Average Weather in April in Oliana Spain
Daily low temperatures increase by 5°F, from 39°F to 44°F, rarely falling below 32°F or exceeding 50°F.
For reference, on July 29, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Oliana typically range from 61°F to 85°F, while on January 10, the coldest day of the year, they range from 31°F to 50°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 Oliana experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 46% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is April 8, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 56% of the time.
For reference, on October 30, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 50%, while on July 20, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 82%.
Cloud Cover Categories in April
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Oliana, the chance of a wet day over the course of April is gradually increasing, starting the month at 19% and ending it at 22%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 22% on May 8, and its lowest chance is 10% on July 14.
Probability of Precipitation in April
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during April in Oliana is gradually increasing, starting the month at 1.1 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.0 inches or falls below 0.3 inches, and ending the month at 1.5 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.6 inches or falls below 0.5 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in April
Over the course of April in Oliana, 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, 18 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 41 seconds, and weekly increase of 18 minutes, 45 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is April 1, with 12 hours, 43 minutes of daylight and the longest day is April 30, with 14 hours, 1 minute of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in April
The latest sunrise of the month in Oliana is 7:37 AM on April 1 and the earliest sunrise is 45 minutes earlier at 6:51 AM on April 30.
The earliest sunset is 8:20 PM on April 1 and the latest sunset is 32 minutes later at 8:52 PM on April 30.
Daylight saving time is observed in Oliana 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 6:19 AM and sets 15 hours, 15 minutes later, at 9:34 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:19 AM and sets 9 hours, 6 minutes later, at 5:26 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in April
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Oliana is essentially constant during April, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 18, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 1% of the time, while on October 19, 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 Oliana is gradually decreasing during April, decreasing from 7.5 miles per hour to 6.9 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on April 6, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.6 miles per hour, while on August 28, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.4 miles per hour.
The highest daily average wind speed during April is 7.6 miles per hour on April 6.
Average Wind Speed in April
Wind Direction in April
Oliana 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 Oliana is gradually increasing during April, rising by 3°F, from 56°F to 59°F, over the course of the month.
Average Water Temperature in April
The growing season in Oliana typically lasts for 7.0 months (216 days), from around April 8 to around November 10, rarely starting before March 15 or after April 30, and rarely ending before October 20 or after December 3.
During April in Oliana, the chance that a given day is within the growing season is very rapidly increasing rising from 34% to 90% 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 Oliana are gradually increasing during April, increasing by 139°F, from 128°F to 266°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in April
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Oliana is gradually increasing during April, rising by 0.9 kWh, from 5.3 kWh to 6.2 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 Oliana are 42.069 deg latitude, 1.314 deg longitude, and 2,008 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Oliana contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,772 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,906 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (5,249 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (9,987 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Oliana is covered by cropland (38%), trees (35%), and shrubs (20%), within 10 miles by trees (69%) and cropland (17%), and within 50 miles by trees (43%) and cropland (31%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Oliana 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 5 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Oliana.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Oliana 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 Oliana is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Oliana and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Reus Airport (22%, 103 kilometers, south); Saint-Girons - Antichan (25%, 106 kilometers, north); Barcelona–El Prat Airport (20%, 107 kilometers, southeast); Aeroport de Girona - Costa Brava (19%, 121 kilometers, east); and Perpignan–Rivesaltes Airport (14%, 148 kilometers, northeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .