April weather forecast
Montpelier, VT

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Sunset in the scenic leafy town of Montpelier, Vermont
Sunset in the scenic leafy town of Montpelier, Vermont

Weather in April

As Montpelier transitions further into Spring, residents begin to feel the rising temperatures, with the chilling constraints of winter virtually gone. April is recognized by its considerable rainfall, amounting to 2.91" (74mm), inducing the city’s abundant greening. This is the month when sunshine hours noticeably increase to 6.4 hours per day, painting the city with vibrant hues. Spring showers often accentuate the city's beauty during this period, making it a picturesque sight. Despite the April showers, the city exudes a rejuvenated spirit, brought on by the refreshing spring weather.

Temperature

April's onset in Montpelier brings a rise in the average high-temperature, moving from an icy 34.3°F (1.3°C) in March to a frosty 48.2°F (9°C). Montpelier records a mean low-temperature of 31.5°F (-0.3°C) in April.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in April is 78%.

Rainfall

In Montpelier, Vermont, in April, it is raining for 16.3 days, with typically 2.91" (74mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Montpelier, during the entire year, the rain falls for 166.6 days and collects up to 32.01" (813mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. In Montpelier, in April, during 8.7 snowfall days, 5.16" (131mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 107.7 snowfall days, and 58.82" (1494mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in April is 13h and 29min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:29 am and sunset at 7:17 pm. On the last day of April, sunrise is at 5:41 am and sunset at 7:53 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In Montpelier, the average sunshine in April is 6.4h.

UV index

In Montpelier, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: An average UV index of 2 in April transforms into this advice:
Most individuals face no significant issues with extended sun exposure, but it is always essential to protect children, babies, and those with sensitive skin. Avoid the Sun's strongest UV rays by seeking shade and limiting exposure during midday. A hat with a generous brim can prevent nearly 50% of UV rays from reaching your eyes. Be advised! The UV radiation from the Sun can be almost doubled due to the reflective properties of snow.

Frequently asked questions

What are the temperatures in April?

In April, the average high-temperature and low-temperature are 48.2°F (9°C) and 31.5°F (-0.3°C) respectively.

What is the average humidity in April?

The average relative humidity in April is 78%.

How many days does it rain in April?

In Montpelier, in April, during 16.3 rainfall days, 2.91" (74mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in April?

In Montpelier, in April, during 8.7 snowfall days, 5.16" (131mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Montpelier have in April?

In April, the average day length is 13h and 29min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in April?

On the first day of April, sunrise is at 6:29 am and sunset at 7:17 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:41 am and sunset at 7:53 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in April?

In April, the average sunshine duration is 6.4h.

What is the UV index intensity in April?

In April, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
Average humidity
Average rainfall days
Average snowfall days
Average daylight
Average sunshine
Average sunshine days
Average UV index
Average cloud cover
Average visibility

Average temperature in April
Montpelier, VT

Average temperature in April - Montpelier, VT
  • Average high temperature in April: 48.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (76.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (23.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in April: 31.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (55.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (10.8°F).

Average pressure in April
Montpelier, VT

Average pressure in April - Montpelier, VT
  • Average pressure in April: 29.96"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.07"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91"Hg).

Average wind speed in April
Montpelier, VT

Average wind speed in April - Montpelier, VT
  • Average wind speed in April: 7.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5mph).

Average humidity in April
Montpelier, VT

Average humidity in April - Montpelier, VT
  • Average humidity in April: 78%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (89%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (76%).

Average rainfall in April
Montpelier, VT

Average rainfall in April - Montpelier, VT
  • Average rainfall in April: 2.91"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.43").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.09").

Average rainfall days in April
Montpelier, VT

Average rainfall days in April - Montpelier, VT
  • Average rainfall days in April: 16.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (18.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (6.8 days).

Average snowfall in April
Montpelier, VT

Average snowfall in April - Montpelier, VT
  • Average snowfall in April: 5.16"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (13.31").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in April
Montpelier, VT

Average snowfall days in April - Montpelier, VT
  • Average snowfall days in April: 8.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (22.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in April /
Average sunshine in April
Montpelier, VT

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Montpelier, VT
  • Average daylight in April: 13h and 3min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 30min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 54min).

  • Average sunshine in April: 6h and 2min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9h and 48min).
The months with the least sunshine are January and February (Average sunshine: 2h and 42min).

Average sunshine days in April
Montpelier, VT

Average sunshine days in April - Montpelier, VT
  • Average sunshine days in April: 8.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (14.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (5.5 days).

Average UV index in April
Montpelier, VT

Average UV index in April - Montpelier, VT
  • Average UV index in April: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 1).

Average cloud cover in April
Montpelier, VT

Average cloud cover in April - Montpelier, VT
  • Average cloud cover in April: 59

The months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 74).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 39).

Average visibility in April
Montpelier, VT

Average visibility in April - Montpelier, VT
  • Average visibility in April: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (5mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March and December (4mi).

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