August State Temperature Averages

State August 2009 Coolest Warmest
Temperature Departure Rank Average Year Average Year
Connecticut 71.3 1.5 96 62.8 1903 73.7 1913
Delaware 77.2 2.5 108 69.2 1927 78.3 1900
Maine 66.1 1.9 91 59.1 1964 70.1 1937
Maryland 75.6 1.8 97 68.0 1927 78.4 1900
Massachusetts 70.4 1.8 96 62.3 1903 72.8 1937
New Hampshire 67.0 1.3 87 59.3 1903 70.3 1937
New Jersey 75.3 2.6 108 66.9 1927 77.0 2005
New York 68.2 1.5 88 61.2 1903 71.7 1955
Pennsylvania 69.9 1.0 70 64.4 1927 73.9 1900
Rhode Island 73.2 3.2 111 64.7 1903 74.2 2005
Vermont 66.6 1.5 90 58.4 1903 70.5 1937
West Virginia 71.1 0.6 68 66.1 1927 75.1 1900
Northeast 69.4 1.4 89 63.8 1927 72.0 1937

Rankings are for 115 years between 1895 and 2009. 1=coolest; 115=warmest.

August State Precipitation Averages

State August 2009 Driest Wettest
Precipitation Departure Pct Normal Rank Amount Year Amount Year
Connecticut 4.07 -0.32 92% 65 1.03 1981 15.21 1955
Delaware 7.79 3.16 168% 100 0.99 2008 13.76 1967
Maine 3.95 0.34 109% 65 1.08 2002 8.17 1991
Maryland 6.52 2.51 162% 100 1.07 1930 12.20 1955
Massachusetts 5.08 1.06 126% 96 1.11 1907 13.52 1955
New Hampshire 5.18 1.21 130% 90 0.96 1996 8.46 1990
New Jersey 7.37 2.80 161% 105 0.90 1964 11.44 1955
New York 5.00 1.14 129% 107 1.47 1907 6.85 1955
Pennsylvania 4.99 1.21 131% 98 1.29 1930 8.42 1955
Rhode Island 2.90 -1.09 72% 48 0.58 1984 11.06 1946
Vermont 3.93 -0.56 87% 52 1.28 1957 7.59 1955
West Virginia 4.28 0.15 103% 67 1.55 1957 7.47 1898
Northeast 4.87 0.93 123% 98 1.75 1957 7.65 1955

Rankings are for 115 years between 1895 and 2009. 1=driest; 115=wettest.


Departures are calculated using the 1971-2000 normals.