August weather forecast and climate
Caprock, NM

The last month of the summer, August, is also a hot month in Caprock, New Mexico, with temperature in the range of an average high of 91°F (32.8°C) and an average low of 71.2°F (21.8°C).

Temperature

In Caprock, New Mexico, the average high-temperature in August remains the same as in July - a still tropical 91°F (32.8°C). The average low-temperature, in Caprock, is 71.2°F (21.8°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is evaluated at a hot 93.4°F (34.1°C). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
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 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'felt air temperature', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like wind, differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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 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 August, the average relative humidity is 43%.

Rainfall

In Caprock, during August, the rain falls for 11.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.14" (29mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Caprock, there are 77 rainfall days, and 11.22" (285mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

May through September are months without snowfall.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

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

UV index

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health 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 against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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.

What is the temperature in August in Caprock?

In August, in Caprock, the average high-temperature is 91°F (32.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 71.2°F (21.8°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in August is estimated at 93.4°F (34.1°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Caprock?

The average relative humidity in August is 43%.

How many days does it rain in August in Caprock?

In August, in Caprock, the rain falls for 11.1 days. Throughout August, 1.14" (29mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Caprock?

May through September are months without snowfall in Caprock.

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

The average length of the day in August is 13.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Caprock have in August?

The average sunshine in August in Caprock is 11.8h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Caprock?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Caprock, New Mexico, is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Caprock, NM
  • Average high temperature in August: 91°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (91.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (52.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 71.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35.2°F).

Average pressure in August - Caprock, NM
  • Average pressure in August: 29.91"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.13").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.83").

Average wind speed in August - Caprock, NM
  • Average wind speed in August: 10.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (13.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (10.3mph).

Average humidity in August - Caprock, NM
  • Average humidity in August: 43%

The month with the highest relative humidity is September (54%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (32%).

Average rainfall in August - Caprock, NM
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.14"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (2.4").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (0.24").

Average rainfall days in August - Caprock, NM
  • Average rainfall days in August: 11.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (11.7 days).
Months with the least rainy days are February and November (2.5 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is December (1.18").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (2.5 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Caprock, 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: 11.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.9h).

Average sunshine days in August - Caprock, NM
  • Average sunshine days in August: 16.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (27.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (16.5 days).

Average UV index in August - Caprock, 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).

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

The month with the most cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 23).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 13).

Average visibility in August - Caprock, 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).