Average Weather in April in Ravensdale Washington, United States
In Ravensdale, the month of April is characterized by rising daily high temperatures, with daily highs increasing by 6°F, from 55°F to 62°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 74°F or dropping below 48°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 4°F, from 40°F to 44°F, rarely falling below 34°F or exceeding 51°F.
For reference, on August 3, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Ravensdale typically range from 57°F to 78°F, while on January 1, the coldest day of the year, they range from 35°F to 44°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in April
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on April. 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 April
The month of April in Ravensdale experiences decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 72% to 63%.
The clearest day of the month is April 30, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 37% of the time.
For reference, on November 29, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 78%, while on August 3, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 73%.
Cloud Cover in April
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Ravensdale, the chance of a wet day over the course of April is very rapidly decreasing, starting the month at 50% and ending it at 38%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 60% on November 18, and its lowest chance is 9% on August 5.
Probability of Precipitation in April
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during April in Ravensdale is rapidly decreasing, starting the month at 4.8 inches, when it rarely exceeds 7.6 inches or falls below 2.3 inches, and ending the month at 3.1 inches, when it rarely exceeds 5.2 inches or falls below 1.2 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in April
Over the course of April in Ravensdale, 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 hour, 34 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 3 minutes, 14 seconds, and weekly increase of 22 minutes, 40 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is April 1, with 12 hours, 52 minutes of daylight and the longest day is April 30, with 14 hours, 26 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in April
The latest sunrise of the month in Ravensdale is 6:46 AM on April 1 and the earliest sunrise is 54 minutes earlier at 5:52 AM on April 30.
The earliest sunset is 7:38 PM on April 1 and the latest sunset is 40 minutes later at 8:18 PM on April 30.
Daylight saving time is observed in Ravensdale during 2017, but it neither starts nor ends during April, so the entire month is in daylight saving time.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:11 AM and sets 15 hours, 57 minutes later, at 9:08 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:52 AM and sets 8 hours, 28 minutes later, at 4:20 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in April
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Ravensdale is essentially constant during April, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 29, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% 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 April
The average hourly wind speed in Ravensdale is essentially constant during April, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 2.2 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on December 29, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 2.9 miles per hour, while on August 2, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 1.6 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in April
Wind Direction in April
Ravensdale is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.
The average surface water temperature in Ravensdale is gradually increasing during April, rising by 2°F, from 48°F to 50°F, over the course of the month.
Average Water Temperature in April
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Ravensdale is increasing during April, rising by 1.4 kWh, from 3.7 kWh to 5.1 kWh, over the course of the month.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in April
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Ravensdale are 47.352 deg latitude, -121.984 deg longitude, and 669 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Ravensdale contains significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 738 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 707 feet. Within 10 miles contains significant variations in elevation (3,796 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (14,383 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Ravensdale is covered by trees (71%) and shrubs (20%), within 10 miles by trees (54%) and artificial surfaces (18%), and within 50 miles by trees (55%) and shrubs (16%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Ravensdale year round, 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 3 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Ravensdale.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Ravensdale 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 Ravensdale is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Ravensdale and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Renton Municipal Airport (52%, 23 kilometers, northwest); Pierce County Airport Thun Field (40%, 36 kilometers, southwest); and Stampede Pass (7%, 50 kilometers, east).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .