August weather forecast
La Junta, CO

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in La Junta, is also a hot month, with average temperature varying between 90°F (32.2°C) and 68.4°F (20.2°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still tropical 90°F (32.2°C). In August, in La Junta, Colorado, the average low-temperature is 68.4°F (20.2°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is estimated at a tropical 91.2°F (32.9°C). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', 'feels like', or 'felt air temperature', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like metabolic differences, wind, pregnancy, and activity influence one's weather impression. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity is 42%.

Rainfall

In La Junta, during 10.4 rainfall days, 1.38" (35mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in La Junta, there are 83.3 rainfall days, and 10.16" (258mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In La Junta, Colorado, snow does not fall in May through September.

Daylight

The average length of the day in La Junta is 13.6h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in La Junta is 11.8h.

UV index

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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. 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 temperature in August in La Junta?

The average high-temperature, in August, is 90°F (32.2°C), while the average low-temperature is 68.4°F (20.2°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'real feel'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, is estimated at 91.2°F (32.9°C).

What is the average humidity in August in La Junta?

In August, the average relative humidity in La Junta is 42%.

How much does it rain in La Junta in August?

In La Junta, in August, during 10.4 rainfall days, 1.38" (35mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in La Junta?

May through September are months without snowfall in La Junta.

What is the average length of the day in August in La Junta?

In August, the average length of the day is 13.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does La Junta have in August?

In La Junta, Colorado, the average sunshine in August is 11.8h.

When is the highest UV index in La Junta?

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in La Junta.

What is the UV index reading in August in La Junta?

In La Junta, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 7. 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
La Junta, CO

Average temperature in August - La Junta, CO
  • Average high temperature in August: 90°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (92.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (43.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 68.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (26.2°F).

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Average pressure in August
La Junta, CO

Average pressure in August - La Junta, CO
  • Average pressure in August: 29.93"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.09").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.83").

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Average wind speed in August
La Junta, CO

Average wind speed in August - La Junta, CO
  • Average wind speed in August: 9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (11.4mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are January and December (7.8mph).

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Average humidity in August
La Junta, CO

Average humidity in August - La Junta, CO
  • Average humidity in August: 42%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (58%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (37%).

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Average rainfall in August
La Junta, CO

Average rainfall in August - La Junta, CO
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.38"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1.77").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (0.31").

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Average rainfall days in August
La Junta, CO

Average rainfall days in August - La Junta, CO
  • Average rainfall days in August: 10.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (13.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (2.4 days).

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Average snowfall in August
La Junta, CO

Average snowfall in August - La Junta, CO
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.87").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
La Junta, CO

Average snowfall days in August - La Junta, CO
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (5.8 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
La Junta, CO

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - La Junta, CO
  • Average daylight in August: 13.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.8h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 11.8h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 6.7h).

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Average sunshine days in August
La Junta, CO

Average sunshine days in August - La Junta, CO
  • Average sunshine days in August: 17 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (24.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (14.9 days).

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Average UV index in August
La Junta, CO

Average UV index in August - La Junta, CO
  • Average UV index in August: 7

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
La Junta, CO

Average cloud cover in August - La Junta, CO
  • Average cloud cover in August: 15

Months with the most cloud cover are February and April (Cloud cover 25).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 14).

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Average visibility in August
La Junta, CO

Average visibility in August - La Junta, CO
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

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

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