August weather forecast
Putnam Valley, NY

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a moderately hot month in Putnam Valley, New York, with an average temperature fluctuating between 62.6°F (17°C) and 82°F (27.8°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still warm 82°F (27.8°C). In August, in Putnam Valley, the average low-temperature is 62.6°F (17°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is estimated at a hot 87.8°F (31°C). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', or 'feels like', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences, clothing), and activity. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in August is 75%.

Rainfall

In Putnam Valley, in August, it is raining for 16.3 days, with typically 2.72" (69mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 148.4 rainfall days, and 30.55" (776mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Putnam Valley, snow does not fall in June through September.

Daylight

The average length of the day in August is 13h and 47min.
On the first day of August, sunrise is at 5:50 am and sunset at 8:13 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:20 am and sunset at 7:30 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In Putnam Valley, the average sunshine in August is 10.2h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index in Putnam Valley are June and August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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 the 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Putnam Valley?

In Putnam Valley, in August, the average high-temperature is 82°F (27.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 62.6°F (17°C). in August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is estimated at 87.8°F (31°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Putnam Valley?

The average relative humidity in August is 75%.

How much does it rain in Putnam Valley in August?

In August, in Putnam Valley, the rain falls for 16.3 days. Throughout August, 2.72" (69mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Putnam Valley?

In Putnam Valley, snow does not fall in June through September.

What is the average length of the day in August in Putnam Valley?

The average day length in August is 13h and 47min.

When are sunrise and sunset in August in Putnam Valley?

On the first day of August, sunrise is at 5:50 am and sunset at 8:13 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:20 am and sunset at 7:30 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in August in Putnam Valley?

In Putnam Valley, the average sunshine duration in August is 10.2h.

When is the highest UV index in Putnam Valley?

The months with the highest UV index are June and August, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the UV index reading in August in Putnam Valley?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Putnam Valley, New York, is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in August
Putnam Valley, NY

Average temperature in August - Putnam Valley, NY
  • Average high temperature in August: 82°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (33.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 62.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.9°F).

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Average pressure in August
Putnam Valley, NY

Average pressure in August - Putnam Valley, NY
  • Average pressure in August: 29.98"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.1"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

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Average wind speed in August
Putnam Valley, NY

Average wind speed in August - Putnam Valley, NY
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.7mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and March (7.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.7mph).

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Average humidity in August
Putnam Valley, NY

Average humidity in August - Putnam Valley, NY
  • Average humidity in August: 75%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February, October and December (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (73%).

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Average rainfall in August
Putnam Valley, NY

Average rainfall in August - Putnam Valley, NY
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.72"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (3.31").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (1.81").

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Average rainfall days in August
Putnam Valley, NY

Average rainfall days in August - Putnam Valley, NY
  • Average rainfall days in August: 16.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (6.5 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Putnam Valley, NY

Average snowfall in August - Putnam Valley, NY
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (3.39").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Putnam Valley, NY

Average snowfall days in August - Putnam Valley, NY
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (6.5 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
Putnam Valley, NY

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Putnam Valley, NY
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 47min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 7min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 15min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 12min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Putnam Valley, NY

Average sunshine days in August - Putnam Valley, NY
  • Average sunshine days in August: 12.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (20.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11.4 days).

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Average UV index in August
Putnam Valley, NY

Average UV index in August - Putnam Valley, NY
  • Average UV index in August: 6

The months with the highest UV index are June and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
Putnam Valley, NY

Average cloud cover in August - Putnam Valley, NY
  • Average cloud cover in August: 33

The months with the most cloud cover are February, March and December (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 33).

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Average visibility in August
Putnam Valley, NY

Average visibility in August - Putnam Valley, NY
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

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

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