April weather forecast
New York, NY

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The sunset view over skyscrapers in New York City, USA
The sunset view over skyscrapers in New York City, USA

Weather in April

April in New York City marks the definitive arrival of spring. With a temperature peak of 57.6°F (14.2°C), April is a substantial leap from March's cooler weather. This period is characterized by lengthier daylight, allowing visitors and residents ample time to explore the city. Despite the increased rainfall, April preserves good visibility throughout the month. Moreover, the city gets a unique hue due to the blooming plants and trees, distributing a sense of life and color around the city.

Temperature

The onset of April in New York brings a rise in the average high-temperature, elevating from a chilly 46.4°F (8°C) in March to a mild 57.6°F (14.2°C). During the month of April, New York experiences a steady low-temperature average of 44.1°F (6.7°C).

Humidity

In April, the average relative humidity is 72%.

Rainfall

In New York, during April, the rain falls for 15.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.99" (76mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 169 rainfall days, and 36.65" (931mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall. April is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.4 snowfall days, in April, New York aggregates 0.2" (5mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 19.2 snowfall days, and 7.8" (198mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In New York, in April, the average water temperature is 45.1°F (7.3°C).
Note: Without suitable protection, venturing into 45.1°F (7.3°C) waters cooler than 50°F (10°C) can lead to pronounced cold shock and rapid breaths.

Daylight

In April, the average length of the day is 13h and 19min.
On the first day of April, sunrise is at 6:38 am and sunset at 7:21 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:54 am and sunset at 7:51 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In New York, the average sunshine in April is 8.3h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in April in New York is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In April, the maximum UV index of 4 suggests this advice:
Take precautions - Protection against skin and eye damage is obliged. Midday Sun has the strongest UV rays, making it crucial to limit exposure and find shade. To best shield against UV radiation, choose sun-safe garments and dependable sunglasses. Take warning! The intensity of the Sun's UV radiation can be nearly amplified twice due to snow reflection.

Frequently asked questions

What is the usual temperature for New York in April?

In New York, in April, the average high-temperature is 57.6°F (14.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 44.1°F (6.7°C).

What is the average humidity in April?

In New York, the average relative humidity in April is 72%.

How much does it rain in April?

In New York, during April, the rain falls for 15.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.99" (76mm) of precipitation.

What is the last month it snows?

April is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.4 snowfall days, in April, New York aggregates 0.2" (5mm) of snow.

How cold is the water in April?

In New York, the average seawater temperature in April is 45.1°F (7.3°C). Swimming in 45.1°F (7.3°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

What is the average length of the day in April?

The average day length in April in New York is 13h and 19min.

When are sunrise and sunset in April?

On the first day of April, sunrise is at 6:38 am and sunset at 7:21 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:54 am and sunset at 7:51 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in April?

In New York, the average sunshine duration in April is 8.3h.

How high is the UV index in April?

The average daily maximum UV index in April is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in April
New York, NY

Average temperature in April - New York, NY
  • Average high temperature in April: 57.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (36.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in April: 44.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.1°F).

Average pressure in April
New York, NY

Average pressure in April - New York, NY
  • Average pressure in April: 29.98"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.1"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

Average wind speed in April
New York, NY

Average wind speed in April - New York, NY
  • Average wind speed in April: 9.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (9.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.6mph).

Average humidity in April
New York, NY

Average humidity in April - New York, NY
  • Average humidity in April: 72%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February and December (76%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (70%).

Average rainfall in April
New York, NY

Average rainfall in April - New York, NY
  • Average rainfall in April: 2.99"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.02").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (2.17").

Average rainfall days in April
New York, NY

Average rainfall days in April - New York, NY
  • Average rainfall days in April: 15.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (9.1 days).

Average snowfall in April
New York, NY

Average snowfall in April - New York, NY
  • Average snowfall in April: 0.2"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (2.64").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in April
New York, NY

Average snowfall days in April - New York, NY
  • Average snowfall days in April: 0.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average sea temperature in April
New York, NY

Average sea temperature in April - New York, NY
  • Average sea temperature in April: 45.1°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (74.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (39.7°F).

Average daylight in April /
Average sunshine in April
New York, NY

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 0min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 18min).

  • Average sunshine in April: 8h and 2min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 42min).

Average sunshine days in April
New York, NY

Average sunshine days in April - New York, NY
  • Average sunshine days in April: 12.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (17.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (9.8 days).

Average UV index in April
New York, NY

Average UV index in April - New York, NY
  • Average UV index in April: 4

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in April
New York, NY

Average cloud cover in April - New York, NY
  • Average cloud cover in April: 45

The months with the most cloud cover are February, March and December (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 30).

Average visibility in April
New York, NY

Average visibility in April - New York, NY
  • Average visibility in April: 6mi

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

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