August weather forecast
Albany, NY

The grand State Capitol building in Albany, New York, USA, with a mirrored reflection in the waterfront
The grand State Capitol building in Albany, New York, USA, with a mirrored reflection in the waterfront

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Albany, is another warm month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 58.3°F (14.6°C) and 79.3°F (26.3°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still warm 79.3°F (26.3°C). In Albany, in August, the average low-temperature is 58.3°F (14.6°C).

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity is 76%.

Rainfall

In Albany, New York, in August, it is raining for 15.3 days, with typically 2.64" (67mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Albany, during the entire year, the rain falls for 162.8 days and collects up to 31.02" (788mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

June through September are months without snowfall in Albany, New York.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Albany is 13h and 52min.
On the first day of August, sunrise is at 5:47 am and sunset at 8:15 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:19 am and sunset at 7:31 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 10.4h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index in Albany are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 in August transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in August in Albany?

In August, the average relative humidity in Albany, New York, is 76%.

How much does it rain in Albany in August?

In August, in Albany, the rain falls for 15.3 days. Throughout August, 2.64" (67mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Albany?

In Albany, snow does not fall in June through September.

What is the average length of the day in August in Albany?

In Albany, New York, the average day length in August is 13h and 52min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in August in Albany?

On the first day of August in Albany, sunrise is at 5:47 am and sunset at 8:15 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:19 am and sunset at 7:31 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in August in Albany?

In August, the average sunshine duration in Albany is 10.4h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Albany?

The months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 5.

How high is the UV index in August in Albany?

In Albany, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in August
Albany, NY

Average temperature in August - Albany, NY
  • Average high temperature in August: 79.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 58.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (16.7°F).

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Average pressure in August
Albany, NY

Average pressure in August - Albany, NY
  • Average pressure in August: 29.98"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.09"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.92"Hg).

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Average wind speed in August
Albany, NY

Average wind speed in August - Albany, NY
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.2mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, February and March (8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.2mph).

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Average humidity in August
Albany, NY

Average humidity in August - Albany, NY
  • Average humidity in August: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (73%).

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Average rainfall in August
Albany, NY

Average rainfall in August - Albany, NY
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.64"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (3.19").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.93").

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Average rainfall days in August
Albany, NY

Average rainfall days in August - Albany, NY
  • Average rainfall days in August: 15.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (9.1 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Albany, NY

Average snowfall in August - Albany, NY
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (7.64").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Albany, NY

Average snowfall days in August - Albany, NY
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (14.2 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Albany, NY

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Albany, NY
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 52min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 16min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 7min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 24min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 3h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Albany, NY

Average sunshine days in August - Albany, NY
  • Average sunshine days in August: 13.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (17.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (10.6 days).

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Average UV index in August
Albany, NY

Average UV index in August - Albany, NY
  • Average UV index in August: 5

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
Albany, NY

Average cloud cover in August - Albany, NY
  • Average cloud cover in August: 32

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 58).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 32).

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Average visibility in August
Albany, NY

Average visibility in August - Albany, NY
  • Average visibility in August: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, August and September (5mi).

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