August weather forecast and climate
Ruidoso, NM

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Ruidoso, New Mexico, with average temperature varying between 78.6°F (25.9°C) and 60.3°F (15.7°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still warm 78.6°F (25.9°C). The average low-temperature, in Ruidoso, is 60.3°F (15.7°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Ruidoso is 53%.

Rainfall

August is the month with the most rainfall in Ruidoso. Rain falls for 21.7 days and accumulates 4.53" (115mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Ruidoso snow does not fall in June through September.

Daylight

In Ruidoso, the average length of the day is 13.3h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Ruidoso is 11.6h.

UV index

In Ruidoso, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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 Ruidoso?

In August, in Ruidoso, the average high-temperature is 78.6°F (25.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 60.3°F (15.7°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Ruidoso?

In Ruidoso, the average relative humidity in August is 53%.

How many days does it rain in August in Ruidoso?

In Ruidoso, New Mexico, in August, during 21.7 rainfall days, 4.53" (115mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the wettest month in Ruidoso?

The month with the most rainfall in Ruidoso, New Mexico, is August when the rain falls for 21.7 days and typically aggregates up to 4.53" (115mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Ruidoso?

In Ruidoso snow does not fall in June through September.

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

The average length of the day in August in Ruidoso, New Mexico, is 13.3h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Ruidoso?

The average sunshine in August in Ruidoso is 11.6h.

What is the UV index reading in August in Ruidoso?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Ruidoso, New Mexico, is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Ruidoso, NM

Average temperature in August - Ruidoso, NM
  • Average high temperature in August: 78.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (81.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (45.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 60.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (60.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27.3°F).

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Average pressure in August
Ruidoso, NM

Average pressure in August - Ruidoso, NM
  • Average pressure in August: 29.94"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.12").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.85").

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Average wind speed in August
Ruidoso, NM

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

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (11.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.5mph).

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Average humidity in August
Ruidoso, NM

Average humidity in August - Ruidoso, NM
  • Average humidity in August: 53%

Months with the highest relative humidity are September and December (56%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (30%).

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Average rainfall in August
Ruidoso, NM

Average rainfall in August - Ruidoso, NM
  • Average rainfall in August: 4.53"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.53").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.28").

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Average rainfall days in August
Ruidoso, NM

Average rainfall days in August - Ruidoso, NM
  • Average rainfall days in August: 21.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (21.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (2.4 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Ruidoso, NM

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

The month with the highest snowfall is December (3.62").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Ruidoso, NM

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (5.2 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
Ruidoso, NM

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Ruidoso, NM
  • Average daylight in August: 13.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 11.6h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 7h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Ruidoso, NM

Average sunshine days in August - Ruidoso, NM
  • Average sunshine days in August: 6.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (25.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (6.2 days).

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Average UV index in August
Ruidoso, NM

Average UV index in August - Ruidoso, NM
  • Average UV index in August: 5

The month with the highest UV index is June (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
Ruidoso, NM

Average cloud cover in August - Ruidoso, NM
  • Average cloud cover in August: 19

The month with the most cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 21).
Months with the least cloud cover are May and June (Cloud cover 12).

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Average visibility in August
Ruidoso, NM

Average visibility in August - Ruidoso, 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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