Pittsburgh - Recent August Temperatures and Rainfall





The numbers here describe what the August weather in Pittsburgh, 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 Pittsburgh had wet weather.

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

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

August temperature averages by year in Pittsburgh
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
84 65 2021 29 18
84 63 2020 29 17
81 63 2019 27 17
81 65 2018 27 18
80 61 2017 27 16
85 67 2016 30 19
82 61 2015 28 16
79 61 2014 26 16
80 61 2013 27 16
82 61 2012 28 16
83 63 2011 28 17
85 64 2010 29 18
Number of days in August when the temperature in Pittsburgh rose to at least 70 or 90 degrees Fahrenheit
Year 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
2021 31 3
2020 31 4
2019 31 0
2018 31 3
2017 31 0
2016 31 3
2015 30 1
2014 31 0
2013 30 0
2012 30 2
2011 31 3
2010 31 6

Rainy Weather iconRain

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
14 2021 6.4 163
10 2020 5.6 142
13 2019 2.5 62
12 2018 4.5 115
8 2017 2.6 67
14 2016 3.3 84
5 2015 2.3 58
12 2014 5.1 129
12 2013 1.8 45
11 2012 2.7 68
10 2011 2.7 68
8 2010 1.7 43
Reference

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

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