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August Daily Records for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Avoca), PA

Period of Record: 1955-Present

 Maximum TemperatureMinimum TemperatureRainfall
DateHighYearLowYearHighYearLowYearMaximumYear
01 96195567197673(2006)49(1998)1.361965
02 96200269196176(2006)49(1976)0.901971
03 96200570196572(1995)47(1959)1.341971
04 97200567197174(1975)49(1956)0.711969
05 94195567195973(2012)45(1972)1.811990
06 95195567200471(1977)43(1957)2.832011
07 96200164197570(2006)48(1994)1.602007
08 94200167198973(1980)46(1989)0.982007
09 98200168196271(1965)46(1989)0.972012
10 90200561196271(2001)48(1964)0.901986
11 92200565198271(1966)46(1972)3.692003
12 94200561197972(1988)48(2006)1.831964
13 97200567196471(2005)45(1957)2.861955
14 96200568200076(1988)48(1983)0.981994
15 94199560197974(1995)50(1964)2.411969
16 92199568199272(1995)49(1979)3.181966
17 94199563197271(1955)43(1979)1.551994
18 93199563197971(1965)45(1981)4.401955
19 89198368200769(2005)46(1977)0.602009
20 94198361199070(1983)45(1998)1.221997
21 93200560200769(1968)43(2000)1.071991
22 91196865196570(1959)42(1982)1.331965
23 89197267200072(1968)44(1973)1.271986
24 89199367197172(1968)44(1971)1.581988
25 93200764196772(2007)43(1987)1.531961
26 93195968200669(1975)47(1989)0.901961
27 92199362198770(1979)46(1969)1.851987
28 93197361198673(1973)44(1957)3.232011
29 92199162200271(1979)38(1982)1.952006
30 93199166197673(2005)41(1986)0.981955
31 92199563198571(1980)42(1976)1.221956


August Extremes: Daily
  • Record High: 98 °F on the 9th in 2001
  • Record Low: 38 °F on the 29th in 1982
  • Lowest Maximum: 60 °F on the 21st in 2007
  • Highest Minimum: 76 °F on the 2nd in 2006
  • Highest Rainfall: 4.40" on the 18th in 1955
Daily Top Five:

Highest Temperature (°F)
RankHighestDateYear
19892001
297132005
39742005
496142005
596<3/td>2005


Lowest Temperature (°F)
RankLowestDateYear
138291982
240291986
341301986
442221982
542311976


Highest Rainfall (inches)
RankHighestDateYear
14.40181955
23.69112003
33.23 62011
43.18161966
52.86131955


Month's Top Five:

Month's Average Temperature (Normal: 69.7 °F):

Warmest:
RankValueYear
175.52005
275.21980
374.71995
473.61955
573.31959


Coldest:
RankValueYear
166.11982
266.11957
367.31994
467.41986
567.51997


Month's Precipitation (Normal: 3.41"):

Wettest:
RankValueYear
111.761955
28.032011
36.781994
46.172003
55.691990


Driest:
RankValueYear
10.951995
21.231980
31.241996
41.381957
51.431968


Page last updated: 08.23.2011


Please note this information is preliminary and subject to revision. Official and certified climatic data can be accessed at the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) (http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ncdc.html).


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