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

April weather forecast and climate
Homer, AK

A drone shot of the scenic Homer Spit region in Homer, Alaska, overlooking the calm seawater and distant mountain ranges
A drone shot of the scenic Homer Spit region in Homer, Alaska, overlooking the calm seawater and distant mountain ranges
April in Homer, Alaska, is a frosty spring month, with average temperature ranging between max 44.1°F (6.7°C) and min 30°F (-1.1°C).

Temperature

In April, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a wintry 36.5°F (2.5°C) in March, to a chilly 44.1°F (6.7°C). In Homer, in April, the average low-temperature is 30°F (-1.1°C).

Rainfall

In April, the rain falls for 9.6 days. Throughout April, 1" (25.7mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 150.8 rainfall days, and 24.3" (616.2mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall. April is the last month it regularly snows in Homer. During 1.9 snowfall days, Homer aggregates 1.9" (48.3mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 37.1 snowfall days, and 49.8" (1264.8mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Homer, the average seawater temperature is 41°F (5°C).
Note: At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), 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 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Homer is 14.6h.

Sunshine

In Homer, Alaska, the average sunshine is 8h.

UV index

In Homer, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In April, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in April in Homer?

In April, the average high-temperature is 44.1°F (6.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 30°F (-1.1°C).

How much does it rain in Homer in April?

In Homer, in April, during 9.6 rainfall days, 1" (25.7mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Homer?

April is the last month it regularly snows in Homer. During 1.9 snowfall days, in April, Homer aggregates 1.9" (48.3mm) of snow.

What is the ocean temperature in April in Homer?

In Homer, Alaska, in April, the average water temperature is 41°F (5°C). Swimming in 41°F (5°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

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

In Homer, Alaska, the average length of the day in April is 14.6h.

How long on average sun shines in April in Homer?

The average sunshine in April in Homer is 8h.

What is the UV index intensity in April in Homer?

The average daily maximum UV index in April is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in April - Homer, AK
  • Average high temperature in April: 44°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (61.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (30.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in April: 30°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (48.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (18.9°F).

Average rainfall in April - Homer, AK
  • Average rainfall in April: 1"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (3.3").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are May and June (0.8").

Average rainfall days in April - Homer, AK
  • Average rainfall days in April: 9.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (15.9 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is May (9.3 days).

Average snowfall in April - Homer, AK
  • Average snowfall in April: 1.9"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (11.1").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in April - Homer, AK
  • Average snowfall days in April: 1.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (8.1 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in April - Homer, AK
  • Average sea temperature in April: 41°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (54°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (39°F).

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Homer, AK
  • Average daylight in April: 14.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6.1h).

  • 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 - Homer, 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).