Average Weather in April in Colima Costa Rica
In Colima, the month of April is characterized by essentially constant daily high temperatures, with daily highs around 81°F throughout the month, rarely exceeding 84°F or dropping below 77°F. The highest daily average high temperature is 81°F on April 9.
Daily low temperatures are around 64°F, rarely falling below 61°F or exceeding 68°F.
For reference, on April 8, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Colima typically range from 64°F to 81°F, while on September 19, the coldest day of the year, they range from 63°F to 77°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 Colima experiences very rapidly increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 60% to 84%.
The clearest day of the month is April 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 40% 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 64%.
Cloud Cover in April
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Colima, the chance of a wet day over the course of April is very rapidly increasing, starting the month at 11% and ending it at 27%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 51% 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 Colima is very rapidly increasing, starting the month at 1.0 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.6 inches, and ending the month at 3.2 inches, when it rarely exceeds 6.2 inches or falls below 0.8 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in April
Over the course of April in Colima, the length of the day is gradually increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 15 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 31 seconds, and weekly increase of 3 minutes, 38 seconds.
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 Colima 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 9 and the latest sunset is 1 minute, 4 seconds later at 5:47 PM on April 30.
Daylight saving time is not observed in Colima during 2017.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:16 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 5:48 AM and sets 11 hours, 33 minutes later, at 5:20 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in April
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Colima is rapidly increasing during April, rising from 11% to 28% over the course of the month.
For reference, on June 2, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 56% of the time, while on January 24, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 3% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in April
The average hourly wind speed in Colima is essentially constant during April, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 1.4 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on February 5, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 2.0 miles per hour, while on September 11, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 1.0 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in April
Wind Direction in April
Colima 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 Colima is essentially constant during April, remaining around 84°F throughout.
Average Water Temperature in April
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Colima is decreasing during April, falling by 1.2 kWh, from 6.6 kWh to 5.5 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 Colima are 9.951 deg latitude, -84.085 deg longitude, and 3,760 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Colima contains significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 666 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 3,749 feet. Within 10 miles contains significant variations in elevation (5,571 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (12,129 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Colima is covered by grassland (51%), trees (32%), and artificial surfaces (17%), within 10 miles by trees (43%) and grassland (42%), and within 50 miles by trees (54%) and grassland (17%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Colima 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 Colima.
At a distance of 14 kilometers from Colima, 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 Colima 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 .