Average Weather in April in Albany Kentucky, United States
In Albany, the month of April is characterized by rising daily high temperatures, with daily highs increasing by 8°F, from 64°F to 72°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 83°F or dropping below 49°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 8°F, from 43°F to 51°F, rarely falling below 29°F or exceeding 63°F.
For reference, on July 21, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Albany typically range from 67°F to 86°F, while on January 29, the coldest day of the year, they range from 28°F to 45°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 Albany experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 48% throughout the month. The lowest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 46% on April 26.
The clearest day of the month is April 26, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 54% of the time.
For reference, on January 5, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 59%, while on September 21, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 67%.
Cloud Cover in April
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Albany, the chance of a wet day over the course of April is essentially constant, remaining around 35% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 44% on June 30, and its lowest chance is 23% on October 16.
Probability of Precipitation in April
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during April in Albany is increasing, starting the month at 3.9 inches, when it rarely exceeds 6.4 inches or falls below 1.9 inches, and ending the month at 4.5 inches, when it rarely exceeds 8.0 inches or falls below 1.9 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in April
Over the course of April in Albany, 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, 4 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 12 seconds, and weekly increase of 15 minutes, 23 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is April 1, with 12 hours, 37 minutes of daylight and the longest day is April 30, with 13 hours, 41 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in April
The latest sunrise of the month in Albany is 6:26 AM on April 1 and the earliest sunrise is 38 minutes earlier at 5:47 AM on April 30.
The earliest sunset is 7:03 PM on April 1 and the latest sunset is 25 minutes later at 7:28 PM on April 30.
Daylight saving time is observed in Albany 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 5:22 AM and sets 14 hours, 40 minutes later, at 8:02 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 6:49 AM and sets 9 hours, 39 minutes later, at 4:28 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in April
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Albany is gradually increasing during April, rising from 0% to 4% over the course of the month.
For reference, on July 24, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 80% of the time, while on November 30, 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 Albany is essentially constant during April, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 3.4 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on February 25, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 3.8 miles per hour, while on August 1, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 2.1 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in April
Wind Direction in April
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Albany is gradually increasing during April, rising by 1.0 kWh, from 5.1 kWh to 6.0 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 Albany are 36.691 deg latitude, -85.135 deg longitude, and 971 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Albany contains significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 732 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 985 feet. Within 10 miles contains significant variations in elevation (1,204 feet). Within 50 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (2,648 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Albany is covered by cropland (90%), within 10 miles by trees (50%) and cropland (46%), and within 50 miles by trees (63%) and cropland (35%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Albany 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 Albany.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Albany 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 Albany is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Albany and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Wayne County Airport (59%, 31 kilometers, northeast); Glasgow Municipal Airport (14%, 82 kilometers, northwest); Crossville Memorial Airport (13%, 83 kilometers, south); Oak Ridge (9%, 109 kilometers, southeast); and Smyrna Airport (6%, 146 kilometers, southwest).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .