Average Weather during 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 19.0°C (66.2°F). The amount of rain in August is high with an average of 87mm (3.4in). The average maximum temperature lies around 27.0°C (80.6°F). With a water temperature of around 23.0°C (73.4°F), this is a great month to swim. If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and like sunbathing than this month is a great period to visit New York. It has 271 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 and or a skirt because it can be very warm or even hot.

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

Monthly Averages

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 19 °C
Max Temperature 27 °C
Water Temperature 23 °C
Chance of Rain 33%
Precipitation 87mm
Rainy Days 10
Sunshine Hours 271

What To Do

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

Swimming
9/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

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