The weather warmed up in Central Florida in April 2022. The average temperature for the month was 73 degrees, which was 3 degrees warmer than last month’s average. The average high was 83 degrees while the average low was 63 degrees.
The highest daily recorded temperature in April was 90 degrees and the lowest was 45 – the highest recorded daily temperature in March 2022 was 89 degrees and the lowest recorded daily temperature was 36. April was a bit dryer than average with 2.26 inches of rainfall – or half an inch lower than the monthly average.
High temperatures reached into the 90s in April 2022. Twenty-four days in the month reached over 80 degrees – with summer approaching, expect daily highs in the 80s, 90s and above. Temperatures at night and early morning are warming up, too. Twenty-five days in the month the low temperature reached into the 60s and 70s.
Atlantic hurricane season begins June 1 and ends November 30. The last seven hurricane seasons have seen a tropical storm or hurricane form in May. Now is the time to begin planning for the upcoming hurricane season. Don’t wait until a storm is approaching our shores to prepare. Read our Hurricane Handbook to learn more about what to do before, during and after a tropical storm or hurricane.
Daily high temperatures will soar over 80 degrees and into the 90s for May 2022. The best chance for rain is early in the month. Members may notice an increase in their April energy usage if they used air conditioning to combat the daily high temperatures during the month.
The Old Farmer’s Almanac predicts a warm May with an average temperature of 76 degrees, which is average for our area. Rainfall is predicted to be above average in May.
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