April weather forecast and climate
Washington, DC

Stunning reflective view of rows of jacaranda trees in spring in the tidal basin of the Washington monument in DC, USA
Stunning reflective view of rows of jacaranda trees in spring in the tidal basin of the Washington monument in DC, USA
April spreads greenery all over the landscape, and the National Cherry Blossom Festival is a spectacular event enjoyed by visitors from all over the globe.
With daily temperatures in the pleasant mid-sixties, the weather is beautiful, and the skies are clear most of the time. Rain is no stranger in these parts, and it is a good idea for tourists to carry some protective gear. Watch out for the great White House Easter Egg Roll in the beautiful April weather.

What is the temperature in April in Washington?

In April, in Washington, District of Columbia, the average high-temperature is 66.6°F (19.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 46.9°F (8.3°C).

How much does it rain in Washington in April?

In Washington, in April, during 10.4 rainfall days, typically, 3.1" (77.7mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Does it snow in Washington in April?

In April, it doesn't snow. March is the latest month when it typically snows.
Average temperature in April - Washington, DC
  • Average high temperature in April: 66.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (43.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in April: 47°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (28.6°F).

Average humidity in April - Washington, DC
  • Average humidity in April: 58%

The month with the highest relative humidity is September (69.7%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (58%).

Average rainfall in April - Washington, DC
  • Average rainfall in April: 3.1"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (4").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (2.6").

Average rainfall days in April - Washington, DC
  • Average rainfall days in April: 10.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (11.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is October (7.7 days).

Average snowfall in April - Washington, DC
  • Average snowfall in April: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (5.7").
Months with the lowest snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in April - Washington, DC
  • Average snowfall days in April: 0.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (3 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Washington, DC
  • 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: 7.6h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 9.4h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4.3h).

Average UV index in April - Washington, DC
  • Average UV index in April: 7

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

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