August weather forecast and climate
Kensington, NY

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Kensington, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature ranging between max 80.6°F (27°C) and min 70.2°F (21.2°C).

Temperature

In Kensington, the average high-temperature in August is relatively the same as in July - a still warm 80.6°F (27°C). In Kensington, in August, the average low-temperature is 70.2°F (21.2°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is evaluated at 84°F (28.9°C). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With 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 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', or 'feels like', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. Additional factors like activity, differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind, and metabolic differences affect individual temperature impact. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the 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 71%, are the least humid months in Kensington.

Rainfall

In Kensington, it is raining for 16.8 days, with typically 3.7" (94mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Kensington, during the entire year, the rain falls for 155.6 days and collects up to 34.72" (882mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Kensington snow does not fall in May through October.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 13.7h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Kensington is 10.6h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Kensington are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Kensington?

In Kensington, in August, the average high-temperature is 80.6°F (27°C), and the average low-temperature is 70.2°F (21.2°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'apparent temperature'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, in August is evaluated at 84°F (28.9°C).

What is the least humid month in Kensington?

Months with the lowest humidity in Kensington, New York, are August and November, with an average relative humidity of 71%.

What is the average humidity in August in Kensington?

In Kensington, New York, the average relative humidity in August is 71%.

How much does it rain in Kensington in August?

In Kensington, during August, the rain falls for 16.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.7" (94mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Kensington?

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

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

In Kensington, the average length of the day in August is 13.7h.

How many hours of sunshine does Kensington have in August?

In Kensington, the average sunshine in August is 10.6h.

When is the highest UV index in Kensington?

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

What is the UV index intensity in August in Kensington?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Kensington, NY

Average temperature in August - Kensington, NY
  • Average high temperature in August: 80.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (36.9°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 (27.7°F).

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Average pressure in August
Kensington, NY

Average pressure in August - Kensington, 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").

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Average wind speed in August
Kensington, NY

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

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (11.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.3mph).

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Average humidity in August
Kensington, NY

Average humidity in August - Kensington, NY
  • Average humidity in August: 71%

Months with the highest relative humidity are February, May and December (75%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are August and November (71%).

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Average rainfall in August
Kensington, NY

Average rainfall in August - Kensington, NY
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.7"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.02").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (2.05").

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Average rainfall days in August
Kensington, NY

Average rainfall days in August - Kensington, NY
  • Average rainfall days in August: 16.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (7.8 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Kensington, NY

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

The month with the highest snowfall is March (1.85").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Kensington, NY

Average snowfall days in August - Kensington, NY
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (4.5 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.1h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.3h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.6h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Kensington, NY

Average sunshine days in August - Kensington, NY
  • Average sunshine days in August: 12.2 days

Months with the most sunshine days are January and November (19.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11 days).

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Average UV index in August
Kensington, NY

Average UV index in August - Kensington, 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).

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Average cloud cover in August
Kensington, NY

Average cloud cover in August - Kensington, NY
  • Average cloud cover in August: 28

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 47).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in August
Kensington, NY

Average visibility in August - Kensington, 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).

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