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

April weather forecast and climate
Fairbanks, AK

Buildings and trees making the scenic Fairbanks City in Alaska, seen from across the Chena River
Buildings and trees making the scenic Fairbanks City in Alaska, seen from across the Chena River
April sees Fairbanks above the freezing mark for the first time during the year as the average temperatures scale up in the 21°F (-6.1°C) to 45°F (7.2°C) zone. The 10 hours of daily sunlight clears the overcast skies.
The snowfall is 3" (76.2mm), but the ground is hard, and new snow derails the thawing process. There is plenty of wildlife nearby the city, and the arrival of the spring season brings many opportunities for wildlife sighting.
April is a shoulder season, so there is plenty of accommodation available at discounted rates for budget travelers.

What is the temperature in April in Fairbanks?

In April, in Fairbanks, the average high-temperature is 44.4°F (6.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 20.7°F (-6.3°C).

What is the average humidity in April in Fairbanks?

In Fairbanks, Alaska, the average relative humidity in April is 56.2%.

How many days does it rain in April in Fairbanks?

In April, in Fairbanks, the rain falls for 3.6 days. Throughout April, 0.3" (7.9mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Fairbanks in April?

In Fairbanks, Alaska, in April, snow falls for 2.8 days, with typically accumulated 2.9" (73.7mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Fairbanks have in April?

In April, the average length of the day in Fairbanks is 15.3h.

How long on average sun shines in April in Fairbanks?

In Fairbanks, the average sunshine in April is 10.1h.

What is the UV index intensity in April in Fairbanks?

The average daily maximum UV index in April in Fairbanks is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in April - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average high temperature in April: 44.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (72.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (1.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in April: 20.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (52.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-16.9°F).

Average humidity in April - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average humidity in April: 56.2%

The month with the highest relative humidity is October (74.1%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (50.2%).

Average rainfall in April - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average rainfall in April: 0.3"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (2.2").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are March and April (0.3").

Average rainfall days in April - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average rainfall days in April: 3.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (13.3 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (3.6 days).

Average snowfall in April - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average snowfall in April: 2.9"

The month with the highest snowfall is November (13.2").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July and August (0").

Average snowfall days in April - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average snowfall days in April: 2.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is November (11.9 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average daylight in April: 15.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 21.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 4h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 10.1h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.1h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.2h).

Average UV index in April - Fairbanks, AK
  • Average UV index in April: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 0).