Average Weather in April in Grande Cache Canada
Daily high temperatures increase by 10°F, from 42°F to 51°F, rarely falling below 30°F or exceeding 63°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 9°F, from 19°F to 27°F, rarely falling below 6°F or exceeding 35°F.
For reference, on August 5, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Grande Cache typically range from 42°F to 70°F, while on December 29, the coldest day of the year, they range from 5°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 Grande Cache experiences gradually decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 65% to 60%.
The clearest day of the month is April 30, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 40% of the time.
For reference, on February 25, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 68%, while on August 3, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 56%.
Cloud Cover Categories in April
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Grande Cache, the chance of a wet day over the course of April is rapidly increasing, starting the month at 14% and ending it at 22%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 42% on June 22, and its lowest chance is 8% on February 15.
Over the course of April in Grande Cache, the chance of a day with only rain increases from 4% to 15%, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain remains an essentially constant 5% throughout, and the chance of a day with only snow decreases from 6% to 2%.
Probability of Precipitation in April
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during April in Grande Cache is increasing, starting the month at 0.3 inches, when it rarely exceeds 0.6 inches or falls below 0.1 inches, and ending the month at 1.0 inches, when it rarely exceeds 1.7 inches or falls below 0.4 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 Grande Cache is essentially constant, remaining about 0.3 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 Grande Cache, the length of the day is very rapidly increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 2 hours, 0 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 4 minutes, 9 seconds, and weekly increase of 29 minutes, 4 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is April 1, with 13 hours, 4 minutes of daylight and the longest day is April 30, with 15 hours, 4 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in April
The latest sunrise of the month in Grande Cache is 7:29 AM on April 1 and the earliest sunrise is 1 hour, 7 minutes earlier at 6:22 AM on April 30.
The earliest sunset is 8:32 PM on April 1 and the latest sunset is 54 minutes later at 9:26 PM on April 30.
Daylight saving time is observed in Grande Cache 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 5:24 AM and sets 17 hours, 7 minutes later, at 10:32 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 9:12 AM and sets 7 hours, 24 minutes later, at 4:36 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in April
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Grande Cache is essentially constant during April, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 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 Grande Cache is essentially constant during April, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 5.1 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on December 10, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.4 miles per hour, while on August 1, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.1 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in April
Wind Direction in April
The growing season in Grande Cache typically lasts for 1.7 months (52 days), from around June 27 to around August 18, rarely starting before June 5, or ending after September 9.
The month of April in Grande Cache is reliably fully outside of the growing season.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in April
The average accumulated growing degree days in Grande Cache are essentially constant during April, remaining within 7°F of 9°F throughout.
Growing Degree Days in April
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Grande Cache is increasing during April, rising by 1.4 kWh, from 4.0 kWh to 5.4 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 Grande Cache are 53.883 deg latitude, -119.136 deg longitude, and 3,832 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Grande Cache contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,732 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 3,763 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (5,049 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (8,369 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Grande Cache is covered by trees (72%) and sparse vegetation (11%), within 10 miles by trees (88%), and within 50 miles by trees (73%) and sparse vegetation (12%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Grande Cache 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, Henderickson Automatic Weather Reporting System, in our network suitable to be used as a proxy for the historical temperature and dew point records of Grande Cache.
At a distance of 46 kilometers from Grande Cache, 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 Grande Cache 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 .