September weather forecast and climate
Artesia, NM

Weather in September

September, the first month of the autumn, in Artesia, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 85.6°F (29.8°C) and 66.6°F (19.2°C).

Temperature

In September, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from a hot 93.4°F (34.1°C) in August, to a warm 85.6°F (29.8°C). The average low-temperature, in Artesia, New Mexico, is 66.6°F (19.2°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in September is calculated to a tropical 86.5°F (30.3°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 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', '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 subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (clothing, differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. 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 September is 47%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall in Artesia is September when the rain falls for 11.1 days and typically aggregates up to 1.69" (43mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

March through October are months without snowfall.

Daylight

The average length of the day in September is 12.4h.

Sunshine

In Artesia, the average sunshine is 10.5h.

UV index

In Artesia, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in September in Artesia?

The average high-temperature, in September, in Artesia, is 85.6°F (29.8°C), while the average low-temperature is 66.6°F (19.2°C). In September, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, is calculated to 86.5°F (30.3°C).

What is the average humidity in September in Artesia?

In Artesia, New Mexico, the average relative humidity in September is 47%.

How much does it rain in Artesia in September?

In September, the rain falls for 11.1 days. Throughout September, 1.69" (43mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the wettest month in Artesia?

The month with the most rainfall is September when the rain falls for 11.1 days and typically aggregates up to 1.69" (43mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Artesia?

March through October are months without snowfall in Artesia.

What is the average length of the day in September in Artesia?

In Artesia, the average length of the day in September is 12.4h.

How long on average sun shines in September in Artesia?

The average sunshine in September in Artesia is 10.5h.

What is the UV index reading in September in Artesia?

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

Average temperature in September
Artesia, NM

Average temperature in September - Artesia, NM
  • Average high temperature in September: 85.6°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 September: 66.6°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 September
Artesia, NM

Average pressure in September - Artesia, NM
  • Average pressure in September: 29.96"

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 September
Artesia, NM

Average wind speed in September - Artesia, NM
  • Average wind speed in September: 9.1mph

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 September
Artesia, NM

Average humidity in September - Artesia, NM
  • Average humidity in September: 47%

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 September
Artesia, NM

Average rainfall in September - Artesia, NM
  • Average rainfall in September: 1.69"

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 September
Artesia, NM

Average rainfall days in September - Artesia, NM
  • Average rainfall days in September: 11.1 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 September
Artesia, NM

Average snowfall in September - Artesia, NM
  • Average snowfall in September: 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 September
Artesia, NM

Average snowfall days in September - Artesia, NM
  • Average snowfall days in September: 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 September /
Average sunshine in September
Artesia, NM

Average daylight in September / Average sunshine in September - Artesia, NM
  • Average daylight in September: 12.4h

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 September: 10.5h

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 September
Artesia, NM

Average sunshine days in September - Artesia, NM
  • Average sunshine days in September: 16.3 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 September
Artesia, NM

Average UV index in September - Artesia, NM
  • Average UV index in September: 6

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 September
Artesia, NM

Average cloud cover in September - Artesia, NM
  • Average cloud cover in September: 19

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 September
Artesia, NM

Average visibility in September - Artesia, NM
  • Average visibility in September: 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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