Buffalo
New York, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Buffalo, NY

A view of the Niagara square with the McKinley Monument in Buffalo, New York
A view of the Niagara square with the McKinley Monument in Buffalo, New York
August, the last month of the summer, in Buffalo, is another warm month, with average temperature varying between 78.4°F (25.8°C) and 60.8°F (16°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still moderately hot 78.4°F (25.8°C). The average low-temperature, in August, is 60.8°F (16°C).

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity in Buffalo is 72.1%.

Rainfall

In August, the rain falls for 10.1 days. Throughout August, 3.3" (82.8mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Buffalo, during the entire year, the rain falls for 166.5 days and collects up to 40.5" (1028.3mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Buffalo, during the entire year, snow aggregates up to 94.7" (2405.5mm).

Ocean temperature

With an average ocean temperature of 74.1°F (23.4°C), August is the month with the warmest seawater in Buffalo. 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 August, the average length of the day is 13.9h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Buffalo, New York, is 8.6h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Buffalo are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 8. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
The average daily UV index of 8 in August transform into the following instructions:
Take special precautions, as unprotected eyes and skin can be burned and damaged quickly. 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in August in Buffalo?

In August, in Buffalo, New York, the average high-temperature is 78.4°F (25.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 60.8°F (16°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Buffalo?

In August, the average relative humidity is 72.1%.

How many days does it rain in August in Buffalo?

In Buffalo, in August, during 10.1 rainfall days, 3.3" (82.8mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

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. 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).

How warm is the water in August in Buffalo?

In August, the average ocean temperature in Buffalo 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 Buffalo have in August?

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

How long on average sun shines in August in Buffalo?

The average sunshine in August in Buffalo is 8.6h.

When is the highest UV index in Buffalo?

Months with the highest UV index in Buffalo, New York, are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 8.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Buffalo?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Buffalo is 8. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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 (79.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (31.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 60.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (62.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (18.5°F).

Average humidity in August - Buffalo, NY
  • Average humidity in August: 72.1%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (77.6%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (67.2%).

Average rainfall in August - Buffalo, NY
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.3"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (4").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (2.5").

Average rainfall days in August - Buffalo, NY
  • Average rainfall days in August: 10.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (19.2 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (10.1 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is December (27.4").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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 (16.3 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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).

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 shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 8.6h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2.2h).

Average UV index in August - Buffalo, NY
  • Average UV index in August: 8

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).