August weather forecast
Saranac Lake, NY

A view from the Saranac Lake, New York, of the tranquil setting around the lakeside homes amid the golden and brown trees in the fall
A view from the Saranac Lake, New York, of the tranquil setting around the lakeside homes amid the golden and brown trees in the fall

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Saranac Lake, is another pleasant month, with an average temperature varying between 53.6°F (12°C) and 73.2°F (22.9°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a pleasant 73.2°F (22.9°C). The average low-temperature, in Saranac Lake, is 53.6°F (12°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in August in Saranac Lake is 81%.

Rainfall

In August, the rain falls for 19.3 days. Throughout August, 2.76" (70mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Saranac Lake, during the entire year, the rain falls for 162.6 days and collects up to 33.46" (850mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Saranac Lake, snow does not fall in June through September.

Daylight

The average length of the day in August is 13h and 58min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:44 am and sunset at 8:21 pm. On the last day of August, sunrise is at 6:18 am and sunset at 7:35 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August in Saranac Lake is 9.4h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index are July and August, with an average maximum UV index of 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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 Saranac Lake?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Saranac Lake, is 73.2°F (22.9°C), while the average low-temperature is 53.6°F (12°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Saranac Lake?

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

How much does it rain in Saranac Lake in August?

In Saranac Lake, during August, the rain falls for 19.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.76" (70mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Saranac Lake?

June through September are months without snowfall in Saranac Lake.

What is the average length of the day in August in Saranac Lake?

The average day length in August in Saranac Lake, New York, is 13h and 58min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in August in Saranac Lake?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:44 am and sunset at 8:21 pm. On the last day of the month, in Saranac Lake, New York, sunrise is at 6:18 am and sunset at 7:35 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in August in Saranac Lake?

The average sunshine duration in August in Saranac Lake is 9.4h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Saranac Lake?

July and August, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the highest UV index in Saranac Lake, New York.

What is the UV index reading in August in Saranac Lake?

In Saranac Lake, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in August
Saranac Lake, NY

Average temperature in August - Saranac Lake, NY
  • Average high temperature in August: 73.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (74.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (22.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 53.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (55.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (9.9°F).

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Average pressure in August
Saranac Lake, NY

Average pressure in August - Saranac Lake, 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
Saranac Lake, NY

Average wind speed in August - Saranac Lake, NY
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are August and September (5.9mph).

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Average humidity in August
Saranac Lake, NY

Average humidity in August - Saranac Lake, NY
  • Average humidity in August: 81%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (91%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (77%).

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Average rainfall in August
Saranac Lake, NY

Average rainfall in August - Saranac Lake, NY
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.76"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.46").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.05").

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Average rainfall days in August
Saranac Lake, NY

Average rainfall days in August - Saranac Lake, NY
  • Average rainfall days in August: 19.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (5.8 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Saranac Lake, NY

Average snowfall in August - Saranac Lake, NY
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (14.88").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Saranac Lake, NY

Average snowfall days in August - Saranac Lake, NY
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (24.4 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Saranac Lake, NY

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Saranac Lake, NY
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 58min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 28min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 55min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 9h and 24min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 2h and 12min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Saranac Lake, NY

Average sunshine days in August - Saranac Lake, NY
  • Average sunshine days in August: 9.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (13.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (2.8 days).

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Average UV index in August
Saranac Lake, NY

Average UV index in August - Saranac Lake, NY
  • Average UV index in August: 5

The months with the highest UV index are July and August (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in August
Saranac Lake, NY

Average cloud cover in August - Saranac Lake, NY
  • Average cloud cover in August: 42

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 81).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 41).

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Average visibility in August
Saranac Lake, NY

Average visibility in August - Saranac Lake, NY
  • Average visibility in August: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (5mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March and December (4mi).

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