Humidity Levels in New York During August





The average humidity in August is listed below for places in New York. The tables give daily averages along with highest and lowest relative humidity levels.

Relative humidity measures the actual amount of moisture in the air as a percentage of the maximum amount of moisture the air can hold.

All the numbers here are averages for the years 1961 to 1990.

Average Humidity

In this table, the Daily number is the average of humidity readings taken every three hours throughout the day. Morning percentages are for 7 am and Afternoon measures are for 4 pm local standard time.

Average relative humidity (%) in August
Daily Place Morning Afternoon
74 Albany 86 56
75 Binghamton 89 60
72 Buffalo 83 57
66 New York City, Central Park 76 54
72 New York JFK Airport 78 63
67 New York La Guardia Airport 76 56
74 Rochester 87 57
75 Syracuse 86 59

Highest and Lowest Humidity

Below are the averages during August for maximum and minimum humidity levels in New York. The hours when this month's highest and lowest humidity readings usually occur are given in local standard time.

Daily high and low relative humidity (%) averages in August
High Time Place Low Time
90.1 4 am Albany 55.8 4 pm
89.1 4 am Binghamton 59.7 4 pm
85.5 4 am Buffalo 57.0 4 pm
76.9 4 am New York City, Central Park 53.6 1 pm
82.1 4 am New York JFK Airport 59.4 1 pm
77.8 4 am New York La Guardia Airport 55.4 1 pm
89.0 4 am Rochester 57.2 4 pm
89.0 4 am Syracuse 58.5 4 pm
Reference

World Data Center for Meteorology. Climate of the World.

New York Humidity
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