August weather forecast and climate
Taos Ski Valley, NM

August, the last month of the summer, in Taos Ski Valley, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature ranging between max 73.9°F (23.3°C) and min 47.8°F (8.8°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still moderately hot 73.9°F (23.3°C). In August, in Taos Ski Valley, the average low-temperature is 47.8°F (8.8°C).

Humidity

In Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico, the average relative humidity is 54%.

Rainfall

In Taos Ski Valley, in August, during 16.6 rainfall days, 2.05" (52mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico, during the entire year, the rain falls for 98.9 days and collects up to 15.35" (390mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

July and August are months without snowfall in Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico.

Daylight

The average length of the day is 13.5h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Taos Ski Valley is 11.6h.

UV index

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the highest UV index in Taos Ski Valley. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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 Taos Ski Valley?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Taos Ski Valley, is 73.9°F (23.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 47.8°F (8.8°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Taos Ski Valley?

The average relative humidity in August in Taos Ski Valley is 54%.

How much does it rain in Taos Ski Valley in August?

In Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico, during August, the rain falls for 16.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.05" (52mm) of precipitation.

Does it snow in Taos Ski Valley in August?

In Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico, in August, it doesn't snow. In September, it regularly snows.

When it does not snow in Taos Ski Valley?

In Taos Ski Valley snow does not fall in July and August.

What is the average length of the day in August in Taos Ski Valley?

In Taos Ski Valley, the average length of the day in August is 13.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Taos Ski Valley have in August?

In Taos Ski Valley, the average sunshine in August is 11.6h.

When is the highest UV index in Taos Ski Valley?

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the highest UV index in Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico.

What is the UV index reading in August in Taos Ski Valley?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average high temperature in August: 23.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (24.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-0.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 8.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (9.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-11.3°C).

Average pressure in August - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average pressure in August: 1016.6mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1020.8mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (1012.1mbar).

Average wind speed in August - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average wind speed in August: 8km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (13.6km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.8km/h).

Average humidity in August - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average humidity in August: 54%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (40%).

Average rainfall in August - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average rainfall in August: 52mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (93mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and November (16mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average rainfall days in August: 16.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (21.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (1.5 days).

Average snowfall in August - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average snowfall in August: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is March (202mm).
Months with the least snowfall are July and August (0mm).

Average snowfall days in August - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (9.4 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average daylight in August: 13.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 11.6h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
Months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 6.8).

Average sunshine days in August - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average sunshine days in August: 9.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (24.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (5.1 days).

Average UV index in August - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average UV index in August: 5

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 2).

Average visibility in August - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average visibility in August: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (10km).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (8km).