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

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Santa Fe, is another warm month, with average temperature varying between 57.6°F (14.2°C) and 79.9°F (26.6°C).

Temperature

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

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In Santa Fe, during August, the rain falls for 10.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.02" (26mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Santa Fe, there are 90.3 rainfall days, and 9.8" (249mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

June through September are months without snowfall in Santa Fe.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

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

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Santa Fe are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in August transform into the following instructions:
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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Santa Fe?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Santa Fe, is 79.9°F (26.6°C), while the average low-temperature is 57.6°F (14.2°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Santa Fe?

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

How much does it rain in Santa Fe in August?

In August, in Santa Fe, the rain falls for 10.2 days. Throughout August, 1.02" (26mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Santa Fe?

June through September are months without snowfall.

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

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

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

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

When is the highest UV index in Santa Fe?

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index.

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 threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

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"

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

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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").
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).
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: 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: 12h).
Months with the least sunshine are January, February and December (Average sunshine: 7.1).

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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

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
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

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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