August weather forecast and climate
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
August, the last month of the summer, in Taos, is also a moderately hot month, 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 moderately hot 75°F (23.9°C). The average low-temperature, in Taos, is 47.1°F (8.4°C).

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity is 55%.

Rainfall

In Taos, it is raining for 14.8 days, with typically 1.65" (42mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 82.8 rainfall days, and 11.06" (281mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Taos snow does not fall in June through September.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Taos is 11.7h.

UV index

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the highest UV index in Taos. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 in August interpret into the following advice:
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?

In August, in Taos, the average high-temperature is 75°F (23.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 47.1°F (8.4°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Taos?

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

How many days does it rain in August in Taos?

In Taos, during August, the rain falls for 14.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.65" (42mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Taos?

June through September are months without snowfall.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Taos have in August?

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

When is the highest UV index in Taos?

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

What is the UV index intensity in August in Taos?

In Taos, New Mexico, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
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).

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).

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).

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%).

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).

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).

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

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

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).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 6.5).

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).

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

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