August weather forecast and climate
Long Island City, NY

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Long Island City, New York, with average temperature fluctuating between 69.4°F (20.8°C) and 81.3°F (27.4°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still moderately hot 81.3°F (27.4°C). The average low-temperature, is 69.4°F (20.8°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is evaluated at 85.1°F (29.5°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 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', 'real feel', or 'feels like', is a measure that combines both air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (metabolic differences, wind, pregnancy). 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 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

The least humid month is August, with an average relative humidity of 70%.

Rainfall

In Long Island City, in August, during 9.3 rainfall days, 0.59" (15mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Long Island City, during the entire year, the rain falls for 89.8 days and collects up to 6.73" (171mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Long Island City snow does not fall in April through November.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Long Island City is 10.6h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Long Island City are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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. 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 Long Island City?

In Long Island City, in August, the average high-temperature is 81.3°F (27.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 69.4°F (20.8°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), that factores the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, in August is evaluated at 85.1°F (29.5°C).

What is the least humid month in Long Island City?

With an average relative humidity of 70%, August is the least humid month in Long Island City.

What is the average humidity in August in Long Island City?

In August, the average relative humidity in Long Island City is 70%.

How many days does it rain in August in Long Island City?

In August, in Long Island City, New York, the rain falls for 9.3 days. Throughout August, 0.59" (15mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Long Island City?

April through November are months without snowfall in Long Island City.

How many hours of daylight does Long Island City have in August?

In Long Island City, New York, the average length of the day in August is 13.7h.

How many hours of sunshine does Long Island City have in August?

In August, the average sunshine is 10.6h.

When is the highest UV index in Long Island City?

Months with the highest UV index in Long Island City, New York, are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the UV index reading in August in Long Island City?

In Long Island City, New York, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Long Island City, NY

Average temperature in August - Long Island City, NY
  • Average high temperature in August: 81.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (36.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 69.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.6°F).

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Average pressure in August
Long Island City, NY

Average pressure in August - Long Island City, 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
Long Island City, NY

Average wind speed in August - Long Island City, NY
  • Average wind speed in August: 7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (10.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.8mph).

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Average humidity in August
Long Island City, NY

Average humidity in August - Long Island City, NY
  • Average humidity in August: 70%

Months with the highest relative humidity are February, May and December (75%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (70%).

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Average rainfall in August
Long Island City, NY

Average rainfall in August - Long Island City, NY
  • Average rainfall in August: 0.59"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (0.75").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.2").

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Average rainfall days in August
Long Island City, NY

Average rainfall days in August - Long Island City, NY
  • Average rainfall days in August: 9.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (9.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4.8 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Long Island City, NY

Average snowfall in August - Long Island City, NY
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

Months with the highest snowfall are February, March and December (0.16").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Long Island City, NY

Average snowfall days in August - Long Island City, NY
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (2.6 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
Long Island City, NY

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Long Island City, 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
Long Island City, NY

Average sunshine days in August - Long Island City, NY
  • Average sunshine days in August: 19.3 days

Months with the most sunshine days are January and December (24 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (17.8 days).

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Average UV index in August
Long Island City, NY

Average UV index in August - Long Island City, NY
  • Average UV index in August: 6

Months with the highest UV index are May, 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
Long Island City, NY

Average cloud cover in August - Long Island City, NY
  • Average cloud cover in August: 29

Months with the most cloud cover are February, March and December (Cloud cover 47).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in August
Long Island City, NY

Average visibility in August - Long Island City, 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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