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

Patchy Fog

2°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
OvernightPatchy Fog15° / 21°E 2 mph
Friday NightMostly Cloudy-5° / 2°N 15 mph
Saturday NightPartly Cloudy-11° / 6°NW 5 to 13 mph
Sunday NightMostly Clear1° / 27°SW 5 to 8 mph
Monday NightPartly Cloudy20° / 31°S 8 to 12 mph
Tuesday NightMostly Cloudy9° / 15°W 14 mph
Wednesday NightChance Light Snow0° / 7°NW 13 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 9.1 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Minnesota.

9.1 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7.8. 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
Hot
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    31 Reviews
Not a city for the self sufficient law abiders - 11/1/2021
Roch (and Minnesota) is a great place IF you live off the govt dole; subsidize undesirable things (through generous welfare benefits, lax law enforcement and sentences,... Read More

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Bad for progressive thinkers and diversity - 10/30/2020
Rochester is very vanilla. As a progressive, this place is not good. The area leans conservative and you'll see Trump signs everywhere... so that tells you the type of... Read More

Too cold for too long - 1/26/2020
I moved here over 20 years ago from California and I was in shock for the first couple of years that people actually lived in such a cold climate! Winter starts around... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN ROCHESTER, MINNESOTA
55901 55904 55902 55906 55905


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