April weather forecast
Manchester, United Kingdom

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The old and new buildings of the town hall in Manchester, United Kingdom, within the city center
The old and new buildings of the town hall in Manchester, United Kingdom, within the city center

Weather in April

In an embrace of the solid spring season, April in Manchester witnesses a noticeable increase in mean temperatures. Signalling further departure from winter, the snowfall eventually whittles down to 1mm (0.04"). The city thrives under the extended daylight, perfect for those intending to explore it beyond the confines of their immediate environment. The frequent rains also mean that the city’s landscapes are beautifully lush and inviting. Skies exhibit an interesting amalgamation of heavy clouds coupled with longer sunlight hours.

Temperature

April's arrival in Manchester sees a mild rise in the average high-temperature, transitioning from March's chilly 9°C (48.2°F) to a cool 12.3°C (54.1°F). During the nights in April, an average low-temperature of 4.2°C (39.6°F) is observed in Manchester.

Humidity

The months with the lowest humidity in Manchester are April and May, with an average relative humidity of 79%.

Rainfall

April is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 15.3 days and accumulates 23mm (0.91") of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, November and December. April is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.2 snowfall days, in April, Manchester aggregates 1mm (0.04") of snow. In Manchester, during the entire year, snow falls for 8.4 days and aggregates up to 71mm (2.8") of snow.

Daylight

In Manchester, the average length of the day in April is 14h and 2min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:40 am and sunset at 7:44 pm. On the last day of April, in Manchester, United Kingdom, sunrise is at 5:34 am and sunset at 8:37 pm BST.

Sunshine

April has the most sunshine of the year in Manchester, with an average of 6.8h of sunshine.

UV index

In Manchester, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In April, the maximum UV index of 3 suggests these recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is especially harmful around midday, so reduce exposure and stay safe. Select sunglasses that boast both UVA and UVB protection to limit the adverse effects of the sun on the eyes. Remember! The Sun's UV radiation can be magnified almost twofold by the reflection of snow.
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Frequently asked questions

What is the temperature in April in Manchester?

The high-temperature, in April, in Manchester, records 12.3°C (54.1°F), while the low-temperature is 4.2°C (39.6°F).

What are the least humid months in Manchester?

The months with the lowest humidity in Manchester are April and May, with an average relative humidity of 79%.

What is the average humidity in April in Manchester?

In Manchester, United Kingdom, the average relative humidity in April is 79%.

What is the driest month in Manchester?

April is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 15.3 days and accumulates 23mm (0.91") of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in April in Manchester?

In Manchester, United Kingdom, during April, the rain falls for 15.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 23mm (0.91") of precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Manchester?

April is the last month it regularly snows in Manchester, United Kingdom. During 0.2 snowfall days, in April, Manchester aggregates 1mm (0.04") of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Manchester have in April?

In Manchester, United Kingdom, the average day length in April is 14h and 2min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in April in Manchester?

In April, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:40 am and sunset at 7:44 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:34 am and sunset at 8:37 pm BST.

What month has the most sunshine in Manchester?

With an average of 6.8h of sunshine, April has the most sunshine of the year in Manchester, United Kingdom.

How many hours of sunshine does Manchester have in April?

The average sunshine duration in April is 6.8h.

What is the UV index reading in April in Manchester?

The average daily maximum UV index in April in Manchester is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in April
Manchester, United Kingdom

Average temperature in April - Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Average high temperature in April: 12.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (19.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (5.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in April: 4.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (11.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (1.5°C).

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Average pressure in April
Manchester, United Kingdom

Average pressure in April - Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Average pressure in April: 1015.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is May (1016.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1009mbar).

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Average wind speed in April
Manchester, United Kingdom

Average wind speed in April - Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Average wind speed in April: 14.4km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (17.8km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are June and July (12.5km/h).

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Average humidity in April
Manchester, United Kingdom

Average humidity in April - Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Average humidity in April: 79%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and December (89%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are April and May (79%).

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Average rainfall in April
Manchester, United Kingdom

Average rainfall in April - Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall in April: 23mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (67mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (23mm).

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Average rainfall days in April
Manchester, United Kingdom

Average rainfall days in April - Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall days in April: 15.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (14.5 days).

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Average snowfall in April
Manchester, United Kingdom

Average snowfall in April - Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Average snowfall in April: 1mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (24mm).
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in April
Manchester, United Kingdom

Average snowfall days in April - Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Average snowfall days in April: 0.2 days

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (2.7 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in April /
Average sunshine in April
Manchester, United Kingdom

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Average daylight in April: 14h and 0min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16h and 54min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7h and 36min).

  • Average sunshine in April: 6h and 5min

The month with the most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 6h and 48min).
The months with the least sunshine are January and February (Average sunshine: 3h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days in April
Manchester, United Kingdom

Average sunshine days in April - Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Average sunshine days in April: 12.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is April (12.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (6.7 days).

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Average UV index in April
Manchester, United Kingdom

Average UV index in April - Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Average UV index in April: 3

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 4).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in April
Manchester, United Kingdom

Average cloud cover in April - Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Average cloud cover in April: 54

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 67).
The month with the least cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 54).

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Average visibility in April
Manchester, United Kingdom

Average visibility in April - Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Average visibility in April: 9km

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

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