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 1991 to 2020 for the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

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 3.9 100
9 Islip, Long Island 4.2 108
9 New York City, Brooklyn 3.9 100
10 New York City, Central Park 4.6 116
9 New York JFK Airport 4.1 104
10 New York La Guardia Airport 4.4 112
11 White Plains 4.4 111

Hudson Valley & Catskills

August averages for total rainfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
11 Albany 3.8 96
10 Hudson 4.5 113
11 Poughkeepsie 4.3 109
11 Saratoga Springs 4.1 104
13 Slide Mountain (2650 feet) 5.6 142

Adirondacks & Seaway

Average amount of rain in August
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
11 Glens Falls 3.5 88
13 Lake Placid 4.0 101
11 Massena 3.4 85
12 Old Forge 4.3 110
13 Plattsburgh 3.6 91
13 Tupper Lake 4.2 106
11 Watertown 3.8 98

Finger Lakes & Central New York State

Precipitation totals for August
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
12 Auburn 4.3 108
11 Binghamton 4.1 104
12 Corning 3.9 98
11 Elmira 3.8 97
12 Ithaca 3.8 96
11 Oneonta 4.0 101
11 Syracuse 3.7 94
12 Utica 4.7 119

Western New York State

Total precipitation during August
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
11 Allegany State Park 4.3 109
10 Batavia 3.3 83
10 Buffalo 3.2 82
12 Jamestown 3.6 91
10 Niagara Falls 2.8 71
13 Olean 4.0 102
10 Rochester 3.3 84
10 Sherman 4.1 104
Reference

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

New York Precipitation
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