Average Weather in April in Donaghadee United Kingdom
Daily high temperatures increase by 4°F, from 50°F to 54°F, rarely falling below 44°F or exceeding 60°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 3°F, from 40°F to 43°F, rarely falling below 34°F or exceeding 49°F.
For reference, on July 31, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Donaghadee typically range from 54°F to 64°F, while on February 17, the coldest day of the year, they range from 38°F to 46°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 Donaghadee experiences gradually decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 60% to 55%.
The clearest day of the month is April 30, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 45% of the time.
For reference, on January 27, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 67%, while on July 18, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 50%.
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 Donaghadee, the chance of a wet day over the course of April is decreasing, starting the month at 32% and ending it at 27%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 47% on January 3, and its lowest chance is 27% on April 29.
Probability of Precipitation in April
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during April in Donaghadee is essentially constant, remaining about 1.9 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 3.4 inches or falling below 0.7 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in April
Over the course of April in Donaghadee, the length of the day is very rapidly increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 2 hours, 4 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 4 minutes, 17 seconds, and weekly increase of 29 minutes, 59 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is April 1, with 13 hours, 5 minutes of daylight and the longest day is April 30, with 15 hours, 9 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in April
The latest sunrise of the month in Donaghadee is 6:53 AM on April 1 and the earliest sunrise is 1 hour, 9 minutes earlier at 5:45 AM on April 30.
The earliest sunset is 7:59 PM on April 1 and the latest sunset is 56 minutes later at 8:54 PM on April 30.
Daylight saving time is observed in Donaghadee during 2021, 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 4:45 AM and sets 17 hours, 17 minutes later, at 10:02 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:43 AM and sets 7 hours, 15 minutes later, at 3:57 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time 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 Donaghadee is essentially constant during April, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 21, 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
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Donaghadee is decreasing during April, decreasing from 14.7 miles per hour to 13.1 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on January 6, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 18.9 miles per hour, while on July 24, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 11.2 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in April
The wind direction in Donaghadee during April is predominantly out of the west from April 1 to April 8 and the south from April 8 to April 30.
Wind Direction in April
Donaghadee 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 Donaghadee is gradually increasing during April, rising by 2°F, from 46°F to 48°F, over the course of the month.
Average Water Temperature in April
The growing season in Donaghadee typically lasts for 8.1 months (248 days), from around March 26 to around November 29, rarely starting before February 16 or after April 21, and rarely ending before October 31 or after January 1.
The month of April in Donaghadee is more likely than not fully within the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season rapidly increasing from 60% to 96% 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 Donaghadee are essentially constant during April, remaining within 12°F of 23°F throughout.
Growing Degree Days in April
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Donaghadee is rapidly increasing during April, rising by 1.5 kWh, from 3.3 kWh to 4.8 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 Donaghadee are 54.641 deg latitude, -5.536 deg longitude, and 30 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Donaghadee contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 125 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 29 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (709 feet). Within 50 miles contains significant variations in elevation (2,782 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Donaghadee is covered by water (55%), cropland (19%), and grassland (14%), within 10 miles by water (69%) and grassland (14%), and within 50 miles by water (56%) and grassland (30%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Donaghadee, 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 Donaghadee.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Donaghadee 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 Donaghadee is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Donaghadee and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Belfast International Airport (34%, 44 kilometers, west); West Freugh (35%, 44 kilometers, northeast); Isle Of Man / Ronaldsway Airport (13%, 86 kilometers, southeast); Machrihanish Meteorlogical Station (12%, 89 kilometers, north); and Dublin Airport (6%, 144 kilometers, south).
Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .