Weather in August
encompasses the conclusion of summer in Staten Island
, with sea temperatures peaking marginally higher at 74.1°F. This climatic zenith signifies the most sweltering sea temperatures experienced by the island residents during the year. As the daylight hours start to diminish, a subtle signal of the forthcoming autumn is felt. In contrast to its predecessor July
, the sweltering heat in August starts showing signs of relenting slowly. The impending autumn subtly presents itself, thus paving the way for a pleasant September
With an average ocean temperature of 74.1°F, August is the month with the warmest seawater.Note
: Factor in your tolerance to cold, the sunshine, the wind, and the air's warmth, and a swim in 74.1°F might be tempting. It is interesting to note that Olympians compete in 77°F to 82.4°F water temperatures.
The average length of the day in August is 13h and 44min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:53 am and sunset at 8:12 pm. On the last day of August, sunrise is at 6:22 am and sunset at 7:31 pm EDT.