August State Temperature Averages

State August 2010 Coolest Warmest
Temperature Departure Rank Average Year Average Year
Connecticut 70.9 1.1 88 62.8 1903 73.7 1913
Delaware 77.6 2.9 112 69.2 1927 78.3 1900
Maine 65.6 1.4 82 59.1 1964 70.1 1937
Maryland 76.2 2.4 108 68.0 1927 78.4 1900
Massachusetts 70.0 1.4 91 62.3 1903 72.8 1937
New Hampshire 66.4 0.7 81 59.3 1903 70.3 1937
New Jersey 75.4 2.7 110 66.9 1927 77.0 2005
New York 68.9 2.2 97 61.2 1903 71.7 1955
Pennsylvania 70.9 2.0 93 64.4 1927 73.9 1900
Rhode Island 71.6 1.6 96 64.7 1903 74.2 2005
Vermont 66.2 1.1 84 58.4 1903 70.5 1937
West Virginia 73.3 2.8 105 66.1 1927 75.1 1900
Northeast 69.9 1.9 96 63.8 1927 72.0 1937

Rankings are for 116 years between 1895 and 2010. 1=coolest; 116=warmest.

August State Precipitation Averages

State August 2010 Driest Wettest
Precipitation Departure Pct Normal Rank Amount Year Amount Year
Connecticut 3.25 -1.14 74% 44 1.03 1981 15.21 1955
Delaware 3.48 -1.15 75% 45 0.99 2008 13.76 1967
Maine 2.34 -1.27 64% 20 1.08 2002 8.17 1991
Maryland 4.17 0.16 103% 66 1.07 1930 12.20 1955
Massachusetts 4.15 0.13 103% 82 1.11 1907 13.52 1955
New Hampshire 4.01 0.04 100% 62 0.96 1996 8.46 1990
New Jersey 2.48 -2.09 54% 18 0.90 1964 11.44 1955
New York 4.51 0.65 116% 95 1.47 1907 6.85 1955
Pennsylvania 3.09 -0.69 81% 40 1.29 1930 8.42 1955
Rhode Island 3.38 -0.61 84% 63 0.58 1984 11.06 1946
Vermont 4.46 -0.03 99% 66 1.28 1957 7.59 1955
West Virginia 3.45 -0.68 83% 41 1.55 1957 7.47 1898
Northeast 3.54 -0.39 90% 47 1.75 1957 7.65 1955

Rankings are for 116 years between 1895 and 2010. 1=driest; 116=wettest.


Departures are calculated using the 1971-2000 normals.