August weather forecast
Fort Sumner, NM

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Fort Sumner, is also a hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 88.9°F (31.6°C) and an average low of 67.6°F (19.8°C).

Temperature

In Fort Sumner, the average high-temperature in August is almost the same as in July - a still tropical 88.9°F (31.6°C). The average low-temperature, in Fort Sumner, is 67.6°F (19.8°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is calculated to be a tropical 89.6°F (32°C). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'apparent temperature', is a measure that combines air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. Additional factors like activity, pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape, and metabolic differences affect individual temperature impact. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in August in Fort Sumner, New Mexico, is 41%.

Rainfall

In Fort Sumner, it is raining for 11.8 days, with typically 1.34" (34mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Fort Sumner, during the entire year, the rain falls for 78.6 days and collects up to 9.06" (230mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Fort Sumner, snow does not fall in May through September.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 13h and 24min.
On the first day of August, sunrise is at 6:07 am and sunset at 7:59 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:29 am and sunset at 7:25 pm MDT.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Fort Sumner is 11.8h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Fort Sumner is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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 the 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Fort Sumner?

In August, in Fort Sumner, the average high-temperature is 88.9°F (31.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 67.6°F (19.8°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, in August is calculated to be 89.6°F (32°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Fort Sumner?

The average relative humidity in August in Fort Sumner, New Mexico, is 41%.

How many days does it rain in August in Fort Sumner?

In Fort Sumner, during August, the rain falls for 11.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.34" (34mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Fort Sumner?

May through September are months without snowfall in Fort Sumner, New Mexico.

How many hours of daylight does Fort Sumner have in August?

The average day length in August in Fort Sumner is 13h and 24min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in August in Fort Sumner?

On the first day of August in Fort Sumner, sunrise is at 6:07 am and sunset at 7:59 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:29 am and sunset at 7:25 pm MDT.

How long on average sun shines in August in Fort Sumner?

In Fort Sumner, New Mexico, the average sunshine duration in August is 11.8h.

What is the UV index reading in August in Fort Sumner?

In Fort Sumner, New Mexico, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in August
Fort Sumner, NM

Average temperature in August - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average high temperature in August: 88.9°F

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are June and July (90°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (49.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 67.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (30.6°F).

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Average pressure in August
Fort Sumner, NM

Average pressure in August - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average pressure in August: 29.96"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.12"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (29.86"Hg).

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Average wind speed in August
Fort Sumner, NM

Average wind speed in August - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average wind speed in August: 9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (12.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (9mph).

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Average humidity in August
Fort Sumner, NM

Average humidity in August - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average humidity in August: 41%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (52%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (31%).

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Average rainfall in August
Fort Sumner, NM

Average rainfall in August - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.34"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1.61").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.35").

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Average rainfall days in August
Fort Sumner, NM

Average rainfall days in August - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average rainfall days in August: 11.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (12.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (2.4 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Fort Sumner, NM

Average snowfall in August - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is November (1.85").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Fort Sumner, NM

Average snowfall days in August - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

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

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Fort Sumner, NM

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 24min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 26min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 53min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 11h and 48min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11h and 54min).
The months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 7h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Fort Sumner, NM

Average sunshine days in August - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average sunshine days in August: 14.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (25.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (14 days).

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Average UV index in August
Fort Sumner, NM

Average UV index in August - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average UV index in August: 6

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
Fort Sumner, NM

Average cloud cover in August - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average cloud cover in August: 15

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 19).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 12).

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Average visibility in August
Fort Sumner, NM

Average visibility in August - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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