Average Weather in April in Plattsburg Missouri, United States
Daily high temperatures increase by 9°F, from 60°F to 70°F, rarely falling below 44°F or exceeding 81°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 10°F, from 40°F to 50°F, rarely falling below 28°F or exceeding 62°F.
For reference, on July 20, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Plattsburg typically range from 69°F to 88°F, while on January 6, the coldest day of the year, they range from 21°F to 38°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
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The month of April in Plattsburg experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 46% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is April 16, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 56% of the time.
For reference, on February 12, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 52%, while on August 27, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 71%.
Cloud Cover Categories in April
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Plattsburg, the chance of a wet day over the course of April is rapidly increasing, starting the month at 28% and ending it at 35%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 44% on June 8, and its lowest chance is 9% on January 12.
Over the course of April in Plattsburg, the chance of a day with only rain increases from 26% to 35%, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain remains an essentially constant 1% throughout, and the chance of a day with only snow remains an essentially constant 0% throughout.
Probability of Precipitation in April
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during April in Plattsburg is rapidly increasing, starting the month at 2.6 inches, when it rarely exceeds 4.2 inches or falls below 1.1 inches, and ending the month at 4.1 inches, when it rarely exceeds 6.7 inches or falls below 1.5 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in April
Over the course of April in Plattsburg, the length of the day is rapidly increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 1 hour, 11 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 27 seconds, and weekly increase of 17 minutes, 7 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is April 1, with 12 hours, 40 minutes of daylight and the longest day is April 30, with 13 hours, 51 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in April
The latest sunrise of the month in Plattsburg is 7:01 AM on April 1 and the earliest sunrise is 42 minutes earlier at 6:19 AM on April 30.
The earliest sunset is 7:41 PM on April 1 and the latest sunset is 29 minutes later at 8:10 PM on April 30.
Daylight saving time is observed in Plattsburg 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 5:50 AM and sets 14 hours, 58 minutes later, at 8:48 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:34 AM and sets 9 hours, 22 minutes later, at 4:57 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in April
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Plattsburg is gradually increasing during April, rising from 0% to 2% over the course of the month.
For reference, on July 23, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 67% of the time, while on November 19, 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 Plattsburg is decreasing during April, decreasing from 12.6 miles per hour to 11.6 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 12.6 miles per hour, while on August 7, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.9 miles per hour.
The highest daily average wind speed during April is 12.6 miles per hour on April 1.
Average Wind Speed in April
Wind Direction in April
The growing season in Plattsburg typically lasts for 6.2 months (189 days), from around April 11 to around October 17, rarely starting before March 23 or after April 28, and rarely ending before September 26 or after November 5.
During April in Plattsburg, the chance that a given day is within the growing season is very rapidly increasing rising from 24% to 92% 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 Plattsburg are increasing during April, increasing by 210°F, from 119°F to 328°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in April
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Plattsburg is gradually increasing during April, rising by 1.0 kWh, from 5.1 kWh to 6.0 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 Plattsburg are 39.566 deg latitude, -94.448 deg longitude, and 968 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Plattsburg contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 167 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 946 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (292 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (545 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Plattsburg is covered by cropland (85%) and trees (10%), within 10 miles by cropland (89%), and within 50 miles by cropland (77%) and trees (12%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Plattsburg 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 Plattsburg.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Plattsburg 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 Plattsburg is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Plattsburg and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Midwest National Air Center (42%, 29 kilometers, southeast); Kansas City International Airport (28%, 39 kilometers, southwest); Rosecrans Memorial Airport (21%, 47 kilometers, northwest); and Chillicothe, Chillicothe Agri-Science Center (9%, 80 kilometers, east).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .