Average weather in August in New York (New York State), United States of America

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in New York in August is 20.3°C (68.54°F). The amount of rain in August is high with an average of 113mm (4.4in). It rains on average a total of 10 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 28.4°C (83.12°F). If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than this is a great time to go to New York with 270 hours of sun.


So what to wear in August? Visitors traveling to New York should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. Also bring your shorts or a skirt because it can be very warm or even hot. With a water temperature of around 23.0°C (73.4°F), this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

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For other monthly average weather and what to do in August look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages in August

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 20 °C
Max Temperature 28 °C
Water Temperature 23 °C
Chance of Rain 33%
Precipitation 113mm
Rainy Days 10
Sunshine Hours 270

 

Where to stay in New York

Where to go in United States of America in August

Find out more about the weather in United States of America in August and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in August.

Swimming
9/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

Weather Forecasts for New York (New York State)

MON   Sep 26
25°C | 17°C
WSW 28 kmph
3.5 mm
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

TUE   Sep 27
21°C | 14°C
WSW 32 kmph
WED   Sep 28
20°C | 13°C
W 19 kmph
Partly cloudy

Partly cloudy

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