Providence, RI Climate in August

Temperature for August

In Providence, RI during August the average high temperature is 82.6°F. The hottest day on record was August 2, 1975 when the temperature hit 104.0°F.

Providence, RI daily average and extreme temperature range for August

Low Temperature

During August the overnight temperature drops to an average of 62.7°F, with the lowest temperature of 41.0°F being recorded on August 27, 1981. In August it has never frozen overnight.

Precipitation for August

In August the average monthly rainfall in Providence, RI is 4.32 inches with rain usually falling on between 10 and 11 days. 1942 was the driest August with only 0.00 inches of rain falling, and 1979 was the wettest August with 18.05 inches of rain. The wettest single day in August was 5 August 1979 when 6.69 inches of rain fell.

There are thunderstorms on between 3 and 4 days in August.