April weather forecast
McMurdo, Antarctica

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Weather in April

April features the coldest average high and low temperatures yet, dropping to -14°C (6.8°F) and -24.9°C (-12.8°F) respectively. Still, McMurdo maintains a consistent level of rainfall, and a further reduction in daylight hours can be observed. April’s frigid conditions contrast with the beginnings of Spring in the Northern Hemisphere. The proliferation of snowfall and decreasing daylight are indicative of the local landscape's resilient adaptation to the harsher weather.

Temperature

The move into April indicates a slight reduction in the average high-temperature, down from March's frigid cold -14°C (6.8°F) to an arctic cold -17.4°C (0.7°F). McMurdo, in the month of April, anticipates a consistent average low-temperature of -24.9°C (-12.8°F).

Humidity

In McMurdo, the average relative humidity in April is 66.6%.

Rainfall

In McMurdo, during April, the rain falls for 4.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 18mm (0.71") of precipitation. In McMurdo, during the entire year, the rain falls for 46.1 days and collects up to 201mm (7.91") of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through December are months with snowfall in McMurdo. In McMurdo, during April, snow falls for 16.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 127mm (5") of snow. Throughout the year, there are 181.3 snowfall days, and 1484mm (58.43") of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in April in McMurdo is 5h and 4min.
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Frequently asked questions

How cold is it in McMurdo in April?

During April, McMurdo experiences an average high-temperature of -17.4°C (0.7°F) and a low-temperature of -24.9°C (-12.8°F).

What is the average humidity in April in McMurdo?

In McMurdo, Antarctica, the average relative humidity in April is 66.6%.

How many days does it rain in April in McMurdo?

In McMurdo, Antarctica, in April, during 4.5 rainfall days, 18mm (0.71") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in McMurdo in April?

In McMurdo, Antarctica, during April, snow falls for 16.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 127mm (5") of snow.

How many hours of daylight does McMurdo have in April?

In April, the average day length is 5h and 4min.
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Average temperature in April
McMurdo, Antarctica

Average temperature in April - McMurdo, Antarctica
  • Average high temperature in April: -17.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (-0.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (-22.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in April: -24.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (-5.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (-31.8°C).

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Average humidity in April
McMurdo, Antarctica

Average humidity in April - McMurdo, Antarctica
  • Average humidity in April: 66.6%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (67%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (55.8%).

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Average rainfall in April
McMurdo, Antarctica

Average rainfall in April - McMurdo, Antarctica
  • Average rainfall in April: 18.4mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (24.9mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (9.5mm).

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Average rainfall days in April
McMurdo, Antarctica

Average rainfall days in April - McMurdo, Antarctica
  • Average rainfall days in April: 4.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (5.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (2.4 days).

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Average snowfall in April
McMurdo, Antarctica

Average snowfall in April - McMurdo, Antarctica
  • Average snowfall in April: 127mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (224mm).
The months with the least snowfall are January and August (66mm).

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Average snowfall days in April
McMurdo, Antarctica

Average snowfall days in April - McMurdo, Antarctica
  • Average snowfall days in April: 16.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is March (17.8 days).
The month with the least snowfall days is January (12.8 days).

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Average daylight in April
McMurdo, Antarctica

Average daylight in April - McMurdo, Antarctica
  • Average daylight in April: 5h and 1min

The month with the longest days is March (Average daylight: 13h and 48min).
The months with the shortest days are January, May, June, July, November and December (Average daylight: 0h and 0min).

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