August 1985 Weather History in New York City New York, United States

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This report shows the past weather for New York City, providing a weather history for August 1985. It features all historical weather data series we have available, including the New York City temperature history for August 1985. You can drill down from year to month and even day level reports by clicking on the graphs.

New York City Temperature History August 1985

Temperature history in August 1985 in New York City18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313140°F40°F50°F50°F60°F60°F70°F70°F80°F80°F90°F90°F100°F100°FJulSep
The daily range of reported temperatures (gray bars) and 24-hour highs (red ticks) and lows (blue ticks), placed over the daily average high (faint red line) and low (faint blue line) temperature, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Hourly Temperature in August 1985 in New York City

Hourly Temperature in August 1985 in New York City18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMJulSepcoolcomfortablewarmhot
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The hourly reported temperature, color coded into bands. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.
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Cloud Cover in August 1985 in New York City

Cloud Cover in August 1985 in New York City18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMJulSep
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
no significant cloudno cloud detectedceiling and visibility ok
The hourly reported cloud coverage, categorized by the percentage of the sky covered by clouds.

Daily Precipitation in August 1985 in New York City

Daily Precipitation in August 1985 in New York City1815222911223344556677889910101111121213131414151516161717181819192020212122222323242425252626272728282929303031310 in0 in1 in1 in2 in2 in3 in3 in4 in4 inJulSep
The daily measured quantity of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation.

Observed Weather in August 1985 in New York City

Observed Weather in August 1985 in New York City18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMJulSep
foghazedrizzlelight rainmoderate rainheavy rainfreezing rainsleetsnow grainslight snowmoderate snowheavy snowhailthunderstorm
The hourly observed weather, color coded by category (in order of severity). If multiple reports are present, the most severe code is shown.
DayObservationsPrecipitationCodes
Thu, Aug 1 Showers of Light Rain, Fog-SHRA, FG
Wed, Aug 7 Showers of Light Rain0.04 in-SHRA
Thu, Aug 8 Showers of Rain, Light Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Fog0.53 inSHRA, -RA, -SHRA, FG
Fri, Aug 9 Drizzle, Drizzle with Fog, FogDZ, FGDZ, FG
Sat, Aug 10 Drizzle, Drizzle with Fog, FogDZ, FGDZ, FG
Sun, Aug 11 ThunderstormTS
Wed, Aug 14 Showers of Light Rain, Drizzle-SHRA, DZ
Thu, Aug 15 DrizzleDZ
Fri, Aug 16 Showers of Light Rain, Drizzle-SHRA, DZ
Sun, Aug 18 Showers of Light Rain-SHRA
Mon, Aug 19 Drizzle, Light Drizzle, FogDZ, -DZ, FG
Tue, Aug 20 FogFG
Wed, Aug 21 Light Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Fog0.09 in-RA, -SHRA, FG
Sun, Aug 25 Rain, Light Rain, Fog0.75 inRA, -RA, FG
Mon, Aug 26 Light Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Drizzle with Fog, Fog0.48 in-RA, -SHRA, FGDZ, FG
Tue, Aug 27 Drizzle, Fog, SmokeDZ, FG, FU
Fri, Aug 30 Thunderstorm with Light Rain, Thunderstorm with Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Drizzle, Drizzle with Fog, Fog0.69 in-TSRA, TSRA, -SHRA, DZ, FGDZ, FG
Sat, Aug 31 DrizzleDZ

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in August 1985 in New York City

The number of hours during which the Sun is visible (black line). From bottom (most yellow) to top (most gray), the color bands indicate: full daylight, twilight (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and full night.

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in August 1985 in New York City

The solar day over the course of August 1985. From bottom to top, the black lines are the previous solar midnight, sunrise, solar noon, sunset, and the next solar midnight. The day, twilights (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and night are indicated by the color bands from yellow to gray.

Solar Elevation and Azimuth in August 1985 in New York City

Solar Elevation and Azimuth in August 1985 in New York CityAug112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM2 AM2 AM4 AM4 AM6 AM6 AM8 AM8 AM10 AM10 AM12 PM12 PM2 PM2 PM4 PM4 PM6 PM6 PM8 PM8 PM10 PM10 PM12 AM12 AMJulSep00101020203030404050506000101020203030404050506060
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Solar elevation and azimuth over the course of August 1985. The black lines are lines of constant solar elevation (the angle of the sun above the horizon, in degrees). The background color fills indicate the azimuth (the compass bearing) of the sun. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries of the cardinal compass points indicate the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

