August weather forecast and climate
McDonald, NM

The last month of the summer, August, is also a hot month in McDonald, New Mexico, with average temperature fluctuating between 71.2°F (21.8°C) and 91°F (32.8°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature remains the same as in July - a still tropical 91°F (32.8°C). The average low-temperature, in McDonald, is 71.2°F (21.8°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is calculated to a hot 93.4°F (34.1°C). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. 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', 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', is a measure that combines both air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (metabolic differences, differences in body mass, height, and shape, pregnancy), and activity. 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 particularly important for children. 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 is 43%.

Rainfall

In McDonald, New Mexico, in August, it is raining for 11.1 days, with typically 1.14" (29mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 77 rainfall days, and 11.22" (285mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In McDonald snow does not fall in May through September.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

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

UV index

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in McDonald is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.

What is the temperature in August in McDonald?

In August, in McDonald, the average high-temperature is 91°F (32.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 71.2°F (21.8°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'real feel'), that factores the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, in August is calculated to 93.4°F (34.1°C).

What is the average humidity in August in McDonald?

In August, the average relative humidity in McDonald, New Mexico, is 43%.

How many days does it rain in August in McDonald?

In McDonald, New Mexico, during August, the rain falls for 11.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.14" (29mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in McDonald?

May through September are months without snowfall.

How many hours of daylight does McDonald have in August?

In McDonald, New Mexico, the average length of the day in August is 13.3h.

How long on average sun shines in August in McDonald?

In McDonald, New Mexico, the average sunshine in August is 11.8h.

What is the UV index reading in August in McDonald?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - McDonald, NM
  • Average high temperature in August: 32.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (33°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (11.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 21.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (22°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (1.8°C).

Average pressure in August - McDonald, NM
  • Average pressure in August: 1013mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1020.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1010.3mbar).

Average wind speed in August - McDonald, NM
  • Average wind speed in August: 16.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (21.6km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (16.5km/h).

Average humidity in August - McDonald, NM
  • Average humidity in August: 43%

The month with the highest relative humidity is September (54%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (32%).

Average rainfall in August - McDonald, NM
  • Average rainfall in August: 29mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (61mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (6mm).

Average rainfall days in August - McDonald, NM
  • Average rainfall days in August: 11.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (11.7 days).
Months with the least rainy days are February and November (2.5 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is December (30mm).
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (2.5 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - McDonald, 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: 11.8h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.9h).

Average sunshine days in August - McDonald, NM
  • Average sunshine days in August: 16.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (27.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (16.5 days).

Average UV index in August - McDonald, NM
  • Average UV index in August: 6

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

Average visibility in August - McDonald, 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).