Halifax
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Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

April weather forecast and climate
Halifax, Canada

April is a chilly spring month in Halifax, Canada, with average temperature ranging between min 1°C (33.8°F) and max 8.7°C (47.7°F).

Temperature

In April, the average high-temperature rises, from a cold 3.6°C (38.5°F) in March, to a frosty 8.7°C (47.7°F). The average low-temperature, in Halifax, is 1°C (33.8°F).

Humidity

In April, the average relative humidity is 62.9%.

Rainfall

In April, the rain falls for 14.1 days. Throughout April, 111.3mm (4.4") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Halifax, Canada, there are 142.9 rainfall days, and 1313.8mm (51.7") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. In April, in Halifax, it is snowing for 1.6 days. Throughout April, 70mm (2.8") of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Halifax, there are 25.3 snowfall days, and 1542mm (60.7") of snow is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Halifax, the average seawater temperature in April is 2.8°C (37°F).
Note: For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

Daylight

The average length of the day in April is 13.5h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in April is 5.2h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in April is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In April, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in April in Halifax?

The average high-temperature, in April, is 8.7°C (47.7°F), while the average low-temperature is 1°C (33.8°F).

What is the average humidity in April in Halifax?

In Halifax, Canada, the average relative humidity in April is 62.9%.

How many days does it rain in April in Halifax?

In Halifax, Canada, during April, the rain falls for 14.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 111.3mm (4.4") of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Halifax in April?

In April, it is snowing for 1.6 days. Throughout April, 70mm (2.8") of snow is accumulated.

What is the water temperature in April in Halifax?

In Halifax, Canada, the average seawater temperature in April is 2.8°C (37°F). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

What is the average length of the day in April in Halifax?

In April, the average length of the day is 13.5h.

How long on average sun shines in April in Halifax?

In April, the average sunshine is 5.2h.

What is the UV index reading in April in Halifax?

The average daily maximum UV index in April in Halifax, Canada, is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in April - Halifax, Canada
  • Average high temperature in April: 8.7°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (23.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-0.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in April: 1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (15.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-8.2°C).

Average humidity in April - Halifax, Canada
  • Average humidity in April: 62.9%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (75.5%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (61.9%).

Average rainfall in April - Halifax, Canada
  • Average rainfall in April: 111.3mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (143.6mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (75.1mm).

Average rainfall days in April - Halifax, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in April: 14.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (15.7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (6.5 days).

Average snowfall in April - Halifax, Canada
  • Average snowfall in April: 70mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (431mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in April - Halifax, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in April: 1.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (6.8 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in April - Halifax, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in April: 2.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (17.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (0.8°C).

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Halifax, Canada
  • Average daylight in April: 13.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.9h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 5.2h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 7.6h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3.4h).

Average UV index in April - Halifax, Canada
  • Average UV index in April: 5

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).