Philadelphia, PA Climate in August

Temperature for August

In Philadelphia, PA during August the average high temperature is 86.7°F. The hottest day on record was August 10, 2001 when the temperature hit 100.9°F.

Philadelphia, PA daily average and extreme temperature range for August

Low Temperature

During August the overnight temperature drops to an average of 67.2°F, with the lowest temperature of 44.1°F being recorded on August 30, 1986. In August it has never frozen overnight.

Precipitation for August

In August the average monthly rainfall in Philadelphia, PA is 4.44 inches with rain usually falling on between 10 and 11 days. 2001 was the driest August with only 1.03 inches of rain falling, and 2011 was the wettest August with 20.59 inches of rain. The wettest single day in August was 28 August 2011 when 5.70 inches of rain fell.

In August it usually snows on between 0 and 1 days. There are thunderstorms on between 5 and 5 days in August.