The best times to visit Geneva for ideal weather are

May 7th to July 8th

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

 

 


Other Geneva Travel Info

Weather in Geneva

Temperature

Average temperatures in Geneva vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 36th 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 Geneva, 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 83.5°F (28.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 63.2°F (17.3°C) at night.

Geneva Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Geneva Temperatures (Celsius)

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“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.

Geneva Perceived Temperature (F)

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Geneva Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Geneva 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

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan3325.517.1
Feb32.624.516.7
Mar44.334.526.1
Apr59.147.236.9
May72.36048.9
Jun78.267.358.1
Jul82.371.361.9
Aug79.769.160
Sep74.36353.6
Oct62.152.143.7
Nov49.840.932.6
Dec39.432.425.3

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan0.6-3.6-8.3
Feb0.3-4.2-8.5
Mar6.81.4-3.3
Apr15.18.42.7
May22.415.69.4
Jun25.719.614.5
Jul27.921.816.6
Aug26.520.615.6
Sep23.517.212
Oct16.711.26.5
Nov9.94.90.3
Dec4.10.2-3.7

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Geneva are January, February, and then November. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late July with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of July 23rd.

When can you find snow in Geneva? 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 Geneva.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan6%00.7
Feb11%01
Mar15%01.7
Apr18%02.1
May21%02.9
Jun24%03.3
Jul24%03.4
Aug22%03.1
Sep20%02.7
Oct23%02.8
Nov12%01.4
Dec18%02.1

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan601.8
Feb1102.5
Mar1504.3
Apr1805.3
May2107.4
Jun2408.4
Jul2408.6
Aug2207.9
Sep2006.9
Oct2307.1
Nov1203.6
Dec1805.3

 

Humidity and Wind

Geneva has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (50.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (66.1%).

Wind in Geneva is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by April and December. January’s average wind speed of around 7.5 knots (8.6 MPH or 13.9 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 January where average top sustained speeds reach 15.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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Max Sustained Wind
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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

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

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan7.5Gentle breeze14.6Significant breeze
Feb7.2Gentle breeze14Significant breeze
Mar7Gentle breeze13.4Significant breeze
Apr7.3Gentle breeze14.2Significant breeze
May5.5Light breeze11.5Significant breeze
Jun4.9Light breeze10.6Gentle breeze
Jul4.6Light breeze10Significant breeze
Aug4.4Light breeze9.3Gentle breeze
Sep4.6Light breeze9.7Significant breeze
Oct5.6Light breeze11.1Significant breeze
Nov6.8Light breeze12.7Significant breeze
Dec7.2Gentle breeze13.7Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan58.4%
Feb57.5%
Mar54%
Apr50.5%
May53.3%
Jun61.5%
Jul61.7%
Aug65%
Sep66.1%
Oct64%
Nov59.4%
Dec64.4%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Geneva?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 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 Sep 23, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Geneva, NY, US is July, followed by August and June. 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 Geneva in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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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 somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 34.7 in November means 34.7% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall Geneva Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 77.9°F (25.5°C) and 34.3°F (1.3°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 6 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with about 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Geneva, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 79.2°F (26.2°C) and 44.2°F (6.8°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 7 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Geneva to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 40.4°F (4.7°C) and 30°F (-1.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 6 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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