August 1987 Weather History in New York City New York, United States

The data for this report comes from the Newark Liberty International Airport. See all nearby weather stations

This report shows the past weather for New York City, providing a weather history for August 1987. It features all historical weather data series we have available, including the New York City temperature history for August 1987. You can drill down from year to month and even day level reports by clicking on the graphs.

New York City Temperature History August 1987

Temperature history in August 1987 in New York City18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313140°F40°F45°F45°F50°F50°F55°F55°F60°F60°F65°F65°F70°F70°F75°F75°F80°F80°F85°F85°F90°F90°F95°F95°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 1987 in New York City

Hourly Temperature in August 1987 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.
Map
Marker
© OpenStreetMap contributors

Compare New York City to another city:

Map

Cloud Cover in August 1987 in New York City

Cloud Cover in August 1987 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 1987 in New York City

Daily Precipitation in August 1987 in New York City1815222911223344556677889910101111121213131414151516161717181819192020212122222323242425252626272728282929303031310.0 in0.0 in0.5 in0.5 in1.0 in1.0 in1.5 in1.5 in2.0 in2.0 in2.5 in2.5 inJulSep
The daily measured quantity of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation.

Observed Weather in August 1987 in New York City

Observed Weather in August 1987 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
Sun, Aug 2 Showers of Light Rain0.01 in-SHRA
Mon, Aug 3 Light Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Fog0.05 in-RA, -SHRA, FG
Wed, Aug 5 Light Rain, Drizzle, Fog0.24 in-RA, DZ, FG
Thu, Aug 6 Rain, Light Rain, Fog0.97 inRA, -RA, FG
Sat, Aug 8 Showers of Light Rain, Drizzle-SHRA, DZ
Sun, Aug 9 Thunderstorm with Light Rain, Thunderstorm with Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Fog1.00 in-TSRA, TSRA, -SHRA, FG
Mon, Aug 10 Showers of Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Drizzle, Fog0.81 inSHRA, -SHRA, DZ, FG
Mon, Aug 17 DrizzleDZ
Tue, Aug 18 DrizzleDZ
Sat, Aug 22 Showers of Light Rain, Drizzle, Fog0.01 in-SHRA, DZ, FG
Thu, Aug 27 Rain, Showers of Rain, Light Drizzle and Rain, Light Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Light Drizzle, Fog1.19 inRA, SHRA, -DZRA, -RA, -SHRA, -DZ, FG
Fri, Aug 28 Rain, Showers of Rain, Light Drizzle and Rain, Light Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Drizzle, Light Drizzle, Fog0.62 inRA, SHRA, -DZRA, -RA, -SHRA, DZ, -DZ, FG
Sat, Aug 29 Showers of Light Rain, Light Drizzle, Fog0.13 in-SHRA, -DZ, FG
Mon, Aug 31 Showers of Light Rain-SHRA

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in August 1987 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 1987 in New York City

The solar day over the course of August 1987. 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 1987 in New York City

Solar Elevation and Azimuth in August 1987 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
northeastsouthwest
Solar elevation and azimuth over the course of August 1987. 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 1987 in New York City

