Average Weather in April in Mission Hills California, United States
Daily high temperatures are around 65°F, rarely falling below 58°F or exceeding 75°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 3°F, from 44°F to 47°F, rarely falling below 37°F or exceeding 53°F.
For reference, on October 2, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Mission Hills typically range from 52°F to 72°F, while on December 23, the coldest day of the year, they range from 40°F to 62°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 Mission Hills experiences gradually decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 34% to 27%.
The clearest day of the month is April 30, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 73% of the time.
For reference, on February 23, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 45%, while on August 13, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 93%.
Cloud Cover Categories in April
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Mission Hills, the chance of a wet day over the course of April is rapidly decreasing, starting the month at 12% and ending it at 6%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 23% on February 20, and its lowest chance is 0% on July 29.
Probability of Precipitation in April
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during April in Mission Hills is rapidly decreasing, starting the month at 1.5 inches, when it rarely exceeds 4.4 inches, and ending the month at 0.5 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.0 inches or falls below -0.0 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in April
Over the course of April in Mission Hills, the length of the day is increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 59 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 2 seconds, and weekly increase of 14 minutes, 17 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is April 1, with 12 hours, 34 minutes of daylight and the longest day is April 30, with 13 hours, 34 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in April
The latest sunrise of the month in Mission Hills is 6:48 AM on April 1 and the earliest sunrise is 36 minutes earlier at 6:12 AM on April 30.
The earliest sunset is 7:23 PM on April 1 and the latest sunset is 23 minutes later at 7:46 PM on April 30.
Daylight saving time is observed in Mission Hills during 2018, 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 5:49 AM and sets 14 hours, 29 minutes later, at 8:18 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:05 AM and sets 9 hours, 50 minutes later, at 4:54 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in April
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Mission Hills is essentially constant during April, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 6, 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 Mission Hills is essentially constant during April, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 11.2 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on May 24, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 11.5 miles per hour, while on October 24, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.8 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in April
Wind Direction in April
Mission Hills 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 Mission Hills is essentially constant during April, remaining around 55°F throughout.
The lowest average surface water temperature during April is 55°F on April 18.
Average Water Temperature in April
The growing season in Mission Hills typically lasts for 9.9 months (300 days), from around February 10 to around December 8, rarely starting after March 28, or ending before November 16.
The month of April in Mission Hills is very likely fully within the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season gradually increasing from 92% to 99% over the course of the month.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in April
The average accumulated growing degree days in Mission Hills are gradually increasing during April, increasing by 169°F, from 389°F to 557°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in April
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Mission Hills is increasing during April, rising by 1.2 kWh, from 6.2 kWh to 7.4 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 Mission Hills are 34.686 deg latitude, -120.437 deg longitude, and 315 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Mission Hills contains significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 538 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 285 feet. Within 10 miles contains significant variations in elevation (2,077 feet). Within 50 miles contains large variations in elevation (6,814 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Mission Hills is covered by cropland (36%), shrubs (32%), grassland (17%), and artificial surfaces (14%), within 10 miles by grassland (46%) and shrubs (22%), and within 50 miles by water (54%) and shrubs (20%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Mission Hills 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 Mission Hills.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Mission Hills 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 Mission Hills is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Mission Hills and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Lompoc Airport (78%, 3.5 kilometers, southwest); Santa Maria Airport (15%, 24 kilometers, north); and Santa Ynez Airport (8%, 34 kilometers, east).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .