Rochester - Recent Annual Temperatures, Rain & Snow





The numbers here describe what the weather in Rochester, Minnesota was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives data by year for temperature, precipitation and snowfall.

They begin with average maximum and minimum temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed by how many really hot and cold days occurred each year. Then there's information on how much rain and snow actually landed during recent years, as well as how often Rochester had wet or snowy weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at Rochester International Airport.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

Rochester temperature averages by year
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
52 34 2019 11 1
53 35 2018 12 2
55 37 2017 13 3
56 39 2016 13 4
55 37 2015 13 3
51 33 2014 10 0
52 35 2013 11 1
60 40 2012 16 5
55 37 2011 13 3
55 37 2010 13 3
Number of days each year when the temperature in Rochester dropped to 0 or 32 or below, or rose to at least 70 or 90 degrees Fahrenheit
0 °F
-18 °C
32 °F
0 °C
Year 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
37 170 2019 122 1
26 181 2018 132 12
14 140 2017 128 5
20 134 2016 149 4
26 132 2015 131 1
46 162 2014 124 0
23 177 2013 128 10
10 125 2012 159 21
26 148 2011 121 10
27 135 2010 139 4

Rainy Weather iconPrecipitation

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Rochester during each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall or snowfall (when melted) amounted to 0.01 inches (0.3 millimeters) or more.

Total precipitation in Rochester
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
150 2019 55.2 1403
129 2018 39.2 996
127 2017 32.7 831
137 2016 43.6 1107
119 2015 35.6 905
134 2014 34.1 865
142 2013 41.8 1061
112 2012 24.9 632
112 2011 27.8 706
119 2010 39.9 1012

Snowy Weather iconSnow

Amount of snowfall in Rochester and number of days when new snow totalled at least 1 inch (2.5 centimetres)
Days Year Inches Centi­metres
28 2019 92.2 234
17 2018 65.3 166
12 2017 42.6 108
14 2016 52.9 134
16 2015 48.8 124
20 2014 63.6 162
22 2013 74.0 188
8 2012 26.7 68
16 2011 36.6 93
12 2010 60.7 154
Reference

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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