Moon Rise, Set & Phases in August 1987 in New York City18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMJulSepJul 254:38 PMJul 254:38 PMAug 96:18 AMAug 96:18 AMAug 247:59 AMAug 247:59 AM5:08 AM5:08 AM8:42 PM8:42 PM8:02 PM8:02 PM5:53 AM5:53 AM6:09 AM6:09 AM8:01 PM8:01 PM
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 1987IlluminationMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseMeridian PassingDistance
1
41%12:28 PMESE11:18 PMWSW-5:53 PMS240,194 mi
2
50%1:37 PMESE11:44 PMWSW-6:41 PMS236,697 mi
3
63%2:50 PMESE--7:34 PMS233,040 mi
4
74%-12:18 AMWSW4:05 PMSE8:33 PMS229,469 mi
5
84%-1:02 AMSW5:18 PMSE9:38 PMS226,296 mi
6
92%-1:59 AMSW6:24 PMSE10:47 PMS223,863 mi
7
98%-3:10 AMSW7:19 PMSE11:54 PMS222,475 mi
8
99%-4:30 AMWSW8:02 PMESE--
9
100%-5:53 AMWSW8:36 PMESE12:58 AMS222,327 mi
10
99%-7:15 AMWSW9:04 PMESE1:55 AMS223,458 mi
11
95%-8:33 AMW9:28 PME2:47 AMS225,747 mi
12
88%-9:47 AMW9:51 PME3:36 AMS228,945 mi
13
80%-10:59 AMW10:14 PMENE4:22 AMS232,723 mi
14
70%-12:09 PMWNW10:39 PMENE5:08 AMS236,732 mi
15
59%-1:18 PMWNW11:07 PMENE5:54 AMS240,649 mi
16
50%-2:26 PMWNW11:40 PMNE6:42 AMS244,206 mi
17
39%-3:31 PMNW-7:32 AMS247,212 mi
18
29%12:19 AMNE4:31 PMNW-8:23 AMS249,550 mi
19
21%1:06 AMNE5:23 PMNW-9:15 AMS251,170 mi
20
13%2:00 AMNE6:07 PMNW-10:06 AMS252,087 mi
21
7%3:00 AMNE6:44 PMWNW-10:55 AMS252,354 mi
22
3%4:02 AMENE7:14 PMWNW-11:42 AMS252,056 mi
23
1%5:06 AMENE7:39 PMWNW-12:27 PMS251,279 mi
24
0%6:09 AMENE8:01 PMWNW-1:09 PMS250,103 mi
25
1%7:11 AMENE8:21 PMW-1:49 PMS248,589 mi
26
5%8:13 AME8:41 PMW-2:29 PMS246,777 mi
27
10%9:16 AME9:00 PMW-3:10 PMS244,687 mi
28
18%10:21 AMESE9:22 PMWSW-3:52 PMS242,332 mi
29
26%11:28 AMESE9:47 PMWSW-4:38 PMS239,731 mi
30
37%12:38 PMESE10:17 PMWSW-5:28 PMS236,923 mi
31
50%1:51 PMSE10:56 PMSW-6:23 PMS233,994 mi

Humidity Comfort Levels in August 1987 in New York City

Humidity Comfort Levels in August 1987 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 1987 in New York City

Wind Speed in August 1987 in New York City1815222911223344556677889910101111121213131414151516161717181819192020212122222323242425252626272728282929303031310 mph0 mph10 mph10 mph20 mph20 mph30 mph30 mph40 mph40 mph50 mph50 mphJulSep
The daily range of reported wind speeds (gray bars), with maximum gust speeds (red ticks).

Hourly Wind Speed in August 1987 in New York City

Hourly Wind Speed in August 1987 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 1987 in New York City

Hourly Wind Direction in 1987 in New York City18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMJulSep
calmnortheastsouthwest
The hourly reported wind direction, color coded by compass point. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Atmospheric Pressure in August 1987 in New York City

Atmospheric Pressure in August 1987 in New York City18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313129.6 inHg29.6 inHg29.8 inHg29.8 inHg30.0 inHg30.0 inHg30.2 inHg30.2 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.

See all nearby weather stations

Disclaimer

The information on this site is provided as is, without any assurances as to its accuracy or suitability for any purpose. Weather data is prone to errors, outages, and other defects. We assume no responsibility for any decisions made on the basis of the content presented on this site.

We draw particular cautious attention to our reliance on the MERRA-2 model-based reconstructions for a number of important data series. While having the tremendous advantages of temporal and spatial completeness, these reconstructions: (1) are based on computer models that may have model-based errors, (2) are coarsely sampled on a 50 km grid and are therefore unable to reconstruct the local variations of many microclimates, and (3) have particular difficulty with the weather in some coastal areas, especially small islands.

We further caution that our travel scores are only as good as the data that underpin them, that weather conditions at any given location and time are unpredictable and variable, and that the definition of the scores reflects a particular set of preferences that may not agree with those of any particular reader.

Please review our full terms contained on our Terms of Service page.