August Weather in Mentone Texas, United States
Daily high temperatures decrease by 4°F, from 97°F to 93°F, rarely falling below 85°F or exceeding 103°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 3°F, from 72°F to 69°F, rarely falling below 64°F or exceeding 76°F.
For reference, on June 26, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Mentone typically range from 71°F to 98°F, while on December 31, the coldest day of the year, they range from 32°F to 60°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in August in Mentone
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on August. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature in August in Mentone
The month of August in Mentone experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 33% throughout the month. The highest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 35% on August 11.
The clearest day of the month is August 31, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 68% of the time.
For reference, on February 23, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 39%, while on June 10, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 80%.
Cloud Cover Categories in August in Mentone
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Mentone, the chance of a wet day over the course of August is essentially constant, remaining around 23% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 25% on September 8, and its lowest chance is 5% on March 18.
Probability of Precipitation in August in Mentone
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during August in Mentone is essentially constant, remaining about 1.4 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 3.2 inches or falling below 0.2 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in August in Mentone
Over the course of August in Mentone, the length of the day is decreasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day decreases by 51 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 1 minute, 41 seconds, and weekly decrease of 11 minutes, 48 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is August 31, with 12 hours, 49 minutes of daylight and the longest day is August 1, with 13 hours, 40 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in August in Mentone
The earliest sunrise of the month in Mentone is 7:10 AM on August 1 and the latest sunrise is 19 minutes later at 7:29 AM on August 31.
The latest sunset is 8:50 PM on August 1 and the earliest sunset is 31 minutes earlier at 8:19 PM on August 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Mentone during 2021, but it neither starts nor ends during August, so the entire month is in daylight saving time.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 6:49 AM and sets 14 hours, 13 minutes later, at 9:02 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:50 AM and sets 10 hours, 5 minutes later, at 5:55 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in August in Mentone
The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for August 2021. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases. The label associated with each bar indicates the date and time that the phase is obtained, and the companion time labels indicate the rise and set times of the Moon for the nearest time interval in which the moon is above the horizon.
Moon Rise, Set & Phases in August in Mentone
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Mentone is gradually decreasing during August, falling from 13% to 11% over the course of the month.
The highest chance of a muggy day during August is 14% on August 6.
For reference, on August 6, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 14% of the time, while on January 1, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in August in Mentone
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Mentone is essentially constant during August, remaining within 0.3 miles per hour of 8.5 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on April 11, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 11.1 miles per hour, while on September 17, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.2 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in August in Mentone
The hourly average wind direction in Mentone throughout August is predominantly from the south, with a peak proportion of 53% on August 1.
Wind Direction in August in Mentone
The growing season in Mentone typically lasts for 7.8 months (237 days), from around March 22 to around November 15, rarely starting before February 24 or after April 14, and rarely ending before October 26 or after December 4.
The month of August in Mentone is reliably fully within the growing season.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in August in Mentone
The average accumulated growing degree days in Mentone are rapidly increasing during August, increasing by 893°F, from 3,690°F to 4,583°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in August in Mentone
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Mentone is gradually decreasing during August, falling by 0.7 kWh, from 7.1 kWh to 6.4 kWh, over the course of the month.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in August in Mentone
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Mentone are 31.705 deg latitude, -103.599 deg longitude, and 2,684 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Mentone is essentially flat, with a maximum elevation change of 85 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 2,685 feet. Within 10 miles is essentially flat (407 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (2,185 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Mentone is covered by shrubs (99%), within 10 miles by shrubs (95%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (91%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Mentone, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There are 4 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Mentone.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Mentone according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
The estimated value at Mentone is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Mentone and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Pecos Municipal Airport (KPEQ, 43%, 37 kilometers, south); Winkler County Airport (KINK, 40%, 39 kilometers, east); Cavern City Air Terminal (KCNM, 10%, 94 kilometers, northwest); and Pine Springs, Guadalupe Mountains National Park (KGDP, 6%, 115 kilometers, west).
Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .