April weather forecast
Detroit Lakes, MN

Weather in April

April in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, is a frosty spring month, with an average temperature varying between 49.3°F (9.6°C) and 33.8°F (1°C).

Temperature

In April, the average high-temperature increases considerably from a cold 34.2°F (1.2°C) in March to a chilly 49.3°F (9.6°C). In April, the average low-temperature is 33.8°F (1°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in April in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, is 70%.

Rainfall

In April, in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, the rain falls for 10.9 days. Throughout April, 1.69" (43mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Detroit Lakes, during the entire year, the rain falls for 112.4 days and collects up to 19.8" (503mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. In Detroit Lakes, during April, snow falls for 6.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.6" (66mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Detroit Lakes, there are 84 snowfall days, and 27.2" (691mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In April, the average length of the day is 13h and 38min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:01 am and sunset at 7:52 pm. On the last day of April, sunrise is at 6:09 am and sunset at 8:32 pm CDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in April in Detroit Lakes is 7.2h.

UV index

In Detroit Lakes, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 in April interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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 average humidity in April in Detroit Lakes?

In Detroit Lakes, the average relative humidity in April is 70%.

How much does it rain in Detroit Lakes in April?

In Detroit Lakes, in April, it is raining for 10.9 days, with typically 1.69" (43mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Detroit Lakes in April?

In Detroit Lakes, during April, snow falls for 6.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.6" (66mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in April in Detroit Lakes?

In Detroit Lakes, the average day length in April is 13h and 38min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in April in Detroit Lakes?

In April, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:01 am and sunset at 7:52 pm. On the last day of the month, in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, sunrise is at 6:09 am and sunset at 8:32 pm CDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Detroit Lakes have in April?

The average sunshine duration in April in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, is 7.2h.

What is the UV index reading in April in Detroit Lakes?

The average daily maximum UV index in April is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in April
Detroit Lakes, MN

Average temperature in April - Detroit Lakes, MN
  • Average high temperature in April: 49.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (16.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in April: 33.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (2.7°F).

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Average pressure in April
Detroit Lakes, MN

Average pressure in April - Detroit Lakes, MN
  • Average pressure in April: 29.98"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is February (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.87"Hg).

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Average wind speed in April
Detroit Lakes, MN

Average wind speed in April - Detroit Lakes, MN
  • Average wind speed in April: 9.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is October (9.8mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (7.7mph).

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Average humidity in April
Detroit Lakes, MN

Average humidity in April - Detroit Lakes, MN
  • Average humidity in April: 70%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (93%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (69%).

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Average rainfall in April
Detroit Lakes, MN

Average rainfall in April - Detroit Lakes, MN
  • Average rainfall in April: 1.69"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.19").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and February (0.67").

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Average rainfall days in April
Detroit Lakes, MN

Average rainfall days in April - Detroit Lakes, MN
  • Average rainfall days in April: 10.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (17.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (2.1 days).

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Average snowfall in April
Detroit Lakes, MN

Average snowfall in April - Detroit Lakes, MN
  • Average snowfall in April: 2.6"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (5.63").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in April
Detroit Lakes, MN

Average snowfall days in April - Detroit Lakes, MN
  • Average snowfall days in April: 6.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (18.1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in April /
Average sunshine in April
Detroit Lakes, MN

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Detroit Lakes, MN
  • Average daylight in April: 13h and 38min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 49min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 37min).

  • Average sunshine in April: 7h and 12min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in April
Detroit Lakes, MN

Average sunshine days in April - Detroit Lakes, MN
  • Average sunshine days in April: 13.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (17.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (10 days).

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Average UV index in April
Detroit Lakes, MN

Average UV index in April - Detroit Lakes, MN
  • Average UV index in April: 3

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in April
Detroit Lakes, MN

Average cloud cover in April - Detroit Lakes, MN
  • Average cloud cover in April: 52

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 74).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in April
Detroit Lakes, MN

Average visibility in April - Detroit Lakes, MN
  • Average visibility in April: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January and February (4mi).

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