August weather forecast and climate
White Plains, NY

Yellow rays from the setting sun shining upon the buildings in White Plain, New York
Yellow rays from the setting sun shining upon the buildings in White Plain, New York
August, the last month of the summer, in White Plains, is another warm month, with average temperature ranging between min 67.3°F (19.6°C) and max 81.1°F (27.3°C).

Temperature

In White Plains, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still warm 81.1°F (27.3°C). The average low-temperature, in White Plains, is 67.3°F (19.6°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is estimated at 85.1°F (29.5°C). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. 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 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'felt air temperature', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (pregnancy, metabolic differences, wind). 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 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

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

Rainfall

In White Plains, during August, the rain falls for 15.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.11" (79mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 160.4 rainfall days, and 35.31" (897mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

May through October are months without snowfall in White Plains.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In White Plains, the average sunshine is 10.4h.

UV index

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for 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.

What is the temperature in August in White Plains?

In White Plains, in August, the average high-temperature is 81.1°F (27.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 67.3°F (19.6°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), that factores the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, in August is appraised at 85.1°F (29.5°C).

What are the least humid months in White Plains?

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

What is the average humidity in August in White Plains?

The average relative humidity in August in White Plains, New York, is 71%.

How much does it rain in White Plains in August?

In August, in White Plains, New York, the rain falls for 15.6 days. Throughout August, 3.11" (79mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in White Plains?

In White Plains, New York, snow does not fall in May through October.

What is the average length of the day in August in White Plains?

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

How long on average sun shines in August in White Plains?

In August, the average sunshine in White Plains is 10.4h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in White Plains?

Months with the highest UV index are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

How high is the UV index in August in White Plains?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - White Plains, NY
  • Average high temperature in August: 81.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (35.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 67.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (25°F).

Average pressure in August - White Plains, 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").

Average wind speed in August - White Plains, NY
  • Average wind speed in August: 6.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (9.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6mph).

Average humidity in August - White Plains, NY
  • Average humidity in August: 71%

Months with the highest relative humidity are February and December (76%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are April and August (71%).

Average rainfall in August - White Plains, NY
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.11"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (3.98").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.2").

Average rainfall days in August - White Plains, NY
  • Average rainfall days in August: 15.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (8.1 days).

Average snowfall in August - White Plains, NY
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (3.78").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in August - White Plains, NY
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (7.7 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - White Plains, NY
  • Average daylight in August: 13.8h

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: 10.4h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.7h).

Average sunshine days in August - White Plains, NY
  • Average sunshine days in August: 12.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (17.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11.3 days).

Average UV index in August - White Plains, 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).

Average cloud cover in August - White Plains, NY
  • Average cloud cover in August: 30

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 30).

Average visibility in August - White Plains, 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).