Average Weather in April in Pacayas Costa Rica
In Pacayas, the month of April is characterized by essentially constant daily high temperatures, with daily highs around 75°F throughout the month, rarely exceeding 78°F or dropping below 71°F. The highest daily average high temperature is 75°F on April 9.
Daily low temperatures are around 60°F, rarely falling below 56°F or exceeding 63°F.
For reference, on April 1, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Pacayas typically range from 59°F to 75°F, while on September 21, the coldest day of the year, they range from 58°F to 72°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 Pacayas experiences very rapidly increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 61% to 85%.
The clearest day of the month is April 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 39% of the time.
For reference, on June 5, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 96%, while on January 2, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 63%.
Cloud Cover in April
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Pacayas, the chance of a wet day over the course of April is very rapidly increasing, starting the month at 12% and ending it at 28%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 53% on October 7, and its lowest chance is 7% on March 16.
Probability of Precipitation in April
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during April in Pacayas is very rapidly increasing, starting the month at 1.1 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.8 inches, and ending the month at 3.4 inches, when it rarely exceeds 6.5 inches or falls below 0.8 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in April
Over the course of April in Pacayas, the length of the day is essentially constant. The shortest day of the month is April 1, with 12 hours, 13 minutes of daylight and the longest day is April 30, with 12 hours, 28 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in April
The latest sunrise of the month in Pacayas is 5:33 AM on April 1 and the earliest sunrise is 14 minutes earlier at 5:19 AM on April 30.
The earliest sunset is 5:46 PM on April 11 and the latest sunset is 1 minute, 1 second later at 5:47 PM on April 30.
Daylight saving time is not observed in Pacayas during 2017.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:17 AM and sets 12 hours, 42 minutes later, at 5:59 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 5:47 AM and sets 11 hours, 33 minutes later, at 5:21 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in April
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Pacayas is rapidly increasing during April, rising from 9% to 20% over the course of the month.
For reference, on June 1, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 39% of the time, while on January 24, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 2% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in April
The average hourly wind speed in Pacayas is essentially constant during April, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 1.1 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on February 25, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 1.5 miles per hour, while on July 23, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 0.9 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in April
Wind Direction in April
Pacayas 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 Pacayas is essentially constant during April, remaining around 84°F throughout.
Average Water Temperature in April
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Pacayas is decreasing during April, falling by 1.2 kWh, from 6.6 kWh to 5.3 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 Pacayas are 9.807 deg latitude, -84.048 deg longitude, and 5,226 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Pacayas contains large variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 2,329 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 5,321 feet. Within 10 miles contains large variations in elevation (6,342 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (12,490 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Pacayas is covered by trees (59%), grassland (20%), and shrubs (12%), within 10 miles by trees (51%) and grassland (32%), and within 50 miles by trees (48%) and water (21%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Pacayas 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 is only a single weather station, Juan Santamaría International Airport, in our network suitable to be used as a proxy for the historical temperature and dew point records of Pacayas.
At a distance of 27 kilometers from Pacayas, closer than our threshold of 150 kilometers, this station is deemed sufficiently nearby to be relied upon as our primary source for temperature and dew point records.
The station records are corrected for the elevation difference between the station and Pacayas according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
Please note that the station records themselves may additionally have been back-filled using other nearby stations or the MERRA-2 reanalysis.
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .