Average Weather in April in West Wenatchee Washington, United States
In West Wenatchee, the month of April is characterized by rising daily high temperatures, with daily highs increasing by 9°F, from 58°F to 67°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 79°F or dropping below 51°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 6°F, from 39°F to 46°F, rarely falling below 33°F or exceeding 54°F.
For reference, on August 1, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in West Wenatchee typically range from 64°F to 89°F, while on December 30, the coldest day of the year, they range from 26°F to 34°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 West Wenatchee experiences decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 58% to 50%.
The clearest day of the month is April 30, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 50% of the time.
For reference, on January 15, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 65%, while on August 3, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 81%.
Cloud Cover in April
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In West Wenatchee, the chance of a wet day over the course of April is rapidly decreasing, starting the month at 20% and ending it at 14%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 38% on November 30, and its lowest chance is 5% on August 5.
Probability of Precipitation in April
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during April in West Wenatchee is gradually decreasing, starting the month at 1.0 inches, when it rarely exceeds 1.9 inches or falls below 0.3 inches, and ending the month at 0.7 inches, when it rarely exceeds 1.3 inches or falls below 0.2 inches.
The lowest average 31-day accumulation is 0.7 inches on April 30.
Average Monthly Rainfall in April
Over the course of April in West Wenatchee, 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, 15 seconds, and weekly increase of 22 minutes, 45 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, 27 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in April
The latest sunrise of the month in West Wenatchee is 6:39 AM on April 1 and the earliest sunrise is 54 minutes earlier at 5:45 AM on April 30.
The earliest sunset is 7:31 PM on April 1 and the latest sunset is 41 minutes later at 8:12 PM on April 30.
Daylight saving time is observed in West Wenatchee 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 5:04 AM and sets 15 hours, 58 minutes later, at 9:02 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:46 AM and sets 8 hours, 27 minutes later, at 4:13 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in April
The chance that a given day will be muggy in West Wenatchee is essentially constant during April, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 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 West Wenatchee is essentially constant during April, remaining around 3.1 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on June 20, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 3.3 miles per hour, while on December 21, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 2.4 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in April
Wind Direction in April
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in West Wenatchee is increasing during April, rising by 1.5 kWh, from 4.4 kWh to 5.9 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 West Wenatchee are 47.444 deg latitude, -120.353 deg longitude, and 938 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of West Wenatchee contains large variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 2,178 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,071 feet. Within 10 miles contains large variations in elevation (4,731 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (8,816 feet).
The area within 2 miles of West Wenatchee is covered by artificial surfaces (49%), grassland (26%), and shrubs (17%), within 10 miles by shrubs (48%) and cropland (12%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (47%) and trees (24%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in West Wenatchee 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 West Wenatchee.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and West Wenatchee 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 West Wenatchee is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between West Wenatchee and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Pangborn Field (81%, 13 kilometers, southeast); Bowers Field (12%, 48 kilometers, south); Stampede Pass (3.7%, 76 kilometers, west); and Omak Airport (3.3%, 130 kilometers, northeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .