April weather forecast and climate
Providence, RI

The city of Providence, Rhode Island, reflected in the water, with a beautiful skyscape on a warm sunny day
The city of Providence, Rhode Island, reflected in the water, with a beautiful skyscape on a warm sunny day
April is a mild spring month in Providence, Rhode Island, with temperature in the range of an average low of 40.6°F (4.8°C) and an average high of 55.4°F (13°C).

Temperature

In April, the average high-temperature rises, from a chilly 44.2°F (6.8°C) in March, to a mild 55.4°F (13°C). In Providence, in April, the average low-temperature is 40.6°F (4.8°C).

Humidity

April is the least humid month, with an average relative humidity of 72%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall in Providence is April when the rain falls for 14.9 days and typically aggregates up to 2.4" (61mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, November and December are months with snowfall in Providence, Rhode Island. In Providence, during April, snow falls for 0.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.43" (11mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 22 snowfall days, and 7.83" (199mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In April, the average ocean temperature in Providence is 44.1°F (6.7°C).
Note: At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

Daylight

In Providence, Rhode Island, the average length of the day is 13.4h.

Sunshine

In April, the average sunshine in Providence is 8.3h.

UV index

In Providence, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In April, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in April in Providence?

In Providence, Rhode Island, in April, the average high-temperature is 55.4°F (13°C), and the average low-temperature is 40.6°F (4.8°C).

What is the least humid month in Providence?

The least humid month in Providence, Rhode Island, is April, with an average relative humidity of 72%.

What is the average humidity in April in Providence?

In Providence, Rhode Island, the average relative humidity in April is 72%.

How many days does it rain in April in Providence?

In Providence, Rhode Island, in April, it is raining for 14.9 days, with typically 2.4" (61mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the rainiest month in Providence?

April is the month with the most rainfall in Providence, Rhode Island. Rain falls for 14.9 days and accumulates 2.4" (61mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Providence in April?

In Providence, Rhode Island, in April, snow falls for 0.8 days, with typically accumulated 0.43" (11mm) of snow.

What is the water temperature in April in Providence?

In April, the average ocean temperature in Providence is 44.1°F (6.7°C). At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

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

The average length of the day in April in Providence, Rhode Island, is 13.4h.

How long on average sun shines in April in Providence?

In Providence, the average sunshine in April is 8.3h.

What is the UV index reading in April in Providence?

In April, the average daily maximum UV index in Providence, Rhode Island, is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in April - Providence, RI
  • Average high temperature in April: 13°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (27.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (1.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in April: 4.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (18.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-4.7°C).

Average pressure in April - Providence, RI
  • Average pressure in April: 1015.1mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (1018.3mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1013.5mbar).

Average wind speed in April - Providence, RI
  • Average wind speed in April: 15km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (16km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (10.5km/h).

Average humidity in April - Providence, RI
  • Average humidity in April: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (72%).

Average rainfall in April - Providence, RI
  • Average rainfall in April: 61mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (61mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (27mm).

Average rainfall days in April - Providence, RI
  • Average rainfall days in April: 14.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (7.8 days).

Average snowfall in April - Providence, RI
  • Average snowfall in April: 11mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (51mm).
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

Average snowfall days in April - Providence, RI
  • Average snowfall days in April: 0.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.9 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average sea temperature in April - Providence, RI
  • Average sea temperature in April: 6.7°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (20.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (3.4°C).

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Providence, RI
  • Average daylight in April: 13.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 8.3h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

Average sunshine days in April - Providence, RI
  • Average sunshine days in April: 13.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (18.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (13.2 days).

Average UV index in April - Providence, RI
  • Average UV index in April: 3

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

Average cloud cover in April - Providence, RI
  • Average cloud cover in April: 46

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 31).

Average visibility in April - Providence, RI
  • Average visibility in April: 9km

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