April weather forecast and climate
Valdez, AK

Lake water and grown-in surface vegetation in Valdez Province, Alaska
Lake water and grown-in surface vegetation in Valdez Province, Alaska

Weather in April

April, the same as March, in Valdez, Alaska, is a freezing cold spring month, with average temperature ranging between min 19°F (-7.2°C) and max 31.1°F (-0.5°C).

Temperature

In Valdez, the average high-temperature in April marginally rises, from 23.4°F (-4.8°C) in March, to a still subzero cold 31.1°F (-0.5°C). The average low-temperature, in April, is 19°F (-7.2°C).

Humidity

January and April, with an average relative humidity of 88%, are most humid months in Valdez.

Rainfall

In Valdez, during April, the rain falls for 14.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.03" (77mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Valdez, there are 167.5 rainfall days, and 56.73" (1441mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, September through December. In April, in Valdez, Alaska, it is snowing for 10.5 days. Throughout April, 8.74" (222mm) of snow is accumulated. In Valdez, during the entire year, snow falls for 88.9 days, and aggregates up to 114.06" (2897mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In April, the average ocean temperature is 39.9°F (4.4°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 April, the average length of the day is 14.8h.

Sunshine

In Valdez, the average sunshine is 6.9h.

UV index

In Valdez, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In April, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in April in Valdez?

In April, in Valdez, Alaska, the average high-temperature is 31.1°F (-0.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 19°F (-7.2°C).

What is the most humid month in Valdez?

January and April, with an average relative humidity of 88%, are most humid months in Valdez, Alaska.

What is the average humidity in April in Valdez?

In April, the average relative humidity in Valdez is 88%.

How much does it rain in Valdez in April?

In Valdez, during April, the rain falls for 14.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.03" (77mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in April in Valdez?

In Valdez, in April, during 10.5 snowfall days, 8.74" (222mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

How cold is the water in April in Valdez?

In Valdez, the average seawater temperature in April is 39.9°F (4.4°C). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

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

In April, the average length of the day is 14.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Valdez have in April?

In April, the average sunshine in Valdez, Alaska, is 6.9h.

What is the UV index reading in April in Valdez?

In April, the average daily maximum UV index in Valdez is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in April
Valdez, AK

Average temperature in April - Valdez, AK
  • Average high temperature in April: 31.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (53.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (18°F).

  • Average low temperature in April: 19°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (43.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (10°F).

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Average pressure in April
Valdez, AK

Average pressure in April - Valdez, AK
  • Average pressure in April: 29.85"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (29.98").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (29.69").

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Average wind speed in April
Valdez, AK

Average wind speed in April - Valdez, AK
  • Average wind speed in April: 4.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is November (8.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (3.7mph).

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Average humidity in April
Valdez, AK

Average humidity in April - Valdez, AK
  • Average humidity in April: 88%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and April (88%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are May, June, July and November (83%).

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Average rainfall in April
Valdez, AK

Average rainfall in April - Valdez, AK
  • Average rainfall in April: 3.03"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (7.44").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is June (1.93").

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Average rainfall days in April
Valdez, AK

Average rainfall days in April - Valdez, AK
  • Average rainfall days in April: 14.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (18.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (6.2 days).

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Average snowfall in April
Valdez, AK

Average snowfall in April - Valdez, AK
  • Average snowfall in April: 8.74"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (26.73").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0").

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Average snowfall days in April
Valdez, AK

Average snowfall days in April - Valdez, AK
  • Average snowfall days in April: 10.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (17.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in April
Valdez, AK

Average sea temperature in April - Valdez, AK
  • Average sea temperature in April: 40°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is July (56.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (38.9°F).

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Average daylight in April /
Average sunshine in April
Valdez, AK

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Valdez, AK
  • Average daylight in April: 14.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 19.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 5.7h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 6.9h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2.8h).

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Average sunshine days in April
Valdez, AK

Average sunshine days in April - Valdez, AK
  • Average sunshine days in April: 10.5 days

Months with the most sunshine days are January and May (12.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is December (9.7 days).

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Average UV index in April
Valdez, AK

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

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 3).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in April
Valdez, AK

Average cloud cover in April - Valdez, AK
  • Average cloud cover in April: 55

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 58).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 50).

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Average visibility in April
Valdez, AK

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

The month with the highest visibility is June (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February and April (4mi).

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