Average Weather in April in Malvaglia Switzerland
Daily high temperatures increase by 7°F, from 45°F to 52°F, rarely falling below 37°F or exceeding 62°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 7°F, from 30°F to 37°F, rarely falling below 22°F or exceeding 43°F.
For reference, on July 26, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Malvaglia typically range from 52°F to 70°F, while on January 12, the coldest day of the year, they range from 19°F to 31°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 Malvaglia experiences gradually increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 55% to 62%.
The clearest day of the month is April 7, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 45% of the time.
For reference, on May 8, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 64%, while on July 25, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 63%.
Cloud Cover Categories in April
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Malvaglia, the chance of a wet day over the course of April is rapidly increasing, starting the month at 31% and ending it at 37%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 45% on May 26, and its lowest chance is 19% on February 27.
Over the course of April in Malvaglia, the chance of a day with only rain increases from 23% to 35%, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain decreases from 6% to 2%, and the chance of a day with only snow remains an essentially constant 1% throughout.
Probability of Precipitation in April
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during April in Malvaglia is rapidly increasing, starting the month at 2.4 inches, when it rarely exceeds 4.6 inches or falls below 0.4 inches, and ending the month at 4.0 inches, when it rarely exceeds 7.4 inches or falls below 1.6 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in April
We report snowfall in liquid-equivalent terms. The actual depth of new snowfall is typically between 5 and 10 times the liquid-equivalent amount, assuming the ground is frozen. As with rainfall, we consider the liquid-equivalent snowfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day.
The average sliding 31-day liquid-equivalent snowfall during April in Malvaglia is essentially constant, remaining about 0.2 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 0.8 inches or falling below -0.0 inches.
Average Monthly Liquid-Equivalent Snowfall in April
Over the course of April in Malvaglia, 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, 31 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 3 minutes, 8 seconds, and weekly increase of 21 minutes, 57 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is April 1, with 12 hours, 49 minutes of daylight and the longest day is April 30, with 14 hours, 20 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in April
The latest sunrise of the month in Malvaglia is 7:04 AM on April 1 and the earliest sunrise is 52 minutes earlier at 6:11 AM on April 30.
The earliest sunset is 7:52 PM on April 1 and the latest sunset is 39 minutes later at 8:31 PM on April 30.
Daylight saving time is observed in Malvaglia 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 5:31 AM and sets 15 hours, 49 minutes later, at 9:20 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:04 AM and sets 8 hours, 35 minutes later, at 4:39 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in April
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Malvaglia is essentially constant during April, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 6, 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
The average hourly wind speed in Malvaglia is essentially constant during April, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 4.6 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on March 31, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.8 miles per hour, while on August 11, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 3.6 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in April
Wind Direction in April
The growing season in Malvaglia typically lasts for 5.6 months (171 days), from around April 29 to around October 18, rarely starting before April 10 or after May 23, and rarely ending before October 1 or after November 4.
During April in Malvaglia, the chance that a given day is within the growing season is very rapidly increasing rising from 1% to 52% 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 Malvaglia are essentially constant during April, remaining within 9°F of 11°F throughout.
Growing Degree Days in April
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Malvaglia is gradually increasing during April, rising by 0.8 kWh, from 4.9 kWh to 5.7 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 Malvaglia are 46.406 deg latitude, 8.982 deg longitude, and 3,921 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Malvaglia contains extreme variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 6,138 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 2,947 feet. Within 10 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (10,308 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (13,287 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Malvaglia is covered by trees (80%), within 10 miles by trees (43%) and grassland (16%), and within 50 miles by trees (39%) and grassland (23%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Malvaglia 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 6 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Malvaglia.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Malvaglia 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 Malvaglia is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Malvaglia and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Locarno Airport (21%, 27 kilometers, south); Interlaken Airport (22%, 77 kilometers, northwest); Buochs Airport (20%, 77 kilometers, northwest); Resia Pass (13%, 125 kilometers, northeast); Hohenems-Dornbirn Airport (12%, 128 kilometers, northeast); and St. Gallen-Altenrhein Airport (12%, 128 kilometers, north).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .