Dover
Delaware, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

April weather forecast and climate
Dover, DE

The public Archives building in Dover, Delaware, between two large trees
The public Archives building in Dover, Delaware, between two large trees
April is a comfortable spring month in Dover, Delaware, with average temperature varying between 64.4°F (18°C) and 41°F (5°C).

Temperature

In April, the average high-temperature rises, from a mild 55.4°F (13°C) in March, to an enjoyable 64.4°F (18°C). The average low-temperature, in Dover, is 41°F (5°C).

Rainfall

In April, in Dover, the rain falls for 10 days. Throughout April, 3.4" (87mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Dover, during the entire year, the rain falls for 115 days and collects up to 43.5" (1105mm) of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in April is 13.3h.

Sunshine

In Dover, the average sunshine is 8h.

UV index

In April, the average daily maximum UV index in Dover is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In April, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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.

What is the temperature in April in Dover?

In April, the average high-temperature is 64.4°F (18°C), and the average low-temperature is 41°F (5°C).

How much does it rain in Dover in April?

In Dover, Delaware, in April, during 10 rainfall days, 3.4" (87mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

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

In April, the average length of the day in Dover is 13.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Dover have in April?

The average sunshine in April is 8h.

How high is the UV index in April in Dover?

In April, the average daily maximum UV index in Dover, Delaware, is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in April - Dover, DE
  • Average high temperature in April: 64°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (41°F).

  • Average low temperature in April: 41°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (66°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (25°F).

Average rainfall in April - Dover, DE
  • Average rainfall in April: 3.4"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.3").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (3").

Average rainfall days in April - Dover, DE
  • Average rainfall days in April: 10 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (11 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is October (7 days).

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Dover, DE
  • Average daylight in April: 13.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 8h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in April - Dover, DE
  • Average UV index in April: 6

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 2).