August weather forecast and climate
Fort Hamilton, NY

The last month of the summer, August, is also a moderately hot month in Fort Hamilton, New York, with average temperature fluctuating between 80.8°F (27.1°C) and 70.2°F (21.2°C).

Temperature

In Fort Hamilton, the average high-temperature in August is relatively the same as in July - a still warm 80.8°F (27.1°C). The average low-temperature, in August, is 70.2°F (21.2°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is evaluated at 84.6°F (29.2°C). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', or 'apparent temperature', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. Additional factors like activity, clothing, wind, and metabolic differences affect individual temperature impact. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index 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 and November, with an average relative humidity of 72%, are the least humid months.

Rainfall

In Fort Hamilton, New York, during August, the rain falls for 15.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.87" (73mm) of precipitation. In Fort Hamilton, New York, during the entire year, the rain falls for 155.7 days and collects up to 28.66" (728mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Fort Hamilton snow does not fall in May through October.

Daylight

In Fort Hamilton, the average length of the day is 13.7h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Fort Hamilton is 10.4h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Fort Hamilton are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in August in Fort Hamilton?

In August, in Fort Hamilton, the average high-temperature is 80.8°F (27.1°C), and the average low-temperature is 70.2°F (21.2°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), that combines both air temperature and relative humidity, is appraised at 84.6°F (29.2°C).

What is the least humid month in Fort Hamilton?

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

What is the average humidity in August in Fort Hamilton?

The average relative humidity in August is 72%.

How many days does it rain in August in Fort Hamilton?

In Fort Hamilton, New York, in August, during 15.3 rainfall days, 2.87" (73mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Fort Hamilton?

May through October are months without snowfall in Fort Hamilton, New York.

What is the average length of the day in August in Fort Hamilton?

The average length of the day in August in Fort Hamilton is 13.7h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Fort Hamilton?

In August, the average sunshine is 10.4h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Fort Hamilton?

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

How high is the UV index in August in Fort Hamilton?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Fort Hamilton is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Fort Hamilton, NY
  • Average high temperature in August: 80.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (37°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 70.2°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 (27.1°F).

Average pressure in August - Fort Hamilton, 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").

Average wind speed in August - Fort Hamilton, NY
  • Average wind speed in August: 7.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (11.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.3mph).

Average humidity in August - Fort Hamilton, 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%).

Average rainfall in August - Fort Hamilton, NY
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.87"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (3.27").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (1.69").

Average rainfall days in August - Fort Hamilton, NY
  • Average rainfall days in August: 15.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (8.5 days).

Average snowfall in August - Fort Hamilton, NY
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (1.46").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in August - Fort Hamilton, NY
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (5.1 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.3h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.4h

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

Average sunshine days in August - Fort Hamilton, NY
  • Average sunshine days in August: 13.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (18.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (12.1 days).

Average UV index in August - Fort Hamilton, 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).

Average cloud cover in August - Fort Hamilton, 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).

Average visibility in August - Fort Hamilton, 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).