Average Weather in April in Lakeview Michigan, United States
In Lakeview, the month of April is characterized by rapidly rising daily high temperatures, with daily highs increasing by 13°F, from 52°F to 65°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 78°F or dropping below 38°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 11°F, from 34°F to 45°F, rarely falling below 23°F or exceeding 57°F.
For reference, on July 19, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Lakeview typically range from 64°F to 82°F, while on January 29, the coldest day of the year, they range from 17°F to 30°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 Lakeview experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 53% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is April 25, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 48% of the time.
For reference, on January 8, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 68%, while on August 26, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 68%.
Cloud Cover Categories in April
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Lakeview, the chance of a wet day over the course of April is gradually increasing, starting the month at 28% and ending it at 31%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 36% on July 23, and its lowest chance is 15% on January 29.
Over the course of April in Lakeview, the chance of a day with only rain increases from 24% to 30%, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain decreases from 2% to 0%, and the chance of a day with only snow remains an essentially constant 1% throughout.
Probability of Precipitation in April
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during April in Lakeview is increasing, starting the month at 2.1 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.6 inches or falls below 0.9 inches, and ending the month at 2.8 inches, when it rarely exceeds 4.7 inches or falls below 1.1 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in April
We report snowfall in liquid-equivalent terms. The actual depth of new snowfall is typically between 5 and 10 times the liquid-equivalent amount, assuming the ground is frozen. As with rainfall, we consider the liquid-equivalent snowfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day.
The average sliding 31-day liquid-equivalent snowfall during April in Lakeview is essentially constant, remaining about 0.1 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 0.4 inches or falling below -0.0 inches.
Average Monthly Liquid-Equivalent Snowfall in April
Over the course of April in Lakeview, 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, 18 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 42 seconds, and weekly increase of 18 minutes, 53 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is April 1, with 12 hours, 44 minutes of daylight and the longest day is April 30, with 14 hours, 2 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in April
The latest sunrise of the month in Lakeview is 7:22 AM on April 1 and the earliest sunrise is 46 minutes earlier at 6:37 AM on April 30.
The earliest sunset is 8:07 PM on April 1 and the latest sunset is 33 minutes later at 8:39 PM on April 30.
Daylight saving time is observed in Lakeview 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 6:04 AM and sets 15 hours, 17 minutes later, at 9:21 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:06 AM and sets 9 hours, 5 minutes later, at 5:11 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in April
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Lakeview is essentially constant during April, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 27, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 37% 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 Lakeview is decreasing during April, decreasing from 12.3 miles per hour to 11.3 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on January 15, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 12.8 miles per hour, while on August 4, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.8 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in April
Wind Direction in April
Lakeview 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 Lakeview is gradually increasing during April, rising by 3°F, from 37°F to 40°F, over the course of the month.
Average Water Temperature in April
The growing season in Lakeview typically lasts for 5.7 months (172 days), from around April 25 to around October 14, rarely starting before April 8 or after May 15, and rarely ending before September 25 or after November 1.
During April in Lakeview, the chance that a given day is within the growing season is very rapidly increasing rising from 3% to 62% 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 Lakeview is gradually increasing during April, increasing by 124°F, from 41°F to 165°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in April
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Lakeview is increasing during April, rising by 1.2 kWh, from 4.6 kWh to 5.8 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 Lakeview are 42.298 deg latitude, -85.211 deg longitude, and 912 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Lakeview contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 177 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 907 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (266 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (689 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Lakeview is covered by artificial surfaces (88%), within 10 miles by cropland (43%) and trees (38%), and within 50 miles by cropland (67%) and trees (23%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Lakeview 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 2 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Lakeview.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Lakeview 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 Lakeview is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Lakeview and a given station.
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .