August weather forecast and climate
Kingston, NY

The last month of the summer, August, is also a moderately hot month in Kingston, New York, with average temperature ranging between max 81.3°F (27.4°C) and min 58.8°F (14.9°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still warm 81.3°F (27.4°C). The average low-temperature, is 58.8°F (14.9°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is evaluated at a tropical 86.2°F (30.1°C). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. 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 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', or 'real feel', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (wind, metabolic differences, clothing). 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 especially crucial for babies and toddlers. 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

In August, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

In Kingston, it is raining for 13.3 days, with typically 1.93" (49mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Kingston, during the entire year, the rain falls for 152.8 days and collects up to 26.1" (663mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Kingston snow does not fall in June through September.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 10.2h.

UV index

In Kingston, New York, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
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. 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 Kingston?

In August, the average high-temperature is 81.3°F (27.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 58.8°F (14.9°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), that combines both air temperature and relative humidity, is estimated at 86.2°F (30.1°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Kingston?

In Kingston, New York, the average relative humidity in August is 75%.

How many days does it rain in August in Kingston?

In August, in Kingston, New York, the rain falls for 13.3 days. Throughout August, 1.93" (49mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Kingston?

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

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Kingston have in August?

In August, the average sunshine in Kingston is 10.2h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Kingston?

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Kingston, NY
  • Average high temperature in August: 81.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (83.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (31.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 58.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (60.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19°F).

Average pressure in August - Kingston, NY
  • Average pressure in August: 29.98"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.09").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93").

Average wind speed in August - Kingston, NY
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (6.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.3mph).

Average humidity in August - Kingston, NY
  • Average humidity in August: 75%

Months with the highest relative humidity are February and December (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (74%).

Average rainfall in August - Kingston, NY
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.93"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (2.87").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.5").

Average rainfall days in August - Kingston, NY
  • Average rainfall days in August: 13.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (16.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (8.6 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (5.43").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (10.7 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.2h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.5h).

Average sunshine days in August - Kingston, NY
  • Average sunshine days in August: 15.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (17.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (11.8 days).

Average UV index in August - Kingston, NY
  • Average UV index in August: 5

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in August - Kingston, NY
  • Average cloud cover in August: 34

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 50).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 34).

Average visibility in August - Kingston, NY
  • Average visibility in August: 5mi

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