Average Weather in April in Kiihtelysvaara Finland
Daily high temperatures increase by 13°F, from 36°F to 48°F, rarely falling below 27°F or exceeding 61°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 10°F, from 21°F to 31°F, rarely falling below 7°F or exceeding 39°F.
For reference, on July 22, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Kiihtelysvaara typically range from 53°F to 70°F, while on February 3, the coldest day of the year, they range from 7°F to 19°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
Eagle River, Alaska, United States (3,886 miles away); Forestville, Canada (3,588 miles); and Yelizovo, Russia (3,968 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Kiihtelysvaara (view comparison).
The month of April in Kiihtelysvaara experiences rapidly decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 72% to 59%.
The clearest day of the month is April 30, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 41% of the time.
For reference, on December 16, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 86%, while on July 19, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 55%.
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 Kiihtelysvaara, the chance of a wet day over the course of April is gradually increasing, starting the month at 20% and ending it at 23%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 38% on July 30, and its lowest chance is 17% on February 23.
Over the course of April in Kiihtelysvaara, the chance of a day with only rain increases from 8% to 19%, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain decreases from 6% to 3%, and the chance of a day with only snow decreases from 6% to 2%.
Probability of Precipitation in April
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during April in Kiihtelysvaara is increasing, starting the month at 0.6 inches, when it rarely exceeds 1.2 inches or falls below 0.2 inches, and ending the month at 1.4 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.7 inches or falls below 0.5 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 Kiihtelysvaara is gradually decreasing, starting the month at 0.5 inches, when it rarely exceeds 1.2 inches or falls below 0.1 inches, and ending the month at 0.2 inches, when it rarely exceeds 0.6 inches or falls below -0.0 inches.
Average Monthly Liquid-Equivalent Snowfall in April
Over the course of April in Kiihtelysvaara, the length of the day is very rapidly increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 2 hours, 56 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 6 minutes, 4 seconds, and weekly increase of 42 minutes, 30 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is April 1, with 13 hours, 27 minutes of daylight and the longest day is April 30, with 16 hours, 23 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in April
The latest sunrise of the month in Kiihtelysvaara is 6:20 AM on April 1 and the earliest sunrise is 1 hour, 34 minutes earlier at 4:45 AM on April 30.
The earliest sunset is 7:47 PM on April 1 and the latest sunset is 1 hour, 22 minutes later at 9:08 PM on April 30.
Daylight saving time is observed in Kiihtelysvaara 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 3:00 AM and sets 20 hours, 1 minute later, at 11:01 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 9:28 AM and sets 4 hours, 56 minutes later, at 2:25 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 Kiihtelysvaara is essentially constant during April, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 28, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 2% of the time, while on September 19, 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 Kiihtelysvaara is gradually decreasing during April, decreasing from 6.9 miles per hour to 6.4 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on January 24, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.4 miles per hour, while on July 28, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.1 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in April
The hourly average wind direction in Kiihtelysvaara throughout April is predominantly from the south, with a peak proportion of 36% on April 3.
Wind Direction in April
The growing season in Kiihtelysvaara typically lasts for 3.8 months (117 days), from around May 24 to around September 18, rarely starting before May 7 or after June 13, and rarely ending before August 27 or after October 13.
The month of April in Kiihtelysvaara is reliably fully outside of the growing season.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in April
The average accumulated growing degree days in Kiihtelysvaara are essentially constant during April, remaining within 5°F of 5°F throughout.
Growing Degree Days in April
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Kiihtelysvaara is rapidly increasing during April, rising by 1.5 kWh, from 2.7 kWh to 4.2 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 Kiihtelysvaara are 62.495 deg latitude, 30.251 deg longitude, and 528 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Kiihtelysvaara contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 190 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 420 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (472 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (1,073 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Kiihtelysvaara is covered by trees (87%), within 10 miles by trees (85%), and within 50 miles by trees (74%) and water (19%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Kiihtelysvaara, 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 Kiihtelysvaara.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Kiihtelysvaara 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 Kiihtelysvaara is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Kiihtelysvaara and a given station.
Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .