Average Weather in April in Lucerne Valley California, United States
Daily low temperatures increase by 6°F, from 45°F to 51°F, rarely falling below 37°F or exceeding 59°F.
For reference, on July 21, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Lucerne Valley typically range from 69°F to 97°F, while on December 25, the coldest day of the year, they range from 35°F to 56°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 Lucerne Valley 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 20, 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 89%.
Cloud Cover Categories in April
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Lucerne Valley, the chance of a wet day over the course of April is decreasing, starting the month at 8% and ending it at 3%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 16% on February 21, and its lowest chance is 1% on June 14.
Probability of Precipitation in April
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during April in Lucerne Valley is gradually decreasing, starting the month at 0.5 inches, when it rarely exceeds 1.4 inches, and ending the month at 0.2 inches, when it rarely exceeds 0.5 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in April
Over the course of April in Lucerne Valley, the length of the day is increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 59 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 1 second, and weekly increase of 14 minutes, 8 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is April 1, with 12 hours, 35 minutes of daylight and the longest day is April 30, with 13 hours, 33 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in April
The latest sunrise of the month in Lucerne Valley is 6:34 AM on April 1 and the earliest sunrise is 36 minutes earlier at 5:58 AM on April 30.
The earliest sunset is 7:09 PM on April 1 and the latest sunset is 23 minutes later at 7:31 PM on April 30.
Daylight saving time is observed in Lucerne Valley during 2017, 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 5:35 AM and sets 14 hours, 28 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, 51 minutes later, at 4:41 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in April
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Lucerne Valley is essentially constant during April, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 22, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 1% 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 Lucerne Valley is essentially constant during April, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 9.4 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on May 3, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 9.7 miles per hour, while on September 9, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.1 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in April
Wind Direction in April
Lucerne Valley 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 Lucerne Valley is essentially constant during April, remaining within 1°F of 60°F throughout.
Average Water Temperature in April
The growing season in Lucerne Valley typically lasts for 9.1 months (276 days), from around February 24 to around November 27, rarely starting before January 18 or after March 29, and rarely ending before November 8 or after December 19.
The month of April in Lucerne Valley is very likely fully within the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season gradually increasing from 92% to 100% 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 Lucerne Valley are increasing during April, increasing by 316°F, from 368°F to 684°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in April
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Lucerne Valley is increasing during April, rising by 1.1 kWh, from 6.7 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 Lucerne Valley are 34.444 deg latitude, -116.968 deg longitude, and 2,989 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Lucerne Valley contains significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 817 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 2,999 feet. Within 10 miles contains significant variations in elevation (5,449 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (11,066 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Lucerne Valley is covered by shrubs (100%), within 10 miles by shrubs (86%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (83%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Lucerne Valley 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 5 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Lucerne Valley.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Lucerne Valley 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 Lucerne Valley is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Lucerne Valley and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Southern California Logistics Airport (38%, 41 kilometers, west); San Bernardino International Airport (17%, 46 kilometers, southwest); Barstow Daggett County Airport (23%, 49 kilometers, north); Twenty-Nine Palms, Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center (14%, 75 kilometers, east); and Palm Springs International Airport (8%, 81 kilometers, southeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .