Average Weather in April in Elm Creek Texas, United States
Daily high temperatures increase by 7°F, from 83°F to 90°F, rarely falling below 72°F or exceeding 99°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 7°F, from 59°F to 67°F, rarely falling below 48°F or exceeding 74°F.
For reference, on August 6, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Elm Creek typically range from 78°F to 100°F, while on January 5, the coldest day of the year, they range from 44°F to 65°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 Elm Creek experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 35% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is April 29, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 66% of the time.
For reference, on January 4, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 43%, while on June 11, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 78%.
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 Elm Creek, the chance of a wet day over the course of April is very rapidly increasing, starting the month at 9% and ending it at 19%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 26% on May 29, and its lowest chance is 6% on December 15.
Probability of Precipitation in April
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during April in Elm Creek is increasing, starting the month at 0.9 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.4 inches, and ending the month at 1.6 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.8 inches or falls below 0.3 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in April
Over the course of April in Elm Creek, the length of the day is increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 47 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 1 minute, 37 seconds, and weekly increase of 11 minutes, 19 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is April 1, with 12 hours, 28 minutes of daylight and the longest day is April 30, with 13 hours, 15 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in April
The latest sunrise of the month in Elm Creek is 7:31 AM on April 1 and the earliest sunrise is 30 minutes earlier at 7:01 AM on April 30.
The earliest sunset is 8:00 PM on April 1 and the latest sunset is 17 minutes later at 8:16 PM on April 30.
Daylight saving time is observed in Elm Creek during 2018, 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 6:44 AM and sets 13 hours, 59 minutes later, at 8:43 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:30 AM and sets 10 hours, 19 minutes later, at 5:49 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in April
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Elm Creek is very rapidly increasing during April, rising from 17% to 43% over the course of the month.
For reference, on June 26, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 88% of the time, while on January 16, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 1% 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 Elm Creek is essentially constant during April, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 10.1 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on June 27, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 10.9 miles per hour, while on December 17, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.6 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in April
Wind Direction in April
The growing season in Elm Creek typically lasts for 11 months (331 days), from around January 25 to around December 22, rarely starting after February 24, or ending before November 26.
The month of April in Elm Creek is reliably fully within the growing season.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in April
The average accumulated growing degree days in Elm Creek are rapidly increasing during April, increasing by 670°F, from 1,009°F to 1,679°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in April
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Elm Creek is essentially constant during April, remaining within 0.2 kWh of 6.5 kWh throughout.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in April
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Elm Creek are 28.774 deg latitude, -100.492 deg longitude, and 774 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Elm Creek contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 151 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 768 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (253 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (1,591 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Elm Creek is covered by shrubs (36%), artificial surfaces (35%), and grassland (24%), within 10 miles by shrubs (67%) and grassland (16%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (80%) and grassland (11%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Elm Creek 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 Elm Creek.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Elm Creek 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 Elm Creek is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Elm Creek and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Piedras Negras International Airport (80%, 17 kilometers, south); Laughlin Air Force Base (9%, 72 kilometers, northwest); Garner Field Airport (7%, 88 kilometers, northeast); and Cotulla–La Salle County Airport (3.9%, 129 kilometers, east).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .