August weather forecast and climate
Ouray, CO

The colorful city of Ouray set between high mountains in Colorado
The colorful city of Ouray set between high mountains in Colorado

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Ouray, is also an enjoyable month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 63.1°F (17.3°C) and an average low of 41.2°F (5.1°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still enjoyable 63.1°F (17.3°C). In Ouray, in August, the average low-temperature is 41.2°F (5.1°C).

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity in Ouray is 62%.

Rainfall

In Ouray, Colorado, during August, the rain falls for 20.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.02" (102mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 98.2 rainfall days, and 26.65" (677mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through June, August through December are months with snowfall in Ouray. August is the first month it typically snows in Ouray. Throughout August, in the average 0.2 snowfall days, it receives 0.12" (3mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 102 snowfall days, and 101.02" (2566mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Ouray, Colorado, is 13.6h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 11.2h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Ouray are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in August in Ouray?

In August, the average relative humidity in Ouray, Colorado, is 62%.

How many days does it rain in August in Ouray?

In Ouray, Colorado, in August, it is raining for 20.3 days, with typically 4.02" (102mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When does it start to snow in Ouray?

August is the first month it typically snows. Throughout August, in the average 0.2 snowfall days, it receives 0.12" (3mm) of snow.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Ouray have in August?

In August, the average sunshine in Ouray, Colorado, is 11.2h.

When is the highest UV index in Ouray?

Months with the highest UV index in Ouray, Colorado, are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 4.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Ouray?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Ouray is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Ouray, CO

Average temperature in August - Ouray, CO
  • Average high temperature in August: 63.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (65.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (25.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 41.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (43.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (2.8°F).

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Average pressure in August
Ouray, CO

Average pressure in August - Ouray, CO
  • Average pressure in August: 30.04"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.23").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is May (29.92").

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Average wind speed in August
Ouray, CO

Average wind speed in August - Ouray, CO
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (7.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (5mph).

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Average humidity in August
Ouray, CO

Average humidity in August - Ouray, CO
  • Average humidity in August: 62%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (86%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (47%).

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Average rainfall in August
Ouray, CO

Average rainfall in August - Ouray, CO
  • Average rainfall in August: 4.02"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (5.39").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (1.1").

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Average rainfall days in August
Ouray, CO

Average rainfall days in August - Ouray, CO
  • Average rainfall days in August: 20.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (23.8 days).
Months with the least rainy days are January and February (1.3 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Ouray, CO

Average snowfall in August - Ouray, CO
  • Average snowfall in August: 0.12"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (16.26").
The month with the least snowfall is July (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Ouray, CO

Average snowfall days in August - Ouray, CO
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is April (16.5 days).
The month with the least snowfall days is July (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Ouray, CO

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Ouray, 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: 11.2h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.6h).
Months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 5.7).

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Average sunshine days in August
Ouray, CO

Average sunshine days in August - Ouray, CO
  • Average sunshine days in August: 7.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (5.3 days).

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Average UV index in August
Ouray, CO

Average UV index in August - Ouray, CO
  • Average UV index in August: 4

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are February and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in August
Ouray, CO

Average cloud cover in August - Ouray, CO
  • Average cloud cover in August: 22

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 45).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 15).

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Average visibility in August
Ouray, CO

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

Months with the highest visibility are May, June, July, August, September and October (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February and December (4mi).

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