Rochester - Recent October Temperatures, Rain & Snow





The numbers here describe what the October weather in Rochester, New York was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives October 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 October. 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

October temperature averages by year in Rochester
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
59 43 2020 15 6
63 44 2019 17 7
59 43 2018 15 6
67 48 2017 20 9
63 46 2016 17 8
60 43 2015 15 6
63 45 2014 17 7
63 44 2013 17 7
61 44 2012 16 7
60 43 2011 15 6
59 43 2010 15 6
Number of days in October when the temperature in Rochester dropped to 32 or below, or rose to at least 70 degrees Fahrenheit
32 °F
0 °C
Year 70 °F
21 °C
2 2020 3
0 2019 5
1 2018 6
0 2017 16
1 2016 10
6 2015 3
0 2014 6
3 2013 7
2 2012 7
4 2011 5
0 2010 2

Rainy Weather iconPrecipitation

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Rochester during October 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 October in Rochester
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
16 2020 2.8 70
15 2019 4.8 123
17 2018 3.8 97
13 2017 6.7 170
14 2016 5.3 134
16 2015 2.8 71
16 2014 1.9 48
18 2013 3.3 85
18 2012 4.9 125
16 2011 5.2 132
17 2010 3.3 84

Snowy Weather iconSnow

Amount of snowfall in Rochester for October and number of days when new snow totalled at least 1 inch (2.5 centimetres)
Days Year Inches Centi­metres
0 2020 0.0 0
0 2019 0.0 0
0 2018 0.1 0
0 2017 0.0 0
0 2016 0.9 2
0 2015 0.0 0
0 2014 0.0 0
0 2013 0.0 0
0 2012 0.0 0
0 2011 0.0 0
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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