Rochester, New York 

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Climate in Rochester, New York

Rochester, New York gets 33 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Rochester averages 77 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 165 sunny days per year in Rochester. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Summer High: the July high is around 82 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 17

Sperling's Comfort Index for Rochester is a 46 out of 100
A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 54. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.


YOU SHOULD KNOW

Rochester gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 142 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.

CLIMATE

  CLIMATERochester, New YorkUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)33.438.1
  Snowfall (in.)77.327.8
  Precipitation Days141.5106.2
  Sunny Days165205
  Avg. July High81.585.8
  Avg. Jan. Low17.321.7
  Comfort Index (higher=better)4654
  UV Index3.44.3
  Elevation ft.5052443
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    Reviews for Rochester    72 Reviews
    Great place if you can enjoy all seasons - 5/1/2019
    Moved here for a job at a defense contractor in 2017. One Negative - you have to find a way to make the winter a positive - get the right gear and and outdoor winter... Read More

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    if you do not like seeing the sun you will love it - 3/15/2019
    I lived in Rochester for 10 years. It is like going to a frozen wasteland. To imagine living there and to simulate the conditions crawl into your freezer and close the... Read More

    There’s a whole other world out there! - 4/28/2018
    I lived in Rochester the majority of my life thus far. Then, 5 years ago, I moved to Syracuse and found it to be worse. So eventually I made my way to Seattle and now I... Read More


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