Quay
New Mexico, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Quay, NM

The last month of the summer, August, is another hot month in Quay, New Mexico, with average temperature ranging between min 70°F (21.1°C) and max 90.9°F (32.7°C).

Temperature

In Quay, New Mexico, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still hot 90.9°F (32.7°C). In Quay, the average low-temperature is 70°F (21.1°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is evaluated at a hot 92.7°F (33.7°C). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
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', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', 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 (differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind, metabolic differences). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, 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

In August, the average relative humidity in Quay is 42%.

Rainfall

In Quay, during August, the rain falls for 11.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.06" (27mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Quay, there are 73.4 rainfall days, and 8.39" (213mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Quay snow does not fall in May through September.

Daylight

The average length of the day in August is 13.4h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Quay is 11.9h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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.

What is the temperature in August in Quay?

In August, the average high-temperature is 90.9°F (32.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 70°F (21.1°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, in August is estimated at 92.7°F (33.7°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Quay?

In Quay, New Mexico, the average relative humidity in August is 42%.

How many days does it rain in August in Quay?

In Quay, in August, it is raining for 11.2 days, with typically 1.06" (27mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Quay?

May through September are months without snowfall in Quay.

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

In August, the average length of the day in Quay, New Mexico, is 13.4h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Quay?

In August, the average sunshine in Quay is 11.9h.

How high is the UV index in August in Quay?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Quay, NM
  • Average high temperature in August: 90.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (48.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 70°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (31.3°F).

Average humidity in August - Quay, NM
  • Average humidity in August: 42%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (54%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (33%).

Average rainfall in August - Quay, NM
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.06"

Wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are June and October (1.18").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (0.24").

Average rainfall days in August - Quay, NM
  • Average rainfall days in August: 11.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (11.2 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is November (1.8 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is December (1.26").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (2.6 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Quay, NM
  • Average daylight in August: 13.4h

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

  • Average sunshine in August: 11.9h

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

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

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).