Buffalo Water Temperature

Buffalo is a city close to Lake Erie. Warm-summer humid continental climate would be the climate here. August is the month with the highest water temperature at 72.9°F / 22.7°C. The month with the lowest is March with an average water temperature of 33.4°F / 0.8°C. The avg. air temperature is around 72.1°F / 22.3°C, July is the month with the highest temperature. January is the coolest with 25°F / -3.9°C average air temperature. September is the month with the min. precipitation of 0.5in / 12.6mm and January with the max. precipitation in a year with 3.6in / 90.2mm. June, July, August, September would be the best time to visit this place.

Buffalo Summary

Description Value
Current water temperature / 7 °C
Warmest Month Water Temperature: August with 72.9°F / 22.7°C
Coldest Month Water Temperature: March with 33.4°F / 0.8°C
Warmest Month Air Temperature: July with 72.1°F / 22.3°C
Coldest Month Air Temperature: January with 25°F / -3.9°C
Wettest Month: January with 3.6in / 90.2mm
Driest Month: September with 0.5in / 12.6mm
Highest Humidity January with 74.6%
Lowest Humidity April with 67.4%
Best Time to Visit: June, July, August, September
Climate Classification Warm-summer humid continental climate

Buffalo water temperature by month

Lake Erie water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°F)

ø. Water

Temperature (°F)

Min. Water

Temperature (°F)

January

37.9 36.5 35.1

February

35.4 34 32.7

March

34.7 33.4 32.9

April

39.7 37.2 34.9

May

52 44.4 39.6

June

66.2 58.6 51.6

July

72.9 68.9 64.8

August

73.9 72.1 70.2

September

72.3 68.4 63.9

October

64.4 57.6 51.1

November

50.9 47.3 44.1

December

44.2 41.9 39.9

Lake Erie water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°C)

ø. Water

Temperature (°C)

Min. Water

Temperature (°C)

January

3.3 2.5 1.7

February

1.9 1.1 0.4

March

1.5 0.8 0.5

April

4.3 2.9 1.6

May

11.1 6.9 4.2

June

19 14.8 10.9

July

22.7 20.5 18.2

August

23.3 22.3 21.2

September

22.4 20.2 17.7

October

18 14.2 10.6

November

10.5 8.5 6.7

December

6.8 5.5 4.4
The hottest water temperature typically reached in August with around 72.9°F / 22.7°C. The coldest in March with an average water temperature of 33.4°F / 0.8°C.

Buffalo weather today & 14-day weather forecast

Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Jan. 17
Light snow
37 °F
32°F
3 °C
-0°C
4mph (6km/h)
west-southwest
0in (2mm)
85 %
88%
Jan. 18
Light snow
34 °F
31°F
1 °C
-1°C
2mph (3km/h)
west
0in (4mm)
95 %
91%
Jan. 19
Mix snow/rain
32 °F
26°F
0 °C
-4°C
4mph (6km/h)
west-southwest
0in (3mm)
90 %
83%
Jan. 20
Light snow
31 °F
21°F
-1 °C
-6°C
3mph (5km/h)
west
0in (1mm)
80 %
63%
Jan. 21
Light snow
35 °F
23°F
2 °C
-5°C
4mph (7km/h)
west-southwest
0in (4mm)
95 %
83%
Jan. 22
Mix snow/rain
22 °F
20°F
-5 °C
-7°C
3mph (5km/h)
west-northwest
0in (0mm)
25 %
71%
Jan. 23
Overcast clouds
19 °F
13°F
-7 °C
-10°C
3mph (5km/h)
north-northwest
0in (0mm)
10 %
67%
Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Jan. 24
Few clouds
30 °F
14°F
-1 °C
-10°C
2mph (3km/h)
south-southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
67%
Jan. 25
Snow
34 °F
17°F
1 °C
-8°C
2mph (4km/h)
east-southeast
0in (7mm)
95 %
80%
Jan. 26
Mix snow/rain
27 °F
24°F
-3 °C
-4°C
3mph (5km/h)
west
0in (1mm)
75 %
85%
Jan. 27
Light snow
26 °F
17°F
-3 °C
-8°C
2mph (4km/h)
west
0in (0mm)
35 %
87%
Jan. 28
Light snow
30 °F
14°F
-1 °C
-10°C
2mph (3km/h)
northwest
0in (0mm)
45 %
88%
Jan. 29
Light snow
34 °F
10°F
1 °C
-12°C
2mph (3km/h)
northwest
0in (0mm)
60 %
88%
Jan. 30
Light snow
26 °F
15°F
-3 °C
-9°C
1mph (2km/h)
south
0in (0mm)
40 %
88%
Jan. 31
Overcast clouds
30 °F
21°F
-1 °C
-6°C
1mph (2km/h)
southeast
0in (1mm)
35 %
90%
Feb. 01
Light snow
36 °F
27°F
2 °C
-3°C
2mph (3km/h)
south-southeast
0in (3mm)
90 %
95%

Buffalo weather by month / climate table

Max.

Temperature

°F

ø.

Temperature

°F

Min.

Temperature

(°F)

Precip.

(in)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

35.4 25 13.1 3.6 11 74.6%

February

35.4 25.2 14.9 2.5 3 73.8%

March

47.7 32.2 18.9 1.2 3 70.8%

April

58.1 44.1 31.8 0.8 4 67.4%

May

73.2 57.7 45.9 1.1 2 68.3%

June

78.1 67.3 55.8 0.8 3 70.2%

July

80.1 72.1 63.9 1.6 3 70.3%

August

79.9 71.1 63 1.4 1 72.4%

September

77 65.3 55.6 0.5 0 72%

October

64.4 52.9 41.7 0.8 0 72.2%

November

53.2 42.1 33.1 0.5 3 72.3%

December

41.9 32.4 25.7 2.3 7 74.5%

Max.

Temperature

°C

ø.

Temperature

°C

Min.

Temperature

(°C)

Precip.

(mm)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

1.9 -3.9 -10.5 90.2 11 74.6%

February

1.9 -3.8 -9.5 63.2 3 73.8%

March

8.7 0.1 -7.3 31.2 3 70.8%

April

14.5 6.7 -0.1 20.8 4 67.4%

May

22.9 14.3 7.7 28.2 2 68.3%

June

25.6 19.6 13.2 21.3 3 70.2%

July

26.7 22.3 17.7 40.8 3 70.3%

August

26.6 21.7 17.2 35.8 1 72.4%

September

25 18.5 13.1 12.6 0 72%

October

18 11.6 5.4 21 0 72.2%

November

11.8 5.6 0.6 13.8 3 72.3%

December

5.5 0.2 -3.5 59 7 74.5%
The hottest avg. temperature is around 72.1°F / 22.3°C, July is the month with the highest temperature. January is the coolest with 25°F / -3.9°C average temperature. September is the month with the lowest precipitation of 0.5in / 12.6mm and January with the maximum precipitation in a year with 3.6in / 90.2mm.

Activities & POI in Buffalo

Type of Activity List
Beach Emerald Beach, Gallagher Beach, Erie Beach
Marina for Sailing, Boat adventures, fishing NFTA Small Boat Harbor, Erie Basin Marina, Buffalo Yacht Club
Attraction Charles & Marie Fontana Boathouse, Lucy Smith & Colesville, Peace Bridge Canada, Edward M. Cotter, Kleinhans Music Hall, USS Little Rock, USS Croaker, USS The Sullivans, PTF-17, Old Fort Erie
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