Santa Fe
New Mexico, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Santa Fe, NM

Beautiful sunset over the St. Francis of Assisi Basilica in Santa Fe, New Mexico
Beautiful sunset over the St. Francis of Assisi Basilica in Santa Fe, New Mexico
The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with average temperature varying between 53.2°F (11.8°C) and 83.5°F (28.6°C).

Temperature

In Santa Fe, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still moderately hot 83.5°F (28.6°C). In August, the average low-temperature is 53.2°F (11.8°C).

Rainfall

In Santa Fe, during 10.3 rainfall days, 2.2" (56.6mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 65.7 rainfall days, and 14.2" (360.3mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

May through September are months without snowfall.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Santa Fe is 13.5h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Santa Fe, New Mexico, is 10h.

UV index

In Santa Fe, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 11. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 11 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Protect yourself by liberally applying a sunscreen of at least 30 SPF. Sunscreen prevents sunburn and decreases the damaging effects of Sun's radiation on the immune system.

What is the temperature in August in Santa Fe?

In August, the average high-temperature is 83.5°F (28.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 53.2°F (11.8°C).

How much does it rain in Santa Fe in August?

In Santa Fe, in August, it is raining for 10.3 days, with typically 2.2" (56.6mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Santa Fe?

In Santa Fe snow does not fall in May through September.

What is the average length of the day in August in Santa Fe?

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

How long on average sun shines in August in Santa Fe?

In August, the average sunshine in Santa Fe, New Mexico, is 10h.

How high is the UV index in August in Santa Fe?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Santa Fe, New Mexico, is 11. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average high temperature in August: 83.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (85.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (43.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 53.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (54.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (17.4°F).

Average rainfall in August - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (2.3").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (0.5").

Average rainfall days in August - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average rainfall days in August: 10.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (10.3 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is January (3.4 days).

Average snowfall in August - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (8").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in August - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (2.2 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 - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average daylight in August: 13.5h

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: 10h

Months with most sunshine are May, June and July (Average sunshine: 11h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 7h).

Average UV index in August - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average UV index in August: 11

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).