Average Weather in April in Gladewater Texas, United States
Daily high temperatures increase by 7°F, from 73°F to 80°F, rarely falling below 62°F or exceeding 87°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 8°F, from 53°F to 60°F, rarely falling below 40°F or exceeding 70°F.
For reference, on August 11, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Gladewater typically range from 74°F to 94°F, while on January 7, the coldest day of the year, they range from 39°F to 57°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 Gladewater experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 39% throughout the month. The lowest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 38% on April 15.
The clearest day of the month is April 15, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 62% of the time.
For reference, on February 16, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 49%, while on October 5, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 72%.
Cloud Cover Categories in April
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Gladewater, the chance of a wet day over the course of April is increasing, starting the month at 28% and ending it at 33%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 36% on June 10, and its lowest chance is 22% on September 20.
Probability of Precipitation in April
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during April in Gladewater is increasing, starting the month at 3.6 inches, when it rarely exceeds 6.3 inches or falls below 1.4 inches, and ending the month at 4.1 inches, when it rarely exceeds 7.2 inches or falls below 1.2 inches.
The lowest average 31-day accumulation is 3.6 inches on April 2.
Average Monthly Rainfall in April
Over the course of April in Gladewater, the length of the day is increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 55 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 1 minute, 53 seconds, and weekly increase of 13 minutes, 10 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is April 1, with 12 hours, 32 minutes of daylight and the longest day is April 30, with 13 hours, 27 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in April
The latest sunrise of the month in Gladewater is 7:07 AM on April 1 and the earliest sunrise is 34 minutes earlier at 6:33 AM on April 30.
The earliest sunset is 7:39 PM on April 1 and the latest sunset is 21 minutes later at 8:00 PM on April 30.
Daylight saving time is observed in Gladewater 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 6:12 AM and sets 14 hours, 18 minutes later, at 8:30 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:17 AM and sets 10 hours, 1 minute later, at 5:18 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in April
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Gladewater is very rapidly increasing during April, rising from 9% to 31% over the course of the month.
For reference, on July 14, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 94% of the time, while on January 23, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 1% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in April
The average hourly wind speed in Gladewater is gradually decreasing during April, decreasing from 8.7 miles per hour to 8.0 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on April 1, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.7 miles per hour, while on August 15, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.7 miles per hour.
The highest daily average wind speed during April is 8.7 miles per hour on April 2.
Average Wind Speed in April
Wind Direction in April
The growing season in Gladewater typically lasts for 8.6 months (264 days), from around March 3 to around November 23, rarely starting before February 5 or after March 28, and rarely ending before November 1 or after December 13.
The month of April in Gladewater is very likely fully within the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season gradually increasing from 93% to 100% 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 Gladewater are rapidly increasing during April, increasing by 460°F, from 588°F to 1,048°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in April
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Gladewater is gradually increasing during April, rising by 0.7 kWh, from 5.6 kWh to 6.3 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 Gladewater are 32.537 deg latitude, -94.943 deg longitude, and 312 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Gladewater contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 177 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 312 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (417 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (600 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Gladewater is covered by cropland (42%), trees (32%), and artificial surfaces (23%), within 10 miles by cropland (51%) and trees (32%), and within 50 miles by cropland (49%) and trees (38%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Gladewater 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 3 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Gladewater.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Gladewater 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 Gladewater is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Gladewater and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Gilmer, Fox Stephens Field - Gilmer Municipal Airport (56%, 18 kilometers, north); Gregg County Airport (31%, 27 kilometers, southeast); and Tyler Pounds Field (13%, 48 kilometers, southwest).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .