Buffalo Temperatures: Averages by Month





The numbers here tell you how hot and cold the weather usually is in Buffalo, New York during each month of the year.

The average high and low temperatures are listed below monthly and annually for the city, in both degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius.

Maximums and minimums are only part of the temperature picture. To fill in the rest, there's information on how many days a month get above or below a given temperature.

To find out how often it rises over 60, 70 or 80 °F each month in Buffalo, scroll down farther. There are also monthly and yearly counts of days with cold weather.

All the numbers are long-term historical averages based on climate data gathered from 1981 to 2010.

Average Buffalo temperatures
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
31 19 January 0 -8
33 19 February 1 -7
42 26 March 6 -3
55 37 April 13 3
67 47 May 19 9
75 57 June 24 14
80 62 July 27 17
78 61 August 26 16
71 53 September 22 12
59 43 October 15 6
48 34 November 9 1
36 24 December 2 -4
56 40 Year 14 5

Days of Hot Weather in Buffalo

A hot day for Buffalo is when the temperature makes it into the 80s °F. It's a rare day that reaches 90 degrees Fahrenheit (32 °C) here, and 100 °F (38 °C) is not at all normal.

The city averages just two days a year with temperatures in the 90s. Weather that hot can show up any time from June to September.

Days per month in Buffalo of at least 60, 70 or 80 °F
  60 °F
16 °C
70 °F
21 °C
80 °F
27 °C
January 0 0 0
February 0 0 0
March 3 0 0
April 10 4 1
May 23 12 3
June 29 23 9
July 31 30 16
August 31 29 13
September 27 17 4
October 14 4 0
November 5 0 0
December 1 0 0
Year 174 118 45

How Often Buffalo Has Cold Temperatures

On Buffalo's coldest nights, the thermometer plummets to 0 °F (-18 °C) or even lower. The city averages just three nights that cold in a winter.

Buffalo averages 49 days a year when the temperature never rises above 32 °F. Frosty days usually start showing up in November and cold weather can linger into April.

Days per month on average in Buffalo when the minimum temperature drops to 10, 20, or 32 °F or below
  10 °F
-12 °C
20 °F
-8 °C
32 °F
0 °C
January 7 17 27
February 5 15 25
March 2 7 23
April 0 0 9
May 0 0 0
June 0 0 0
July 0 0 0
August 0 0 0
September 0 0 0
October 0 0 2
November 0 2 13
December 3 10 24
Year 17 51 124
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

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