Cordova
Alaska, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

April weather forecast and climate
Cordova, AK

A boat-laden busy bay of Cordova, Alaska, with the view of forests and snow-peaked mountains
A boat-laden busy bay of Cordova, Alaska, with the view of forests and snow-peaked mountains
April is a frosty spring month in Cordova, Alaska, with average temperature fluctuating between 33.6°F (0.9°C) and 45.7°F (7.6°C).

Temperature

In April, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a wintry 38.8°F (3.8°C) in March, to a chilly 45.7°F (7.6°C). In April, in Cordova, the average low-temperature is 33.6°F (0.9°C).

Rainfall

In Cordova, Alaska, during 15 rainfall days, 9.9" (252.7mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 206 rainfall days, and 159.6" (4053mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Cordova are January through May, August, October through December. In Cordova, in April, 5.9" (149.9mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, 111.3" (2827.1mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Cordova, the average seawater temperature is 40.6°F (4.8°C).
Note: For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Cordova is 14.7h.

Sunshine

In Cordova, the average sunshine is 8h.

UV index

In Cordova, Alaska, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unprotected 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. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. 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. 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 Cordova?

In April, in Cordova, the average high-temperature is 45.7°F (7.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 33.6°F (0.9°C).

How much does it rain in Cordova in April?

In Cordova, in April, it is raining for 15 days, with typically 9.9" (252.7mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Cordova in April?

During April, Cordova regularly aggregates up to 5.9" (149.9mm) of snow.

What is the water temperature in April in Cordova?

In April, the average ocean temperature is 40.6°F (4.8°C). For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

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

The average length of the day in April is 14.7h.

How long on average sun shines in April in Cordova?

In Cordova, the average sunshine in April is 8h.

How high is the UV index in April in Cordova?

In Cordova, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in April - Cordova, AK
  • Average high temperature in April: 45.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (61.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (35°F).

  • Average low temperature in April: 33.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (50.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (25°F).

Average rainfall in April - Cordova, AK
  • Average rainfall in April: 10"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (22.1").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (6.7").

Average rainfall days in April - Cordova, AK
  • Average rainfall days in April: 15 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are September and October (21 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are February, March, April and June (15 days).

Average snowfall in April - Cordova, AK
  • Average snowfall in April: 5.9"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (25.3").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July and September (0").

Average sea temperature in April - Cordova, AK
  • Average sea temperature in April: 40.6°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is July (57.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (39.6°F).

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Cordova, AK
  • Average daylight in April: 14.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 5.9h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 8h

Months with most sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2h).

Average UV index in April - Cordova, AK
  • Average UV index in April: 3

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