August weather forecast
Taos, NM

A large old building in the ancient city of Taos in New Mexico
A large old building in the ancient city of Taos in New Mexico

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Taos, New Mexico, with average temperature varying between 47.1°F (8.4°C) and 75°F (23.9°C).

Temperature

In Taos, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still warm 75°F (23.9°C). The average low-temperature, in Taos, New Mexico, is 47.1°F (8.4°C).

Humidity

In Taos, New Mexico, the average relative humidity in August is 55%.

Rainfall

In August, in Taos, the rain falls for 14.8 days. Throughout August, 1.65" (42mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 82.8 rainfall days, and 11.06" (281mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

June through September are months without snowfall in Taos, New Mexico.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 11.7h.

UV index

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 in August transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. 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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in August in Taos?

In August, the average relative humidity in Taos, New Mexico, is 55%.

How many days does it rain in August in Taos?

In Taos, New Mexico, in August, during 14.8 rainfall days, 1.65" (42mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Taos?

June through September are months without snowfall in Taos, New Mexico.

How many hours of daylight does Taos have in August?

In Taos, New Mexico, the average length of the day in August is 13.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Taos have in August?

In Taos, New Mexico, the average sunshine in August is 11.7h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Taos?

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

How high is the UV index in August in Taos?

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Taos, NM

Average temperature in August - Taos, NM
  • Average high temperature in August: 23.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (24.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (0.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 8.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (9.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-11.4°C).

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Average pressure in August
Taos, NM

Average pressure in August - Taos, NM
  • Average pressure in August: 1016.5mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1021.1mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (1012.1mbar).

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Average wind speed in August
Taos, NM

Average wind speed in August - Taos, NM
  • Average wind speed in August: 8.1km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (13km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.9km/h).

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Average humidity in August
Taos, NM

Average humidity in August - Taos, NM
  • Average humidity in August: 55%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (40%).

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Average rainfall in August
Taos, NM

Average rainfall in August - Taos, NM
  • Average rainfall in August: 42mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (82mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (11mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Taos, NM

Average rainfall days in August - Taos, NM
  • Average rainfall days in August: 14.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (1.4 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Taos, NM

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

The month with the highest snowfall is December (143mm).
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in August
Taos, NM

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Taos, NM

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Taos, 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: 11.7h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
The months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 6.5).

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Average sunshine days in August
Taos, NM

Average sunshine days in August - Taos, NM
  • Average sunshine days in August: 11.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (25.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (7.3 days).

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Average UV index in August
Taos, NM

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

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

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Average cloud cover in August
Taos, NM

Average cloud cover in August - Taos, NM
  • Average cloud cover in August: 17

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 32).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 13).

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Average visibility in August
Taos, NM

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

The months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, August, September and October (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February and December (8km).

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