Rochester Temperatures: Averages by Month
The numbers here tell you how hot and cold the weather usually is in Rochester, 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 Rochester, 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.
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Days of Hot Weather in Rochester
The hottest days at Rochester mostly have highs in the 80s Fahrenheit. Just five days a summer on average reach into the 90s F (over 31 °C). July sees the most days with 80 and 90-degree weather.
How Often Rochester Has Cold Temperatures
On the coldest winter nights at Rochester, the thermometer drops to 0 °F (-18 °C) or even lower. Nights that cold occur on average four times a year, most often in January.
On 46 days a year, the temperature here never rises above freezing. Frosty daytime weather can show up as early as November and linger as late as April.
National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.