August weather forecast and climate
Floyd, NM

The last month of the summer, August, is another tropical month in Floyd, New Mexico, with average temperature ranging between min 68.2°F (20.1°C) and max 90.1°F (32.3°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still hot 90.1°F (32.3°C). The average low-temperature, is 68.2°F (20.1°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is estimated at a hot 93.2°F (34°C). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. 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 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', or 'real feel', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like metabolic differences, pregnancy, 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 Floyd, the average relative humidity is 46%.

Rainfall

In August, the rain falls for 12.5 days. Throughout August, 1.42" (36mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Floyd, during the entire year, the rain falls for 86.6 days and collects up to 11.77" (299mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Floyd snow does not fall in May through September.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August is 11.8h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Floyd are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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. 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.

What is the temperature in August in Floyd?

In Floyd, in August, the average high-temperature is 90.1°F (32.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 68.2°F (20.1°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, is estimated at 93.2°F (34°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Floyd?

In Floyd, New Mexico, the average relative humidity in August is 46%.

How many days does it rain in August in Floyd?

In Floyd, during August, the rain falls for 12.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.42" (36mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Floyd?

May through September are months without snowfall in Floyd.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in August in Floyd?

In Floyd, New Mexico, the average sunshine in August is 11.8h.

When is the highest UV index in Floyd?

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Floyd.

What is the UV index reading in August in Floyd?

In Floyd, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Floyd, NM
  • Average high temperature in August: 90.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (90.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (50°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 68.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (31.1°F).

Average pressure in August - Floyd, NM
  • Average pressure in August: 29.93"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.11").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.84").

Average wind speed in August - Floyd, NM
  • Average wind speed in August: 9.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (13.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (9.9mph).

Average humidity in August - Floyd, NM
  • Average humidity in August: 46%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (54%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (34%).

Average rainfall in August - Floyd, NM
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.42"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (1.81").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (0.28").

Average rainfall days in August - Floyd, NM
  • Average rainfall days in August: 12.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (12.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (2.6 days).

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

Months with the highest snowfall are January and February (1.34").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (3.5 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 11.8h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
Months with the least sunshine are January, February and December (Average sunshine: 7).

Average sunshine days in August - Floyd, NM
  • Average sunshine days in August: 14 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (26.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (14 days).

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

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).

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

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 21).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 13).

Average visibility in August - Floyd, 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).