April weather forecast
Buffalo, NY

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The Niagara square with the McKinley Monument in Buffalo, New York, USA
The Niagara square with the McKinley Monument in Buffalo, New York, USA

Weather in April

Spring makes its presence felt in Buffalo during April, featuring a pleasant increase in temperatures. Weather takes a turn from the frosty to the enjoyable with a noticeable decrease to 1.81" (46mm) in snowfall, the lowest until November. Alongside thinner layers, rainfall begins to dominate, highlighting the switch in weather trends. The city starts to soak up more sunlight, contributing to the freshness that characterizes this month. The sea temperature rise, coupled with the cold winds relenting, completes the arrival of spring.

Temperature

The shift into April brings an increase in the average high-temperature, moving from an icy 40.6°F (4.8°C) in March to a fresh 52.3°F (11.3°C). An average low-temperature of 37.2°F (2.9°C) marks the month of April in Buffalo, New York.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in April is 76%.

Rainfall

In April, in Buffalo, New York, the rain falls for 16.1 days. Throughout April, 2.6" (66mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Buffalo, New York, during the entire year, the rain falls for 169.2 days and collects up to 28.15" (715mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. In Buffalo, New York, in April, during 4.7 snowfall days, 1.81" (46mm) of snow is typically accumulated. In Buffalo, New York, during the entire year, snow falls for 77.2 days and aggregates up to 30.94" (786mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In Buffalo, the average seawater temperature in April is 39°F (3.9°C).
Note: While swimming, this is identified as life-endangering and very dangerous. The water's freezing temperatures cause intense discomfort and induce rapid hyperventilation. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to mitigate thermal damage.

Daylight

The average length of the day in April is 13h and 25min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:56 am and sunset at 7:42 pm. On the last day of April, sunrise is at 6:09 am and sunset at 8:15 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In Buffalo, the average sunshine in April is 7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in April in Buffalo is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: A daily high UV index of 3 in April leads to these guidelines:
Exercise care. People with light skin might get burns in fewer than 30 minutes. Avoid the Sun's strongest UV rays by seeking shade and limiting exposure during midday. Select sunglasses that boast both UVA and UVB protection to limit the adverse effects of the sun on the eyes. Take heed! Reflection from the snow can almost amplify the Sun's UV radiation by double.
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Frequently asked questions

What are April temperatures in Buffalo?

The average high-temperature and low-temperature in Buffalo, New York, during April are 52.3°F (11.3°C) and 37.2°F (2.9°C) respectively.

What is the average humidity in April in Buffalo?

The average relative humidity in April in Buffalo, New York, is 76%.

How much does it rain in Buffalo in April?

In Buffalo, New York, in April, it is raining for 16.1 days, with typically 2.6" (66mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Buffalo in April?

In Buffalo, New York, in April, snow falls for 4.7 days, with typically accumulated 1.81" (46mm) of snow.

What is the ocean temperature in April in Buffalo?

In Buffalo, in April, the average water temperature is 39°F (3.9°C). For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

How many hours of daylight does Buffalo have in April?

The average day length in April in Buffalo, New York, is 13h and 25min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in April in Buffalo?

On the first day of April, sunrise is at 6:56 am and sunset at 7:42 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:09 am and sunset at 8:15 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in April in Buffalo?

In Buffalo, New York, the average sunshine duration in April is 7h.

How high is the UV index in April in Buffalo?

In Buffalo, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in April
Buffalo, NY

Average temperature in April - Buffalo, NY
  • Average high temperature in April: 52.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (29.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in April: 37.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19.4°F).

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Average pressure in April
Buffalo, NY

Average pressure in April - Buffalo, NY
  • Average pressure in April: 29.97"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.09"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.92"Hg).

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Average wind speed in April
Buffalo, NY

Average wind speed in April - Buffalo, NY
  • Average wind speed in April: 9.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (11mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.7mph).

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Average humidity in April
Buffalo, NY

Average humidity in April - Buffalo, NY
  • Average humidity in April: 76%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (85%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are July, August and September (74%).

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Average rainfall in April
Buffalo, NY

Average rainfall in April - Buffalo, NY
  • Average rainfall in April: 2.6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (2.87").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.81").

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Average rainfall days in April
Buffalo, NY

Average rainfall days in April - Buffalo, NY
  • Average rainfall days in April: 16.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (7.6 days).

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Average snowfall in April
Buffalo, NY

Average snowfall in April - Buffalo, NY
  • Average snowfall in April: 1.81"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (7.64").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in April
Buffalo, NY

Average snowfall days in April - Buffalo, NY
  • Average snowfall days in April: 4.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (19 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in April
Buffalo, NY

Average sea temperature in April - Buffalo, NY
  • Average sea temperature in April: 39°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (74.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (34.9°F).

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Average daylight in April /
Average sunshine in April
Buffalo, NY

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Buffalo, NY
  • Average daylight in April: 13h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 18min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 6min).

  • Average sunshine in April: 7h and 0min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2h and 18min).

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Average sunshine days in April
Buffalo, NY

Average sunshine days in April - Buffalo, NY
  • Average sunshine days in April: 10.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (12.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (6.3 days).

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Average UV index in April
Buffalo, NY

Average UV index in April - Buffalo, NY
  • 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 and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in April
Buffalo, NY

Average cloud cover in April - Buffalo, NY
  • Average cloud cover in April: 53

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 77).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in April
Buffalo, NY

Average visibility in April - Buffalo, NY
  • 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, February, March and December (5mi).

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