August weather forecast and climate
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

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

Temperature

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

Humidity

Months with the lowest humidity are July through September, with an average relative humidity of 74%.

Rainfall

In August, in Buffalo, the rain falls for 17.1 days. Throughout August, 2.36" (60mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Buffalo, during the entire year, the rain falls for 169.2 days and collects up to 28.15" (715mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

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

Ocean temperature

August is the month with the warmest seawater, with an average ocean temperature of 74.1°F (23.4°C).
Note: 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. (FYI: The Olympic swimming competition requires a water temperature between 77°F (25°C) and 82.4°F (28°C).)

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Buffalo is 13.9h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 10.2h.

UV index

In Buffalo, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 in August interpret into the following advice:
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. 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Buffalo?

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

What are the least humid months in Buffalo?

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

What is the average humidity in August in Buffalo?

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

How much does it rain in Buffalo in August?

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

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, New York.

What is the water temperature in August in Buffalo?

In Buffalo, 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.

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

In August, the average length of the day in Buffalo, New York, is 13.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Buffalo have in August?

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

What is the UV index reading in August in Buffalo?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Buffalo, New York, is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

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).

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Average pressure in August
Buffalo, NY

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

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

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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).

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Average humidity in August
Buffalo, NY

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

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

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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").

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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).

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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").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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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).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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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).

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

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Buffalo, NY
  • Average daylight in August: 13.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.2h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2.3h).

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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).

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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).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 1).

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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).

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Average visibility in August
Buffalo, NY

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

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

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