August weather forecast and climate
Floyd, NM

The last month of the summer, August, is another hot month in Floyd, New Mexico, with average temperature varying between 90.1°F (32.3°C) and 68.2°F (20.1°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still hot 90.1°F (32.3°C). The average low-temperature, in Floyd, is 68.2°F (20.1°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is calculated to a tropical 93.2°F (34°C). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', or 'feels like', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like activity, clothing, metabolic differences, and pregnancy affect individual temperature impact. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

In Floyd, the average relative humidity in August is 46%.

Rainfall

In August, in Floyd, New Mexico, the rain falls for 12.5 days. Throughout August, 1.42" (36mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 86.6 rainfall days, and 11.77" (299mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

May through September are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Floyd is 13.4h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August is 11.8h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in August in Floyd?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Floyd, New Mexico, is 90.1°F (32.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 68.2°F (20.1°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is estimated at 93.2°F (34°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Floyd?

In August, the average relative humidity in Floyd is 46%.

How much does it rain in Floyd in August?

In Floyd, New Mexico, in August, during 12.5 rainfall days, 1.42" (36mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Floyd?

May through September are months without snowfall.

What is the average length of the day in August in Floyd?

In August, the average length of the day in Floyd, New Mexico, is 13.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Floyd have in August?

In Floyd, the average sunshine in August is 11.8h.

When is the highest UV index in Floyd?

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Floyd?

In Floyd, New Mexico, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Floyd, NM
  • Average high temperature in August: 32.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (32.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (10°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 20.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (20.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (-0.5°C).

Average pressure in August - Floyd, NM
  • Average pressure in August: 1013.5mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1019.8mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1010.6mbar).

Average wind speed in August - Floyd, NM
  • Average wind speed in August: 15.9km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (21.4km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (15.9km/h).

Average humidity in August - Floyd, NM
  • Average humidity in August: 46%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (54%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (34%).

Average rainfall in August - Floyd, NM
  • Average rainfall in August: 36mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (46mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (7mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Floyd, NM
  • Average rainfall days in August: 12.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (12.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (2.6 days).

Average snowfall in August - Floyd, NM
  • Average snowfall in August: 0mm

Months with the highest snowfall are January and February (34mm).
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in August - Floyd, NM
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (3.5 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Floyd, NM
  • Average daylight in August: 13.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 11.8h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
Months with the least sunshine are January, February and December (Average sunshine: 7).

Average sunshine days in August - Floyd, NM
  • Average sunshine days in August: 14 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (26.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (14 days).

Average UV index in August - Floyd, NM
  • Average UV index in August: 7

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).

Average visibility in August - Floyd, NM
  • Average visibility in August: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).