August weather forecast and climate
Albuquerque, NM

A square in Albuquerque, New Mexico, with a view of the civic and government buildings
A square in Albuquerque, New Mexico, with a view of the civic and government buildings

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Albuquerque, is another warm month, with average temperature varying between 64.6°F (18.1°C) and 85.6°F (29.8°C).

Temperature

In Albuquerque, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a moderately hot 85.6°F (29.8°C). In August, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the average low-temperature is 64.6°F (18.1°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is appraised at 85.3°F (29.6°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. With the 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 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', 'feels like', or 'apparent temperature', 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 (pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape, 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

In Albuquerque, New Mexico, the average relative humidity in August is 41%.

Rainfall

In Albuquerque, in August, it is raining for 13.8 days, with typically 1.26" (32mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Albuquerque, there are 87.6 rainfall days, and 8.23" (209mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Albuquerque snow does not fall in May through September.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 13.4h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Albuquerque?

In Albuquerque, in August, the average high-temperature is 85.6°F (29.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 64.6°F (18.1°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in August is appraised at 85.3°F (29.6°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Albuquerque?

In Albuquerque, New Mexico, the average relative humidity in August is 41%.

How many days does it rain in August in Albuquerque?

In Albuquerque, in August, it is raining for 13.8 days, with typically 1.26" (32mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Albuquerque?

May through September are months without snowfall in Albuquerque.

How many hours of daylight does Albuquerque have in August?

In Albuquerque, the average length of the day in August is 13.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Albuquerque have in August?

In August, the average sunshine is 11.8h.

How high is the UV index in August in Albuquerque?

In Albuquerque, New Mexico, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. 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
Albuquerque, NM

Average temperature in August - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average high temperature in August: 85.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (87.6°F).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and December (43.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 64.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (65.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27.1°F).

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Average pressure in August
Albuquerque, NM

Average pressure in August - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average pressure in August: 29.99"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are April and May (29.89").

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Average wind speed in August
Albuquerque, NM

Average wind speed in August - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (9.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.8mph).

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Average humidity in August
Albuquerque, NM

Average humidity in August - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average humidity in August: 41%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (61%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (27%).

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Average rainfall in August
Albuquerque, NM

Average rainfall in August - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.26"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1.73").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is March (0.35").

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Average rainfall days in August
Albuquerque, NM

Average rainfall days in August - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average rainfall days in August: 13.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (3.8 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Albuquerque, NM

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

The month with the highest snowfall is December (2.44").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Albuquerque, NM

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (4.9 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average daylight in August: 13.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 11.8h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12.1h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 7).

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Average sunshine days in August
Albuquerque, NM

Average sunshine days in August - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average sunshine days in August: 10.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (24.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9.4 days).

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Average UV index in August
Albuquerque, NM

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

The month with the highest UV index is June (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
Albuquerque, NM

Average cloud cover in August - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average cloud cover in August: 15

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 20).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 10).

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Average visibility in August
Albuquerque, NM

Average visibility in August - Albuquerque, 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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