Albuquerque
New Mexico, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

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
The last month of the summer, August, is also a hot month in Albuquerque, New Mexico, with temperature in the range of an average high of 87.3°F (30.7°C) and an average low of 65.1°F (18.4°C).

Temperature

In Albuquerque, New Mexico, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still tropical 87.3°F (30.7°C). In August, in Albuquerque, the average low-temperature is 65.1°F (18.4°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in August is 47.1%.

Rainfall

August is the month with the most rainfall in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Rain falls for 9.2 days and accumulates 1.6" (40.1mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Albuquerque, during the entire year, snow aggregates up to 9.6" (243.7mm).

Daylight

The average length of the day in August is 13.4h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 10.1h.

UV index

In Albuquerque, the average daily maximum UV index is 10. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
In August, the average maximum UV index of 10 translate into the following recommendations:
Take special precautions, as unprotected eyes and skin can be burned and damaged quickly. 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. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim.

What is the temperature in August in Albuquerque?

In August, in Albuquerque, the average high-temperature is 87.3°F (30.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 65.1°F (18.4°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Albuquerque?

The average relative humidity in August in Albuquerque is 47.1%.

How many days does it rain in August in Albuquerque?

In Albuquerque, New Mexico, in August, during 9.2 rainfall days, 1.6" (40.1mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the wettest month in Albuquerque?

The month with the most rainfall in Albuquerque is August when the rain falls for 9.2 days and typically aggregates up to 1.6" (40.1mm) of precipitation.

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

The average length of the day in August in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is 13.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Albuquerque have in August?

In August, the average sunshine in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is 10.1h.

What is the UV index reading in August in Albuquerque?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Albuquerque is 10. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average high temperature in August: 87.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (46.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 65.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (66.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.1°F).

Average humidity in August - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average humidity in August: 47.1%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (56.8%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (29.8%).

Average rainfall in August - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.6").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (0.4").

Average rainfall days in August - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average rainfall days in August: 9.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (9.2 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (3.2 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is December (2.7").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and December (2.4 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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 shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.1h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 7.2h).

Average UV index in August - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average UV index in August: 10

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 11).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).