February weather forecast and climate
Rochester, NY

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Weather in February

The last month of the winter, February, is another freezing cold month in Rochester, New York, with average temperature varying between 31.5°F (-0.3°C) and 21.2°F (-6°C).

Temperature

In Rochester, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in January - a still subzero cold 31.5°F (-0.3°C). In February, in Rochester, the average low-temperature is 21.2°F (-6°C).

Humidity

January and February, with an average relative humidity of 84%, are most humid months in Rochester.

Rainfall

In Rochester, New York, during 7.8 rainfall days, 2.17" (55mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Rochester, during the entire year, the rain falls for 172.4 days and collects up to 29.45" (748mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Rochester are January through May, October through December. February is the month with the most snowfall in Rochester. Snow falls for 15.6 days and accumulates 7.01" (178mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In Rochester, the average seawater temperature is 36.9°F (2.7°C).
Note: 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.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

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

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in February is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In February, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in February in Rochester?

In February, the average high-temperature is 31.5°F (-0.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 21.2°F (-6°C).

What are the most humid months in Rochester?

January and February, with an average relative humidity of 84%, are most humid months in Rochester, New York.

What is the average humidity in February in Rochester?

In Rochester, New York, the average relative humidity in February is 84%.

How much does it rain in Rochester in February?

In Rochester, in February, during 7.8 rainfall days, 2.17" (55mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in February in Rochester?

In Rochester, New York, during February, snow falls for 15.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 7.01" (178mm) of snow.

When does it snow the most in Rochester?

The month with the most snowfall is February when snow falls for 15.6 days and typically aggregates up to 7.01" (178mm) of snow.

How cold is the water in February in Rochester?

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

What is the month with the least sunshine in Rochester?

Months with the least sunshine in Rochester are January and February, with an average of 2.7h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Rochester have in February?

The average sunshine in February in Rochester is 2.7h.

What is the UV index intensity in February in Rochester?

In Rochester, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in February
Rochester, NY

Average temperature in February - Rochester, NY
  • Average high temperature in February: 31.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (77.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (29.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in February: 21.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19.8°F).

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Average pressure in February
Rochester, NY

Average pressure in February - Rochester, NY
  • Average pressure in February: 30.03"

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

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Average wind speed in February
Rochester, NY

Average wind speed in February - Rochester, NY
  • Average wind speed in February: 11.5mph

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 in February
Rochester, NY

Average humidity in February - Rochester, NY
  • Average humidity in February: 84%

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

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Average rainfall in February
Rochester, NY

Average rainfall in February - Rochester, NY
  • Average rainfall in February: 2.17"

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 in February
Rochester, NY

Average rainfall days in February - Rochester, NY
  • Average rainfall days in February: 7.8 days

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 in February
Rochester, NY

Average snowfall in February - Rochester, NY
  • Average snowfall in February: 7.01"

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

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Average snowfall days in February
Rochester, NY

Average snowfall days in February - Rochester, NY
  • Average snowfall days in February: 15.6 days

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

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Average sea temperature in February
Rochester, NY

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).

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Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
Rochester, NY

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 the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 2.7h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and February (Average sunshine: 2.7).

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Average sunshine days in February
Rochester, NY

Average sunshine days in February - Rochester, NY
  • Average sunshine days in February: 6.7 days

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 UV index in February
Rochester, NY

Average UV index in February - Rochester, NY
  • Average UV index in February: 2

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in February
Rochester, NY

Average cloud cover in February - Rochester, NY
  • Average cloud cover in February: 72

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 74).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in February
Rochester, NY

Average visibility in February - Rochester, NY
  • Average visibility in February: 5mi

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

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