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January Rochester Weather 
January Rochester Weather
Record High: 74°F
Normal High: 31°F
Normal Low: 17°F
Record Low: -17°F
Avg Monthly Rain: 2.34"
Rec 1 Day Rain: 1.77"
Avg Monthly Snow: 24.8"
Rec 1 Day Snow: 23"

Rochester Weather In January

The highest recorded temperature for Rochester for the past 70 years in January was 74 degrees Fahrenheit, most recently measured on January 25, 1950, and the typical high is 31. The lowest documented temperature for Rochester for the past 70 years in January was -17 on January 16, 1994, and the mean daily low in the month is 17.

United States National Weather Service historical Rochester January Weather data shows that on January 10, 1982, the high temperature did not exceed -4 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Rochester in the past 70 years. NWS weather data additionally shows that on January 14, 1932, the lowest recorded temperature on that day did not drop below 51 degrees, the highest low measured in Rochester in the last 70 years.

National Weather Service records indicate that the high temperature in Rochester on January First averages 35 degrees and the high on the last day of the month averages 30 degrees. The daily low temperature in Rochester on January First averages 20 degrees Fahrenheit and the low on the last day of January averages 15 degrees.

Rochester usually receives an average of 2.34 inches of precipitation during January. January Rochester Weather records indicate that on January 31, 2002 Rochester received 1.77 inches of precipitation, the highest amount of rain recorded in a single day in January. Rochester averages 24.8 inches of snow in January. The most snow measured in a single day in January was 23 inches on January 3, 1996.