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

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 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 hilly landscape view
August, the last month of the summer, in Plattsburgh, is another warm month, with average temperature varying between 77°F (25°C) and 57.2°F (14°C).

Temperature

In Plattsburgh, the average high-temperature in August is almost the same as in July - a still moderately hot 77°F (25°C). The average low-temperature, in August, is 57.2°F (14°C).

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is August when the rain falls for 13 days and typically aggregates up to 3.6" (91mm) of precipitation.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 14h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 8h.

UV index

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
In August, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in August in Plattsburgh?

In Plattsburgh, New York, in August, the average high-temperature is 77°F (25°C), and the average low-temperature is 57.2°F (14°C).

How much does it rain in Plattsburgh in August?

In Plattsburgh, New York, in August, it is raining for 13 days, with typically 3.6" (91mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the rainiest month in Plattsburgh?

The month with the most rainfall in Plattsburgh, New York, is August when the rain falls for 13 days and typically aggregates up to 3.6" (91mm) of precipitation.

What is the average length of the day in August in Plattsburgh?

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

How long on average sun shines in August in Plattsburgh?

The average sunshine in August in Plattsburgh is 8h.

How high is the UV index in August in Plattsburgh?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Plattsburgh, New York, is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average high temperature in August: 77°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (27°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 57°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (7°F).

Average rainfall in August - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.6").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (1.6").

Average rainfall days in August - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average rainfall days in August: 13 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (14 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (10 days).

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 shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.9h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 8h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 3).

Average UV index in August - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average UV index in August: 7

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).