Rochester International Airport

Airport Code RST

Rochester Airport

CLIMATE

Location

Rochester (City Map) is located in the Southeast corner of Minnesota, approximately 90 miles South of Minneapolis / St. Paul and 350 miles Northwest of Chicago, IL.

Climate In Rochester

Rochester, MN climate is mild during summer when temperatures tend to be in the 70′s – low 80’s and extremely cold during winter when temperatures tend to be in the 10′s.

The warmest month of the year is July with an average maximum temperature of 82 degrees Fahrenheit, while the coldest month of the year is January with an average minimum temperature of 3 degrees Fahrenheit.

Temperature variations between night and day tend to be moderate during summer with a difference that can reach 20 degrees Fahrenheit, and fairly limited during winter with an average difference of 16 degrees Fahrenheit.

The annual average precipitation at Rochester is 39.1 Inches. Rainfall is fairly evenly distributed throughout the year. The wettest month of the year is July with an average rainfall of 4.2 Inches. The average annual snowfall is approximately 48.8 inches, the majority of which falls between the months of November and March.

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