August weather forecast and climate
Alamogordo, NM

High rocks and cliffs on the slopes of a high hill overlooking the gorgeous Alamogordo Mountain ranges in New Jersey
High rocks and cliffs on the slopes of a high hill overlooking the gorgeous Alamogordo Mountain ranges in New Jersey

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a hot month in Alamogordo, New Mexico, with average temperature varying between 69.1°F (20.6°C) and 87.1°F (30.6°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still hot 87.1°F (30.6°C). In August, the average low-temperature is 69.1°F (20.6°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is estimated at a tropical 86.7°F (30.4°C). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', or 'feels like', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (wind, pregnancy, metabolic differences), and activity. 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. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in August is 40%.

Rainfall

In Alamogordo, during August, the rain falls for 8.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.75" (19mm) of precipitation. In Alamogordo, during the entire year, the rain falls for 60.2 days and collects up to 5.79" (147mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

March through October are months without snowfall in Alamogordo.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 13.3h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Alamogordo is 11.8h.

UV index

In Alamogordo, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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 Alamogordo?

In Alamogordo, in August, the average high-temperature is 87.1°F (30.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 69.1°F (20.6°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, is appraised at 86.7°F (30.4°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Alamogordo?

In Alamogordo, the average relative humidity in August is 40%.

How much does it rain in Alamogordo in August?

In Alamogordo, in August, it is raining for 8.7 days, with typically 0.75" (19mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Alamogordo?

March through October are months without snowfall in Alamogordo.

How many hours of daylight does Alamogordo have in August?

In August, the average length of the day in Alamogordo, New Mexico, is 13.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Alamogordo have in August?

The average sunshine in August in Alamogordo, New Mexico, is 11.8h.

What is the UV index reading in August in Alamogordo?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Alamogordo is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Alamogordo, NM

Average temperature in August - Alamogordo, NM
  • Average high temperature in August: 87.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (89.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (50.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 69.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (32.9°F).

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Average pressure in August
Alamogordo, NM

Average pressure in August - Alamogordo, NM
  • Average pressure in August: 29.93"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.12").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.84").

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Average wind speed in August
Alamogordo, NM

Average wind speed in August - Alamogordo, NM
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.6mph).

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Average humidity in August
Alamogordo, NM

Average humidity in August - Alamogordo, NM
  • Average humidity in August: 40%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (51%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are April and May (25%).

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Average rainfall in August
Alamogordo, NM

Average rainfall in August - Alamogordo, NM
  • Average rainfall in August: 0.75"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1.14").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (0.16").

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Average rainfall days in August
Alamogordo, NM

Average rainfall days in August - Alamogordo, NM
  • Average rainfall days in August: 8.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (11.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is May (2.9 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Alamogordo, NM

Average snowfall in August - Alamogordo, NM
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.79").
Months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Alamogordo, NM

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (1.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are March, April, May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Alamogordo, NM
  • Average daylight in August: 13.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 11.8h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 7.3h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Alamogordo, NM

Average sunshine days in August - Alamogordo, NM
  • Average sunshine days in August: 13.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is April (27.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (13 days).

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Average UV index in August
Alamogordo, NM

Average UV index in August - Alamogordo, NM
  • Average UV index in August: 6

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
Alamogordo, NM

Average cloud cover in August - Alamogordo, NM
  • Average cloud cover in August: 14

The month with the most cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 16).
Months with the least cloud cover are May and June (Cloud cover 8).

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Average visibility in August
Alamogordo, NM

Average visibility in August - Alamogordo, NM
  • 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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