Weather in August in United States of America

Many people wonder what kind of weather they can expect in August in United States of America. Is this month a good time to go to United States of America? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in United States of America in August?

The weather conditions in United States of America in August range from poor to perfect depending on the destination. It is a summer month.

During August in United States of America, the average temperature ranges from low in Point Barrow with 5°C (41°F) to very high in Palm Springs with 42°C (108°F). Minimum nighttime temperatures generally drop to 27°C (80°F) in Palm Springs and 0°C (32°F) in Point Barrow.

Precipitation in August ranges from almost non in Echo Lake Park with an average of 0mm (0inch) rainfall to heavy in Yakutat with 355mm (14inch). It is also generally a sunny month with an average of 270 hours of sunshine in New York during the whole month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in United States of America.

Where to go in United States of America in August

Find the average weather conditions in August for the most popular destinations in United States of America on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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).

Popular destinations in United States of America

What is the weather like in August for the 5 most popular destinations in United States of America?

Average weather in New York

In August New York generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C (83°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 20°C (69°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

New York
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
29°C / 85°F 
21°C / 70°F 
271 hours 
119mm / 4.7inch 
10 days 
28°C / 83°F 
20°C / 69°F 
270 hours 
113mm / 4.4inch 
10 days 
25°C / 76°F 
17°C / 62°F 
218 hours 
109mm / 4.3inch 
8 days 
Climate in New York

Average weather in Kissimmee

In August Kissimmee generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 33°C (91°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 23°C (74°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Kissimmee
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
33°C / 91°F 
23°C / 73°F 
300 hours 
190mm / 7.5inch 
17 days 
33°C / 91°F 
23°C / 74°F 
270 hours 
215mm / 8.5inch 
18 days 
poor 
32°C / 90°F 
23°C / 73°F 
270 hours 
152mm / 6inch 
14 days 
Climate in Kissimmee

Average weather in Orlando

In August Orlando generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 33°C (92°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (74°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Orlando
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
33°C / 91°F 
23°C / 73°F 
184mm / 7.2inch 
17 days 
33°C / 92°F 
24°C / 74°F 
194mm / 7.6inch 
17 days 
32°C / 90°F 
23°C / 73°F 
153mm / 6inch 
14 days 
Climate in Orlando

Average weather in Los Angeles

In August Los Angeles generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C (84°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 19°C (65°F) and almost non monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Los Angeles
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
28°C / 83°F 
18°C / 65°F 
364 hours 
1mm / 0inch 
0 days 
29°C / 84°F 
19°C / 65°F 
347 hours 
0.5mm / 0inch 
0 days 
28°C / 83°F 
18°C / 64°F 
278 hours 
6mm / 0.2inch 
1 day 
Climate in Los Angeles

Average weather in Destin

In August Destin generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 33°C (91°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C (76°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Destin
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
33°C / 91°F 
24°C / 74°F 
147mm / 5.8inch 
11 days 
33°C / 91°F 
25°C / 76°F 
155mm / 6.1inch 
12 days 
31°C / 88°F 
23°C / 73°F 
133mm / 5.2inch 
8 days 
Climate in Destin

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Is August the best time to go to United States of America?

In our opinion August is one of the best times to visit United States of America with commonly pleasant weather in New York. However, the weather conditions may vary depending on your destination.

On average the best time to visit United States of America is in May, June, July, August and September with generally pleasant weather in New York. The worst months are January, February, March and December that can have poor weather conditions.

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