August weather forecast
Kingston, NY

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Kingston, is another warm month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 58.8°F (14.9°C) and an average high of 81.3°F (27.4°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still moderately hot 81.3°F (27.4°C). In Kingston, New York, the average low-temperature is 58.8°F (14.9°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is appraised at a tropical 86.2°F (30.1°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 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', or 'apparent temperature', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (metabolic differences, clothing, differences in body mass, height, and shape). 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. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

In Kingston, New York, the average relative humidity in August 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

June through September are months without snowfall in Kingston.

Daylight

In Kingston, the average length of the day in August is 13h and 49min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:49 am and sunset at 8:14 pm. On the last day of August, sunrise is at 6:20 am and sunset at 7:31 pm EDT.

Sunshine

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

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Kingston, New York, is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Kingston?

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. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, is appraised at 86.2°F (30.1°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Kingston?

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

How much does it rain in Kingston in August?

In Kingston, New York, in August, it is raining for 13.3 days, with typically 1.93" (49mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Kingston?

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

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

In August, the average day length in Kingston, New York, is 13h and 49min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in August in Kingston?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:49 am and sunset at 8:14 pm. On the last day of the month, in Kingston, sunrise is at 6:20 am and sunset at 7:31 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Kingston have in August?

The average sunshine duration in August is 10.2h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Kingston?

In Kingston, New York, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Kingston, NY

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).

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Average pressure in August
Kingston, NY

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

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

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Average wind speed in August
Kingston, NY

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).

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Average humidity in August
Kingston, NY

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

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

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Average rainfall in August
Kingston, NY

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").

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Average rainfall days in August
Kingston, NY

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).

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Average snowfall in August
Kingston, NY

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

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

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Average snowfall days in August
Kingston, NY

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).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Kingston, NY
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 49min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 11min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 11min).

  • 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).

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Average sunshine days in August
Kingston, NY

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).

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Average UV index in August
Kingston, NY

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

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
The 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
Kingston, NY

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).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 34).

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Average visibility in August
Kingston, NY

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

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

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