Philadelphia - Recent August Temperatures and Rainfall





The numbers here describe what the August weather in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives August data by year for temperature and precipitation.

They begin with average maximum and minimum temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed by how many really hot days occurred each August. Then there's information on how much rain actually landed this month during recent years, as well as how often Philadelphia had wet weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at Philadelphia International Airport.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

August temperature averages by year in Philadelphia
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
87 71 2018 30 22
83 67 2017 28 20
90 72 2016 32 22
88 70 2015 31 21
83 66 2014 28 19
82 67 2013 28 20
87 70 2012 31 21
84 68 2011 29 20
88 70 2010 31 21
Number of days in August when the temperature in Philadelphia rose to at least 70 or 90 degrees Fahrenheit
Year 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
2018 31 10
2017 30 4
2016 31 17
2015 31 12
2014 31 3
2013 31 0
2012 31 8
2011 31 4
2010 31 12

Rainy Weather iconRain

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Philadelphia during August in each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall amounted to 0.01 inches (0.3 millimeters) or more.

Total rainfall for August in Philadelphia
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
15 2018 4.1 104
10 2017 6.1 154
5 2016 1.7 43
5 2015 1.0 25
8 2014 3.6 90
7 2013 5.9 150
11 2012 5.4 136
14 2011 19.3 490
7 2010 2.2 56
Reference

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Month, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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