Average Weather in April in Phoenix Lake California, United States
Daily high temperatures increase by 7°F, from 62°F to 69°F, rarely falling below 50°F or exceeding 80°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 5°F, from 41°F to 46°F, rarely falling below 33°F or exceeding 54°F.
For reference, on July 19, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Phoenix Lake typically range from 60°F to 88°F, while on December 25, the coldest day of the year, they range from 35°F to 50°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 Phoenix Lake experiences decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 48% to 39%.
The clearest day of the month is April 30, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 61% 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 90%.
Cloud Cover Categories in April
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Phoenix Lake, the chance of a wet day over the course of April is rapidly decreasing, starting the month at 21% and ending it at 14%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 31% on February 21, and its lowest chance is 0% on August 6.
Probability of Precipitation in April
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during April in Phoenix Lake is rapidly decreasing, starting the month at 2.4 inches, when it rarely exceeds 5.8 inches or falls below 0.3 inches, and ending the month at 1.2 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.8 inches or falls below 0.1 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in April
Over the course of April in Phoenix Lake, 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, 10 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is April 1, with 12 hours, 38 minutes of daylight and the longest day is April 30, with 13 hours, 45 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in April
The latest sunrise of the month in Phoenix Lake is 6:46 AM on April 1 and the earliest sunrise is 40 minutes earlier at 6:06 AM on April 30.
The earliest sunset is 7:24 PM on April 1 and the latest sunset is 27 minutes later at 7:51 PM on April 30.
Daylight saving time is observed in Phoenix Lake 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 5:38 AM and sets 14 hours, 48 minutes later, at 8:27 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:13 AM and sets 9 hours, 32 minutes later, at 4:45 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in April
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Phoenix Lake is essentially constant during April, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 22, 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 Phoenix Lake is essentially constant during April, remaining around 5.2 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on February 4, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.7 miles per hour, while on September 24, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.9 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in April
Wind Direction in April
The growing season in Phoenix Lake typically lasts for 7.7 months (237 days), from around March 29 to around November 21, rarely starting before February 28 or after April 21, and rarely ending before October 31 or after December 14.
The month of April in Phoenix Lake is more likely than not fully within the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season rapidly increasing from 55% to 97% 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 Phoenix Lake are gradually increasing during April, increasing by 172°F, from 149°F to 320°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in April
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Phoenix Lake is increasing during April, rising by 1.3 kWh, from 5.7 kWh to 7.0 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 Phoenix Lake are 38.006 deg latitude, -120.307 deg longitude, and 2,772 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Phoenix Lake contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,112 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 2,693 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (4,698 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (11,650 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Phoenix Lake is covered by shrubs (92%), within 10 miles by shrubs (53%) and trees (30%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (29%) and trees (28%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Phoenix Lake 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 5 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Phoenix Lake.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Phoenix Lake 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 Phoenix Lake is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Phoenix Lake and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Modesto City-County Airport (21%, 71 kilometers, southwest); Castle Airport (22%, 73 kilometers, south); Bridgeport Sonora Junction (14%, 79 kilometers, northeast); Placerville Airport (29%, 88 kilometers, northwest); and Lake Tahoe Airport (13%, 103 kilometers, north).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .