August was much warmer than normal with some locations such as Albuquerque, Clayton and Roswell having their warmest Augusts on record going back over 100 years. Precipitation was varied, with a majority of locations reporting below normal precipitation.
Early August was active with the 3rd through 5th the peak days. There were several reports of flooding, especially over some of the eight significant burn scar areas. Drier air reduced convection from the 6th through 9th. Thunderstorms made a comback from the 10th through 13th, only to be followed by a much drier day on the 14th. Some resurgence of moisture returned for the 15th through 18th, with higher moisture and more unstable air from the 19th through 22nd. The 21st was the most active day with 8 flash floods across the state. After a brief break on the 23rd, an uptick in convection returned through the final week of the month, with the 29th the most active day.