This report describes the typical weather at the Munising Lakesh (Munising, Michigan, United States) weather station over the course of an average April. It is based on the historical records from 2005 to 2012. Earlier records are either unavailable or unreliable.
Munising, Michigan has a humid continental climate with warm summers and no dry season. The area within 25 mi of this station is covered by forests (60%), oceans and seas (33%), and croplands (6%).
The month of April is characterized by rapidly rising daily high temperatures, with daily highs increasing from 43°F to 54°F over the course of the month, exceeding 66°F or dropping below 33°F only one day in ten.
Over the course of April, the length of the day is rapidly increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 1:31 hours, implying an average day-over-day increase of 3.0 minutes.
The shortest day of the month is April 1 with 12:51 hours of daylight; the longest day is April 30 with 14:22 hours of daylight.
The earliest sunrise is at 6:33am on April 30; the latest sunset is at 8:55pm on April 30; the latest sunrise is at 7:25am on April 1; the earliest sunset is at 8:16pm on April 1.
Daylight savings time is observed in 2012 but it neither starts nor ends in April, so the entire month is in daylight time.
This weather station does not reliably report sky cover.
There is either very little precipitation at this location in April, or the weather station does not reliably report the conditions.
Either snow is exceptionally unlikely to fall at this location in April or this station does not reliably report precipitation types.
The relative humidity typically ranges from 48% (comfortable) to 86% (very humid) over the course of a typical April, rarely dropping below 28% (dry) and reaching as high as 95% (very humid).
The air is driest around April 30, at which time the relative humidity drops below 60% (mildly humid) three days out of four; it is most humid around April 28, rising above 83% (humid) three days out of four.
Dew point is often a better measure of how comfortable a person will find the weather than relative humidity because it more directly relates to whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid.
Over the course of a typical April, the dew point typically varies from 21°F (dry) to 39°F (dry) and is rarely below 13°F (dry) or above 47°F (dry).
Over the course of April typical wind speeds vary from 0 mph to 17 mph (calm to moderate breeze), rarely exceeding 25 mph (strong breeze).
The highest average wind speed of 10 mph (gentle breeze) occurs around April 2, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 17 mph (moderate breeze).
The lowest average wind speed of 9 mph (gentle breeze) occurs around April 28, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 16 mph (moderate breeze).