August weather forecast and climate
Durango, CO

A railway passing through the high rocks and cliffs of San Juan Mountains, with an old steam engine train from Durango, Colorado to Silverton
A railway passing through the high rocks and cliffs of San Juan Mountains, with an old steam engine train from Durango, Colorado to Silverton

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Durango, is another warm month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 73.9°F (23.3°C) and an average low of 50.5°F (10.3°C).

Temperature

In Durango, the average high-temperature in August is essentially the same as in July - a still moderately hot 73.9°F (23.3°C). The average low-temperature, in Durango, Colorado, is 50.5°F (10.3°C).

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity in Durango is 53%.

Rainfall

In August, the rain falls for 18.7 days. Throughout August, 2.76" (70mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Durango, during the entire year, the rain falls for 113.4 days and collects up to 20.63" (524mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

June through September are months without snowfall.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Durango, the average sunshine is 11.6h.

UV index

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in August in Durango?

In Durango, Colorado, the average relative humidity in August is 53%.

How many days does it rain in August in Durango?

In August, in Durango, the rain falls for 18.7 days. Throughout August, 2.76" (70mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Durango?

In Durango snow does not fall in June through September.

How many hours of daylight does Durango have in August?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Durango have in August?

In August, the average sunshine is 11.6h.

When is the highest UV index in Durango?

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

What is the UV index reading in August in Durango?

In Durango, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Durango, CO

Average temperature in August - Durango, CO
  • Average high temperature in August: 73.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (76.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (31.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 50.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (51.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (13.3°F).

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Average pressure in August
Durango, CO

Average pressure in August - Durango, CO
  • Average pressure in August: 30.01"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.22").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are April, May and June (29.91").

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Average wind speed in August
Durango, CO

Average wind speed in August - Durango, CO
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is December (4.9mph).

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Average humidity in August
Durango, CO

Average humidity in August - Durango, CO
  • Average humidity in August: 53%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (37%).

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Average rainfall in August
Durango, CO

Average rainfall in August - Durango, CO
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.76"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (3.07").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is June (0.94").

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Average rainfall days in August
Durango, CO

Average rainfall days in August - Durango, CO
  • Average rainfall days in August: 18.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (21.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (3.4 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Durango, CO

Average snowfall in August - Durango, CO
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (14.57").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Durango, CO

Average snowfall days in August - Durango, CO
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (12.8 days).
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
Durango, CO

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Durango, CO
  • Average daylight in August: 13.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 11.6h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6.1h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Durango, CO

Average sunshine days in August - Durango, CO
  • Average sunshine days in August: 8.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (6.9 days).

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Average UV index in August
Durango, CO

Average UV index in August - Durango, CO
  • 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).

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Average cloud cover in August
Durango, CO

Average cloud cover in August - Durango, CO
  • Average cloud cover in August: 16

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 33).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 12).

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Average visibility in August
Durango, CO

Average visibility in August - Durango, CO
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (4mi).

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