Average Weather in April in Moses Lake North Washington, United States
Daily high temperatures increase by 9°F, from 60°F to 69°F, rarely falling below 52°F or exceeding 81°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 6°F, from 36°F to 42°F, rarely falling below 29°F or exceeding 51°F.
For reference, on July 31, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Moses Lake North typically range from 59°F to 92°F, while on December 23, the coldest day of the year, they range from 23°F to 34°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
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The month of April in Moses Lake North experiences decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 57% to 48%.
The clearest day of the month is April 30, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 52% of the time.
For reference, on January 15, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 67%, while on August 3, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 82%.
Cloud Cover Categories in April
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Moses Lake North, the chance of a wet day over the course of April is gradually decreasing, starting the month at 11% and ending it at 9%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 24% on December 1, and its lowest chance is 4% on August 17.
Probability of Precipitation in April
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during April in Moses Lake North is essentially constant, remaining about 0.4 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 1.0 inches or falling below 0.1 inches.
The lowest average 31-day accumulation is 0.4 inches on April 22.
Average Monthly Rainfall in April
Over the course of April in Moses Lake North, 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, 33 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 3 minutes, 13 seconds, and weekly increase of 22 minutes, 34 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is April 1, with 12 hours, 51 minutes of daylight and the longest day is April 30, with 14 hours, 25 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in April
The latest sunrise of the month in Moses Lake North is 6:35 AM on April 1 and the earliest sunrise is 53 minutes earlier at 5:42 AM on April 30.
The earliest sunset is 7:27 PM on April 1 and the latest sunset is 40 minutes later at 8:07 PM on April 30.
Daylight saving time is observed in Moses Lake North during 2018, 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 5:01 AM and sets 15 hours, 56 minutes later, at 8:56 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:41 AM and sets 8 hours, 29 minutes later, at 4:09 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in April
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Moses Lake North is essentially constant during April, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 15, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% 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 Moses Lake North is essentially constant during April, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 8.2 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on March 27, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.4 miles per hour, while on September 1, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.0 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in April
Wind Direction in April
The growing season in Moses Lake North typically lasts for 5.7 months (173 days), from around April 24 to around October 14, rarely starting before April 4 or after May 13, and rarely ending before September 24 or after November 1.
During April in Moses Lake North, the chance that a given day is within the growing season is very rapidly increasing rising from 7% to 66% 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 Moses Lake North are gradually increasing during April, increasing by 148°F, from 57°F to 204°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in April
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Moses Lake North is rapidly increasing during April, rising by 1.5 kWh, from 4.5 kWh to 6.1 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 Moses Lake North are 47.194 deg latitude, -119.317 deg longitude, and 1,152 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Moses Lake North contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 184 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,158 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (436 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (6,096 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Moses Lake North is covered by shrubs (69%), within 10 miles by shrubs (46%) and cropland (38%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (53%) and cropland (36%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Moses Lake North 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 Moses Lake North.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Moses Lake North 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 Moses Lake North is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Moses Lake North and a given station.
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .