Average Weather in April in Ashdown Arkansas, United States
Daily high temperatures increase by 7°F, from 71°F to 78°F, rarely falling below 60°F or exceeding 85°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 8°F, from 50°F to 58°F, rarely falling below 38°F or exceeding 68°F.
For reference, on July 30, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Ashdown typically range from 73°F to 93°F, while on January 7, the coldest day of the year, they range from 36°F to 53°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 Ashdown experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 40% throughout the month. The lowest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 39% on April 15.
The clearest day of the month is April 15, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 61% 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 Ashdown, the chance of a wet day over the course of April is rapidly increasing, starting the month at 30% and ending it at 37%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 40% on May 16, and its lowest chance is 22% on January 13.
Probability of Precipitation in April
To show variation within the month and not just the monthly total, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day.
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during April in Ashdown is increasing, starting the month at 4.1 inches, when it rarely exceeds 7.1 inches or falls below 1.7 inches, and ending the month at 4.8 inches, when it rarely exceeds 8.9 inches or falls below 1.8 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in April
Over the course of April in Ashdown, the length of the day is increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 57 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 1 minute, 58 seconds, and weekly increase of 13 minutes, 45 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is April 1, with 12 hours, 33 minutes of daylight and the longest day is April 30, with 13 hours, 30 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in April
The latest sunrise of the month in Ashdown is 7:03 AM on April 1 and the earliest sunrise is 35 minutes earlier at 6:28 AM on April 30.
The earliest sunset is 7:37 PM on April 1 and the latest sunset is 22 minutes later at 7:59 PM on April 30.
Daylight saving time is observed in Ashdown 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 6:06 AM and sets 14 hours, 24 minutes later, at 8:30 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:17 AM and sets 9 hours, 55 minutes later, at 5:12 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in April
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Ashdown is rapidly increasing during April, rising from 4% to 21% over the course of the month.
For reference, on July 22, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 92% of the time, while on January 20, 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 Ashdown is gradually decreasing during April, decreasing from 6.8 miles per hour to 6.3 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on March 31, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.8 miles per hour, while on August 3, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.4 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in April
Wind Direction in April
The growing season in Ashdown typically lasts for 8.2 months (250 days), from around March 12 to around November 17, rarely starting before February 18 or after April 4, and rarely ending before October 29 or after December 6.
The month of April in Ashdown is more likely than not fully within the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season increasing from 87% 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 Ashdown are increasing during April, increasing by 404°F, from 446°F to 850°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in April
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Ashdown is gradually increasing during April, rising by 0.7 kWh, from 5.5 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 Ashdown are 33.674 deg latitude, -94.131 deg longitude, and 328 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Ashdown is essentially flat, with a maximum elevation change of 52 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 329 feet. Within 10 miles is essentially flat (276 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (2,195 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Ashdown is covered by cropland (52%), trees (27%), and artificial surfaces (21%), within 10 miles by cropland (39%) and trees (39%), and within 50 miles by trees (51%) and cropland (37%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Ashdown 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 4 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Ashdown.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Ashdown 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 Ashdown is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Ashdown and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Texarkana Regional Airport (60%, 27 kilometers, southeast); J Lynn Helms Airport (25%, 49 kilometers, northwest); Mount Pleasant, Mount Pleasant Regional Airport (8%, 100 kilometers, southwest); and Arkadelphia, Dexter B Florence Memorial Field Airport (7%, 109 kilometers, northeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .