April weather forecast
Gothenburg, Sweden

The city hall and the German Church in Gothenburg, Sweden
The city hall and the German Church in Gothenburg, Sweden

Weather in April

April in Gothenburg, Sweden, is a cool spring month, with an average temperature varying between 3.7°C (38.7°F) and 12.6°C (54.7°F).

Temperature

In Gothenburg, the average high-temperature in April increases from a frosty 6.5°C (43.7°F) in March to a fresh 12.6°C (54.7°F). In April, the average low-temperature is 3.7°C (38.7°F).

Rainfall

In Gothenburg, in April, it is raining for 12 days, with typically 42mm (1.65") of accumulated precipitation. In Gothenburg, during the entire year, the rain falls for 163 days and collects up to 791mm (31.14") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In April, the average sea temperature in Gothenburg is 6.7°C (44.1°F).
Note: At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), 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 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

Daylight

The average length of the day in April is 14h and 23min.
On the first day of April, sunrise is at 06:40 and sunset at 19:51. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:22 and sunset at 20:55 CEST.

Sunshine

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

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in April is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in April in Gothenburg?

In Gothenburg, in April, the average high-temperature is 12.6°C (54.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 3.7°C (38.7°F).

How much does it rain in Gothenburg in April?

In Gothenburg, during April, the rain falls for 12 days and regularly aggregates up to 42mm (1.65") of precipitation.

How cold is the water in April in Gothenburg?

In April, the average sea temperature is 6.7°C (44.1°F). Swimming in 6.7°C (44.1°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

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

In April, the average day length in Gothenburg is 14h and 23min.

When are sunrise and sunset in April in Gothenburg?

On the first day of April in Gothenburg, sunrise is at 06:40 and sunset at 19:51. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:22 and sunset at 20:55 CEST.

How long on average sun shines in April in Gothenburg?

In April, the average sunshine duration in Gothenburg is 7h.

What is the UV index intensity in April in Gothenburg?

In April, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
Average rainfall days
Average sunshine
Average UV index

Average temperature in April
Gothenburg, Sweden

Average temperature in April - Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Average high temperature in April: 12.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (22.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (2.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in April: 3.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (14.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-2.1°C).

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Average rainfall in April
Gothenburg, Sweden

Average rainfall in April - Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Average rainfall in April: 42mm

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are October and November (87mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (41mm).

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Average rainfall days in April
Gothenburg, Sweden

Average rainfall days in April - Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Average rainfall days in April: 12 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (17 days).
The months with the least rainy days are March and May (10 days).

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Average sea temperature in April
Gothenburg, Sweden

Average sea temperature in April - Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Average sea temperature in April: 6.7°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (18.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (2.6°C).

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Average daylight in April /
Average sunshine in April
Gothenburg, Sweden

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Average daylight in April: 14h and 23min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17h and 58min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6h and 41min).

  • Average sunshine in April: 7h and 0min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 8h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1h and 0min).

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Average UV index in April
Gothenburg, Sweden

Average UV index in April - Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Average UV index in April: 3

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 0).

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