Amherst Weather Records

Amherst, Massachusetts weather averages and records from 1893–2022 based on data made available by the NOAA.
All-Time Recorded High
The highest temperature ever recorded in Amherst, Massachusetts was 104 °F which occurred on July 4, 1911.
Highest Temperatures: All-Time By Year
All-Time Recorded Low
The lowest temperature ever recorded in Amherst, Massachusetts was -30 °F which occurred on January 22, 1961.
Lowest Temperatures: All-Time By Year
Amherst Weather by Month
Averages based on the years 1991–2020
Month Average (°F) Record (°F) Average (inches)
High ☀️ Low 🌙 High ☀️ Low 🌙 Precipitation 💧 Snow ❄️
January 34.5 14.1 70 -30 3.3 10.6
February 37.5 15.3 78 -27 2.9 11.3
March 45.6 24.2 85 -17 3.5 7.6
April 58.7 34.4 93 8 3.8 1.1
May 69.9 45.5 98 24 3.7 0.0
June 78.3 55.0 101 29 4.5 0.0
July 83.5 60.2 104 39 4.1 0.0
August 81.9 58.3 100 32 4.1 0.0
September 74.7 50.3 99 25 4.6 0.0
October 62.3 38.8 90 12 5.0 0.0
November 50.0 29.0 82 -4 3.4 1.5
December 39.5 20.8 72 -22 3.9 8.4
Entire year 59.8 37.3 104 -30 46.4 40.5
More Amherst Weather Records
1893–2022
Highest daily low 80 °F July 5, 1990
Lowest daily high -3 °F December 30, 1933
Greatest daily range
(Difference of high and low)
54 °F March 6, 1948
Difference in high temperature
over two conscutive days
46 °F Feb 8–9, 1933
Most daily precipitation 7.6 inches October 9, 2005
Most monthly precipitation 17.2 inches October 2005
Most yearly precipitation 63.6 inches 2018
Earliest freeze September 11 1917
Latest freeze June 28 1995
Earliest snow in season October 23 2003
Latest snow in season May 11 1945
Most daily snow 18.0 inches February 6, 2001
Most monthly snow 36.6 inches March 1956
Most yearly snow 97.9 inches 1956
Most days in a year ≥ 80 °F 95 2016
Most days in a year ≥ 90 °F 32 2002
Most days in a year ≥ 100 °F 4 1911
Amherst Weather Streaks
Most consecutive days...
With precipitation 14 days Aug 1–14, 2003
Without precipitation 37 days Oct 8 – Nov 13, 1924
With snow 8 days Jan 2–9, 2003
Freezing temperatures
High temperature ≤ 32 °F
29 days Jan 14 – Feb 11, 1948
High temperature ≥ 80 °F 36 days Jul 13 – Aug 17, 1998
High temperature ≥ 90 °F 10 days Jul 13–22, 1977
High temperature ≥ 100 °F 3 days Jul 3–5, 1911
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1893–2022 Amherst location