NYC Monthly Summary: August 2014

Continuing this summer’s trend, August 2014 hovered around average in New York City. While sixteen out of thirty-one days posted below average temperatures, three days reached the 90°F mark.  All together, the city’s mean temperature for the month was 74.4°F. That is only 0.6°F below normal.

In terms of precipitation, the Big Apple was mostly dry this August. Despite a few thunderstorms and heavy downpours, the city only received 2.25 inches of rain in Central Park. That is 2.19 inches below normal.

Credit: The Weather Gamut

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Credit: The Weather Gamut

Credit: The Weather Gamut

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Melissa Fleming is an environmental communicator and visual artist working at the intersection of art and science. She is passionate about exploring, learning, and sharing information about the natural world. She has presented her interdisciplinary work in a variety of mediums at venues and conferences around the world.

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