Average Weather in April in Boyne City Michigan, United States
In Boyne City, the month of April is characterized by rapidly rising daily high temperatures, with daily highs increasing by 14°F, from 45°F to 59°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 74°F or dropping below 32°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 11°F, from 28°F to 39°F, rarely falling below 16°F or exceeding 51°F.
For reference, on July 19, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Boyne City typically range from 59°F to 79°F, while on January 29, the coldest day of the year, they range from 13°F to 26°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 Boyne City experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 56% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is April 25, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 46% of the time.
For reference, on January 11, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 77%, while on August 8, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 67%.
Cloud Cover Categories in April
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Boyne City, the chance of a wet day over the course of April is gradually increasing, starting the month at 23% and ending it at 25%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 36% on October 4, and its lowest chance is 15% on February 18.
Over the course of April in Boyne City, the chance of a day with only rain increases from 16% to 24%, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain decreases from 5% to 1%, and the chance of a day with only snow decreases from 2% to 0%.
Probability of Precipitation in April
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during April in Boyne City is increasing, starting the month at 1.6 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.0 inches or falls below 0.6 inches, and ending the month at 2.2 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.8 inches or falls below 0.9 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 Boyne City is essentially constant, remaining about 0.2 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 0.8 inches or falling to 0.0 inches.
Average Monthly Liquid-Equivalent Snowfall in April
Over the course of April in Boyne City, 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, 27 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 60 seconds, and weekly increase of 20 minutes, 59 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is April 1, with 12 hours, 48 minutes of daylight and the longest day is April 30, with 14 hours, 15 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in April
The latest sunrise of the month in Boyne City is 7:20 AM on April 1 and the earliest sunrise is 50 minutes earlier at 6:29 AM on April 30.
The earliest sunset is 8:08 PM on April 1 and the latest sunset is 37 minutes later at 8:45 PM on April 30.
Daylight saving time is observed in Boyne City 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 5:52 AM and sets 15 hours, 39 minutes later, at 9:31 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:16 AM and sets 8 hours, 44 minutes later, at 5:00 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in April
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Boyne City is essentially constant during April, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 30, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 20% of the time, while on November 16, 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 Boyne City is decreasing during April, decreasing from 11.9 miles per hour to 10.9 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on January 4, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 13.4 miles per hour, while on July 28, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.5 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in April
Wind Direction in April
Boyne City 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 Boyne City is gradually increasing during April, rising by 3°F, from 35°F to 38°F, over the course of the month.
Average Water Temperature in April
The growing season in Boyne City typically lasts for 4.7 months (144 days), from around May 14 to around October 5, rarely starting before April 27 or after May 31, and rarely ending before September 19 or after October 22.
The month of April in Boyne City is more likely than not fully outside of the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season increasing from 0% to 15% 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 Boyne City is gradually increasing during April, increasing by 65°F, from 14°F to 79°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in April
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Boyne City is increasing during April, rising by 1.2 kWh, from 4.4 kWh to 5.6 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 Boyne City are 45.217 deg latitude, -85.014 deg longitude, and 741 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Boyne City contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 427 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 711 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (741 feet). Within 50 miles contains significant variations in elevation (981 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Boyne City is covered by trees (35%), cropland (26%), water (20%), and artificial surfaces (16%), within 10 miles by trees (57%) and cropland (22%), and within 50 miles by trees (45%) and water (37%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Boyne City 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 Boyne City.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Boyne City 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 Boyne City is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Boyne City and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Charlevoix Municipal Airport (33%, 23 kilometers, northwest); Harbor Springs Airport (29%, 25 kilometers, north); Antrim County Airport (22%, 30 kilometers, southwest); and Gaylord Regional Airport (15%, 33 kilometers, southeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .