August weather forecast and climate
Brooklyn, NY

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a moderately hot month in Brooklyn, New York, with average temperature ranging between min 70°F (21.1°C) and max 80.2°F (26.8°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still warm 80.2°F (26.8°C). In August, in Brooklyn, the average low-temperature is 70°F (21.1°C).

Humidity

Months with the lowest humidity in Brooklyn, New York, are August and November, with an average relative humidity of 72%.

Rainfall

In Brooklyn, in August, it is raining for 11.7 days, with typically 1.22" (31mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Brooklyn, during the entire year, the rain falls for 110.8 days and collects up to 10.39" (264mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Brooklyn snow does not fall in May through November.

Ocean temperature

August is the month with the warmest seawater in Brooklyn, with an average ocean temperature of 74.1°F (23.4°C).
Note: Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 74.1°F (23.4°C) water may be enjoyable. (FYI: The official water temperature required for the Olympic swimming competition is 77°F (25°C) to 82.4°F (28°C).)

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Brooklyn, the average sunshine in August is 10.5h.

UV index

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Brooklyn. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in August transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Brooklyn?

The average high-temperature, in August, is 80.2°F (26.8°C), while the average low-temperature is 70°F (21.1°C).

What are the least humid months in Brooklyn?

August and November, with an average relative humidity of 72%, are the least humid months in Brooklyn, New York.

What is the average humidity in August in Brooklyn?

The average relative humidity in August in Brooklyn is 72%.

How much does it rain in Brooklyn in August?

In August, in Brooklyn, the rain falls for 11.7 days. Throughout August, 1.22" (31mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Brooklyn?

May through November are months without snowfall.

What is the month with the warmest ocean in Brooklyn?

With an average ocean temperature of 74.1°F (23.4°C), August is the month with the warmest seawater in Brooklyn.

What is the water temperature in August in Brooklyn?

In Brooklyn, the average seawater temperature in August is 74.1°F (23.4°C). A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 74.1°F (23.4°C) water.

How many hours of daylight does Brooklyn have in August?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Brooklyn have in August?

In August, the average sunshine in Brooklyn, New York, is 10.5h.

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

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

What is the UV index reading in August in Brooklyn?

In Brooklyn, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Brooklyn, NY

Average temperature in August - Brooklyn, NY
  • Average high temperature in August: 80.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (37°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 70°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27.7°F).

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Average pressure in August
Brooklyn, NY

Average pressure in August - Brooklyn, 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
Brooklyn, NY

Average wind speed in August - Brooklyn, NY
  • Average wind speed in August: 7.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (11.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.4mph).

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Average humidity in August
Brooklyn, NY

Average humidity in August - Brooklyn, NY
  • Average humidity in August: 72%

Months with the highest relative humidity are February, May and June (76%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are August and November (72%).

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Average rainfall in August
Brooklyn, NY

Average rainfall in August - Brooklyn, NY
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.22"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1.34").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.51").

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Average rainfall days in August
Brooklyn, NY

Average rainfall days in August - Brooklyn, NY
  • Average rainfall days in August: 11.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (12.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4.9 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Brooklyn, NY

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

The month with the highest snowfall is March (0.55").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Brooklyn, NY

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

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (3.6 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in August
Brooklyn, NY

Average sea temperature in August - Brooklyn, NY
  • Average sea temperature in August: 74.1°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (74.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (39.9°F).

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

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Brooklyn, 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: 10.5h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Brooklyn, NY

Average sunshine days in August - Brooklyn, NY
  • Average sunshine days in August: 17 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (22 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (16 days).

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Average UV index in August
Brooklyn, NY

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

Months with the highest UV index are 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
Brooklyn, NY

Average cloud cover in August - Brooklyn, NY
  • Average cloud cover in August: 28

Months with the most cloud cover are February, March and December (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in August
Brooklyn, NY

Average visibility in August - Brooklyn, 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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