August weather forecast
Potsdam, NY

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Weather in August

In August, Potsdam continues to experience summer weather, with warm temperatures, abundant sunshine, and infrequent rainy spells. Compared to July, August shows a similar weather pattern with slight changes. Though July hit high, August sees a downward trend, with the highest average temperature around 75.4°F (24.1°C). The rise in humidity can cause an increase in cloud coverage. The evenings get gradually cooler, hinting at the forthcoming autumn.

Temperature

The beginning of August records an average high-temperature of a still moderately hot 75.4°F (24.1°C), marking a negligible difference from July's 77°F (25°C). During the nights in August, Potsdam experiences a consistent average temperature of 57°F (13.9°C).

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity is 81%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall in Potsdam is August, when the rain falls for 17.5 days and typically aggregates up to 3.03" (77mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

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

Daylight

The average length of the day in August in Potsdam, New York, is 14h and 0min.
On the first day of August, sunrise is at 5:47 am and sunset at 8:25 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:22 am and sunset at 7:37 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August in Potsdam is 9.9h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: A maximum UV index of 5 in August translates into the following recommendations:
Exercise prudence. Persons with fair skin could be burned in under 30 minutes. Being exposed to the midday Sun can have harmful effects due to strong UV radiation; always take precautions. Sun protection is enhanced with clothing that boasts a tight weave yet offers a loose fit.
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Frequently asked questions

What is the temperature in August in Potsdam?

The high-temperature, in August, in Potsdam, records 75.4°F (24.1°C), while the low-temperature is 57°F (13.9°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Potsdam?

In Potsdam, New York, the average relative humidity in August is 81%.

What is the rainiest month in Potsdam?

The month with the most rainfall is August, when the rain falls for 17.5 days and typically aggregates up to 3.03" (77mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in August in Potsdam?

In Potsdam, New York, during August, the rain falls for 17.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.03" (77mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Potsdam?

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

How many hours of daylight does Potsdam have in August?

The average day length in August in Potsdam is 14h and 0min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in August in Potsdam?

On the first day of August, sunrise is at 5:47 am and sunset at 8:25 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:22 am and sunset at 7:37 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Potsdam have in August?

In Potsdam, New York, the average sunshine duration in August is 9.9h.

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

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

How high is the UV index in August in Potsdam?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in August
Potsdam, NY

Average temperature in August - Potsdam, NY
  • Average high temperature in August: 75.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (77°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (23.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 57°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (58.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (10.8°F).

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Average pressure in August
Potsdam, NY

Average pressure in August - Potsdam, 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
Potsdam, NY

Average wind speed in August - Potsdam, NY
  • Average wind speed in August: 6.4mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are February and April (8.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.4mph).

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Average humidity in August
Potsdam, NY

Average humidity in August - Potsdam, NY
  • Average humidity in August: 81%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (90%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (77%).

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Average rainfall in August
Potsdam, NY

Average rainfall in August - Potsdam, NY
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.03"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.03").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are March and September (2.01").

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Average rainfall days in August
Potsdam, NY

Average rainfall days in August - Potsdam, NY
  • Average rainfall days in August: 17.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (6 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Potsdam, NY

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (8.39").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Potsdam, NY

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (17.3 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
Potsdam, NY

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 30min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 54min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 9h and 5min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 6min).
The months with the least sunshine are January and February (Average sunshine: 2h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Potsdam, NY

Average sunshine days in August - Potsdam, NY
  • Average sunshine days in August: 10.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (15 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9.3 days).

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Average UV index in August
Potsdam, NY

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

The months with the highest UV index are 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
Potsdam, NY

Average cloud cover in August - Potsdam, NY
  • Average cloud cover in August: 36

The months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 75).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 35).

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Average visibility in August
Potsdam, NY

Average visibility in August - Potsdam, NY
  • Average visibility in August: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, September and October (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January and February (4mi).

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