August weather forecast
Richmond Hill, NY

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a moderately hot month in Richmond Hill, New York, with temperature in the range of an average high of 80.6°F (27°C) and an average low of 70.2°F (21.2°C).

Temperature

In Richmond Hill, the average high-temperature in August is almost the same as in July - a still moderately hot 80.6°F (27°C). The average low-temperature,, is 70.2°F (21.2°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is appraised at 84°F (28.9°C). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (pregnancy, clothing, metabolic differences), 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. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

Months with the lowest humidity in Richmond Hill, New York, are August and November, with an average relative humidity of 71%.

Rainfall

In Richmond Hill, during August, the rain falls for 16.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.7" (94mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 155.6 rainfall days, and 34.72" (882mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

May through October are months without snowfall in Richmond Hill.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Richmond Hill, New York, is 13.7h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Richmond Hill is 10.6h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Richmond Hill are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Richmond Hill?

In August, the average high-temperature is 80.6°F (27°C), and the average low-temperature is 70.2°F (21.2°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, in August is appraised at 84°F (28.9°C).

What are the least humid months in Richmond Hill?

Months with the lowest humidity are August and November, with an average relative humidity of 71%.

What is the average humidity in August in Richmond Hill?

The average relative humidity in August in Richmond Hill, New York, is 71%.

How many days does it rain in August in Richmond Hill?

In Richmond Hill, in August, it is raining for 16.8 days, with typically 3.7" (94mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Richmond Hill?

May through October are months without snowfall.

How many hours of daylight does Richmond Hill have in August?

In August, the average length of the day in Richmond Hill is 13.7h.

How many hours of sunshine does Richmond Hill have in August?

The average sunshine in August in Richmond Hill is 10.6h.

When is the highest UV index in Richmond Hill?

Months with the highest UV index in Richmond Hill, New York, are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

How high is the UV index in August in Richmond Hill?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Richmond Hill is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Richmond Hill, NY

Average temperature in August - Richmond Hill, NY
  • Average high temperature in August: 80.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (36.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 70.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27.7°F).

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Average pressure in August
Richmond Hill, NY

Average pressure in August - Richmond Hill, NY
  • Average pressure in August: 29.98"

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

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Average wind speed in August
Richmond Hill, NY

Average wind speed in August - Richmond Hill, NY
  • Average wind speed in August: 7.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (11.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.3mph).

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Average humidity in August
Richmond Hill, NY

Average humidity in August - Richmond Hill, NY
  • Average humidity in August: 71%

Months with the highest relative humidity are February, May and December (75%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are August and November (71%).

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Average rainfall in August
Richmond Hill, NY

Average rainfall in August - Richmond Hill, NY
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.7"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.02").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (2.05").

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Average rainfall days in August
Richmond Hill, NY

Average rainfall days in August - Richmond Hill, NY
  • Average rainfall days in August: 16.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (7.8 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Richmond Hill, NY

Average snowfall in August - Richmond Hill, NY
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (1.85").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Richmond Hill, NY

Average snowfall days in August - Richmond Hill, NY
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (4.5 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Richmond Hill, NY

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Richmond Hill, NY
  • Average daylight in August: 13.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.1h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.3h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.6h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Richmond Hill, NY

Average sunshine days in August - Richmond Hill, NY
  • Average sunshine days in August: 12.2 days

Months with the most sunshine days are January and November (19.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11 days).

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Average UV index in August
Richmond Hill, NY

Average UV index in August - Richmond Hill, NY
  • Average UV index in August: 6

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
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
Richmond Hill, NY

Average cloud cover in August - Richmond Hill, NY
  • Average cloud cover in August: 28

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 47).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in August
Richmond Hill, NY

Average visibility in August - Richmond Hill, NY
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

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

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