Average Weather in April in Jasper Park Lodge Canada
Daily high temperatures increase by 10°F, from 45°F to 55°F, rarely falling below 35°F or exceeding 67°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 7°F, from 21°F to 28°F, rarely falling below 10°F or exceeding 37°F.
For reference, on July 31, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Jasper Park Lodge typically range from 44°F to 74°F, while on January 1, the coldest day of the year, they range from 4°F to 24°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
Courmayeur, Italy (4,892 miles away); Sollefteå, Sweden (4,068 miles); and Merdinik, Turkey (5,869 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Jasper Park Lodge (view comparison).
The month of April in Jasper Park Lodge experiences gradually decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 67% to 62%.
The clearest day of the month is April 30, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 38% of the time.
For reference, on February 25, 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 57%.
Cloud Cover Categories in April
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Jasper Park Lodge, the chance of a wet day over the course of April is rapidly increasing, starting the month at 13% and ending it at 21%.
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 Jasper Park Lodge, the chance of a day with only rain increases from 6% to 17%, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain remains an essentially constant 4% throughout, and the chance of a day with only snow decreases from 3% to 1%.
Probability of Precipitation in April
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during April in Jasper Park Lodge is increasing, starting the month at 0.3 inches, when it rarely exceeds 0.7 inches or falls below 0.1 inches, and ending the month at 1.0 inches, when it rarely exceeds 1.5 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 Jasper Park Lodge is essentially constant, remaining about 0.2 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 0.6 inches or falling to 0.0 inches.
Average Monthly Liquid-Equivalent Snowfall in April
Over the course of April in Jasper Park Lodge, 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, 56 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 3 minutes, 60 seconds, and weekly increase of 27 minutes, 58 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is April 1, with 13 hours, 2 minutes of daylight and the longest day is April 30, with 14 hours, 57 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in April
The latest sunrise of the month in Jasper Park Lodge is 7:25 AM on April 1 and the earliest sunrise is 1 hour, 4 minutes earlier at 6:21 AM on April 30.
The earliest sunset is 8:27 PM on April 1 and the latest sunset is 51 minutes later at 9:18 PM on April 30.
Daylight saving time is observed in Jasper Park Lodge 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 5:26 AM and sets 16 hours, 55 minutes later, at 10:21 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 9:02 AM and sets 7 hours, 35 minutes later, at 4:37 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in April
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Jasper Park Lodge is essentially constant during April, remaining around 0% throughout.
Humidity Comfort Levels in April
The average hourly wind speed in Jasper Park Lodge is essentially constant during April, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 4.5 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on December 10, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.5 miles per hour, while on August 3, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 3.6 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in April
Wind Direction in April
The growing season in Jasper Park Lodge typically lasts for 2.2 months (69 days), from around June 18 to around August 26, rarely starting before May 29 or after July 14, and rarely ending before August 3 or after September 14.
The month of April in Jasper Park Lodge 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 Jasper Park Lodge are essentially constant during April, remaining within 12°F of 15°F throughout.
Growing Degree Days in April
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Jasper Park Lodge is increasing during April, rising by 1.3 kWh, from 4.3 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 Jasper Park Lodge are 52.886 deg latitude, -118.056 deg longitude, and 3,760 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Jasper Park Lodge contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,522 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 3,618 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (6,673 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (10,420 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Jasper Park Lodge is covered by trees (61%), sparse vegetation (24%), and shrubs (12%), within 10 miles by trees (58%) and sparse vegetation (22%), and within 50 miles by trees (50%) and sparse vegetation (23%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Jasper Park Lodge 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 3 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Jasper Park Lodge.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Jasper Park Lodge 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 Jasper Park Lodge is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Jasper Park Lodge and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Jasper Warden Automated Reporting Station (94%, 5.4 kilometers, north); Blue River Marine Aviation Reporting Station (3.3%, 118 kilometers, southwest); and Nordegg (2.8%, 142 kilometers, east).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .