August weather forecast
Buffalo, NY

The Niagara square with the McKinley Monument in Buffalo, New York, USA
The Niagara square with the McKinley Monument in Buffalo, New York, USA

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Buffalo, is also a moderately hot month, with an average temperature varying between 62.6°F (17°C) and 78.4°F (25.8°C).

Temperature

In Buffalo, the average high-temperature in August is practically the same as in July - a still warm 78.4°F (25.8°C). The average low-temperature, is 62.6°F (17°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In Buffalo, in August, during 17.1 rainfall days, 2.36" (60mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Buffalo, there are 169.2 rainfall days, and 28.15" (715mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

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

Ocean temperature

August is the month with the warmest seawater, 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

The average length of the day in August is 13h and 53min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:06 am and sunset at 8:37 pm. On the last day of August, in Buffalo, sunrise is at 6:39 am and sunset at 7:52 pm EDT.

Sunshine

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

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Buffalo is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.
[Resources]

FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Buffalo?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Buffalo, is 78.4°F (25.8°C), while the average low-temperature is 62.6°F (17°C).

What are the least humid months in Buffalo?

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

What is the average humidity in August in Buffalo?

In August, the average relative humidity in Buffalo, New York, is 74%.

How much does it rain in Buffalo in August?

In Buffalo, New York, in August, during 17.1 rainfall days, 2.36" (60mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Buffalo?

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

What month is the ocean warmest in Buffalo?

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

How warm is the water in August in Buffalo?

In August, the average ocean temperature is 74.1°F (23.4°C). For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 73.4°F (23°C) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 74.1°F (23.4°C).

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

The average day length in August is 13h and 53min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in August in Buffalo?

On the first day of August in Buffalo, sunrise is at 6:06 am and sunset at 8:37 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:39 am and sunset at 7:52 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in August in Buffalo?

The average sunshine duration in August in Buffalo, New York, is 10.2h.

How high is the UV index in August in Buffalo?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Buffalo is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average humidity
Average rainfall days
Average snowfall
Average snowfall days
Average sunshine days
Average UV index
Average cloud cover
Average visibility

Average temperature in August
Buffalo, NY

Average temperature in August - Buffalo, 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).

[Resources]

Average pressure in August
Buffalo, NY

Average pressure in August - Buffalo, 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).

[Resources]

Average wind speed in August
Buffalo, NY

Average wind speed in August - Buffalo, 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).

[Resources]

Average humidity in August
Buffalo, NY

Average humidity in August - Buffalo, 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%).

[Resources]

Average rainfall in August
Buffalo, NY

Average rainfall in August - Buffalo, 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").

[Resources]

Average rainfall days in August
Buffalo, NY

Average rainfall days in August - Buffalo, 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).

[Resources]

Average snowfall in August
Buffalo, NY

Average snowfall in August - Buffalo, 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").

[Resources]

Average snowfall days in August
Buffalo, NY

Average snowfall days in August - Buffalo, 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).

[Resources]

Average sea temperature in August
Buffalo, NY

Average sea temperature in August - Buffalo, NY
  • Average sea temperature in August: 74.2°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (74.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (34.9°F).

[Resources]

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

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 17min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 5min).

  • 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).

[Resources]

Average sunshine days in August
Buffalo, NY

Average sunshine days in August - Buffalo, 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).

[Resources]

Average UV index in August
Buffalo, NY

Average UV index in August - Buffalo, 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).

[Resources]

Average cloud cover in August
Buffalo, NY

Average cloud cover in August - Buffalo, 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).

[Resources]

Average visibility in August
Buffalo, NY

Average visibility in August - Buffalo, 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).

[Resources]

Weather forecast for your location

1. Click Locate me button
2. Allow the app to use your location
* you will be automatically redirected to the weather forecast for your location