August weather forecast and climate
Astoria, NY

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a moderately hot month in Astoria, New York, with average temperature fluctuating between 69.4°F (20.8°C) and 81.3°F (27.4°C).

Temperature

In Astoria, the average high-temperature in August is practically the same as in July - a still moderately hot 81.3°F (27.4°C). In Astoria, New York, in August, the average low-temperature is 69.4°F (20.8°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is evaluated at 85.1°F (29.5°C). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', or 'apparent temperature', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. Additional factors like activity, differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences, and wind affect individual temperature impact. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

August is the least humid month in Astoria, with an average relative humidity of 70%.

Rainfall

In Astoria, New York, in August, during 9.3 rainfall days, 0.59" (15mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Astoria, during the entire year, the rain falls for 89.8 days and collects up to 6.73" (171mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through November are months without snowfall.

Daylight

The average length of the day is 13.7h.

Sunshine

In Astoria, the average sunshine is 10.6h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Astoria?

In Astoria, in August, the average high-temperature is 81.3°F (27.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 69.4°F (20.8°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), that combines both air temperature and relative humidity, in August is evaluated at 85.1°F (29.5°C).

What is the least humid month in Astoria?

August is the least humid month, with an average relative humidity of 70%.

What is the average humidity in August in Astoria?

In Astoria, the average relative humidity in August is 70%.

How many days does it rain in August in Astoria?

In Astoria, New York, in August, it is raining for 9.3 days, with typically 0.59" (15mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Astoria?

In Astoria snow does not fall in April through November.

How many hours of daylight does Astoria have in August?

In August, the average length of the day in Astoria is 13.7h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Astoria?

In Astoria, the average sunshine in August is 10.6h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Astoria?

Months with the highest UV index in Astoria are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the UV index reading in August in Astoria?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Astoria is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Astoria, NY

Average temperature in August - Astoria, NY
  • Average high temperature in August: 81.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (36.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 69.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.6°F).

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Average pressure in August
Astoria, NY

Average pressure in August - Astoria, NY
  • Average pressure in August: 29.98"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.1").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93").

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Average wind speed in August
Astoria, NY

Average wind speed in August - Astoria, NY
  • Average wind speed in August: 7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (10.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.8mph).

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Average humidity in August
Astoria, NY

Average humidity in August - Astoria, NY
  • Average humidity in August: 70%

Months with the highest relative humidity are February, May and December (75%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (70%).

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Average rainfall in August
Astoria, NY

Average rainfall in August - Astoria, NY
  • Average rainfall in August: 0.59"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (0.75").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.2").

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Average rainfall days in August
Astoria, NY

Average rainfall days in August - Astoria, NY
  • Average rainfall days in August: 9.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (9.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4.8 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Astoria, NY

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

Months with the highest snowfall are February, March and December (0.16").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Astoria, NY

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

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (2.6 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Astoria, NY
  • Average daylight in August: 13.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.1h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.3h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.6h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Astoria, NY

Average sunshine days in August - Astoria, NY
  • Average sunshine days in August: 19.3 days

Months with the most sunshine days are January and December (24 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (17.8 days).

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Average UV index in August
Astoria, NY

Average UV index in August - Astoria, NY
  • Average UV index in August: 6

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
Astoria, NY

Average cloud cover in August - Astoria, NY
  • Average cloud cover in August: 29

Months with the most cloud cover are February, March and December (Cloud cover 47).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in August
Astoria, NY

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

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

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