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

Temperature

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

Humidity

In April, the average relative humidity is 39%.

Rainfall

In April, in Cortez, the rain falls for 8.5 days. Throughout April, 0.67" (17mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Cortez, there are 78.9 rainfall days, and 9.84" (250mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall in Cortez. April is the last month it regularly snows. During 1.6 snowfall days, 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 13.2h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Cortez, Colorado, is 11.1h.

UV index

In Cortez, Colorado, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 in April transform into the following instructions:
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. 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 Cortez?

In Cortez, in April, the average high-temperature is 58.8°F (14.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 37.4°F (3°C).

What is the average humidity in April in Cortez?

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

How much does it rain in Cortez in April?

In Cortez, Colorado, in April, it is raining for 8.5 days, with typically 0.67" (17mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Cortez?

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

How many hours of daylight does Cortez have in April?

In Cortez, the average length of the day in April is 13.2h.

How long on average sun shines in April in Cortez?

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

How high is the UV index in April in Cortez?

The average daily maximum UV index in April in Cortez is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

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"

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

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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").
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

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and December (8.5 days).
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: 13.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 11.1h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12.1h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 6.5).

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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

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
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

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

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

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