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

August weather forecast and climate
Taos, NM

A large old building in the ancient city of Taos in NM, and a view of high mountains in the back, and a bright yellow-orange sunset sky
A large old building in the ancient city of Taos in NM, and a view of high mountains in the back, and a bright yellow-orange sunset sky
Agosto, the last month of the summer, in Taos, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature ranging between max 83.3°F (28.5°C) and min 49.8°F (9.9°C).

Temperature

In Taos, New Mexico, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in Julio - a still moderately hot 83.3°F (28.5°C). The average low-temperature, in Agosto, is 49.8°F (9.9°C).

Rainfall

Agosto is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 10 days and accumulates 1.85" (47mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Taos snow does not fall in Junio through Septiembre.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Agosto is 13.5h.

Sunshine

In Agosto, the average sunshine is 10h.

UV index

In Taos, New Mexico, the average daily maximum UV index is 10. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In Agosto, the average maximum UV index of 10 translate into the following recommendations:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun damage is required. 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 Agosto in Taos?

The average high-temperature, in Agosto, is 83.3°F (28.5°C), while the average low-temperature is 49.8°F (9.9°C).

How many days does it rain in Agosto in Taos?

In Taos, in Agosto, during 10 rainfall days, 1.85" (47mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the wettest month in Taos?

Agosto is the month with the most rainfall in Taos, New Mexico. Rain falls for 10 days and accumulates 1.85" (47mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Taos?

Junio through Septiembre are months without snowfall in Taos.

How many hours of daylight does Taos have in Agosto?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Taos have in Agosto?

In Agosto, the average sunshine is 10h.

What is the UV index reading in Agosto in Taos?

In Taos, the average daily maximum UV index in Agosto is 10. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Taos, NM
  • Average high temperature in August: 83.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (85.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (40°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 49.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (51°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (9.7°F).

Average rainfall in August - Taos, NM
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.9"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.9").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are February and December (0.6").

Average rainfall days in August - Taos, NM
  • Average rainfall days in August: 10 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (10 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January, November and December (4 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (7.2").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Taos, NM
  • Average daylight in August: 13.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h

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

Average UV index in August - Taos, NM
  • Average UV index in August: 10

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).