Average Temperatures for Large US Cities in August





Average temperatures for the month of August in the largest US cities are listed below in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius.

The tables give the normals for maximum and minimum temperatures based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 by the NOAA National Climatic Data Center of the United States.

Hot weather descends in August upon many of America's large cities where daily temperatures average highs of 80 to 90 degrees Fahrenheit (27 to 32 degrees Celsius). The hottest, Phoenix and Las Vegas, usually get over 100 °F (38 °C) each day. The coolest cities during August are along the Pacific coast, notably Seattle and San Francisco.

Average August temperatures for US cities.
High °F Low °F City High °C Low °C
88 71 Atlanta, Georgia 31 22
97 75 Austin, Texas 36 24
85 65 Baltimore, Maryland 30 18
91 71 Birmingham, Alabama 33 22
80 65 Boston, Massachusetts 26 18
78 61 Buffalo, New York 26 16
88 67 Charlotte, North Carolina 31 20
82 63 Chicago, Illinois 28 17
86 63 Cincinnati, Ohio 30 17
81 63 Cleveland, Ohio 27 17
84 64 Columbus, Ohio 29 18
96 77 Dallas, Texas 36 25
86 57 Denver, Colorado 30 14
81 63 Detroit, Michigan 27 17
83 61 Hartford, Connecticut 28 16
95 75 Houston, Texas 35 24
84 64 Indianapolis, Indiana 29 18
High °F Low °F City High °C Low °C
91 73 Jacksonville, Florida 33 23
89 70 Kansas City, Missouri 31 21
102 79 Las Vegas, Nevada 39 26
84 64 Los Angeles, California 29 18
88 69 Louisville, Kentucky 31 20
91 73 Memphis, Tennessee 33 23
91 77 Miami, Florida 33 25
79 63 Milwaukee, Wisconsin 26 17
81 62 Minneapolis, Minnesota 27 17
89 68 Nashville, Tennessee 32 20
91 75 New Orleans, Louisiana 33 24
83 68 New York, New York 28 20
93 71 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 34 22
92 74 Orlando, Florida 33 23
85 68 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 30 20
104 82 Phoenix, Arizona 40 28
81 62 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 27 16
High °F Low °F City High °C Low °C
81 57 Portland, Oregon 27 14
81 63 Providence, Rhode Island 27 17
89 68 Raleigh, North Carolina 31 20
88 67 Richmond, Virginia 31 20
96 65 Riverside, California 36 18
79 60 Rochester, New York 26 15
91 58 Sacramento, California 33 14
91 63 Salt Lake City, Utah 33 17
96 75 San Antonio, Texas 36 24
76 67 San Diego, California 25 19
68 55 San Francisco, California 20 13
82 58 San Jose, California 28 15
76 57 Seattle, Washington 25 14
88 69 St. Louis, Missouri 31 21
90 76 Tampa, Florida 32 25
85 71 Virginia Beach, Virginia 30 22
87 70 Washington, DC 30 21
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

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