August weather forecast and climate
Ponderosa, NM

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Ponderosa, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 85.6°F (29.8°C) and 63.3°F (17.4°C).

Temperature

In Ponderosa, the average high-temperature in August is practically the same as in July - a warm 85.6°F (29.8°C). In August, the average low-temperature is 63.3°F (17.4°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is appraised at 85.1°F (29.5°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 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 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', or 'apparent temperature', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (clothing, differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind). 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 is 40%.

Rainfall

In Ponderosa, in August, during 7.9 rainfall days, 0.71" (18mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 73 rainfall days, and 6.1" (155mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Ponderosa, New Mexico, snow does not fall in May through September.

Daylight

In Ponderosa, the average length of the day is 13.5h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Ponderosa is 11.8h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Ponderosa, New Mexico, are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 6 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Ponderosa?

The average high-temperature, in August, is 85.6°F (29.8°C), while the average low-temperature is 63.3°F (17.4°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), that factores the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is evaluated at 85.1°F (29.5°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Ponderosa?

In August, the average relative humidity in Ponderosa, New Mexico, is 40%.

How much does it rain in Ponderosa in August?

In Ponderosa, in August, during 7.9 rainfall days, 0.71" (18mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Ponderosa?

In Ponderosa snow does not fall in May through September.

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

In Ponderosa, New Mexico, the average length of the day in August is 13.5h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Ponderosa?

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

When is the highest UV index in Ponderosa?

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

What is the UV index intensity in August in Ponderosa?

In Ponderosa, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Ponderosa, NM

Average temperature in August - Ponderosa, NM
  • Average high temperature in August: 85.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (87.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (43.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 63.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (26.2°F).

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Average pressure in August
Ponderosa, NM

Average pressure in August - Ponderosa, NM
  • Average pressure in August: 30"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (29.89").

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Average wind speed in August
Ponderosa, NM

Average wind speed in August - Ponderosa, NM
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (9.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.7mph).

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Average humidity in August
Ponderosa, NM

Average humidity in August - Ponderosa, NM
  • Average humidity in August: 40%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (63%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (27%).

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Average rainfall in August
Ponderosa, NM

Average rainfall in August - Ponderosa, NM
  • Average rainfall in August: 0.71"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (0.91").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are February, March and June (0.35").

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Average rainfall days in August
Ponderosa, NM

Average rainfall days in August - Ponderosa, NM
  • Average rainfall days in August: 7.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (10.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (4.1 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Ponderosa, NM

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (2.4").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Ponderosa, NM

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (4 days).
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
Ponderosa, NM

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Ponderosa, 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: 11.8h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12.1h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 7.1).

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Average sunshine days in August
Ponderosa, NM

Average sunshine days in August - Ponderosa, NM
  • Average sunshine days in August: 17.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (24.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (14.7 days).

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Average UV index in August
Ponderosa, NM

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

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

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Average cloud cover in August
Ponderosa, NM

Average cloud cover in August - Ponderosa, NM
  • Average cloud cover in August: 14

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 20).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 10).

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Average visibility in August
Ponderosa, NM

Average visibility in August - Ponderosa, 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).

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