Average Weather in April in Payette Idaho, United States
Daily high temperatures increase by 9°F, from 61°F to 69°F, rarely falling below 51°F or exceeding 82°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 6°F, from 37°F to 43°F, rarely falling below 28°F or exceeding 52°F.
For reference, on July 26, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Payette typically range from 62°F to 93°F, while on January 1, the coldest day of the year, they range from 22°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
Gorobinci, Macedonia (5,980 miles away); Arguvan, Turkey (6,514 miles); and Pasragad Branch, Iran (6,919 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Payette (view comparison).
The month of April in Payette experiences gradually decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 53% 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 11, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 61%, while on July 28, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 84%.
Cloud Cover Categories in April
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Payette, the chance of a wet day over the course of April is essentially constant, remaining around 15% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 25% on December 1, and its lowest chance is 3% on July 29.
Probability of Precipitation in April
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during April in Payette is essentially constant, remaining about 0.8 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 1.6 inches or falling below 0.2 inches.
The lowest average 31-day accumulation is 0.7 inches on April 15.
Average Monthly Rainfall in April
Over the course of April in Payette, 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, 23 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 53 seconds, and weekly increase of 20 minutes, 9 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is April 1, with 12 hours, 46 minutes of daylight and the longest day is April 30, with 14 hours, 10 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in April
The latest sunrise of the month in Payette is 7:28 AM on April 1 and the earliest sunrise is 48 minutes earlier at 6:40 AM on April 30.
The earliest sunset is 8:15 PM on April 1 and the latest sunset is 35 minutes later at 8:50 PM on April 30.
Daylight saving time is observed in Payette 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 6:04 AM and sets 15 hours, 30 minutes later, at 9:34 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:19 AM and sets 8 hours, 53 minutes later, at 5:12 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in April
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Payette is essentially constant during April, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 3, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time, while on September 24, 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 Payette is essentially constant during April, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 7.1 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on April 11, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.2 miles per hour, while on January 10, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.5 miles per hour.
The highest daily average wind speed during April is 7.2 miles per hour on April 11.
Average Wind Speed in April
Wind Direction in April
The growing season in Payette typically lasts for 5.6 months (169 days), from around April 25 to around October 12, rarely starting before April 4 or after May 16, and rarely ending before September 21 or after November 2.
During April in Payette, the chance that a given day is within the growing season is very rapidly increasing rising from 7% to 62% 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 Payette are gradually increasing during April, increasing by 145°F, from 64°F to 209°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in April
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Payette is increasing during April, rising by 1.4 kWh, from 4.9 kWh to 6.4 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 Payette are 44.078 deg latitude, -116.934 deg longitude, and 2,152 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Payette contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 390 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 2,166 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (1,175 feet). Within 50 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (6,250 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Payette is covered by cropland (56%) and artificial surfaces (29%), within 10 miles by cropland (55%) and grassland (23%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (54%) and grassland (19%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Payette 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 Payette.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Payette 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 Payette is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Payette and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Ontario Municipal Airport (96%, 9 kilometers, southwest); Baker Municipal Airport (2.1%, 110 kilometers, northwest); and McCall Airport (1.6%, 112 kilometers, northeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .