Average Weather in April in Gardendale Texas, United States
Daily high temperatures increase by 6°F, from 82°F to 88°F, rarely falling below 71°F or exceeding 97°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 7°F, from 58°F to 65°F, rarely falling below 46°F or exceeding 73°F.
For reference, on August 6, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Gardendale typically range from 75°F to 99°F, while on January 6, 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 Gardendale experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 37% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is April 25, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 64% of the time.
For reference, on January 5, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 46%, while on June 11, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 76%.
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 Gardendale, the chance of a wet day over the course of April is rapidly increasing, starting the month at 13% and ending it at 21%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 28% on May 21, and its lowest chance is 8% on December 14.
Probability of Precipitation in April
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during April in Gardendale is increasing, starting the month at 1.4 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.6 inches or falls below 0.1 inches, and ending the month at 2.0 inches, when it rarely exceeds 4.1 inches or falls below 0.4 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in April
Over the course of April in Gardendale, the length of the day is increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 46 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 1 minute, 36 seconds, and weekly increase of 11 minutes, 11 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is April 1, with 12 hours, 29 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 Gardendale is 7:26 AM on April 1 and the earliest sunrise is 30 minutes earlier at 6:56 AM on April 30.
The earliest sunset is 7:55 PM on April 1 and the latest sunset is 17 minutes later at 8:11 PM on April 30.
Daylight saving time is observed in Gardendale during 2021, 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 6:39 AM and sets 13 hours, 58 minutes later, at 8:37 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:25 AM and sets 10 hours, 20 minutes later, at 5:45 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in April
The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for April 2021. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases. The label associated with each bar indicates the date and time that the phase is obtained, and the companion time labels indicate the rise and set times of the Moon for the nearest time interval in which the moon is above the horizon.
Moon Rise, Set & Phases in April
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Gardendale is very rapidly increasing during April, rising from 18% to 43% over the course of the month.
For reference, on June 29, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 83% of the time, while on January 20, 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 Gardendale is essentially constant during April, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 10.5 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on July 2, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 10.9 miles per hour, while on January 8, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.1 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in April
The hourly average wind direction in Gardendale throughout April is predominantly from the east, with a peak proportion of 46% on April 30.
Wind Direction in April
The growing season in Gardendale typically lasts for 10 months (306 days), from around February 6 to around December 9, rarely starting after March 12, or ending before November 19.
The month of April in Gardendale 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 Gardendale are rapidly increasing during April, increasing by 629°F, from 983°F to 1,612°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in April
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Gardendale is essentially constant during April, remaining within 0.2 kWh of 6.4 kWh throughout.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in April
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Gardendale are 28.517 deg latitude, -99.216 deg longitude, and 577 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Gardendale contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 135 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 550 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (262 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (791 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Gardendale is covered by shrubs (87%), within 10 miles by shrubs (65%) and grassland (21%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (66%) and grassland (22%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Gardendale, 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 Gardendale.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Gardendale 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 Gardendale is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Gardendale and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Cotulla–La Salle County Airport (91%, 7 kilometers, south); Pleasanton Municipal Airport (2.4%, 84 kilometers, northeast); Garner Field Airport (2.0%, 93 kilometers, northwest); Hondo Municipal Airport (2.0%, 94 kilometers, north); Castroville Municipal Airport (1.8%, 98 kilometers, north); and Piedras Negras International Airport (1.2%, 130 kilometers, west).
Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .