April weather forecast
Amherst, CO

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Weather in April

April in Amherst, Colorado, is a mild spring month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 60.6°F (15.9°C) and 40.3°F (4.6°C).

Temperature

As Amherst transitions into April, a marginal rise in the average high-temperature is observed, moving from a cool 54.1°F (12.3°C) in March to a refreshing 60.6°F (15.9°C). During the month of April, Amherst anticipates a mean low-temperature of 40.3°F (4.6°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in April in Amherst is 56%.

Rainfall

In April, in Amherst, the rain falls for 14.1 days. Throughout April, 1.93" (49mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 119.5 rainfall days, and 16.14" (410mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. In Amherst, during April, snow falls for 2.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.17" (55mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 37.9 snowfall days, and 15.55" (395mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in April in Amherst, Colorado, is 13h and 20min.
On the first day of April, sunrise is at 6:30 am and sunset at 7:13 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:47 am and sunset at 7:44 pm MDT.

Sunshine

In April, the average sunshine is 10h.

UV index

In Amherst, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: A typical high UV index of 4 in April suggests the following recommendations:
Preventative actions are necessary - The mandate to avoid skin and eye damage is in place. UV radiation from the Sun is most dangerous during midday; take precautions and seek shade. By wearing a generously brimmed hat, you can cut UV radiation exposure significantly. Be aware! The reflective nature of snow can magnify the Sun's UV radiation almost twofold.
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Frequently asked questions

What is the usual temperature for Amherst in April?

In April, the average high-temperature and low-temperature in Amherst, Colorado, are 60.6°F (15.9°C) and 40.3°F (4.6°C) respectively.

What is the average humidity in April in Amherst?

In Amherst, Colorado, the average relative humidity in April is 56%.

How many days does it rain in April in Amherst?

In Amherst, Colorado, during April, the rain falls for 14.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.93" (49mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Amherst in April?

In Amherst, in April, snow falls for 2.9 days, with typically accumulated 2.17" (55mm) of snow.

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

In Amherst, Colorado, the average day length in April is 13h and 20min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in April in Amherst?

On the first day of April in Amherst, sunrise is at 6:30 am and sunset at 7:13 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:47 am and sunset at 7:44 pm MDT.

How long on average sun shines in April in Amherst?

In April, the average sunshine duration in Amherst is 10h.

How high is the UV index in April in Amherst?

The average daily maximum UV index in April in Amherst, Colorado, is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in April
Amherst, CO

Average temperature in April - Amherst, CO
  • Average high temperature in April: 60.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (39.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in April: 40.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (66°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (23.2°F).

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Average pressure in April
Amherst, CO

Average pressure in April - Amherst, CO
  • Average pressure in April: 29.88"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and December (30.11"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.82"Hg).

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Average wind speed in April
Amherst, CO

Average wind speed in April - Amherst, CO
  • Average wind speed in April: 12.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (12.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (9.4mph).

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Average humidity in April
Amherst, CO

Average humidity in April - Amherst, CO
  • Average humidity in April: 56%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (66%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (51%).

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Average rainfall in April
Amherst, CO

Average rainfall in April - Amherst, CO
  • Average rainfall in April: 1.93"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (2.99").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.43").

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Average rainfall days in April
Amherst, CO

Average rainfall days in April - Amherst, CO
  • Average rainfall days in April: 14.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.8 days).
The months with the least rainy days are November and December (4.2 days).

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Average snowfall in April
Amherst, CO

Average snowfall in April - Amherst, CO
  • Average snowfall in April: 2.17"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (3.23").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in April
Amherst, CO

Average snowfall days in April - Amherst, CO
  • Average snowfall days in April: 2.9 days

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in April /
Average sunshine in April
Amherst, CO

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Amherst, CO
  • Average daylight in April: 13h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 0min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 18min).

  • Average sunshine in April: 10h and 0min

The months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 11h and 30min).
The months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 6h and 12min).

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Average sunshine days in April
Amherst, CO

Average sunshine days in April - Amherst, CO
  • Average sunshine days in April: 12.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (22.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (10.6 days).

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Average UV index in April
Amherst, CO

Average UV index in April - Amherst, CO
  • Average UV index in April: 4

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in April
Amherst, CO

Average cloud cover in April - Amherst, CO
  • Average cloud cover in April: 33

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 35).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 19).

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Average visibility in April
Amherst, CO

Average visibility in April - Amherst, CO
  • Average visibility in April: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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