August weather forecast
Hillsboro, NM

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Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Hillsboro, is another hot month, with an average temperature varying between 86.5°F (30.3°C) and 68.7°F (20.4°C).

Temperature

The transition into August notes an average high-temperature of a still hot 86.5°F (30.3°C), revealing a mild distinction from the 88.3°F (31.3°C) in July. Hillsboro, during the month of August, experiences an average low-temperature of 68.7°F (20.4°C).

Heat index

The heat index value during August is appraised at a tropical 86°F (30°C). If activity and exposure persist, they could induce fatigue, leading to possible heat cramps.
In terms of the heat index, values are set with light wind and shade conditions in mind. Heat index values may be hiked up by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees under direct sunshine.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature' or 'feels like', is a fusion of air temperature and moisture levels to demonstrate the sensation of heat. Elements such as metabolic variations, pregnancy, and physical exertion can influence one's weather perception. Recognize that direct exposure to the sun can escalate the heat effect, potentially adding 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees to the heat index. Heat index values are highly important for children. Kids are generally in more danger than adults because they perspire less. Their large skin surface area compared to their small bodies and the excessive heat due to their actions raises their risk.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in August in Hillsboro is 41%.

Rainfall

In Hillsboro, New Mexico, during August, the rain falls for 15.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.77" (45mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 82.9 rainfall days, and 8.54" (217mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Hillsboro, snow does not fall in April through October.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Hillsboro is 13h and 20min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:24 am and sunset at 8:08 pm. On the last day of August, sunrise is at 6:44 am and sunset at 7:35 pm MDT.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 11.8h.

UV index

In Hillsboro, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in August transforms into the following instructions:
Enforce precautions and stick to sun safety measures. Preservation from skin and eye damage is essential. UV radiation from the sun is at its strongest between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Try to limit direct exposure during these hours. Counter UV radiation's ill effects with clothing designed for sun safety and UV-resistant eyewear.
Resources | Updated: Feb 13, 2024 | Published by: Weather U.S.

Frequently asked questions

How hot does it get in Hillsboro in August?

The high-temperature, in August, in Hillsboro, is 86.5°F (30.3°C), while the low-temperature averages to 68.7°F (20.4°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, is appraised at 86°F (30°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Hillsboro?

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

How many days does it rain in August in Hillsboro?

In August, the rain falls for 15.5 days. Throughout August, 1.77" (45mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Hillsboro?

In Hillsboro, snow does not fall in April through October.

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

In Hillsboro, the average day length in August is 13h and 20min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in August in Hillsboro?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:24 am and sunset at 8:08 pm. On the last day of the month, in Hillsboro, sunrise is at 6:44 am and sunset at 7:35 pm MDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Hillsboro have in August?

In August, the average sunshine duration in Hillsboro is 11.8h.

What is the UV index reading in August in Hillsboro?

In Hillsboro, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in August
Hillsboro, NM

Average temperature in August - Hillsboro, NM
  • Average high temperature in August: 86.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (90°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (51.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 68.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (32.9°F).

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Average pressure in August
Hillsboro, NM

Average pressure in August - Hillsboro, NM
  • Average pressure in August: 29.95"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.13"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.86"Hg).

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Average wind speed in August
Hillsboro, NM

Average wind speed in August - Hillsboro, NM
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (10mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.5mph).

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Average humidity in August
Hillsboro, NM

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (50%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are April and May (23%).

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Average rainfall in August
Hillsboro, NM

Average rainfall in August - Hillsboro, NM
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.77"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (2.13").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (0.12").

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Average rainfall days in August
Hillsboro, NM

Average rainfall days in August - Hillsboro, NM
  • Average rainfall days in August: 15.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (2.7 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Hillsboro, NM

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

The month with the highest snowfall is November (1.46").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Hillsboro, NM

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (1.4 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Hillsboro, NM
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 18min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 0min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 11h and 5min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h and 0min).
The months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 7h and 12min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Hillsboro, NM

Average sunshine days in August - Hillsboro, NM
  • Average sunshine days in August: 9.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (26.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (7.7 days).

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Average UV index in August
Hillsboro, NM

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

The 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).

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Average cloud cover in August
Hillsboro, NM

Average cloud cover in August - Hillsboro, NM
  • Average cloud cover in August: 17

The month with the most cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 19).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 9).

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Average visibility in August
Hillsboro, NM

Average visibility in August - Hillsboro, 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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