August weather forecast and climate
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 average temperature ranging between max 76.8°F (24.9°C) and min 57.2°F (14°C).

Temperature

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

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity is 77%.

Rainfall

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

Snowfall

In Plattsburgh snow does not fall in June through September.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Plattsburgh, New York, is 14h.

Sunshine

The month with the most sunshine is August, with an average of 10.6h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Plattsburgh are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 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 temperature in August in Plattsburgh?

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?

The average relative humidity in August is 77%.

How many days does it rain in August in Plattsburgh?

In August, the rain falls for 16.6 days. Throughout August, 2.76" (70mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Plattsburgh?

June through September are months without snowfall in Plattsburgh.

How many hours of daylight does Plattsburgh have in August?

The average length of the day in August in Plattsburgh is 14h.

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.

How long on average sun shines in August in Plattsburgh?

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

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

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

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 value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

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"

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

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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%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (86%).
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").
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).
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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.9h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.6h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 3.6h).

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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

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 5).
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).
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

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

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