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

April weather forecast and climate
Yakutat, AK

A beautiful panorama of the famous St Elias Mountain covered in snow and clouds, with a view of the Hubbard Glacier, Yakutat, Alaska
A beautiful panorama of the famous St Elias Mountain covered in snow and clouds, with a view of the Hubbard Glacier, Yakutat, Alaska
April in Yakutat, Alaska, is a frosty spring month, with average temperature ranging between max 45.7°F (7.6°C) and min 30°F (-1.1°C).

Temperature

In April, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a wintry 39.6°F (4.2°C) in March, to a chilly 45.7°F (7.6°C). In Yakutat, the average low-temperature is 30°F (-1.1°C).

Rainfall

In April, the rain falls for 18.5 days. Throughout April, 9.2" (233.4mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Yakutat, during the entire year, the rain falls for 240 days and collects up to 155.2" (3941.6mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Yakutat. In Yakutat, Alaska, snow falls for 6.1 days, with typically accumulated 11" (279.4mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 64 snowfall days, and 150.5" (3822.8mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

Months with the coldest seawater are January through April, with an average ocean temperature of 42.8°F (6°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

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

Sunshine

In April, the average sunshine in Yakutat is 7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in April is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in April in Yakutat?

The average high-temperature, in April, in Yakutat, is 45.7°F (7.6°C), while the average low-temperature is 30°F (-1.1°C).

How many days does it rain in April in Yakutat?

In Yakutat, in April, it is raining for 18.5 days, with typically 9.2" (233.4mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in April in Yakutat?

In April, in Yakutat, Alaska, it is snowing for 6.1 days. Throughout April, 11" (279.4mm) of snow is accumulated.

What months are the ocean coldest in Yakutat?

Through and April, with an average ocean temperature of 42.8°F (6°C).

What is the water temperature in April in Yakutat?

In Yakutat, Alaska, the average seawater temperature in April is 42.8°F (6°C). Swimming in 42.8°F (6°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 Yakutat?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Yakutat have in April?

The average sunshine in April in Yakutat is 7h.

How high is the UV index in April in Yakutat?

In Yakutat, Alaska, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in April - Yakutat, AK
  • Average high temperature in April: 45.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (60.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (33.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in April: 30°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (48.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.4°F).

Average rainfall in April - Yakutat, AK
  • Average rainfall in April: 9.2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (22").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (6.4").

Average rainfall days in April - Yakutat, AK
  • Average rainfall days in April: 18.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (24 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is June (17 days).

Average snowfall in April - Yakutat, AK
  • Average snowfall in April: 11"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (31.3").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in April - Yakutat, AK
  • Average snowfall days in April: 6.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (12.6 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in April - Yakutat, AK
  • Average sea temperature in April: 43°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (57°F).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, March and April (43°F).

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Yakutat, 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: 6.2h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 7h

Months with most sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1h).

Average UV index in April - Yakutat, 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, November and December (UV index 0).