Dry days will be hard to come by with showers and thunderstorms forecast to become routine around New York City this week.
That is not to say that this week will be a complete washout. There will breaks of rain-free weather, but AccuWeather.com meteorologists cannot not promise an entirely rain-free day.
High humidity and rather extensive cloud cover each day will keep daytime temperatures suppressed but will also result in not-so-cool nights.
For fans heading to the Mets games in the evenings this week, have some raingear handy.
There will be a push of dry air across New England on Wednesday, but that push may be too weak and too far away to guarantee a day free of rain or one without low clouds and drizzle in New York City.
A system from the Midwest is forecast to move slowly eastward toward the end of the week with a broad area of showers and thunderstorms.
Only if this system keeps moving forward will the weekend turn out dry and sunny.
AccuWeather.com MinuteCast™ has the minute-by-minute forecast for your exact location when showers and thunderstorms threaten. Type your city name, select MinuteCast™, and input your street address. On mobile, you can also use your GPS location.
Tropical Depression 8 should strengthen into a tropical storm before impacting the coastal Carolinas with rough surf and heavy downpours early this week.
Tropical Depression 9 developed just south of Florida on Sunday and will turn toward the northeastern Gulf Coast of the United States this week.
Brief relief from heat and humidity will arrive in the northeastern United States at the start of September.
Typhoon Lionrock is poised to make landfall in Japan near Sendai early in the new week with heavy rainfall, damaging winds and an inundating storm surge.
Hawaii is facing two tropical threats this week as Madeline and Lester churn westward.
Hot and dry weather will greet fans and competitors at the 2016 U.S. Open Tennis Championships in Flushing, New York, as play begins Monday, Aug. 29.
Houston, TX (1980)
2.23 inches of rain fell in less than 1 hour. Streets were flooded in the downtown district and a tornado touched down briefly west of Houston at Sealy, TX.
Pittsburgh, PA (1982)
39 degrees, coldest ever in August.
Anchorage, AK (1989)
A total of 9.6 inches of rain -- wettest August on record.