August weather forecast
Lake Placid, NY

A beautiful image, taken in the fall, of scenic golden and brown trees in the Mountain Village along with Lake Placid, New York
A beautiful image, taken in the fall, of scenic golden and brown trees in the Mountain Village along with Lake Placid, New York

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Lake Placid, is also an agreeable month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 73°F (22.8°C) and an average low of 53.2°F (11.8°C).

Temperature

In Lake Placid, the average high-temperature in August is relatively the same as in July - an agreeable 73°F (22.8°C). The average low-temperature, in Lake Placid, is 53.2°F (11.8°C).

Humidity

In Lake Placid, the average relative humidity in August is 81%.

Rainfall

In August, the rain falls for 20.6 days. Throughout August, 3.03" (77mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 168.6 rainfall days, and 36.5" (927mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

June through September are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 13h and 58min.
On the first day of August, sunrise is at 5:43 am and sunset at 8:20 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:17 am and sunset at 7:34 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August in Lake Placid is 9.2h.

UV index

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 4 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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 average humidity in August in Lake Placid?

In August, the average relative humidity in Lake Placid is 81%.

How much does it rain in Lake Placid in August?

In Lake Placid, in August, it is raining for 20.6 days, with typically 3.03" (77mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Lake Placid?

June through September are months without snowfall.

How many hours of daylight does Lake Placid have in August?

In August, the average day length in Lake Placid is 13h and 58min.

When are sunrise and sunset in August in Lake Placid?

On the first day of August, sunrise is at 5:43 am and sunset at 8:20 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:17 am and sunset at 7:34 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in August in Lake Placid?

In Lake Placid, the average sunshine duration in August is 9.2h.

How high is the UV index in August in Lake Placid?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in August
Lake Placid, NY

Average temperature in August - Lake Placid, NY
  • Average high temperature in August: 73°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (74.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (21.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 53.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (55.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (9.5°F).

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Average pressure in August
Lake Placid, NY

Average pressure in August - Lake Placid, NY
  • Average pressure in August: 29.96"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.07"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91"Hg).

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Average wind speed in August
Lake Placid, NY

Average wind speed in August - Lake Placid, NY
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.6mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are August and September (5.7mph).

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Average humidity in August
Lake Placid, NY

Average humidity in August - Lake Placid, NY
  • Average humidity in August: 81%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (91%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (78%).

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Average rainfall in August
Lake Placid, NY

Average rainfall in August - Lake Placid, NY
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.03"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.86").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.28").

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Average rainfall days in August
Lake Placid, NY

Average rainfall days in August - Lake Placid, NY
  • Average rainfall days in August: 20.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (5.3 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Lake Placid, NY

Average snowfall in August - Lake Placid, NY
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (15.59").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Lake Placid, NY

Average snowfall days in August - Lake Placid, NY
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (23.1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Lake Placid, NY

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Lake Placid, NY
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 58min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 28min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 55min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 9h and 12min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 2h and 12min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Lake Placid, NY

Average sunshine days in August - Lake Placid, NY
  • Average sunshine days in August: 7.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (12.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (4.7 days).

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Average UV index in August
Lake Placid, NY

Average UV index in August - Lake Placid, NY
  • Average UV index in August: 4

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in August
Lake Placid, NY

Average cloud cover in August - Lake Placid, NY
  • Average cloud cover in August: 43

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 80).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 42).

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Average visibility in August
Lake Placid, NY

Average visibility in August - Lake Placid, NY
  • Average visibility in August: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August and September (5mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, October, November and December (4mi).

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