August weather forecast and climate
Monument, NM

August, the last month of the summer, in Monument, is another tropical month, with average temperature ranging between max 91.9°F (33.3°C) and min 72.7°F (22.6°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature remains equal as in July - a still hot 91.9°F (33.3°C). In August, in Monument, the average low-temperature is 72.7°F (22.6°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is calculated to a tropical 94.5°F (34.7°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 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', 'felt air 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, wind, clothing, and differences in body mass, height, and shape affect individual temperature impact. 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. 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 Monument, the average relative humidity is 42%.

Rainfall

In Monument, during August, the rain falls for 9.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.18" (30mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 81.7 rainfall days, and 11.5" (292mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

April through September are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In Monument, the average length of the day in August is 13.3h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 11.8h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Monument. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unprotected 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 adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the temperature in August in Monument?

In Monument, New Mexico, in August, the average high-temperature is 91.9°F (33.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 72.7°F (22.6°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature'), that combines both air temperature and relative humidity, is appraised at 94.5°F (34.7°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Monument?

The average relative humidity in August in Monument is 42%.

How many days does it rain in August in Monument?

In August, in Monument, the rain falls for 9.9 days. Throughout August, 1.18" (30mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Monument?

April through September are months without snowfall.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in August in Monument?

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

What are the months with the highest UV index in Monument?

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Monument, New Mexico.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Monument?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Monument is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Monument, NM
  • Average high temperature in August: 33.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (33.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (12°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 22.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (22.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (2.3°C).

Average pressure in August - Monument, NM
  • Average pressure in August: 1012.9mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1020.3mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1010.3mbar).

Average wind speed in August - Monument, NM
  • Average wind speed in August: 16.4km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (21.1km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are January and December (16.3km/h).

Average humidity in August - Monument, NM
  • Average humidity in August: 42%

The month with the highest relative humidity is September (53%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (32%).

Average rainfall in August - Monument, NM
  • Average rainfall in August: 30mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (56mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (6mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Monument, NM
  • Average rainfall days in August: 9.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (12.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (2.7 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is December (31mm).
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (1.9 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Monument, 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 - Monument, NM
  • Average sunshine days in August: 15.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (27.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (15.4 days).

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

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

Average cloud cover in August - Monument, NM
  • Average cloud cover in August: 14

The month with the most cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 22).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 12).

Average visibility in August - Monument, 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).