August weather forecast and climate
West Saugerties, NY

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a moderately hot month in West Saugerties, New York, with average temperature ranging between min 58.6°F (14.8°C) and max 81.3°F (27.4°C).

Temperature

In West Saugerties, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still warm 81.3°F (27.4°C). In August, in West Saugerties, the average low-temperature is 58.6°F (14.8°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is calculated to a hot 86.2°F (30.1°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 the 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', 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', or 'feels like', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. Additional factors like activity, wind, pregnancy, and metabolic differences affect individual temperature impact. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. 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 West Saugerties, New York, is 75%.

Rainfall

In August, the rain falls for 12.8 days. Throughout August, 1.38" (35mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In West Saugerties, during the entire year, the rain falls for 126.7 days and collects up to 17.44" (443mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

June through September are months without snowfall in West Saugerties.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 13.8h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 10.4h.

UV index

In West Saugerties, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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 West Saugerties?

The average high-temperature, in August, in West Saugerties, New York, is 81.3°F (27.4°C), while the average low-temperature is 58.6°F (14.8°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'apparent temperature'), that combines both air temperature and relative humidity, in August is evaluated at 86.2°F (30.1°C).

What is the average humidity in August in West Saugerties?

The average relative humidity in August in West Saugerties, New York, is 75%.

How much does it rain in West Saugerties in August?

In West Saugerties, New York, during August, the rain falls for 12.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.38" (35mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in West Saugerties?

In West Saugerties, New York, snow does not fall in June through September.

What is the average length of the day in August in West Saugerties?

The average length of the day in August is 13.8h.

How long on average sun shines in August in West Saugerties?

The average sunshine in August is 10.4h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in West Saugerties?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in West Saugerties is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
West Saugerties, NY

Average temperature in August - West Saugerties, NY
  • Average high temperature in August: 81.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (31.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 58.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (60.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (18.1°F).

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Average pressure in August
West Saugerties, NY

Average pressure in August - West Saugerties, NY
  • Average pressure in August: 29.98"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.09").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93").

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Average wind speed in August
West Saugerties, NY

Average wind speed in August - West Saugerties, NY
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (6.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.5mph).

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Average humidity in August
West Saugerties, NY

Average humidity in August - West Saugerties, NY
  • Average humidity in August: 75%

Months with the highest relative humidity are February and December (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (74%).

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Average rainfall in August
West Saugerties, NY

Average rainfall in August - West Saugerties, NY
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.38"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (2.24").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.94").

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Average rainfall days in August
West Saugerties, NY

Average rainfall days in August - West Saugerties, NY
  • Average rainfall days in August: 12.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (14.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (6.5 days).

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Average snowfall in August
West Saugerties, NY

Average snowfall in August - West Saugerties, NY
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (3.19").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
West Saugerties, NY

Average snowfall days in August - West Saugerties, NY
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (8.8 days).
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
West Saugerties, NY

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - West Saugerties, NY
  • Average daylight in August: 13.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.4h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.5h).

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Average sunshine days in August
West Saugerties, NY

Average sunshine days in August - West Saugerties, NY
  • Average sunshine days in August: 15.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (19.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (14.5 days).

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Average UV index in August
West Saugerties, NY

Average UV index in August - West Saugerties, NY
  • Average UV index in August: 5

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (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
West Saugerties, NY

Average cloud cover in August - West Saugerties, NY
  • Average cloud cover in August: 33

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 50).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 33).

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Average visibility in August
West Saugerties, NY

Average visibility in August - West Saugerties, NY
  • Average visibility in August: 5mi

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

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