August weather forecast
Plattsburgh, NY

A sunny and dry day in the townscape of Plattsburgh, New York, with a view of the iconic tower next to the river, dry trees, and a hilly landscape view
A sunny and dry day in the townscape of Plattsburgh, New York, with a view of the iconic tower next to the river, dry trees, and a hilly landscape view

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Plattsburgh, is also a moderately hot month, with an average temperature ranging between min 57.2°F (14°C) and max 76.8°F (24.9°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still moderately hot 76.8°F (24.9°C). In Plattsburgh, in August, the average low-temperature is 57.2°F (14°C).

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity is 77%.

Rainfall

In Plattsburgh, New York, during August, the rain falls for 16.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.76" (70mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 162.6 rainfall days, and 27.6" (701mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

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

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Plattsburgh is 14h and 0min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:40 am and sunset at 8:19 pm. On the last day of August, in Plattsburgh, sunrise is at 6:15 am and sunset at 7:32 pm EDT.

Sunshine

August has the most sunshine of the year in Plattsburgh, with an average of 10.6h of sunshine.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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 Plattsburgh?

In Plattsburgh, New York, in August, the average high-temperature is 76.8°F (24.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 57.2°F (14°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Plattsburgh?

In August, the average relative humidity in Plattsburgh, New York, is 77%.

How much does it rain in Plattsburgh in August?

In Plattsburgh, during August, the rain falls for 16.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.76" (70mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Plattsburgh?

June through September are months without snowfall in Plattsburgh, New York.

How many hours of daylight does Plattsburgh have in August?

In August, the average day length is 14h and 0min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in August in Plattsburgh?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:40 am and sunset at 8:19 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:15 am and sunset at 7:32 pm EDT.

What month has the most sunshine in Plattsburgh?

With an average of 10.6h of sunshine, August has the most sunshine of the year in Plattsburgh, New York.

How many hours of sunshine does Plattsburgh have in August?

In Plattsburgh, the average sunshine duration in August is 10.6h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Plattsburgh?

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the highest UV index in Plattsburgh.

How high is the UV index in August in Plattsburgh?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Plattsburgh is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in August
Plattsburgh, NY

Average temperature in August - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average high temperature in August: 76.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (24.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 57.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (12.4°F).

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Average pressure in August
Plattsburgh, NY

Average pressure in August - Plattsburgh, 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
Plattsburgh, NY

Average wind speed in August - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.6mph).

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Average humidity in August
Plattsburgh, NY

Average humidity in August - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average humidity in August: 77%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (86%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are April and May (75%).

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Average rainfall in August
Plattsburgh, NY

Average rainfall in August - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.76"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.15").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (1.73").

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Average rainfall days in August
Plattsburgh, NY

Average rainfall days in August - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average rainfall days in August: 16.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (6.8 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Plattsburgh, NY

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (10").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Plattsburgh, NY

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (19.3 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
Plattsburgh, NY

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average daylight in August: 14h and 0min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 31min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 53min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 36min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 3h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Plattsburgh, NY

Average sunshine days in August - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average sunshine days in August: 11.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (14.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (8.6 days).

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Average UV index in August
Plattsburgh, NY

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

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

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Average cloud cover in August
Plattsburgh, NY

Average cloud cover in August - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average cloud cover in August: 31

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 64).
The months with the least cloud cover are July, August and September (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in August
Plattsburgh, NY

Average visibility in August - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

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

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