April weather forecast and climate
Columbus, OH

An evening autumn view of the cityscape of Columbus, Ohio, from the water and over the bridge
An evening autumn view of the cityscape of Columbus, Ohio, from the water and over the bridge
April is an enjoyable spring month in Columbus, Ohio, with average temperature fluctuating between 61.5°F (16.4°C) and 43.7°F (6.5°C).

Temperature

In Columbus, Ohio, the average high-temperature increases, from a frosty 49.1°F (9.5°C) in March, to an enjoyable 61.5°F (16.4°C). The average low-temperature, in Columbus, is 43.7°F (6.5°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in April is 74%.

Rainfall

In Columbus, during April, the rain falls for 16.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.19" (81mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 164.3 rainfall days, and 30.55" (776mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall. April is the last month it regularly snows in Columbus. During 0.9 snowfall days, Columbus aggregates 0.16" (4mm) of snow. In Columbus, during the entire year, snow falls for 42.3 days, and aggregates up to 12.28" (312mm) of snow.

Daylight

In April, the average length of the day in Columbus is 13.3h.

Sunshine

In April, the average sunshine in Columbus is 7.4h.

UV index

In Columbus, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In April, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. 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 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in April in Columbus?

The average high-temperature, in April, in Columbus, is 61.5°F (16.4°C), while the average low-temperature is 43.7°F (6.5°C).

What is the average humidity in April in Columbus?

In April, the average relative humidity in Columbus is 74%.

How much does it rain in Columbus in April?

In Columbus, Ohio, during April, the rain falls for 16.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.19" (81mm) of precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Columbus?

April is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.9 snowfall days, in April, Columbus aggregates 0.16" (4mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in April in Columbus?

In April, the average length of the day is 13.3h.

How long on average sun shines in April in Columbus?

In April, the average sunshine in Columbus is 7.4h.

How high is the UV index in April in Columbus?

In Columbus, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in April - Columbus, OH
  • Average high temperature in April: 16.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (28.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (0.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in April: 6.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (18.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-5.8°C).

Average pressure in April - Columbus, OH
  • Average pressure in April: 1014.8mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (1020.6mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1013.8mbar).

Average wind speed in April - Columbus, OH
  • Average wind speed in April: 14.7km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (15.2km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (8.9km/h).

Average humidity in April - Columbus, OH
  • Average humidity in April: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (73%).

Average rainfall in April - Columbus, OH
  • Average rainfall in April: 81mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (92mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (43mm).

Average rainfall days in April - Columbus, OH
  • Average rainfall days in April: 16.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (18.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (9.1 days).

Average snowfall in April - Columbus, OH
  • Average snowfall in April: 4mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (84mm).
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in April - Columbus, OH
  • Average snowfall days in April: 0.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (12.9 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Columbus, OH
  • Average daylight in April: 13.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.4h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 7.4h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.5h).

Average sunshine days in April - Columbus, OH
  • Average sunshine days in April: 11.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (16.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (10.1 days).

Average UV index in April - Columbus, OH
  • Average UV index in April: 4

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

Average cloud cover in April - Columbus, OH
  • Average cloud cover in April: 47

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 63).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 29).

Average visibility in April - Columbus, OH
  • Average visibility in April: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (9km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January and February (8km).