April weather forecast
Ruston, LA

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Weather in April

As Ruston steps fully into the spring in April, a bump in temperatures is evident. Extending daylight hours and considerable sunshine encourage outdoor activities. This midpoint month between the chill of winter and the heat of summer offers relatively mild weather, despite occasional rainfall. Wind speeds tend to increase slightly during this period. At 8.7 hours of sunshine, April boasts the most significant increase in sun exposure since the beginning of the year.

Temperature

April's arrival signals an increase in average high-temperatures, moving from March's refreshing 66.7°F (19.3°C) to a warm 75.7°F (24.3°C). Ruston witnesses an average low-temperature of 54.9°F (12.7°C) throughout the month of April.

Humidity

In April, the average relative humidity in Ruston is 75%.

Rainfall

In Ruston, during April, the rain falls for 14 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.98" (101mm) of precipitation. In Ruston, during the entire year, the rain falls for 155.1 days and collects up to 37.64" (956mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Ruston, snow does not fall in March through November.

Daylight

The average length of the day in April is 13h and 0min.
On the first day of April in Ruston, Louisiana, sunrise is at 6:57 am and sunset at 7:30 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:23 am and sunset at 7:51 pm CDT.

Sunshine

In Ruston, the average sunshine in April is 8.7h.

UV index

In April, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The maximum UV index, 5 during April, leads to the following recommendations:
Take necessary precautions - Protection from skin and eye injury is mandatory. The Sun's most harmful UV rays are emitted around midday; avoid staying outdoors for long during this time. For a sun-safe wardrobe, go for clothes that are tightly woven and generously sized.
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Frequently asked questions

What is the usual temperature for Ruston in April?

An average high-temperature, in April, in Ruston, is 75.7°F (24.3°C) and the average low-temperature is 54.9°F (12.7°C).

What is the average humidity in April in Ruston?

In Ruston, Louisiana, the average relative humidity in April is 75%.

How many days does it rain in April in Ruston?

In April, the rain falls for 14 days. Throughout April, 3.98" (101mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Ruston?

In Ruston, snow does not fall in March through November.

How many hours of daylight does Ruston have in April?

In April, the average day length in Ruston, Louisiana, is 13h and 0min.

When are sunrise and sunset in April in Ruston?

On the first day of April, sunrise is at 6:57 am and sunset at 7:30 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:23 am and sunset at 7:51 pm CDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Ruston have in April?

In Ruston, Louisiana, the average sunshine duration in April is 8.7h.

How high is the UV index in April in Ruston?

In April, the average daily maximum UV index in Ruston is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in April
Ruston, LA

Average temperature in April - Ruston, LA
  • Average high temperature in April: 75.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (93.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (53.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in April: 54.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (73°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (38.1°F).

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Average pressure in April
Ruston, LA

Average pressure in April - Ruston, LA
  • Average pressure in April: 29.97"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94"Hg).

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Average wind speed in April
Ruston, LA

Average wind speed in April - Ruston, LA
  • Average wind speed in April: 6.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (6.9mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July, August and September (4.8mph).

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Average humidity in April
Ruston, LA

Average humidity in April - Ruston, LA
  • Average humidity in April: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (82%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are July, August and October (71%).

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Average rainfall in April
Ruston, LA

Average rainfall in April - Ruston, LA
  • Average rainfall in April: 3.98"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (4.06").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.89").

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Average rainfall days in April
Ruston, LA

Average rainfall days in April - Ruston, LA
  • Average rainfall days in April: 14 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (15.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.9 days).

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Average snowfall in April
Ruston, LA

Average snowfall in April - Ruston, LA
  • Average snowfall in April: 0"

The months with the highest snowfall are January and February (0.28").
The months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in April
Ruston, LA

Average snowfall days in April - Ruston, LA
  • Average snowfall days in April: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (0.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in April /
Average sunshine in April
Ruston, LA

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Ruston, LA
  • Average daylight in April: 13h and 0min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 18min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 6min).

  • Average sunshine in April: 8h and 4min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 18min).
The months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 4h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in April
Ruston, LA

Average sunshine days in April - Ruston, LA
  • Average sunshine days in April: 14.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (20 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (13.1 days).

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Average UV index in April
Ruston, LA

Average UV index in April - Ruston, LA
  • Average UV index in April: 5

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in April
Ruston, LA

Average cloud cover in April - Ruston, LA
  • Average cloud cover in April: 39

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 53).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in April
Ruston, LA

Average visibility in April - Ruston, LA
  • Average visibility in April: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May and December (5mi).

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