August weather forecast
Tucumcari, NM

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a hot month in Tucumcari, New Mexico, with temperature in the range of an average low of 70°F (21.1°C) and an average high of 90.9°F (32.7°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still hot 90.9°F (32.7°C). In August, in Tucumcari, the average low-temperature is 70°F (21.1°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is appraised at a hot 92.7°F (33.7°C). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', or 'apparent temperature', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (clothing, metabolic differences, wind). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

In Tucumcari, the average relative humidity in August is 42%.

Rainfall

In Tucumcari, during August, the rain falls for 11.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.06" (27mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Tucumcari, there are 73.4 rainfall days, and 8.39" (213mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Tucumcari, snow does not fall in May through September.

Daylight

In Tucumcari, the average length of the day in August is 13h and 26min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:04 am and sunset at 7:58 pm. On the last day of August, sunrise is at 6:26 am and sunset at 7:23 pm MDT.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Tucumcari is 11.9h.

UV index

In Tucumcari, New Mexico, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in August transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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 Tucumcari?

In Tucumcari, in August, the average high-temperature is 90.9°F (32.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 70°F (21.1°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, in August is appraised at 92.7°F (33.7°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Tucumcari?

In August, the average relative humidity is 42%.

How many days does it rain in August in Tucumcari?

In Tucumcari, New Mexico, in August, it is raining for 11.2 days, with typically 1.06" (27mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Tucumcari?

In Tucumcari, snow does not fall in May through September.

How many hours of daylight does Tucumcari have in August?

In Tucumcari, New Mexico, the average day length in August is 13h and 26min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in August in Tucumcari?

On the first day of August in Tucumcari, New Mexico, sunrise is at 6:04 am and sunset at 7:58 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:26 am and sunset at 7:23 pm MDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Tucumcari have in August?

The average sunshine duration in August in Tucumcari is 11.9h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Tucumcari?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Tucumcari is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Tucumcari, NM

Average temperature in August - Tucumcari, NM
  • Average high temperature in August: 90.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (48.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 70°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (31.3°F).

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Average pressure in August
Tucumcari, NM

Average pressure in August - Tucumcari, NM
  • Average pressure in August: 29.94"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.11"Hg).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are April and June (29.85"Hg).

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Average wind speed in August
Tucumcari, NM

Average wind speed in August - Tucumcari, NM
  • Average wind speed in August: 9.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (12.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (9.6mph).

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Average humidity in August
Tucumcari, NM

Average humidity in August - Tucumcari, NM
  • Average humidity in August: 42%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (54%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (33%).

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Average rainfall in August
Tucumcari, NM

Average rainfall in August - Tucumcari, NM
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.06"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are June and October (1.18").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.24").

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Average rainfall days in August
Tucumcari, NM

Average rainfall days in August - Tucumcari, NM
  • Average rainfall days in August: 11.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (11.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (1.8 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Tucumcari, NM

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

The month with the highest snowfall is December (1.26").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Tucumcari, NM

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (2.6 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Tucumcari, NM

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Tucumcari, NM
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 26min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 29min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 50min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 11.9h

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

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Average sunshine days in August
Tucumcari, NM

Average sunshine days in August - Tucumcari, NM
  • Average sunshine days in August: 15.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (27.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (15.7 days).

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Average UV index in August
Tucumcari, NM

Average UV index in August - Tucumcari, NM
  • Average UV index in August: 6

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
Tucumcari, NM

Average cloud cover in August - Tucumcari, NM
  • Average cloud cover in August: 14

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 20).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 12).

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Average visibility in August
Tucumcari, NM

Average visibility in August - Tucumcari, 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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