August weather forecast
Amherst, NY

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Amherst, is another warm month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 62.6°F (17°C) and 78.4°F (25.8°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still moderately hot 78.4°F (25.8°C). The average low-temperature, in Amherst, is 62.6°F (17°C).

Humidity

The months with the lowest humidity in Amherst are July through September, with an average relative humidity of 74%.

Rainfall

In Amherst, during August, the rain falls for 17.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.36" (60mm) of precipitation. In Amherst, during the entire year, the rain falls for 169.2 days and collects up to 28.15" (715mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Amherst, New York, snow does not fall in June through September.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Amherst is 13h and 53min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:06 am and sunset at 8:36 pm. On the last day of August, sunrise is at 6:38 am and sunset at 7:52 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In Amherst, the average sunshine in August is 10.2h.

UV index

In Amherst, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Amherst?

In August, in Amherst, the average high-temperature is 78.4°F (25.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 62.6°F (17°C).

What is the least humid month in Amherst?

July through September, with an average relative humidity of 74%, are the least humid months in Amherst.

What is the average humidity in August in Amherst?

The average relative humidity in August in Amherst is 74%.

How much does it rain in Amherst in August?

In Amherst, in August, it is raining for 17.1 days, with typically 2.36" (60mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Amherst?

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

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

In Amherst, the average day length in August is 13h and 53min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in August in Amherst?

On the first day of August in Amherst, New York, sunrise is at 6:06 am and sunset at 8:36 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:38 am and sunset at 7:52 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in August in Amherst?

In Amherst, New York, the average sunshine duration in August is 10.2h.

What is the UV index reading in August in Amherst?

In Amherst, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in August
Amherst, NY

Average temperature in August - Amherst, NY
  • Average high temperature in August: 78.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (29.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 62.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19.4°F).

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Average pressure in August
Amherst, NY

Average pressure in August - Amherst, NY
  • Average pressure in August: 29.97"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
Amherst, NY

Average wind speed in August - Amherst, NY
  • Average wind speed in August: 6.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (11mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.7mph).

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Average humidity in August
Amherst, NY

Average humidity in August - Amherst, NY
  • Average humidity in August: 74%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (85%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are July, August and September (74%).

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Average rainfall in August
Amherst, NY

Average rainfall in August - Amherst, NY
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.36"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (2.87").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.81").

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Average rainfall days in August
Amherst, NY

Average rainfall days in August - Amherst, NY
  • Average rainfall days in August: 17.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (7.6 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Amherst, NY

Average snowfall in August - Amherst, 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
Amherst, NY

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (19 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
Amherst, NY

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Amherst, NY
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 53min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 18min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 4min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 12min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2h and 18min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Amherst, NY

Average sunshine days in August - Amherst, NY
  • Average sunshine days in August: 11.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (12.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (6.3 days).

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Average UV index in August
Amherst, NY

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

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in August
Amherst, NY

Average cloud cover in August - Amherst, NY
  • Average cloud cover in August: 30

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 77).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in August
Amherst, NY

Average visibility in August - Amherst, NY
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

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

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