August weather forecast and climate
Albany, NY

The grand State Capitol building in Albany, New York, USA, with a mirrored reflection in the waterfront
The grand State Capitol building in Albany, New York, USA, with a mirrored reflection in the waterfront
August, the last month of the summer, in Albany, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature ranging between max 79.3°F (26.3°C) and min 58.3°F (14.6°C).

Temperature

In Albany, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still warm 79.3°F (26.3°C). In Albany, in August, the average low-temperature is 58.3°F (14.6°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Albany is 76%.

Rainfall

In Albany, during August, the rain falls for 15.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.64" (67mm) of precipitation. In Albany, during the entire year, the rain falls for 162.8 days and collects up to 31.02" (788mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

June through September are months without snowfall in Albany.

Daylight

The average length of the day in August is 13.9h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 10.4h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Albany are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the temperature in August in Albany?

The average high-temperature, in August, is 79.3°F (26.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 58.3°F (14.6°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Albany?

In August, the average relative humidity in Albany is 76%.

How many days does it rain in August in Albany?

In Albany, in August, during 15.3 rainfall days, 2.64" (67mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Albany?

June through September are months without snowfall in Albany.

How many hours of daylight does Albany have in August?

In August, the average length of the day in Albany is 13.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Albany have in August?

The average sunshine in August in Albany, New York, is 10.4h.

When is the highest UV index in Albany?

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the highest UV index.

What is the UV index reading in August in Albany?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Albany, New York, is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Albany, NY
  • Average high temperature in August: 26.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (27.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-1.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 14.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (15.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-8.5°C).

Average pressure in August - Albany, NY
  • Average pressure in August: 1015.1mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (1018.8mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1013.3mbar).

Average wind speed in August - Albany, NY
  • Average wind speed in August: 8.3km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (12.9km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (8.3km/h).

Average humidity in August - Albany, NY
  • Average humidity in August: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (73%).

Average rainfall in August - Albany, NY
  • Average rainfall in August: 67mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (81mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (49mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Albany, NY
  • Average rainfall days in August: 15.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (9.1 days).

Average snowfall in August - Albany, NY
  • Average snowfall in August: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (194mm).
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in August - Albany, NY
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (14.2 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Albany, NY
  • Average daylight in August: 13.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.4h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 3.8h).

Average sunshine days in August - Albany, NY
  • Average sunshine days in August: 13.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (17.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (10.6 days).

Average UV index in August - Albany, NY
  • Average UV index in August: 5

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in August - Albany, NY
  • Average cloud cover in August: 32

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 58).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 32).

Average visibility in August - Albany, NY
  • Average visibility in August: 8km

Months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, October, November and December (9km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, August and September (8km).