Where a place is on Earth decides its weather and climate. Click on the cities in the United States to see how warm and how much rain they get in August. Also find out if a hurricane could hit that city.
Average August Temperature: 64.5°F
Average August Rainfall: 0.04"
Can San Francisco Be Hit By a Hurricane? - No. The temperatures of ocean water along the West Coast are colder than the water of the Atlantic Ocean and hurricanes (also called tropical cyclones) need warm water to form. When they form in the tropical Pacific Ocean, they move away from the West Coast of the United States.
Average August Temperature: 72.4°F
Average August Rainfall: 4.90"
Can Chicago Be Hit By a Hurricane? - No. No, Chicago is too far away from the ocean. When a hurricane moves over land it loses its strength. However, Chicago could get heavy rainfall that was once part of a hurricane.
Average August Temperature: 83.3°F
Average August Rainfall: 5.98"
Can New Orleans Be Hit By a Hurricane? - Yes. When hurricanes (also called tropical cyclones) form in the tropical Atlantic Ocean, they move toward the United States. These storms can hit anywhere along the coast from Texas to Maine.