New York
New York, USA
Long term weather forecast
Long term weather forecast

August weather forecast and Climate
New York, NY

August is the most humid month in New York with an average of 68%, and it may feel pretty sticky during the day, so keeping to air-conditioned areas helps.
The temperatures remain moderately high with minimum averages reading 68°F (20°C) and maximum standards reading 82.4°F (28°C). This is warm and pleasant for outdoor activities albeit under the shade. Parks are still beautiful but crowded with tourists determined to enjoy the last of the summer heat.
Expect rainfall for up to nine and half days raining in the late afternoons and possibly accompanied by thunderstorms. The average precipitation in August is 3.4" (86.4mm). This clears up fast as the month progresses and as such should not cause alarm.
The ocean is at its warmest with a high temperature of 73.4°F (23°C) indicating more swimming, more crowds, and more basking in the ten-hour daily sunshine. Expect these to start decreasing gradually as summer closes up.
  • Average high temperature in August: 82.6°F

Warmest month (with highest average high temperature) is July (84.1°F).
Month with lowest average high temperature is January (38.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 67.8°F

Month with highest average low temperature is July (68.8°F).
Coldest month (with lowest average low temperature) is January (26.9°F).

  • Average humidity in August: 66%

Month with highest relative humidity is September (67.8%).
Month with lowest relative humidity is April (55.3%).

  • Average rainfall in August: 4.4"

Wettest month (with highest rainfall) is July (4.6").
Driest month (with lowest rainfall) is February (3.1").

  • Average rainfall days in August: 9.5 days

Month with highest number of rainy days is April (11.5 days).
Month with lowest number of rainy days is September (8.7 days).

  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

Month with highest snowfall is February (9.2").
Months with lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

Month with highest number of snowfall days is January (4 days).
Months with lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

  • Average sea temperature in August: 73°F

Best month for swimming (with highest average sea temperature) is August (73°F).
Coldest months (with lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (41°F).

  • Average daylight in August: 14h

Months with longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 15h).
Month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 8.7h

Months with most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 8.7h).
Month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4.5h).

  • Average UV index in August: 8

Months with highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 8).
Month with lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).