Moon Rise, Set & Phases in August 1985 in New York City

Moon Rise, Set & Phases in August 1985 in New York City18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMJulSepJul 315:41 PMJul 315:41 PMAug 166:06 AMAug 166:06 AMAug 305:28 AMAug 305:28 AM8:37 PM8:37 PM6:18 AM6:18 AM6:00 AM6:00 AM8:31 PM8:31 PM7:39 PM7:39 PM6:19 AM6:19 AM
The time in which the moon is above the horizon (light blue area), with new moons (dark gray lines) and full moons (blue lines) indicated. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.
Aug 1985IlluminationMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseMeridian PassingDistance
1
100%-6:18 AMWSW9:11 PMESE1:27 AMS238,079 mi
2
98%-7:27 AMWSW9:38 PMESE2:18 AMS240,784 mi
3
94%-8:33 AMWSW10:01 PME3:05 AMS243,530 mi
4
88%-9:36 AMW10:22 PME3:48 AMS246,110 mi
5
80%-10:38 AMW10:43 PME4:28 AMS248,318 mi
6
72%-11:38 AMW11:03 PMENE5:08 AMS249,971 mi
7
63%-12:39 PMWNW11:26 PMENE5:48 AMS250,918 mi
8
50%-1:40 PMWNW11:51 PMENE6:29 AMS251,062 mi
9
44%-2:42 PMWNW-7:12 AMS250,365 mi
10
34%12:20 AMENE3:45 PMWNW-7:59 AMS248,857 mi
11
25%12:56 AMNE4:47 PMNW-8:49 AMS246,635 mi
12
16%1:40 AMNE5:45 PMNW-9:42 AMS243,865 mi
13
9%2:34 AMNE6:37 PMNW-10:37 AMS240,766 mi
14
4%3:37 AMNE7:22 PMWNW-11:33 AMS237,597 mi
15
1%4:47 AMENE7:59 PMWNW-12:27 PMS234,619 mi
16
0%6:00 AMENE8:31 PMWNW-1:20 PMS232,068 mi
17
2%7:14 AMENE8:59 PMWNW-2:10 PMS230,116 mi
18
7%8:28 AME9:24 PMW-2:59 PMS228,857 mi
19
15%9:42 AME9:49 PMW-3:47 PMS228,303 mi
20
24%10:56 AME10:15 PMWSW-4:37 PMS228,394 mi
21
35%12:11 PMESE10:44 PMWSW-5:28 PMS229,028 mi
22
47%1:26 PMESE11:18 PMWSW-6:22 PMS230,088 mi
23
50%2:42 PMESE11:59 PMSW-7:20 PMS231,466 mi
24
70%3:53 PMSE--8:21 PMS233,083 mi
25
80%-12:48 AMSW4:57 PMSE9:22 PMS234,887 mi
26
88%-1:47 AMSW5:52 PMSE10:23 PMS236,850 mi
27
95%-2:53 AMSW6:36 PMESE11:19 PMS238,948 mi
28
97%-4:03 AMWSW7:11 PMESE--
29
98%-5:12 AMWSW7:39 PMESE12:11 AMS241,151 mi
30
100%-6:19 AMWSW8:04 PMESE12:59 AMS243,400 mi
31
99%-7:23 AMW8:26 PME1:43 AMS245,608 mi

Humidity Comfort Levels in August 1985 in New York City

Humidity Comfort Levels in August 1985 in New York City18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMJulSep
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The hourly reported humidity comfort level, categorized by dew point. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Wind Speed in August 1985 in New York City

Wind Speed in August 1985 in New York City1815222911223344556677889910101111121213131414151516161717181819192020212122222323242425252626272728282929303031310 mph0 mph10 mph10 mph20 mph20 mph30 mph30 mph40 mph40 mph50 mph50 mph60 mph60 mph70 mph70 mph80 mph80 mphJulSep
The daily range of reported wind speeds (gray bars), with maximum gust speeds (red ticks).

Hourly Wind Speed in August 1985 in New York City

Hourly Wind Speed in August 1985 in New York City18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMJulSep
0 mph calm 1 mph light air 4 mph light breeze 8 mph gentle breeze 13 mph moderate breeze 18 mph fresh breeze 25 mph strong breeze 31 mph near gale 39 mph gale 47 mph strong gale 55 mph storm 64 mph violent storm 73 mph hurricane force
The hourly reported wind speed, color coded into bands according to the Beaufort scale. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Hourly Wind Direction in 1985 in New York City

Hourly Wind Direction in 1985 in New York City18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMJulSep
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The hourly reported wind direction, color coded by compass point. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Atmospheric Pressure in August 1985 in New York City

Atmospheric Pressure in August 1985 in New York City18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313129.7 inHg29.7 inHg29.8 inHg29.8 inHg29.9 inHg29.9 inHg30.0 inHg30.0 inHg30.1 inHg30.1 inHg30.2 inHg30.2 inHg30.3 inHg30.3 inHg30.4 inHg30.4 inHgJulSep
The daily range of atmospheric pressure (gray bars), as measured by the altimeter setting reported in e.g. a METAR report.

The details of the data sources used for this report can be found on the Newark Liberty International Airport page.

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