Rochester - Recent Annual Temperatures, Rain & Snow





The numbers here describe what the weather in Rochester, New York 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 the Greater Rochester International Airport.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

Rochester temperature averages by year
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
59 42 2017 15 5
61 42 2016 16 5
58 40 2015 15 4
57 39 2014 14 4
58 40 2013 14 5
61 43 2012 16 6
58 41 2011 15 5
58 41 2010 14 5
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
0 110 2017 134 6
2 124 2016 147 27
12 120 2015 143 5
9 132 2014 138 3
1 134 2013 129 9
0 118 2012 142 14
4 127 2011 131 9
3 123 2010 127 7

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 (0.254 millimeters) or more.

Total precipitation in Rochester
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
169 2017 45.2 1148
70 2016 30.8 781
77 2015 36.7 933
75 2014 33.0 839
78 2013 36.8 935
72 2012 34.2 869
83 2011 40.5 1029
82 2010 37.5 953

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
25 2017 94.0 239
26 2016 105.5 268
30 2015 79.9 203
22 2014 102.7 261
29 2013 90.9 231
22 2012 78.3 199
27 2011 85.9 218
25 2010 112.0 284
Reference

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

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