Average Weather in April in Lake Arrowhead California, United States
Daily high temperatures increase by 6°F, from 61°F to 68°F, rarely falling below 50°F or exceeding 79°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 5°F, from 36°F to 42°F, rarely falling below 29°F or exceeding 49°F.
For reference, on July 27, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Lake Arrowhead typically range from 57°F to 85°F, while on December 25, the coldest day of the year, they range from 28°F to 49°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 Lake Arrowhead experiences gradually decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 32% to 26%.
The clearest day of the month is April 30, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 74% of the time.
For reference, on February 21, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 46%, while on September 7, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 90%.
Cloud Cover Categories in April
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Lake Arrowhead, the chance of a wet day over the course of April is decreasing, starting the month at 9% and ending it at 4%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 18% on February 21, and its lowest chance is 1% on June 15.
Over the course of April in Lake Arrowhead, the chance of a day with only rain decreases from 8% to 4%, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain remains an essentially constant 1% throughout, and the chance of a day with only snow remains an essentially constant 0% throughout.
Probability of Precipitation in April
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during April in Lake Arrowhead is gradually decreasing, starting the month at 0.6 inches, when it rarely exceeds 1.8 inches, and ending the month at 0.2 inches, when it rarely exceeds 0.7 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in April
Over the course of April in Lake Arrowhead, the length of the day is increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 58 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 0 seconds, and weekly increase of 14 minutes, 3 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is April 1, with 12 hours, 34 minutes of daylight and the longest day is April 30, with 13 hours, 32 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in April
The latest sunrise of the month in Lake Arrowhead is 6:35 AM on April 1 and the earliest sunrise is 36 minutes earlier at 6:00 AM on April 30.
The earliest sunset is 7:09 PM on April 1 and the latest sunset is 22 minutes later at 7:32 PM on April 30.
Daylight saving time is observed in Lake Arrowhead 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 5:37 AM and sets 14 hours, 27 minutes later, at 8:03 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 6:50 AM and sets 9 hours, 52 minutes later, at 4:42 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in April
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Lake Arrowhead is essentially constant during April, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 22, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time, while on September 22, 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 Lake Arrowhead is essentially constant during April, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 7.8 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on April 26, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.9 miles per hour, while on September 9, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.8 miles per hour.
The highest daily average wind speed during April is 7.9 miles per hour on April 26.
Average Wind Speed in April
Wind Direction in April
Lake Arrowhead 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 Lake Arrowhead is essentially constant during April, remaining within 1°F of 60°F throughout.
Average Water Temperature in April
The growing season in Lake Arrowhead typically lasts for 6.5 months (199 days), from around April 18 to around November 3, rarely starting before March 22 or after May 11, and rarely ending before October 17 or after November 20.
During April in Lake Arrowhead, the chance that a given day is within the growing season is very rapidly increasing rising from 19% to 73% 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 Lake Arrowhead are gradually increasing during April, increasing by 139°F, from 133°F to 272°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in April
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Lake Arrowhead is increasing during April, rising by 1.1 kWh, from 6.6 kWh to 7.8 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 Lake Arrowhead are 34.248 deg latitude, -117.189 deg longitude, and 5,207 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Lake Arrowhead contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,896 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 5,314 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (7,244 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (11,394 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Lake Arrowhead is covered by trees (66%) and shrubs (33%), within 10 miles by shrubs (68%) and trees (19%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (77%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Lake Arrowhead 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 Lake Arrowhead.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Lake Arrowhead 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 Lake Arrowhead is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Lake Arrowhead and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: San Bernardino International Airport (27%, 18 kilometers, south); Southern California Logistics Airport (50%, 41 kilometers, northwest); and Twenty-Nine Palms, Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center (24%, 94 kilometers, east).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .