April weather forecast and climate
Palmer, AK

The scenic Mountain Park within the Mine State Historical Park in Palmer Province, Alaska
The scenic Mountain Park within the Mine State Historical Park in Palmer Province, Alaska
April is a wintry spring month in Palmer, Alaska, with average temperature fluctuating between 36.1°F (2.3°C) and 20.5°F (-6.4°C).

Temperature

In April, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a subzero cold 27.5°F (-2.5°C) in March, to a cold 36.1°F (2.3°C). The average low-temperature, in Palmer, is 20.5°F (-6.4°C).

Humidity

In April, the average relative humidity is 82%.

Rainfall

In April, in Palmer, the rain falls for 17.3 days. Throughout April, 1.1" (28mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Palmer, during the entire year, the rain falls for 190.7 days and collects up to 17.4" (442mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, September through December. In Palmer, snow falls for 8.5 days, with typically accumulated 3.43" (87mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Palmer, there are 76.2 snowfall days, and 33.5" (851mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Palmer, Alaska, the average length of the day in April is 14.9h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Palmer is 8.4h.

UV index

In April, the average daily maximum UV index in Palmer is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In April, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always 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 Palmer?

In April, the average high-temperature is 36.1°F (2.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 20.5°F (-6.4°C).

What is the average humidity in April in Palmer?

The average relative humidity in April is 82%.

How many days does it rain in April in Palmer?

In Palmer, Alaska, during April, the rain falls for 17.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.1" (28mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Palmer in April?

In Palmer, Alaska, in April, snow falls for 8.5 days, with typically accumulated 3.43" (87mm) of snow.

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

The average length of the day in April in Palmer is 14.9h.

How long on average sun shines in April in Palmer?

In Palmer, Alaska, the average sunshine in April is 8.4h.

What is the UV index reading in April in Palmer?

In Palmer, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in April - Palmer, AK
  • Average high temperature in April: 36.1°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 (18.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in April: 20.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (44.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (8.1°F).

Average pressure in April - Palmer, AK
  • Average pressure in April: 29.83"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (29.96").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are November and December (29.7").

Average wind speed in April - Palmer, AK
  • Average wind speed in April: 4.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (5.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (4mph).

Average humidity in April - Palmer, AK
  • Average humidity in April: 82%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (87%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are May and June (69%).

Average rainfall in April - Palmer, AK
  • Average rainfall in April: 1.1"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (2.24").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.91").

Average rainfall days in April - Palmer, AK
  • Average rainfall days in April: 17.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (22.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (8.9 days).

Average snowfall in April - Palmer, AK
  • Average snowfall in April: 3.43"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (6.93").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0").

Average snowfall days in April - Palmer, AK
  • Average snowfall days in April: 8.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (14.1 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Palmer, AK
  • Average daylight in April: 14.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 19.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 5.5h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 8.4h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 11.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3.9h).

Average sunshine days in April - Palmer, AK
  • Average sunshine days in April: 6.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (13.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (5.3 days).

Average UV index in April - Palmer, 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 and December (UV index 1).

Average cloud cover in April - Palmer, AK
  • Average cloud cover in April: 46

The month with the most cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 46).
The month with the least cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 37).

Average visibility in April - Palmer, AK
  • Average visibility in April: 4mi

Months with the highest visibility are May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are February, March and April (4mi).