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

April weather forecast and climate
Kotzebue, AK

An aerial panorama of a winter day in Kotzebue Village, Alaska - the sunlit buildings and snow-peaked mountains afar
An aerial panorama of a winter day in Kotzebue Village, Alaska - the sunlit buildings and snow-peaked mountains afar
April in Kotzebue, Alaska, is a freezing cold spring month, with average temperature varying between 3.4°F (-15.9°C) and 19.6°F (-6.9°C).

Temperature

In April, the average high-temperature increases, from a frigid cold 7.2°F (-13.8°C) in March, to a subzero cold 19.6°F (-6.9°C). In Kotzebue, the average low-temperature is 3.4°F (-15.9°C).

Rainfall

In April, the rain falls for 6.5 days. Throughout April, 0.4" (10.4mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Kotzebue, during the entire year, the rain falls for 106.2 days and collects up to 10.1" (255.3mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, September through December are months with snowfall. In Kotzebue, Alaska, during April, snow falls for 6.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.9" (99.1mm) of snow. In Kotzebue, during the entire year, snow falls for 55 days, and aggregates up to 39.3" (998.2mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In Kotzebue, Alaska, the average water temperature is 30.9°F (-0.6°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

In Kotzebue, Alaska, the average length of the day in April is 15.7h.

What is the temperature in April in Kotzebue?

In Kotzebue, Alaska, in April, the average high-temperature is 19.6°F (-6.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 3.4°F (-15.9°C).

How much does it rain in Kotzebue in April?

In April, in Kotzebue, Alaska, the rain falls for 6.5 days. Throughout April, 0.4" (10.4mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Kotzebue in April?

In Kotzebue, in April, snow falls for 6.5 days, with typically accumulated 3.9" (99.1mm) of snow.

How cold is the water in April in Kotzebue?

In April, the average ocean temperature is 30.9°F (-0.6°C). 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.

How many hours of daylight does Kotzebue have in April?

In Kotzebue, the average length of the day in April is 15.7h.
Average temperature in April - Kotzebue, AK
  • Average high temperature in April: 19.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (60°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (3°F).

  • Average low temperature in April: 3.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (49.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-9.9°F).

Average rainfall in April - Kotzebue, AK
  • Average rainfall in April: 0.4"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is May (0.3").

Average rainfall days in April - Kotzebue, AK
  • Average rainfall days in April: 6.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (14 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is May (5.5 days).

Average snowfall in April - Kotzebue, AK
  • Average snowfall in April: 3.9"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (7.1").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July and August (0").

Average snowfall days in April - Kotzebue, AK
  • Average snowfall days in April: 6.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (8.9 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

Average sea temperature in April - Kotzebue, AK
  • Average sea temperature in April: 31°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (54.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is December (29.4°F).

Average daylight in April - Kotzebue, AK
  • Average daylight in April: 15.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 24h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 2.2h).