Best Time To Visit Rochester - Time To Go To Rochester

Rochester experiences a humid continental climate with warm and wet spring and humid summers while autumn is cool and dry and winters can be cold and harsh. Rochester has a wide range of temperatures, meaning low cold to high warm temperatures. The best time to visit Rochester would be all though the year as each season brings with it distinct colours and activities that you can enjoy with your family and friends.

The four distinct seasons of Rochester are:

  • Spring (March - May): Rochester is also called the ‘Flower City’ as various parks and gardens are seen budding with spring blossom. Spring in Rochester brings warmer days with average temperature ranging between 2 degree Celsius to 15 degree Celsius.
  • Summer (June - August): Something exciting is always happening during summer as this is the time to enjoy outdoor activities at parks, festivals, events, theme parks. With average temperature ranging between 15 degree Celsius to 25 degree Celsius, summer is the time to head out with your families for fun activities.
  • Autumn (September - November): Autumn in Rochester is considered to be the cosiest seasons, with vibrant fall colours seen all over the city as well as in the country side. Average temperatures range from 05 degree Celsius to 20 degree Celsius which makes this season ideal for heading out to a café to enjoy a hot cup of coffee with your loved ones.
  • Winter(December - February): Winters in Rochester bring plenty of snow and also open-air ice-skating rinks and holiday festivities. The fresh coat of winter snow will surely have visitors take back fond memories of this beautiful city. The average mean temperature falls between minus 05 degree Celsius to 07 degree Celsius.

Climate in Rochester

Know weather for your travel dates:

22-Sep-2018
Today 22 Sep

71

53

Clear throughout the day.

Wind:1.28 m/s

Humidity:69%

Precipitation:0.01%

  • Sun 23 Sep
    77 | 61

    Rain and breezy overnight.

  • Mon 24 Sep
    77 | 71

    Rain in the morning and overnight and breezy until afternoon.

  • Tue 25 Sep
    76 | 54

    Rain until afternoon.

  • Wed 26 Sep
    66 | 56

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Thu 27 Sep
    70 | 51

    Mostly cloudy until evening and breezy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.

  • Fri 28 Sep
    67 | 58

    Partly cloudy until afternoon.

Month wise Weather in Rochester

Average Temperature in Rochester by month

  • 80℉
  • 60℉
  • 40℉
  • 20℉ 0℉
Jan

Average temperature: 32℉

Minimum temperature: 10℉

Maximum temperature: 54℉

Feb

Average temperature: 35℉

Minimum temperature: 18℉

Maximum temperature: 63℉

Mar

Average temperature: 33℉

Minimum temperature: 9℉

Maximum temperature: 59℉

Apr

Average temperature: 48℉

Minimum temperature: 32℉

Maximum temperature: 75℉

May

Average temperature: 55℉

Minimum temperature: 37℉

Maximum temperature: 81℉

Jun

Average temperature: 66℉

Minimum temperature: 48℉

Maximum temperature: 84℉

Jul

Average temperature: 69℉

Minimum temperature: 55℉

Maximum temperature: 81℉

Aug

Average temperature: 68℉

Minimum temperature: 50℉

Maximum temperature: 82℉

Sep

Average temperature: 64℉

Minimum temperature: 39℉

Maximum temperature: 82℉

Oct

Average temperature: 57℉

Minimum temperature: 36℉

Maximum temperature: 79℉

Nov

Average temperature: 41℉

Minimum temperature: 23℉

Maximum temperature: 64℉

Dec

Average temperature: 32℉

Minimum temperature: 14℉

Maximum temperature: 57℉

Highest temperature in Rochester is recorded as 84.2℉ in June.

Lowest temperature in Rochester is recorded as 8.6℉ in March.

Average Rain in Rochester by Month (in mm)

  • 120
  • 90
  • 60
  • 30 0
Jan

Average Rain: 42.76 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 317.42 mm

Feb

Average Rain: 34.34 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 233.78 mm

Mar

Average Rain: 51.89 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 425.81 mm

Apr

Average Rain: 89.28 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 535.72 mm

May

Average Rain: 105.09 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 704.51 mm

Jun

Average Rain: 73.96 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 500.12 mm

Jul

Average Rain: 79.92 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 394.84 mm

Aug

Average Rain: 58.79 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 481.52 mm

Sep

Average Rain: 30.14 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 174.96 mm

Oct

Average Rain: 99.75 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 919.76 mm

Nov

Average Rain: 67.46 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 767.97 mm

Dec

Average Rain: 43.76 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 165.69 mm

Maximum rain recorded in Rochester is 919.76 mm in October.

Months with no rains or lowest rains in Rochester is September.

Average Humidity in Rochester by Month (in %)

  • 100
  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 76%

Minimum Humidity: 58%

Maximum Humidity: 92%

Feb

Average Humidity: 69%

Minimum Humidity: 54%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

Mar

Average Humidity: 66%

Minimum Humidity: 48%

Maximum Humidity: 91%

Apr

Average Humidity: 69%

Minimum Humidity: 42%

Maximum Humidity: 91%

May

Average Humidity: 70%

Minimum Humidity: 54%

Maximum Humidity: 92%

Jun

Average Humidity: 70%

Minimum Humidity: 57%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

Jul

Average Humidity: 74%

Minimum Humidity: 61%

Maximum Humidity: 87%

Aug

Average Humidity: 73%

Minimum Humidity: 65%

Maximum Humidity: 83%

Sep

Average Humidity: 76%

Minimum Humidity: 63%

Maximum Humidity: 83%

Oct

Average Humidity: 74%

Minimum Humidity: 62%

Maximum Humidity: 93%

Nov

Average Humidity: 71%

Minimum Humidity: 49%

Maximum Humidity: 86%

Dec

Average Humidity: 73%

Minimum Humidity: 59%

Maximum Humidity: 84%

Most humid month in Rochester is September.

Least humid month in Rochester is March.

Best time to visit Rochester Attractions in September

  • Best time to visit George Eastman Museum in Rochester
    • Monday : Closed
    • Tuesday - Sunday : 11:00 AM to 02:00 PM
  • Best time to visit Seabreeze Amusement Park in Rochester
    • Everyday ( 11th September to 30th September ) : Closed
    • Everyday ( 1st September to 10th September ) : 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM
  • Best time to visit Seneca Park Zoo in Rochester
    • Everyday : 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM
  • Best time to visit Highland Park in Rochester
    • Everyday : 07:00 AM to 05:00 PM