Average Weather in April in Palomas Puerto Rico
Daily high temperatures are around 80°F, rarely falling below 77°F or exceeding 84°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 2°F, from 65°F to 67°F, rarely falling below 63°F or exceeding 70°F.
For reference, on August 23, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Palomas typically range from 70°F to 83°F, while on January 23, the coldest day of the year, they range from 64°F to 78°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 Palomas experiences very rapidly increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 26% to 46%.
The clearest day of the month is April 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 74% of the time.
For reference, on May 30, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 74%, while on January 11, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 81%.
Cloud Cover Categories in April
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Palomas, the chance of a wet day over the course of April is very rapidly increasing, starting the month at 24% and ending it at 35%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 44% on May 19, and its lowest chance is 18% on March 9.
Probability of Precipitation in April
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during April in Palomas is rapidly increasing, starting the month at 1.5 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.3 inches or falls below 0.2 inches, and ending the month at 2.9 inches, when it rarely exceeds 5.9 inches or falls below 0.6 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in April
Over the course of April in Palomas, the length of the day is gradually increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 28 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 58 seconds, and weekly increase of 6 minutes, 47 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is April 1, with 12 hours, 20 minutes of daylight and the longest day is April 30, with 12 hours, 48 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in April
The latest sunrise of the month in Palomas is 6:19 AM on April 1 and the earliest sunrise is 21 minutes earlier at 5:58 AM on April 30.
The earliest sunset is 6:38 PM on April 1 and the latest sunset is 7 minutes later at 6:46 PM on April 30.
Daylight saving time is not observed in Palomas during 2021.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:50 AM and sets 13 hours, 14 minutes later, at 7:03 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 6:52 AM and sets 11 hours, 2 minutes later, at 5:54 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in April
The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for April 2021. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases. The label associated with each bar indicates the date and time that the phase is obtained, and the companion time labels indicate the rise and set times of the Moon for the nearest time interval in which the moon is above the horizon.
Moon Rise, Set & Phases in April
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Palomas is rapidly increasing during April, rising from 67% to 87% over the course of the month.
For reference, on August 23, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 100% of the time, while on March 5, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 50% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in April
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Palomas is essentially constant during April, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 10.5 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on July 14, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 12.2 miles per hour, while on October 10, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 9.0 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in April
The hourly average wind direction in Palomas throughout April is predominantly from the east, with a peak proportion of 85% on April 1.
Wind Direction in April
Palomas 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 Palomas is essentially constant during April, remaining within 1°F of 80°F throughout.
Average Water Temperature in April
Temperatures in Palomas are sufficiently warm year round that it is not entirely meaningful to discuss the growing season in these terms. We nevertheless include the chart below as an illustration of the distribution of temperatures experienced throughout the year.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in April
The average accumulated growing degree days in Palomas are rapidly increasing during April, increasing by 661°F, from 1,836°F to 2,497°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in April
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Palomas is essentially constant during April, remaining within 0.2 kWh of 6.9 kWh throughout.
The highest average daily incident shortwave solar energy during April is 7.1 kWh on April 4.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in April
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Palomas are 18.232 deg latitude, -66.256 deg longitude, and 1,959 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Palomas contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,529 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,682 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (3,074 feet). Within 50 miles contains large variations in elevation (4,390 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Palomas is covered by trees (50%), cropland (25%), grassland (15%), and shrubs (10%), within 10 miles by trees (59%) and cropland (18%), and within 50 miles by water (70%) and trees (16%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Palomas, 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 2 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Palomas.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Palomas 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 Palomas is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Palomas and a given station.
Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .