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Average weather 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 be raining some days. 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

°F
Min Temperature 66.2°F
Max Temperature 80.6°F
Water Temperature 73.4°F
Chance of Rain 33.3%
Precipitation 3.4in
Rainy Days 10
Windspeed 11.2mph
Humidity 66%
Sunshine Hours 271
Percentage Sunshine 63%

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
8/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

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