August weather forecast and climate
Newkirk, NM

The last month of the summer, August, is another tropical month in Newkirk, New Mexico, with average temperature fluctuating between 67.6°F (19.8°C) and 88.9°F (31.6°C).

Temperature

In Newkirk, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still hot 88.9°F (31.6°C). In Newkirk, in August, the average low-temperature is 67.6°F (19.8°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is appraised at a hot 89.4°F (31.9°C). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity 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 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', or 'real feel', is a measure that combines both air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. Additional factors like metabolic differences, differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing, 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 is 41%.

Rainfall

In Newkirk, New Mexico, during August, the rain falls for 11.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.34" (34mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Newkirk, New Mexico, there are 78.6 rainfall days, and 9.06" (230mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

May through September are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In Newkirk, the average length of the day is 13.4h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Newkirk, New Mexico, is 11.8h.

UV index

In Newkirk, New Mexico, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
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. 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 Newkirk?

In August, the average high-temperature is 88.9°F (31.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 67.6°F (19.8°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, is calculated to 89.4°F (31.9°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Newkirk?

The average relative humidity in August in Newkirk, New Mexico, is 41%.

How many days does it rain in August in Newkirk?

In Newkirk, in August, during 11.8 rainfall days, 1.34" (34mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Newkirk?

May through September are months without snowfall in Newkirk, New Mexico.

How many hours of daylight does Newkirk have in August?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Newkirk have in August?

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

What is the UV index intensity in August in Newkirk?

In Newkirk, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Newkirk, NM
  • Average high temperature in August: 31.6°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are June and July (32.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (9.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 19.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (20.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-0.8°C).

Average pressure in August - Newkirk, NM
  • Average pressure in August: 1014.7mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1020mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (1011.3mbar).

Average wind speed in August - Newkirk, NM
  • Average wind speed in August: 14.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (20.8km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (14.5km/h).

Average humidity in August - Newkirk, NM
  • Average humidity in August: 41%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (52%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (31%).

Average rainfall in August - Newkirk, NM
  • Average rainfall in August: 34mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (41mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (9mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Newkirk, NM
  • Average rainfall days in August: 11.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (12.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (2.4 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is November (47mm).
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

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

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and 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 - Newkirk, NM
  • Average daylight in August: 13.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • 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 and December (Average sunshine: 7.1).

Average sunshine days in August - Newkirk, NM
  • Average sunshine days in August: 14.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (25.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (14 days).

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

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

Average visibility in August - Newkirk, 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).