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

February 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
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).

Temperature

In February, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in January - a cold 34.2°F (1.2°C). In Rochester, the average low-temperature is 18.7°F (-7.4°C).

Humidity

In Rochester, the average relative humidity is 74.1%.

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall in Rochester, New York, is February when the rain falls for 15.9 days and typically collects 1.9" (49.5mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

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

Ocean temperature

In February, the average ocean temperature is 36.9°F (2.7°C). For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

Daylight

The average length of the day in February is 10.6h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in February is 4.2h.

What is the temperature in February in Rochester?

In Rochester, New York, in February, the average high-temperature is 34.2°F (1.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 18.7°F (-7.4°C).

What is the average humidity in February in Rochester?

The average relative humidity in February in Rochester is 74.1%.

How many days does it rain in February in Rochester?

In Rochester, in February, it is raining for 15.9 days, with typically 1.9" (49.5mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the driest month in Rochester?

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

How much does it snow in Rochester in February?

In Rochester, during February, snow falls for 14.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 21.5" (546.1mm) of snow.

What is the ocean temperature in February in Rochester?

In Rochester, the average seawater temperature in February is 36.9°F (2.7°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.

How many hours of daylight does Rochester have in February?

In Rochester, New York, the average length of the day in February is 10.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does Rochester have in February?

In February, the average sunshine in Rochester, New York, is 4.2h.
Average temperature in February - Rochester, NY
  • Average high temperature in February: 34.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (31.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 18.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (60.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (17.6°F).

Average humidity in February - Rochester, NY
  • Average humidity in February: 74.1%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (77.5%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (67%).

Average rainfall in February - Rochester, NY
  • Average rainfall in February: 2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.5").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (2").

Average rainfall days in February - Rochester, NY
  • Average rainfall days in February: 15.9 days

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 in February - Rochester, NY
  • Average snowfall in February: 21.5"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (28.2").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in February - Rochester, NY
  • Average snowfall days in February: 14.4 days

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 in February - Rochester, NY
  • Average sea temperature in February: 36.9°F

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 in February / Average sunshine in February - Rochester, NY
  • Average daylight in February: 10.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.3h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 4.2h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.1h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2.5h).