August weather forecast
Gallup, NM

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a moderately hot month in Gallup, New Mexico, with an average temperature fluctuating between 80.6°F (27°C) and 61.2°F (16.2°C).

Temperature

In Gallup, the average high-temperature in August is practically the same as in July - a still moderately hot 80.6°F (27°C). In August, in Gallup, the average low-temperature is 61.2°F (16.2°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is calculated to be 80.4°F (26.9°C). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With 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 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', or 'feels like', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (wind, differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences), and activity. 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. 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 August in Gallup is 41%.

Rainfall

In Gallup, in August, during 11.6 rainfall days, 0.94" (24mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Gallup, during the entire year, the rain falls for 69.2 days and collects up to 6.69" (170mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

June through September are months without snowfall in Gallup.

Daylight

The average length of the day in August is 13h and 28min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:23 am and sunset at 8:19 pm. On the last day of August, in Gallup, sunrise is at 6:46 am and sunset at 7:43 pm MDT.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 11.7h.

UV index

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
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 August in Gallup?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Gallup, is 80.6°F (27°C), while the average low-temperature is 61.2°F (16.2°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, in August is calculated to be 80.4°F (26.9°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Gallup?

In Gallup, the average relative humidity in August is 41%.

How much does it rain in Gallup in August?

In August, in Gallup, the rain falls for 11.6 days. Throughout August, 0.94" (24mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Gallup?

June through September are months without snowfall in Gallup, New Mexico.

How many hours of daylight does Gallup have in August?

The average day length in August is 13h and 28min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in August in Gallup?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:23 am and sunset at 8:19 pm. On the last day of the month, in Gallup, sunrise is at 6:46 am and sunset at 7:43 pm MDT.

How long on average sun shines in August in Gallup?

In Gallup, New Mexico, the average sunshine duration in August is 11.7h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Gallup?

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Gallup, New Mexico.

What is the UV index reading in August in Gallup?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in August
Gallup, NM

Average temperature in August - Gallup, NM
  • Average high temperature in August: 80.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (38.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 61.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (62.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.7°F).

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Average pressure in August
Gallup, NM

Average pressure in August - Gallup, NM
  • Average pressure in August: 29.97"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.19"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.87"Hg).

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Average wind speed in August
Gallup, NM

Average wind speed in August - Gallup, NM
  • Average wind speed in August: 6.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (11.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (6.8mph).

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Average humidity in August
Gallup, NM

Average humidity in August - Gallup, NM
  • Average humidity in August: 41%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (70%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (23%).

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Average rainfall in August
Gallup, NM

Average rainfall in August - Gallup, NM
  • Average rainfall in August: 0.94"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1.06").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are May and June (0.24").

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Average rainfall days in August
Gallup, NM

Average rainfall days in August - Gallup, NM
  • Average rainfall days in August: 11.6 days

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

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Average snowfall in August
Gallup, NM

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (2.91").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Gallup, NM

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (6.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Gallup, NM
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 28min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 31min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 48min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 11h and 42min

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: 6h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Gallup, NM

Average sunshine days in August - Gallup, NM
  • Average sunshine days in August: 15.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is June (25.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (14.4 days).

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Average UV index in August
Gallup, NM

Average UV index in August - Gallup, NM
  • Average UV index in August: 6

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
Gallup, NM

Average cloud cover in August - Gallup, NM
  • Average cloud cover in August: 16

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 28).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 10).

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Average visibility in August
Gallup, NM

Average visibility in August - Gallup, NM
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (5mi).

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