April weather forecast and climate
Vancouver, Canada

The Coal Harbor, and trees of the Stanley Park, with the city of Vancouver, Canada
The Coal Harbor, and trees of the Stanley Park, with the city of Vancouver, Canada

Weather in April

April in Vancouver, Canada, is a cool spring month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 6.1°C (43°F) and an average high of 10.3°C (50.5°F).

Temperature

In April, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in March - a fresh 10.3°C (50.5°F). In April, in Vancouver, the average low-temperature is 6.1°C (43°F).

Humidity

In Vancouver, Canada, the average relative humidity is 79%.

Rainfall

In Vancouver, it is raining for 18 days, with typically 90mm (3.54") of accumulated precipitation. In Vancouver, during the entire year, the rain falls for 192.4 days and collects up to 1325mm (52.17") of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall. April is the last month it regularly snows in Vancouver. During 0.3 snowfall days, in April, Vancouver aggregates 1mm (0.04") of snow. In Vancouver, during the entire year, snow falls for 10.2 days, and aggregates up to 192mm (7.56") of snow.

Sea temperature

In April, the average sea temperature is 7.1°C (44.8°F).
Note: Swimming in 7.1°C (44.8°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

The average length of the day is 13.8h.

Sunshine

In Vancouver, the average sunshine is 7.9h.

UV index

In April, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In April, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in April in Vancouver?

The average high-temperature, in April, in Vancouver, is 10.3°C (50.5°F), while the average low-temperature is 6.1°C (43°F).

What is the average humidity in April in Vancouver?

The average relative humidity in April in Vancouver, Canada, is 79%.

How many days does it rain in April in Vancouver?

In Vancouver, Canada, in April, it is raining for 18 days, with typically 90mm (3.54") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Vancouver?

April is the last month it regularly snows in Vancouver, Canada. During 0.3 snowfall days, in April, Vancouver aggregates 1mm (0.04") of snow.

What is the sea water temperature in April in Vancouver?

In Vancouver, Canada, in April, the average water temperature is 7.1°C (44.8°F). Swimming in 7.1°C (44.8°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

How many hours of daylight does Vancouver have in April?

In Vancouver, Canada, the average length of the day in April is 13.8h.

How long on average sun shines in April in Vancouver?

In April, the average sunshine in Vancouver is 7.9h.

What is the UV index reading in April in Vancouver?

The average daily maximum UV index in April is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in April
Vancouver, Canada

Average temperature in April - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average high temperature in April: 10.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (19.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (4.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in April: 6.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (13.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (1.9°C).

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Average pressure in April
Vancouver, Canada

Average pressure in April - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average pressure in April: 1017.1mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1018.1mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is March (1015.7mbar).

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Average wind speed in April
Vancouver, Canada

Average wind speed in April - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average wind speed in April: 9.7km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is November (11.4km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.3km/h).

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Average humidity in April
Vancouver, Canada

Average humidity in April - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average humidity in April: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (84%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (75%).

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Average rainfall in April
Vancouver, Canada

Average rainfall in April - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average rainfall in April: 90mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (209mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (24mm).

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Average rainfall days in April
Vancouver, Canada

Average rainfall days in April - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in April: 18 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (20.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (8.8 days).

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Average snowfall in April
Vancouver, Canada

Average snowfall in April - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average snowfall in April: 1mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (67mm).
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in April
Vancouver, Canada

Average snowfall days in April - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in April: 0.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (3.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in April
Vancouver, Canada

Average sea temperature in April - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in April: 7.1°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are August and September (11.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (6.8°C).

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Average daylight in April /
Average sunshine in April
Vancouver, Canada

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average daylight in April: 13.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.3h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 7.9h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 3.9).

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Average sunshine days in April
Vancouver, Canada

Average sunshine days in April - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average sunshine days in April: 9.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (19.4 days).
Months with the least sunshine days are February and March (8.3 days).

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Average UV index in April
Vancouver, Canada

Average UV index in April - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average UV index in April: 3

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in April
Vancouver, Canada

Average cloud cover in April - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average cloud cover in April: 49

Months with the most cloud cover are January and December (Cloud cover 59).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 26).

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Average visibility in April
Vancouver, Canada

Average visibility in April - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average visibility in April: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are June, July and August (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November and December (9km).

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