Newark, NJ Climate in August

Temperature for August

In Newark, NJ during August the average high temperature is 85.9°F. The hottest day on record was August 10, 2001 when the temperature hit 105.1°F.

Newark, NJ daily average and extreme temperature range for August

Low Temperature

During August the overnight temperature drops to an average of 68.1°F, with the lowest temperature of 45.0°F being recorded on August 29, 1982. In August it has never frozen overnight.

Precipitation for August

In August the average monthly rainfall in Newark, NJ is 4.30 inches with rain usually falling on between 11 and 12 days. 1995 was the driest August with only 0.25 inches of rain falling, and 2011 was the wettest August with 19.44 inches of rain. The wettest single day in August was 28 August 2011 when 7.89 inches of rain fell.

There are thunderstorms on between 4 and 5 days in August.