Average Weather in April in Lavelanet France
In Lavelanet, the month of April is characterized by rising daily high temperatures, with daily highs increasing by 5°F, from 56°F to 61°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 73°F or dropping below 45°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 4°F, from 39°F to 44°F, rarely falling below 33°F or exceeding 51°F.
For reference, on August 4, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Lavelanet typically range from 59°F to 78°F, while on January 15, the coldest day of the year, they range from 33°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 Lavelanet 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 20, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 47% of the time.
For reference, on January 16, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 60%, while on July 21, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 76%.
Cloud Cover in April
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Lavelanet, the chance of a wet day over the course of April is increasing, starting the month at 26% and ending it at 32%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 32% on May 2, and its lowest chance is 17% on July 20.
Probability of Precipitation in April
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during April in Lavelanet is gradually increasing, starting the month at 1.7 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.8 inches or falls below 0.7 inches, and ending the month at 2.2 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.6 inches or falls below 0.8 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in April
Over the course of April in Lavelanet, 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, 20 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 46 seconds, and weekly increase of 19 minutes, 21 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is April 1, with 12 hours, 44 minutes of daylight and the longest day is April 30, with 14 hours, 4 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in April
The latest sunrise of the month in Lavelanet is 7:34 AM on April 1 and the earliest sunrise is 47 minutes earlier at 6:47 AM on April 30.
The earliest sunset is 8:18 PM on April 1 and the latest sunset is 33 minutes later at 8:52 PM on April 30.
Daylight saving time is observed in Lavelanet during 2017, 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 6:13 AM and sets 15 hours, 21 minutes later, at 9:35 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:20 AM and sets 9 hours, 1 minute later, at 5:21 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in April
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Lavelanet is essentially constant during April, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 5, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 2% of the time, while on October 2, 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 Lavelanet is essentially constant during April, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 3.2 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on February 19, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 3.5 miles per hour, while on August 12, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 2.5 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in April
Wind Direction in April
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Lavelanet is gradually increasing during April, rising by 0.9 kWh, from 4.8 kWh to 5.8 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 Lavelanet are 42.931 deg latitude, 1.847 deg longitude, and 1,942 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Lavelanet contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,220 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,958 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (6,690 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (10,069 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Lavelanet is covered by trees (52%), cropland (20%), grassland (15%), and artificial surfaces (14%), within 10 miles by trees (61%) and grassland (19%), and within 50 miles by trees (41%) and cropland (32%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Lavelanet 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 Lavelanet.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Lavelanet 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 Lavelanet is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Lavelanet and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Carcassonne-Salvaza (37%, 49 kilometers, northeast); Saint-Girons - Antichan (40%, 61 kilometers, west); and Toulouse-Francazal (24%, 79 kilometers, northwest).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .