Weather in New York, United States in August

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August is a hot and very rainy time for sunbathing in New York. August is a good month for swimming in New York with warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting New York in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Temperature in New York in August

The average maximum temperature in New York in August is 28°. The average maximum temperature is 29° in the previous month and 25° in the next month.

The average temperature in New York in August is 24°. The average temperature ranges is 25° in the previous month and 21° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in New York in August is 20°. The minimum temperature is 21° in the previous month and 17° in the next month.

Sunshine in New York in August

The average day light hours per day in New York in August are 13.8 and there are 8.4 hours of sunshine per day on average during August making it a sunny month with few clouds.

The ultraviolet index in New York in August is typically 8.8 during August. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in New York in August

The average sea water temperature in New York in August is 21.6° which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Rainfall in New York in August

The average total rainfall in New York in August is 136.7cm and on average there are 10.3 rainy days in August making it a very wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in New York in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in New York in August is 20° which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach. The dew point is 20° in the previous month and 17° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in New York in August is typically 85.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 85.9% in the previous month and 84.5% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in New York in August is typically 67.7%. The average relative humidity is 68.4% in the previous month and 67.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in New York in August

The average maximum wind speed in New York in August is typically 30kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 32kmh in the previous month and 30kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in New York in August is typically 15kmh. The average wind speed is 16kmh in the previous month and 16kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in New York in August is from the South-Southwest.

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