April weather forecast
Cortez, CO

The bright and red rays of the setting sun over the scenic layout of hills and plains of Cortez, Colorado
The bright and red rays of the setting sun over the scenic layout of hills and plains of Cortez, Colorado

Weather in April

April is a moderate spring month in Cortez, Colorado, with temperature in the range of an average low of 37.4°F (3°C) and an average high of 58.8°F (14.9°C).

Temperature

In April, the average high-temperature slightly increases from a fresh 50.2°F (10.1°C) in March to a moderate 58.8°F (14.9°C). In April, in Cortez, Colorado, the average low-temperature is 37.4°F (3°C).

Humidity

In Cortez, Colorado, the average relative humidity in April is 39%.

Rainfall

In Cortez, it is raining for 8.5 days, with typically 0.67" (17mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Cortez, during the entire year, the rain falls for 78.9 days and collects up to 9.84" (250mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Cortez, Colorado, are January through April, October through December. April is the last month it regularly snows in Cortez. During 1.6 snowfall days, in April, Cortez aggregates 0.67" (17mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Cortez, there are 34.4 snowfall days, and 29.29" (744mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in April is 13h and 11min.
On the first day of April, sunrise is at 6:59 am and sunset at 7:37 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:19 am and sunset at 8:03 pm MDT.

Sunshine

In Cortez, the average sunshine in April is 11.1h.

UV index

In Cortez, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In April, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. 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 average humidity in April in Cortez?

The average relative humidity in April is 39%.

How many days does it rain in April in Cortez?

In Cortez, in April, during 8.5 rainfall days, 0.67" (17mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Cortez?

April is the last month it regularly snows. During 1.6 snowfall days, in April, Cortez aggregates 0.67" (17mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Cortez have in April?

The average day length in April in Cortez is 13h and 11min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in April in Cortez?

In April, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:59 am and sunset at 7:37 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:19 am and sunset at 8:03 pm MDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Cortez have in April?

The average sunshine duration in April is 11.1h.

What is the UV index intensity in April in Cortez?

In April, the average daily maximum UV index in Cortez, Colorado, is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in April
Cortez, CO

Average temperature in April - Cortez, CO
  • Average high temperature in April: 58.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (35.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in April: 37.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19.8°F).

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Average pressure in April
Cortez, CO

Average pressure in April - Cortez, CO
  • Average pressure in April: 29.9"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.23"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.87"Hg).

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Average wind speed in April
Cortez, CO

Average wind speed in April - Cortez, CO
  • Average wind speed in April: 9.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (9.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (5.7mph).

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Average humidity in April
Cortez, CO

Average humidity in April - Cortez, CO
  • Average humidity in April: 39%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (73%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (26%).

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Average rainfall in April
Cortez, CO

Average rainfall in April - Cortez, CO
  • Average rainfall in April: 0.67"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are January and December (1.26").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is June (0.2").

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Average rainfall days in April
Cortez, CO

Average rainfall days in April - Cortez, CO
  • Average rainfall days in April: 8.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (9.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (2.8 days).

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Average snowfall in April
Cortez, CO

Average snowfall in April - Cortez, CO
  • Average snowfall in April: 0.67"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (8.11").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in April
Cortez, CO

Average snowfall days in April - Cortez, CO
  • Average snowfall days in April: 1.6 days

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and December (8.5 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Cortez, CO
  • Average daylight in April: 13h and 11min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 42min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 38min).

  • Average sunshine in April: 11h and 6min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h and 6min).
The months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 6h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in April
Cortez, CO

Average sunshine days in April - Cortez, CO
  • Average sunshine days in April: 19 days

The month with the most sunshine days is June (26.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (17.6 days).

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Average UV index in April
Cortez, CO

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

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
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
Cortez, CO

Average cloud cover in April - Cortez, CO
  • Average cloud cover in April: 20

The months with the most cloud cover are January and December (Cloud cover 27).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 9).

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Average visibility in April
Cortez, CO

Average visibility in April - Cortez, 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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