August weather forecast and climate
Fort Bayard, NM

The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Fort Bayard, New Mexico, with average temperature fluctuating between 82°F (27.8°C) and 64°F (17.8°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still warm 82°F (27.8°C). In Fort Bayard, in August, the average low-temperature is 64°F (17.8°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is estimated at 82.6°F (28.1°C). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. Additional factors like clothing, pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape, and activity influence one's weather impression. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity in Fort Bayard, New Mexico, is 49%.

Rainfall

In Fort Bayard, New Mexico, during 17.5 rainfall days, 2.56" (65mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Fort Bayard, during the entire year, the rain falls for 94.7 days and collects up to 13.15" (334mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through September are months without snowfall in Fort Bayard.

Daylight

The average length of the day in August is 13.3h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Fort Bayard is 11.7h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Fort Bayard are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 6 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 Fort Bayard?

In August, in Fort Bayard, the average high-temperature is 82°F (27.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 64°F (17.8°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'apparent temperature'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in August is evaluated at 82.6°F (28.1°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Fort Bayard?

The average relative humidity in August in Fort Bayard, New Mexico, is 49%.

How much does it rain in Fort Bayard in August?

In Fort Bayard, in August, during 17.5 rainfall days, 2.56" (65mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Fort Bayard?

April through September are months without snowfall.

How many hours of daylight does Fort Bayard have in August?

The average length of the day in August in Fort Bayard, New Mexico, is 13.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Fort Bayard have in August?

The average sunshine in August in Fort Bayard is 11.7h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Fort Bayard?

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Fort Bayard, New Mexico.

How high is the UV index in August in Fort Bayard?

In Fort Bayard, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Fort Bayard, NM
  • Average high temperature in August: 27.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (29.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (9.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 17.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (18.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-1°C).

Average pressure in August - Fort Bayard, NM
  • Average pressure in August: 1014.2mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1020.1mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1011.2mbar).

Average wind speed in August - Fort Bayard, NM
  • Average wind speed in August: 9.8km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (17.6km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (9.8km/h).

Average humidity in August - Fort Bayard, NM
  • Average humidity in August: 49%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (56%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are May and June (26%).

Average rainfall in August - Fort Bayard, NM
  • Average rainfall in August: 65mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (78mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (6mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Fort Bayard, NM
  • Average rainfall days in August: 17.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (19.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (3.7 days).

Average snowfall in August - Fort Bayard, NM
  • Average snowfall in August: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (75mm).
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in August - Fort Bayard, NM
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (4.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Fort Bayard, NM
  • Average daylight in August: 13.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 11.7h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.8h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 7).

Average sunshine days in August - Fort Bayard, NM
  • Average sunshine days in August: 9.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is May (25.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (8.9 days).

Average UV index in August - Fort Bayard, NM
  • Average UV index in August: 6

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in August - Fort Bayard, NM
  • Average cloud cover in August: 18

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 21).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 9).

Average visibility in August - Fort Bayard, 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).