August weather forecast
Potsdam, NY

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Potsdam, is also a moderately hot month, with an average temperature ranging between max 75.4°F (24.1°C) and min 57°F (13.9°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still moderately hot 75.4°F (24.1°C). The average low-temperature, in August, is 57°F (13.9°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in August is 81%.

Rainfall

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.

Snowfall

June through September are months without snowfall in Potsdam.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Potsdam, New York, is 14h and 0min.
On the first day of August in Potsdam, sunrise is at 5:46 am and sunset at 8:25 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:21 am and sunset at 7:38 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In Potsdam, the average sunshine in August 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 of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 in August transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. 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 Potsdam?

In Potsdam, in August, the average high-temperature is 75.4°F (24.1°C), and the average low-temperature is 57°F (13.9°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Potsdam?

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

What is the wettest month in Potsdam?

August is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 17.5 days and accumulates 3.03" (77mm) of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Potsdam in August?

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.

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

In August, the average day length in Potsdam, New York, is 14h and 0min.

When are sunrise and sunset in August in Potsdam?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:46 am and sunset at 8:25 pm. On the last day of the month, in Potsdam, New York, sunrise is at 6:21 am and sunset at 7:38 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in August in Potsdam?

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

What is the month with the highest UV index in Potsdam?

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

How high is the UV index in August in Potsdam?

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unsafe 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 31min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 53min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 9h and 54min

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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