Average Rainfall for New York in August





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall during August at cities, towns and parks in New York state.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month along with information on the number of days with wet weather. That includes the days when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The rainfall totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Downstate New York, Hudson Valley & Catskills, Adirondacks & Seaway, Finger Lakes & Central New York State and Western New York State.

Downstate New York

Average monthly precipitation in August
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
8 Bridgehampton, Long Island 4.0 102
7 Brookhaven, Long Island 3.9 98
9 New York City, Brooklyn 4.2 106
10 New York City, Central Park 4.4 113
9 New York JFK Airport 3.7 93
9 New York La Guardia Airport 4.1 105
10 White Plains 4.2 106

Hudson Valley & Catskills

August averages for total rainfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
11 Albany 3.5 88
10 Poughkeepsie 4.2 107
11 Saratoga Springs 4.2 107
12 Slide Mountain (2650 feet) 5.0 127

Adirondacks & Seaway

Average amount of rain in August
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
11 Glens Falls 3.7 93
13 Lake Placid 4.2 105
11 Massena 3.5 89
12 Old Forge 4.5 115
13 Tupper Lake 4.5 113
11 Watertown 3.9 99

Finger Lakes & Central New York State

Precipitation totals for August
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
11 Binghamton 3.5 88
11 Elmira 3.6 92
12 Ithaca 3.6 92
11 Syracuse 3.6 91
11 Utica 4.1 103

Western New York State

Total precipitation during August
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
10 Allegany State Park 4.0 101
10 Buffalo 3.3 83
11 Jamestown 3.8 98
10 Niagara Falls 3.0 77
11 Rochester 3.5 88
Reference

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

New York Precipitation
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