Average Weather in April in Saint-Mathurin-sur-Loire France
Daily high temperatures increase by 6°F, from 57°F to 63°F, rarely falling below 49°F or exceeding 74°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 4°F, from 41°F to 46°F, rarely falling below 34°F or exceeding 53°F.
For reference, on August 3, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Saint-Mathurin-sur-Loire typically range from 58°F to 78°F, while on February 8, the coldest day of the year, they range from 36°F to 48°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 Saint-Mathurin-sur-Loire experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 54% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is April 19, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 47% of the time.
For reference, on January 3, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 72%, while on July 23, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 66%.
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 Saint-Mathurin-sur-Loire, the chance of a wet day over the course of April is gradually increasing, starting the month at 24% and ending it at 26%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 32% on December 29, and its lowest chance is 16% on August 23.
Probability of Precipitation in April
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during April in Saint-Mathurin-sur-Loire is gradually increasing, starting the month at 1.5 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.8 inches or falls below 0.3 inches, and ending the month at 1.8 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.3 inches or falls below 0.5 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in April
Over the course of April in Saint-Mathurin-sur-Loire, 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, 34 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 3 minutes, 15 seconds, and weekly increase of 22 minutes, 45 seconds.
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, 26 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in April
The latest sunrise of the month in Saint-Mathurin-sur-Loire is 7:39 AM on April 1 and the earliest sunrise is 54 minutes earlier at 6:45 AM on April 30.
The earliest sunset is 8:31 PM on April 1 and the latest sunset is 41 minutes later at 9:11 PM on April 30.
Daylight saving time is observed in Saint-Mathurin-sur-Loire during 2020, but it neither starts nor ends during April, so the entire month is in daylight saving time.
For reference, on June 20, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 6:04 AM and sets 15 hours, 58 minutes later, at 10:01 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:46 AM and sets 8 hours, 27 minutes later, at 5:13 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in April
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Saint-Mathurin-sur-Loire is essentially constant during April, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 2, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 6% 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 Saint-Mathurin-sur-Loire is decreasing during April, decreasing from 10.6 miles per hour to 9.5 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on January 16, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 11.3 miles per hour, while on August 4, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.1 miles per hour.
The highest daily average wind speed during April is 10.6 miles per hour on April 2.
Average Wind Speed in April
The hourly average wind direction in Saint-Mathurin-sur-Loire throughout April is predominantly from the west, with a peak proportion of 32% on April 2.
Wind Direction in April
The growing season in Saint-Mathurin-sur-Loire typically lasts for 7.7 months (235 days), from around March 24 to around November 14, rarely starting before February 20 or after April 16, and rarely ending before October 21 or after December 14.
The month of April in Saint-Mathurin-sur-Loire 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 66% to 99% 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 Saint-Mathurin-sur-Loire are gradually increasing during April, increasing by 123°F, from 95°F to 218°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in April
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Saint-Mathurin-sur-Loire is increasing during April, rising by 1.2 kWh, from 4.2 kWh to 5.4 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 Saint-Mathurin-sur-Loire are 47.417 deg latitude, -0.317 deg longitude, and 62 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Saint-Mathurin-sur-Loire contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 197 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 70 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (318 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (1,043 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Saint-Mathurin-sur-Loire is covered by cropland (66%) and water (11%), within 10 miles by cropland (62%) and trees (17%), and within 50 miles by cropland (58%) and grassland (23%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Saint-Mathurin-sur-Loire 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 4 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Saint-Mathurin-sur-Loire.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Saint-Mathurin-sur-Loire 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 Saint-Mathurin-sur-Loire is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Saint-Mathurin-sur-Loire and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Angers – Loire Airport (56%, 16 kilometers, north); Angers-Avrillé (35%, 23 kilometers, west); Tours Val de Loire Airport (5%, 79 kilometers, east); and Poitiers–Biard Airport (3.5%, 104 kilometers, southeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .