Average Weather in April in Cedar Springs Michigan, United States
In Cedar Springs, the month of April is characterized by rapidly rising daily high temperatures, with daily highs increasing by 14°F, from 50°F to 64°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 78°F or dropping below 36°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 11°F, from 32°F to 42°F, rarely falling below 20°F or exceeding 55°F.
For reference, on July 19, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Cedar Springs typically range from 61°F to 82°F, while on January 29, the coldest day of the year, they range from 16°F to 29°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 Cedar Springs experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 54% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is April 28, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 48% of the time.
For reference, on January 26, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 69%, while on August 7, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 68%.
Cloud Cover in April
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Cedar Springs, the chance of a wet day over the course of April is gradually increasing, starting the month at 25% and ending it at 29%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 33% on September 21, and its lowest chance is 18% on February 4.
Over the course of April in Cedar Springs, the chance of a day with only rain increases from 21% to 29%, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain decreases from 3% 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 Cedar Springs is increasing, starting the month at 2.2 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.7 inches or falls below 0.8 inches, and ending the month at 2.9 inches, when it rarely exceeds 4.8 inches or falls below 1.2 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 Cedar Springs is essentially constant, remaining about 0.1 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 0.5 inches or falling below -0.0 inches.
Average Monthly Liquid-Equivalent Snowfall in April
Over the course of April in Cedar 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, 21 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 47 seconds, and weekly increase of 19 minutes, 32 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is April 1, with 12 hours, 45 minutes of daylight and the longest day is April 30, with 14 hours, 6 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in April
The latest sunrise of the month in Cedar Springs is 7:23 AM on April 1 and the earliest sunrise is 47 minutes earlier at 6:36 AM on April 30.
The earliest sunset is 8:09 PM on April 1 and the latest sunset is 34 minutes later at 8:42 PM on April 30.
Daylight saving time is observed in Cedar 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 6:02 AM and sets 15 hours, 23 minutes later, at 9:25 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:11 AM and sets 8 hours, 59 minutes later, at 5:09 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in April
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Cedar Springs is essentially constant during April, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 27, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 32% 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 Cedar Springs is essentially constant during April, remaining within 0.3 miles per hour of 6.2 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on January 12, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.6 miles per hour, while on August 3, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.2 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in April
Wind Direction in April
Cedar Springs 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 Cedar Springs is gradually increasing during April, rising by 3°F, from 36°F to 40°F, over the course of the month.
Average Water Temperature in April
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Cedar Springs is increasing during April, rising by 1.3 kWh, from 4.5 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 Cedar Springs are 43.223 deg latitude, -85.551 deg longitude, and 869 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Cedar Springs is essentially flat, with a maximum elevation change of 95 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 866 feet. Within 10 miles is essentially flat (433 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (833 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Cedar Springs is covered by cropland (54%), artificial surfaces (22%), and trees (22%), within 10 miles by cropland (51%) and trees (38%), and within 50 miles by cropland (48%) and trees (34%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Cedar 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 Cedar Springs.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Cedar 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 Cedar Springs is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Cedar Springs and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Gerald R. Ford International Airport (36%, 38 kilometers, south); Fremont Municipal Airport (30%, 43 kilometers, northwest); Roben-Hood Airport (21%, 55 kilometers, north); and Gratiot Community Airport (14%, 71 kilometers, east).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .