Average Sunshine in California for April





Number of Sunny Days

In the table below, the average number of Sunny Days for a city in California is the total days this month when the sky is mostly clear. This includes the days when cloud covers up to 30% of the sky during daylight hours.

Partly Sunny Days have cloud covering from 40% to 70% of the sky during the daytime.

Total Days With Sun is a sum of the Sunny plus Partly Sunny days. The rest of the days are mainly overcast, with at least 80% cloud cover. All the numbers are annual averages, made from years of weather watching.

Days of sunshine in April
City Sunny
Days
Partly Sunny
Days
Total Days
With Sun
Bakersfield 12 9 21
Bishop 14 9 23
Blue Canyon 10 7 17
Eureka 6 8 14
Fresno 14 8 22
Long Beach 12 10 22
Los Angeles Airport 11 9 20
Los Angeles Downtown 12 10 22
Mount Shasta 10 10 20
Redding 8 8 16
Sacramento 12 10 22
San Diego 10 10 20
San Francisco Airport 11 9 20
Santa Maria 13 9 22
Stockton 12 9 21

Amount of Sun

Here's another way to look at how much sunshine a city gets. The % Sun number measures the percentage of time between sunrise and sunset that sunshine reaches the ground. Again, these amounts are monthly averages based on many years of weather observations.

Percent sunshine for April
City % Sun
Eureka 57
Fresno 85
Los Angeles Downtown 70
Redding 90
Sacramento 82
San Diego 68
San Francisco Downtown 73
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. Comparative Climatic Data.

California Sunshine
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