Average Weather in April in De Rust South Africa
Daily high temperatures decrease by 6°F, from 79°F to 73°F, rarely falling below 62°F or exceeding 90°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 5°F, from 54°F to 48°F, rarely falling below 42°F or exceeding 61°F.
For reference, on January 26, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in De Rust typically range from 58°F to 86°F, while on July 11, the coldest day of the year, they range from 40°F to 64°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
Sedco Hills, California, United States (10,150 miles away); Santiago, Chile (5,160 miles); and Florida, Uruguay (4,402 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to De Rust (view comparison).
The month of April in De Rust experiences increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 31% to 40%.
The clearest day of the month is April 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 69% of the time.
For reference, on May 11, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 43%, while on February 11, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 85%.
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 De Rust, the chance of a wet day over the course of April is gradually decreasing, starting the month at 17% and ending it at 15%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 21% on February 25, and its lowest chance is 10% on May 19.
Probability of Precipitation in April
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during April in De Rust is gradually decreasing, starting the month at 1.6 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.1 inches or falls below 0.3 inches, and ending the month at 1.2 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.6 inches or falls below 0.2 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in April
Over the course of April in De Rust, the length of the day is decreasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day decreases by 56 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 1 minute, 55 seconds, and weekly decrease of 13 minutes, 28 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is April 30, with 10 hours, 48 minutes of daylight and the longest day is April 1, with 11 hours, 43 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in April
The earliest sunrise of the month in De Rust is 6:41 AM on April 1 and the latest sunrise is 21 minutes later at 7:03 AM on April 30.
The latest sunset is 6:25 PM on April 1 and the earliest sunset is 34 minutes earlier at 5:50 PM on April 30.
Daylight saving time is not observed in De Rust during 2018.
For reference, on December 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:16 AM and sets 14 hours, 23 minutes later, at 7:39 PM, while on June 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:33 AM and sets 9 hours, 56 minutes later, at 5:29 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in April
The chance that a given day will be muggy in De Rust is essentially constant during April, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on January 27, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 2% of the time, while on May 7, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% 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 De Rust is essentially constant during April, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 7.3 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on November 11, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.8 miles per hour, while on April 26, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.3 miles per hour.
The lowest daily average wind speed during April is 7.3 miles per hour on April 27.
Average Wind Speed in April
Wind Direction in April
De Rust 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 De Rust is gradually decreasing during April, falling by 2°F, from 67°F to 64°F, over the course of the month.
Average Water Temperature in April
The growing season in De Rust typically lasts for 10 months (312 days), from around August 15 to around June 23, rarely starting after September 24, or ending before May 31.
The month of April in De Rust 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 De Rust are increasing during April, increasing by 353°F, from 3,578°F to 3,931°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in April
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in De Rust is decreasing during April, falling by 1.4 kWh, from 5.3 kWh to 3.9 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 De Rust are -33.490 deg latitude, 22.535 deg longitude, and 1,670 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of De Rust contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,168 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,736 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (5,830 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (6,975 feet).
The area within 2 miles of De Rust is covered by shrubs (77%) and cropland (23%), within 10 miles by shrubs (82%) and cropland (12%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (71%) and cropland (14%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in De Rust 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 2 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in De Rust.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and De Rust 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 De Rust is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between De Rust and a given station.
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .