Rochester, Minnesota 

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Weather in Rochester, Minnesota

The most pleasant months of the year for Rochester are June, August and July. In Rochester, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Rochester with an average high temperature of 82.0°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Minnesota. December is the snowiest month in Rochester with 11.2 inches of snow, and 7 months of the year have significant snowfall. July is the most humid month, though it is still relatively mild compared to many other places.


Today's Weather - Rochester, MN

3 AM PST

Mostly Clear

36°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
OvernightMostly Clear34° / 56°S 1 mph
Thursday NightPartly Cloudy42° / 65°SE 5 to 12 mph
Friday NightMostly Cloudy then Chance Rain Showers49° / 62°SW 3 to 14 mph
Saturday NightMostly Clear41° / 62°SW 3 mph
Sunday NightChance Showers And Thunderstorms47° / 55°SE 7 to 10 mph
Monday NightRain Showers Likely38° / 47°W 10 mph
Tuesday NightSlight Chance Rain Showers then Partly Cloudy35° / 52°W 6 to 14 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 82 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 5
Rain: averages 34 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 48 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Rochester area is 6.5 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Minnesota.

6.5 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7. 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.


Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
HighLow
January23°
February29°
March41° 22°
April57° 34°
May69° 45°
June78° 55°
July82° 59°
August79° 57°
September71° 48°
October59° 35°
November42° 24°
December27° 10°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Rochester
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Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January03177
February02766
March02595
April013102
May02110
June20110
July30100
August1090
September0190
October01291
November02484
December03087

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


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Reviews for Rochester    28 Reviews
F*** You, Rochester, and F*** Minnesota. - 5/21/2019
Rochester's kind of like one of those little chocolates with the bright, cheery candy shell. Except the insides aren't chocolate. Living costs are creeping up and up... Read More

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Rochester, MN is a Midwest Gem - 4/23/2019
I lived in Rochester for over 2 decades. It's quite a gem in the Midwest. A metropolitan up and coming city. Home to the world-renowned Mayo Clinic. It is easy to get... Read More

Why does winter have to last so long? - 9/7/2018
First off, I will start with the good. Rochester is small enough not to have the problems of bigger cities, not yet at least. Traffic is pretty decent, though it... Read More


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