Average Weather in April in Valley Springs California, United States
In Valley Springs, the month of April is characterized by rising daily high temperatures, with daily highs increasing by 7°F, from 68°F to 75°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 87°F or dropping below 57°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 5°F, from 47°F to 51°F, rarely falling below 39°F or exceeding 58°F.
For reference, on July 19, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Valley Springs typically range from 65°F to 93°F, while on December 31, the coldest day of the year, they range from 40°F to 53°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 Valley Springs experiences decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 47% to 38%.
The clearest day of the month is April 30, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 62% of the time.
For reference, on February 21, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 56%, while on July 29, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 91%.
Cloud Cover Categories in April
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Valley Springs, the chance of a wet day over the course of April is very rapidly decreasing, starting the month at 20% and ending it at 12%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 31% on February 20, and its lowest chance is 1% on August 1.
Probability of Precipitation in April
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during April in Valley Springs is rapidly decreasing, starting the month at 2.4 inches, when it rarely exceeds 5.5 inches or falls below 0.2 inches, and ending the month at 1.1 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.7 inches or falls below 0.1 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in April
Over the course of April in Valley Springs, 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, 7 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 19 seconds, and weekly increase of 16 minutes, 15 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is April 1, with 12 hours, 39 minutes of daylight and the longest day is April 30, with 13 hours, 46 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in April
The latest sunrise of the month in Valley Springs is 6:47 AM on April 1 and the earliest sunrise is 40 minutes earlier at 6:07 AM on April 30.
The earliest sunset is 7:26 PM on April 1 and the latest sunset is 27 minutes later at 7:53 PM on April 30.
Daylight saving time is observed in Valley Springs 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 5:40 AM and sets 14 hours, 49 minutes later, at 8:29 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:16 AM and sets 9 hours, 30 minutes later, at 4:46 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in April
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Valley Springs is essentially constant during April, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on September 10, 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 Valley Springs is essentially constant during April, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 5.5 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on February 20, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.0 miles per hour, while on October 5, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.7 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in April
Wind Direction in April
The growing season in Valley Springs typically lasts for 11 months (339 days), from around January 13 to around December 19, rarely starting after February 27, or ending before November 18.
The month of April in Valley Springs is reliably fully within the growing season.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in April
The average accumulated growing degree days in Valley Springs is increasing during April, increasing by 273°F, from 311°F to 584°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in April
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Valley Springs is increasing during April, rising by 1.3 kWh, from 5.5 kWh to 6.9 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 Valley Springs are 38.192 deg latitude, -120.829 deg longitude, and 689 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Valley Springs contains significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 722 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 712 feet. Within 10 miles contains significant variations in elevation (2,641 feet). Within 50 miles contains large variations in elevation (9,278 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Valley Springs is covered by grassland (90%), within 10 miles by grassland (75%) and shrubs (15%), and within 50 miles by cropland (27%) and grassland (25%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Valley Springs 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 4 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Valley Springs.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Valley Springs 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 Valley Springs is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Valley Springs and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Stockton Metropolitan Airport (41%, 48 kilometers, southwest); Sacramento Mather Airport (33%, 59 kilometers, northwest); Placerville Airport (21%, 59 kilometers, north); and Bridgeport Sonora Junction (4.9%, 116 kilometers, east).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .