August weather forecast
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

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Santa Fe, is also a moderately hot month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 57.6°F (14.2°C) and 79.9°F (26.6°C).

Temperature

In Santa Fe, New Mexico, the average high-temperature in August is essentially the same as in July - a still moderately hot 79.9°F (26.6°C). In Santa Fe, New Mexico, in August, the average low-temperature is 57.6°F (14.2°C).

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity in Santa Fe is 45%.

Rainfall

In Santa Fe, during 10.2 rainfall days, 1.02" (26mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Santa Fe, during the entire year, the rain falls for 90.3 days and collects up to 9.8" (249mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

June through September are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In Santa Fe, New Mexico, the average length of the day in August is 13h and 28min.
On the first day of August, sunrise is at 6:12 am and sunset at 8:08 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:35 am and sunset at 7:32 pm MDT.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Santa Fe is 11.8h.

UV index

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Santa Fe, New Mexico. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 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. 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 average humidity in August in Santa Fe?

In Santa Fe, the average relative humidity in August is 45%.

How much does it rain in Santa Fe in August?

In Santa Fe, New Mexico, in August, it is raining for 10.2 days, with typically 1.02" (26mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Santa Fe?

In Santa Fe, New Mexico, snow does not fall in June through September.

How many hours of daylight does Santa Fe have in August?

In August, the average day length is 13h and 28min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in August in Santa Fe?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:12 am and sunset at 8:08 pm. On the last day of the month, in Santa Fe, New Mexico, sunrise is at 6:35 am and sunset at 7:32 pm MDT.

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

In August, the average sunshine duration is 11.8h.

When is the highest UV index in Santa Fe?

The months with the highest UV index in Santa Fe, New Mexico, are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

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

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Santa Fe is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in August
Santa Fe, NM

Average temperature in August - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average high temperature in August: 79.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (39.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 57.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (21.6°F).

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Average pressure in August
Santa Fe, NM

Average pressure in August - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average pressure in August: 30.01"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (29.88"Hg).

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Average wind speed in August
Santa Fe, NM

Average wind speed in August - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.8mph).

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Average humidity in August
Santa Fe, NM

Average humidity in August - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average humidity in August: 45%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (67%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (32%).

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Average rainfall in August
Santa Fe, NM

Average rainfall in August - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.02"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1.73").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (0.55").

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Average rainfall days in August
Santa Fe, NM

Average rainfall days in August - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average rainfall days in August: 10.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (14.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (3.4 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Santa Fe, NM

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

The month with the highest snowfall is December (5.71").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Santa Fe, NM

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 (7.9 days).
The 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
Santa Fe, NM

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 28min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 32min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 47min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 11h and 48min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h and 0min).
The months with the least sunshine are January, February and December (Average sunshine: 7h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Santa Fe, NM

Average sunshine days in August - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average sunshine days in August: 10.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (23.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (8.8 days).

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Average UV index in August
Santa Fe, NM

Average UV index in August - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average UV index in August: 6

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

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Average cloud cover in August
Santa Fe, NM

Average cloud cover in August - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average cloud cover in August: 13

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 21).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 10).

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Average visibility in August
Santa Fe, NM

Average visibility in August - Santa Fe, 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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