Rochester, New York 

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Weather in Rochester, New York

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 81.5°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in New York. January is the snowiest month in Rochester with 22.3 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall. But there some days when the humidity becomes unpleasant, especially in July and August.


Today's Weather - Rochester, NY

7 PM PST

Cloudy

21°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TonightCloudy19° / 38°SE 9 mph
Thursday NightChance Snow Showers32° / 38°SW 6 to 12 mph
Friday NightChance Snow Showers19° / 26°N 9 to 16 mph
Saturday NightMostly Clear14° / 39°E 6 mph
Sunday NightPartly Cloudy25° / 44°SE 6 mph
Monday NightSlight Chance Rain And Snow Showers32° / 45°S 3 mph
Tuesday NightChance Rain Showers then Chance Rain And Snow Showers36° / 46°SW 3 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 82 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 17
Rain: averages 33 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 77 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Rochester area is 6.6 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in New York.

6.6 / 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
January32° 17°
February35° 18°
March43° 25°
April56° 36°
May68° 46°
June77° 56°
July82° 61°
August80° 59°
September72° 52°
October60° 41°
November48° 33°
December37° 23°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Rochester
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Freezing
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Snowy
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January0281514
February0251210
March024127
April010112
May01110
June10110
July30100
August20100
September00110
October04120
November015124
December0251410

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    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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