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.

The first set of high and low temperatures are averages for 2010 to 2019. Everything else here is based on 1991 to 2020 weather.

10-year temperature averages for Buffalo, 2010 to 2019
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
32 18 January 0 -8
33 19 February 1 -7
42 27 March 5 -3
55 36 April 13 2
69 51 May 21 10
75 58 June 24 15
82 64 July 28 18
80 62 August 26 17
74 56 September 23 13
61 45 October 16 7
48 33 November 9 1
38 27 December 3 -3
57 41 Year 14 5
30-year temperature averages for Buffalo, 1991 to 2020
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
32 19 January 0 -7
33 20 February 1 -7
42 26 March 5 -3
55 37 April 13 3
67 48 May 20 9
76 58 June 24 15
80 63 July 27 17
79 62 August 26 17
72 55 September 22 13
60 44 October 15 7
48 34 November 9 1
37 26 December 3 -4
57 41 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 three 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 1 0 0
February 1 0 0
March 3 1 0
April 10 4 1
May 24 13 4
June 29 24 10
July 31 30 17
August 31 29 15
September 28 20 6
October 16 5 1
November 5 1 0
December 1 0 0
Year 180 126 54

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 four nights that cold during 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 8 17 27
February 6 15 25
March 2 8 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 1 13
December 2 9 24
Year 18 50 124
References

Jay Lawrimore, Ron Ray, Scott Applequist, Bryant Korzeniewski, Matthew Menne. 2016. Global Summary of the Month and Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information.

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

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