August weather forecast and climate
Santa Fe, NM

Beautiful sunset over the St. Francis of Assisi Basilica in Santa Fe, New Mexico
Beautiful sunset over the St. Francis of Assisi Basilica in Santa Fe, New Mexico

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a moderately hot month in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with temperature in the range of an average high of 79.9°F (26.6°C) and an average low of 57.6°F (14.2°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still moderately hot 79.9°F (26.6°C). In August, in Santa Fe, New Mexico, the average low-temperature is 57.6°F (14.2°C).

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity is 45%.

Rainfall

In Santa Fe, during 10.2 rainfall days, 1.02" (26mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Santa Fe, there are 90.3 rainfall days, and 9.8" (249mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

June through September are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Santa Fe is 13.5h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Santa Fe is 11.8h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Santa Fe?

In Santa Fe, in August, the average high-temperature is 79.9°F (26.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 57.6°F (14.2°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Santa Fe?

In August, the average relative humidity in Santa Fe, New Mexico, is 45%.

How many days does it rain in August in Santa Fe?

In Santa Fe, New Mexico, during August, the rain falls for 10.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.02" (26mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Santa Fe?

In Santa Fe, New Mexico, snow does not fall in June through September.

How many hours of daylight does Santa Fe have in August?

The average length of the day in August in Santa Fe is 13.5h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Santa Fe?

In Santa Fe, the average sunshine in August is 11.8h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Santa Fe?

Months with the highest UV index in Santa Fe, New Mexico, are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the UV index reading in August in Santa Fe?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Santa Fe, NM

Average temperature in August - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average high temperature in August: 26.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (27.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (4°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 14.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (15.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (-5.8°C).

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Average pressure in August
Santa Fe, NM

Average pressure in August - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average pressure in August: 1016.2mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1021.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (1012mbar).

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Average wind speed in August
Santa Fe, NM

Average wind speed in August - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average wind speed in August: 9.4km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (14.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (9.4km/h).

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Average humidity in August
Santa Fe, NM

Average humidity in August - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average humidity in August: 45%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (67%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (32%).

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Average rainfall in August
Santa Fe, NM

Average rainfall in August - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average rainfall in August: 26mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (44mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (14mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Santa Fe, NM

Average rainfall days in August - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average rainfall days in August: 10.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (14.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (3.4 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Santa Fe, NM

Average snowfall in August - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average snowfall in August: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (145mm).
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in August
Santa Fe, NM

Average snowfall days in August - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (7.9 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Santa Fe, NM

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average daylight in August: 13.5h

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: 12h).
Months with the least sunshine are January, February and December (Average sunshine: 7.1).

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Average sunshine days in August
Santa Fe, NM

Average sunshine days in August - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average sunshine days in August: 10.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (23.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (8.8 days).

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Average UV index in August
Santa Fe, NM

Average UV index in August - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average UV index in August: 6

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

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Average cloud cover in August
Santa Fe, NM

Average cloud cover in August - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average cloud cover in August: 13

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 21).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 10).

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Average visibility in August
Santa Fe, NM

Average visibility in August - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average visibility in August: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February and December (9km).

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