperature ranging between min 23.5°F (-4.7°C) and max 36.5°F (2.5°C). In December, the average high-temperature decreases, from a chilly 48°F (8.9°C) in November, to a cold 36.5°F (2.5°C). Weather in December »

What is the coldest month in Rochester?

With an average high-temperature of 31.6°F (-0.2°C) and an average low-temperature of 17.6°F (-8°C), January is the coldest month in Rochester.

How many days does it rain in Rochester?

In Rochester, New York, during the entire year, the rain falls for 166.8 days and collects up to 34.3" (870.4mm) of precipitation.

When does it snow in Rochester?

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

How much does it snow in Rochester?

In Rochester, during the entire year, snow falls for 65.9 days, and aggregates up to 99.5" (2527.3mm) of snow.

When does it snow the most in Rochester?

The month with the most snowfall in Rochester, New York, is January when snow falls for 18 days and typically aggregates up to 28.2" (716.3mm) of snow.

What is the driest month in Rochester?

February is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 15.9 days and accumulates 1.9" (49.5mm) of precipitation.

When 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). For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

What is the least humid month in Rochester?

With an average relative humidity of 67%, April is the least humid month.

When are the longest days in Rochester?

The month with the longest days in Rochester is June, with an average of 15.3h of daylight.

What is the warmest month in Rochester?

With an average high-temperature of 81°F (27.2°C) and an average low-temperature of 60.6°F (15.9°C), July is the warmest month in Rochester, New York.

What month has the most sunshine in Rochester?

The month with the most sunshine in Rochester, New York, is July, with an average of 10.1h of sunshine.

What is the wettest month in Rochester?

The month with the most rainfall in Rochester, New York, is August when the rain falls for 10.8 days and typically aggregates up to 3.5" (88.1mm) of precipitation.

What month is the ocean warmest in Rochester?

The month with the warmest seawater is August, with an average ocean temperature of 73°F (22.8°C). For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 73.4°F (23°C) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 73°F (22.8°C).

What is the most humid month in Rochester?

With an average relative humidity of 77.5%, December is the most humid month in Rochester, New York.

What is the month with the shortest days in Rochester?

With an average of 9h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Rochester, New York.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Rochester?

December has the least sunshine of the year in Rochester, with an average of 2.5h of sunshine.
Average humidity - Rochester, NY
Average rainfall - Rochester, NY
Average rainfall days - Rochester, NY

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (19.4 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are July and August (10.8 days).

Average snowfall - Rochester, NY
Average snowfall days - Rochester, NY

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (18 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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).

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Rochester, NY