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

August weather forecast and climate
Ithaca, NY

A stream of water flowing downstream from the Taughannock Waterfall in Ithaka, New York
A stream of water flowing downstream from the Taughannock Waterfall in Ithaka, New York
August, the last month of the summer, in Ithaca, is also a moderately hot month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 56.7°F (13.7°C) and an average high of 79°F (26.1°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still warm 79°F (26.1°C). In August, the average low-temperature is 56.7°F (13.7°C).

Rainfall

In August, in Ithaca, New York, the rain falls for 11 days. Throughout August, 3.5" (88.9mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Ithaca, during the entire year, the rain falls for 156 days and collects up to 35.1" (892.3mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Ithaca, during the entire year, snow aggregates up to 64.4" (1635.9mm).

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Ithaca is 13.8h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 8h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index 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 vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
In August, the average maximum UV index of 8 translate into the following recommendations:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. 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. 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 Ithaca?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Ithaca, is 79°F (26.1°C), while the average low-temperature is 56.7°F (13.7°C).

How much does it rain in Ithaca in August?

In Ithaca, New York, in August, it is raining for 11 days, with typically 3.5" (88.9mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Ithaca have in August?

In Ithaca, New York, the average length of the day in August is 13.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Ithaca have in August?

In August, the average sunshine in Ithaca, New York, is 8h.

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

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 8, are months with the highest UV index in Ithaca.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Ithaca?

In Ithaca, New York, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 8. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Ithaca, NY
  • Average high temperature in August: 78.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (80.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (31.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 56.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (58.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (15.2°F).

Average rainfall in August - Ithaca, NY
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.5"

Wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are June and July (3.6").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (1.9").

Average rainfall days in August - Ithaca, NY
  • Average rainfall days in August: 11 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and December (15 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are August and September (11 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (15.5").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Ithaca, NY
  • Average daylight in August: 13.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 8h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 3).

Average UV index in August - Ithaca, 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).