Grand Canyon National Park
Arizona, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

April weather forecast and climate
Grand Canyon National Park, AZ

A stunning aerial panorama on the famed Horseshoe bend at the iconic Grand Canyon National Park
A stunning aerial panorama on the famed Horseshoe bend at the iconic Grand Canyon National Park
April brings the pleasant spring weather in its steps with a gradual rise in temperatures. Snow clears from the ground but remains mostly present in higher altitudes.
Temperatures see a pleasant range of 55.9°F (13.3°C) to 82°F (27.8°C) around the canyon region that is perfect for hiking the trails or taking a trip down the Colorado River.
As usual, pack in layers, carry adequate food, and drink for an excursion on the gorge - protection from the sun is necessary, as the rays are intense, and there is little shade on the course!

What is the temperature in April in Grand Canyon National Park?

The average high-temperature, in April, in Grand Canyon National Park, is 80.1°F (26.7°C), while the average low-temperature is 52°F (11.1°C).

How much does it rain in Grand Canyon National Park in April?

In Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, during April, the rain falls for 2 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.5" (12.5mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Grand Canyon National Park?

In Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, snow does not fall in February through November.

What is the average length of the day in April in Grand Canyon National Park?

In Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, the average length of the day in April is 13.1h.

How long on average sun shines in April in Grand Canyon National Park?

In Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, the average sunshine in April is 11h.

What is the UV index intensity in April in Grand Canyon National Park?

The average daily maximum UV index in April in Grand Canyon National Park is 8. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in April - Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
  • Average high temperature in April: 80°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (104°F).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and December (55°F).

  • Average low temperature in April: 52°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (74°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35°F).

Average rainfall in April - Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
  • Average rainfall in April: 0.5"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.5").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (0.2").

Average rainfall days in April - Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
  • Average rainfall days in April: 2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (5 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are May and June (1 days).

Average snowfall in April - Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
  • Average snowfall in April: 0"

Months with the highest snowfall are January and December (0.1").
Months with the lowest snowfall are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
  • Average daylight in April: 13.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 11h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 13h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 7).

Average UV index in April - Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
  • Average UV index in April: 8

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 11).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).