Average Weather in April in Dalton Gardens Idaho, United States
Daily low temperatures increase by 6°F, from 34°F to 40°F, rarely falling below 27°F or exceeding 48°F.
For reference, on August 3, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Dalton Gardens typically range from 55°F to 86°F, while on January 1, the coldest day of the year, they range from 24°F to 33°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 Dalton Gardens experiences decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 63% to 54%.
The clearest day of the month is April 30, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 46% of the time.
For reference, on January 8, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 75%, while on August 1, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 79%.
Cloud Cover Categories in April
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Dalton Gardens, the chance of a wet day over the course of April is very rapidly decreasing, starting the month at 32% and ending it at 24%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 42% on December 1, and its lowest chance is 9% on August 4.
Over the course of April in Dalton Gardens, the chance of a day with only rain decreases from 29% to 24%, 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 Dalton Gardens is gradually decreasing, starting the month at 2.0 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.2 inches or falls below 0.9 inches, and ending the month at 1.6 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.8 inches or falls below 0.6 inches.
The lowest average 31-day accumulation is 1.6 inches on April 27.
Average Monthly Rainfall in April
Over the course of April in Dalton Gardens, 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, 35 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 3 minutes, 17 seconds, and weekly increase of 23 minutes, 1 second.
The shortest day of the month is April 1, with 12 hours, 52 minutes of daylight and the longest day is April 30, with 14 hours, 27 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in April
The latest sunrise of the month in Dalton Gardens is 6:25 AM on April 1 and the earliest sunrise is 54 minutes earlier at 5:31 AM on April 30.
The earliest sunset is 7:17 PM on April 1 and the latest sunset is 41 minutes later at 7:58 PM on April 30.
Daylight saving time is observed in Dalton Gardens 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 4:48 AM and sets 16 hours, 0 minutes later, at 8:49 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:33 AM and sets 8 hours, 25 minutes later, at 3:57 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in April
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Dalton Gardens is essentially constant during April, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 17, 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 Dalton Gardens is essentially constant during April, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 5.1 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on March 31, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.2 miles per hour, while on July 30, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.6 miles per hour.
The highest daily average wind speed during April is 5.2 miles per hour on April 1.
Average Wind Speed in April
Wind Direction in April
The growing season in Dalton Gardens typically lasts for 5.1 months (156 days), from around May 4 to around October 7, rarely starting before April 14 or after May 24, and rarely ending before September 17 or after October 27.
The month of April in Dalton Gardens is more likely than not fully outside of the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season rapidly increasing from 1% to 39% 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 Dalton Gardens are gradually increasing during April, increasing by 68°F, from 17°F to 85°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in April
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Dalton Gardens is rapidly increasing during April, rising by 1.5 kWh, from 4.1 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 Dalton Gardens are 47.730 deg latitude, -116.770 deg longitude, and 2,274 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Dalton Gardens contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,883 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 2,372 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (2,769 feet). Within 50 miles contains large variations in elevation (5,394 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Dalton Gardens is covered by artificial surfaces (53%), trees (19%), and shrubs (19%), within 10 miles by trees (42%) and shrubs (27%), and within 50 miles by trees (47%) and shrubs (27%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Dalton Gardens 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 Dalton Gardens.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Dalton Gardens 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 Dalton Gardens is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Dalton Gardens and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Coeur D'Alene Air Terminal (98%, 5.4 kilometers, northwest); Mullan Pass, Mullan Pass Vor (0.7%, 90 kilometers, east); and Pullman–Moscow Regional Airport (1.1%, 113 kilometers, south).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .