The best times to visit Buffalo for ideal weather are

June 11th to September 30th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Buffalo Travel Info

Weather in Buffalo


Average temperatures in Buffalo vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 43rd percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Buffalo, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 88.9°F (31.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 59.4°F (15.2°C) at night.

Buffalo Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Buffalo Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Buffalo Perceived Temperature (F)


Buffalo Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Buffalo Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 39 27.1 16.5
Feb 37 26 16.7
Mar 50.7 37.4 26.8
Apr 55.8 42.1 31.4
May 64.4 51.1 40.3
Jun 76.2 61.8 49.2
Jul 87.1 71.7 57.6
Aug 86.1 70.2 56.3
Sep 77.9 61.3 48
Oct 60.7 47.1 36.2
Nov 48.2 35.7 24.8
Dec 36.4 24.9 14.6

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 3.9 -2.7 -8.6
Feb 2.8 -3.3 -8.5
Mar 10.4 3 -2.9
Apr 13.2 5.6 -0.3
May 18 10.6 4.6
Jun 24.6 16.6 9.6
Jul 30.6 22.1 14.2
Aug 30.1 21.2 13.5
Sep 25.5 16.3 8.9
Oct 15.9 8.4 2.3
Nov 9 2.1 -4
Dec 2.4 -3.9 -9.7



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Buffalo are December, January, and then February. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid February. For example, on the week of February 12th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late May with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of May 21st.

When can you find snow in Buffalo? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Buffalo.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Buffalo (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 2% 0 0.3
Feb 2% 0 0.3
Mar 6% 0 0.6
Apr 11% 0 1
May 22% 0 3.9
Jun 19% 0 2
Jul 8% 0 1.3
Aug 8% 0 1
Sep 8% 0 0.9
Oct 9% 0 1
Nov 3% 0 0.4
Dec 1% 0 0.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 2 0 0.8
Feb 2 0 0.8
Mar 6 0 1.5
Apr 11 0 2.5
May 22 0 9.9
Jun 19 0 5.1
Jul 8 0 3.3
Aug 8 0 2.5
Sep 8 0 2.3
Oct 9 0 2.5
Nov 3 0 1
Dec 1 0 0.5


Humidity and Wind

Buffalo has some comfortably humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is August (30.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is February (51.7%).

Wind in Buffalo is usually moderate. The windiest month is April, followed by May and March. April’s average wind speed of around 9.8 knots (11.3 MPH or 18.2 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early May where average top sustained speeds reach 21.7 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Buffalo.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 7.9 Gentle breeze 18.5 Strong breeze
Feb 7.9 Gentle breeze 18.2 Strong breeze
Mar 8.8 Gentle breeze 18.8 Strong breeze
Apr 9.8 Gentle breeze 20.2 Strong breeze
May 9.5 Gentle breeze 19.4 Strong breeze
Jun 8 Gentle breeze 18.1 Strong breeze
Jul 7.2 Gentle breeze 16.9 Strong breeze
Aug 7.3 Gentle breeze 16.9 Significant breeze
Sep 7.7 Gentle breeze 16.5 Strong breeze
Oct 8.1 Gentle breeze 16.9 Significant breeze
Nov 7.7 Gentle breeze 17.3 Strong breeze
Dec 7.2 Gentle breeze 16.4 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 45.5%
Feb 51.7%
Mar 43%
Apr 45.5%
May 50.8%
Jun 46.1%
Jul 33.8%
Aug 30.3%
Sep 32%
Oct 43.3%
Nov 41.3%
Dec 47.1%


Is it Safe to Travel to Buffalo?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 there are no travel advisories or warnings for the United States; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Dec 04, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Buffalo, WY, US is August, followed by September and May. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Buffalo in October. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 51.9 in October means 51.9% of the tourists vs. August.



Overall Buffalo Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 69°F (20.6°C) and 39°F (3.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 2 to 7 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 2 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Buffalo, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 80.1°F (26.7°C) and 42.5°F (5.8°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 3 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Buffalo to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 40.8°F (4.9°C) and 34°F (1.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 1 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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