August weather forecast and climate
Artesia, NM

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another hot month in Artesia, New Mexico, with average temperature ranging between min 73.9°F (23.3°C) and max 93.4°F (34.1°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still tropical 93.4°F (34.1°C). In Artesia, in August, the average low-temperature is 73.9°F (23.3°C).

Humidity

In Artesia, the average relative humidity is 39%.

Rainfall

In Artesia, during August, the rain falls for 11 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.1" (28mm) of precipitation. In Artesia, during the entire year, the rain falls for 77 days and collects up to 9.37" (238mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Artesia snow does not fall in March through October.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Artesia is 11.9h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 in August transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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 Artesia?

In August, in Artesia, New Mexico, the average high-temperature is 93.4°F (34.1°C), and the average low-temperature is 73.9°F (23.3°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Artesia?

The average relative humidity in August in Artesia is 39%.

How many days does it rain in August in Artesia?

In Artesia, during August, the rain falls for 11 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.1" (28mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Artesia?

March through October are months without snowfall in Artesia, New Mexico.

How many hours of daylight does Artesia have in August?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Artesia have in August?

In Artesia, the average sunshine in August is 11.9h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Artesia?

Months with the highest UV index in Artesia are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

How high is the UV index in August in Artesia?

In Artesia, New Mexico, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Artesia, NM

Average temperature in August - Artesia, NM
  • Average high temperature in August: 93.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (95°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (55.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 73.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (73.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35.6°F).

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Average pressure in August
Artesia, NM

Average pressure in August - Artesia, NM
  • Average pressure in August: 29.92"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.12").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.83").

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Average wind speed in August
Artesia, NM

Average wind speed in August - Artesia, NM
  • Average wind speed in August: 8.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (11.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is December (8mph).

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Average humidity in August
Artesia, NM

Average humidity in August - Artesia, NM
  • Average humidity in August: 39%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (48%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (26%).

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Average rainfall in August
Artesia, NM

Average rainfall in August - Artesia, NM
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.1"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (1.69").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (0.2").

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Average rainfall days in August
Artesia, NM

Average rainfall days in August - Artesia, NM
  • Average rainfall days in August: 11 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (12 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (2.9 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Artesia, NM

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

The month with the highest snowfall is December (0.83").
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
Artesia, NM

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (2.1 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Artesia, 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: 11.9h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 7.1).

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Average sunshine days in August
Artesia, NM

Average sunshine days in August - Artesia, NM
  • Average sunshine days in August: 15.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (26.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (14.9 days).

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Average UV index in August
Artesia, NM

Average UV index in August - Artesia, NM
  • Average UV index in August: 7

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in August
Artesia, NM

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

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 20).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 11).

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Average visibility in August
Artesia, NM

Average visibility in August - Artesia, 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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