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

April weather forecast and climate
Nome, AK

Broken trees, a small river, and shrubs afar in the historical gold rush site of Nome Creek, Alaska, in the White Mountains
Broken trees, a small river, and shrubs afar in the historical gold rush site of Nome Creek, Alaska, in the White Mountains
April, the same as March, in Nome, Alaska, is another subzero cold spring month, with average temperature fluctuating between 27.5°F (-2.5°C) and 13.5°F (-10.3°C).

Temperature

In Nome, Alaska, the average high-temperature in April rises, from a subzero cold 18.5°F (-7.5°C) in March, to a still freezing cold 27.5°F (-2.5°C). The average low-temperature, in April, is 13.5°F (-10.3°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Nome, Alaska, is 73.7%.

Rainfall

In Nome, it is raining for 8.5 days, with typically 0.8" (19.3mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 132.5 rainfall days, and 16.8" (426.9mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through June, September through December. In April, it is snowing for 8.4 days. Throughout April, 7.5" (190.5mm) of snow is accumulated. In Nome, during the entire year, snow falls for 72.7 days, and aggregates up to 75.7" (1922.7mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

January through April, with an average ocean temperature of 28.9°F (-1.7°C), are months with the coldest seawater.
Note: 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.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In April, the average sunshine is 8.2h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in April is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 interpret into the following advice:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. 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 Nome?

The average high-temperature, in April, in Nome, is 27.5°F (-2.5°C), while the average low-temperature is 13.5°F (-10.3°C).

What is the average humidity in April in Nome?

In Nome, Alaska, the average relative humidity in April is 73.7%.

How many days does it rain in April in Nome?

In Nome, Alaska, in April, it is raining for 8.5 days, with typically 0.8" (19.3mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in April in Nome?

In Nome, Alaska, during April, snow falls for 8.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 7.5" (190.5mm) of snow.

What are the months with the coldest ocean in Nome?

Through and April, with an average ocean temperature of 28.9°F (-1.7°C).

What is the water temperature in April in Nome?

In April, the average ocean temperature in Nome is 28.9°F (-1.7°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 Nome have in April?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Nome have in April?

The average sunshine in April in Nome is 8.2h.

What is the UV index reading in April in Nome?

The average daily maximum UV index in April in Nome, Alaska, is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in April - Nome, AK
  • Average high temperature in April: 27.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (58.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (13.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in April: 13.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (46.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-2.8°F).

Average humidity in April - Nome, AK
  • Average humidity in April: 73.7%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (79.7%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (69.4%).

Average rainfall in April - Nome, AK
  • Average rainfall in April: 0.8"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.2").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (0.7").

Average rainfall days in April - Nome, AK
  • Average rainfall days in April: 8.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (15.5 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are April and June (8.5 days).

Average snowfall in April - Nome, AK
  • Average snowfall in April: 7.5"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (14.5").
Months with the lowest snowfall are July and August (0").

Average snowfall days in April - Nome, AK
  • Average snowfall days in April: 8.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (12.1 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

Average sea temperature in April - Nome, AK
  • Average sea temperature in April: 28.9°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (52.5°F).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are March and April (28.9°F).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 21.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 4.2h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 8.2h

The month with most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 9.4h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.7h).

Average UV index in April - Nome, 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).