August weather forecast and climate
Gallup, NM

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Gallup, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature ranging between max 80.6°F (27°C) and min 61.2°F (16.2°C).

Temperature

In Gallup, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still warm 80.6°F (27°C). The average low-temperature, in Gallup, is 61.2°F (16.2°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is evaluated at 80.4°F (26.9°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', 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', or 'feels like', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. Additional factors like activity, metabolic differences, clothing, and pregnancy 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 particularly important for children. 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 Gallup is 41%.

Rainfall

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

Daylight

In Gallup, the average length of the day in August is 13.5h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 11.7h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Gallup are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Gallup?

In Gallup, in August, the average high-temperature is 80.6°F (27°C), and the average low-temperature is 61.2°F (16.2°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, in August is appraised at 80.4°F (26.9°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Gallup?

The average relative humidity in August is 41%.

How much does it rain in Gallup in August?

In Gallup, New Mexico, in August, it is raining for 11.6 days, with typically 0.94" (24mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Gallup?

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

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

The average length of the day in August in Gallup, New Mexico, is 13.5h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Gallup?

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

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

Months with the highest UV index are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

How high is the UV index in August in Gallup?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Gallup, New Mexico, is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

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"

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

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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").
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).
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: 13.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 11.7h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 6.5).

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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

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
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

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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