Rochester - Recent March Temperatures, Rain & Snow





The numbers here describe what the March weather in Rochester, New York was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives March 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 hot or cold days occurred each March. Then there's information on how much rain and snow actually landed this month during recent years, as well as how often Rochester had wet or snowy weather.

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

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

March temperature averages by year in Rochester
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
49 32 2020 9 0
42 25 2019 6 -4
38 27 2018 3 -3
41 25 2017 5 -4
50 31 2016 10 -1
39 22 2015 4 -6
37 19 2014 3 -7
40 27 2013 5 -3
57 37 2012 14 3
42 26 2011 5 -3
48 32 2010 9 0
Number of days in March when the temperature in Rochester dropped to 0 or 32 or below, or rose to at least 70 degrees Fahrenheit
0 °F
-18 °C
32 °F
0 °C
Year 70 °F
21 °C
0 16 2020 1
0 24 2019 1
0 28 2018 0
0 19 2017 0
0 20 2016 3
0 28 2015 0
2 28 2014 0
0 27 2013 0
0 10 2012 7
0 23 2011 0
0 15 2010 0

Rainy Weather iconPrecipitation

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Rochester during March in 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 for March in Rochester
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
16 2020 1.6 41
16 2019 1.7 44
13 2018 3.0 77
16 2017 4.7 118
16 2016 1.8 46
16 2015 1.4 34
15 2014 2.4 60
14 2013 0.9 22
15 2012 1.3 33
13 2011 2.7 68
11 2010 2.1 53

Snowy Weather iconSnow

Amount of snowfall in Rochester for March and number of days when new snow totalled at least 1 inch (2.5 centimetres)
Days Year Inches Centi­metres
1 2020 4.1 10
4 2019 14.0 36
6 2018 29.5 75
5 2017 33.0 84
1 2016 3.2 8
6 2015 12.8 33
5 2014 29.4 75
6 2013 11.9 30
2 2012 4.7 12
3 2011 15.2 39
0 2010 0.0 0
Reference

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

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