Fort Lauderdale
Florida, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

April weather forecast and climate
Fort Lauderdale, FL

A broad aerial view of the outstanding Fort Lauderdale in Florida, with a perfect skyline far out
A broad aerial view of the outstanding Fort Lauderdale in Florida, with a perfect skyline far out
April, the same as March, is a moderately hot spring month in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, with temperature in the range of an average low of 73°F (22.8°C) and an average high of 79.7°F (26.5°C).

Temperature

In Fort Lauderdale, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in March - a still warm 79.7°F (26.5°C). In Fort Lauderdale, in April, the average low-temperature is 73°F (22.8°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in April is 71%.

Rainfall

In April, the rain falls for 11.3 days. Throughout April, 0.75" (19mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Fort Lauderdale, during the entire year, the rain falls for 179 days and collects up to 15.55" (395mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

In April, the average ocean temperature in Fort Lauderdale is 78.6°F (25.9°C).
Note: Water temperature between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

In Fort Lauderdale, the average length of the day is 12.8h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Fort Lauderdale is 9.9h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in April is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In April, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in April in Fort Lauderdale?

In April, in Fort Lauderdale, the average high-temperature is 79.7°F (26.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 73°F (22.8°C).

What is the average humidity in April in Fort Lauderdale?

In April, the average relative humidity in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is 71%.

How many days does it rain in April in Fort Lauderdale?

In Fort Lauderdale, during April, the rain falls for 11.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.75" (19mm) of precipitation.

What is the ocean temperature in April in Fort Lauderdale?

In Fort Lauderdale, the average seawater temperature in April is 78.6°F (25.9°C). Water temperature between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

How many hours of daylight does Fort Lauderdale have in April?

The average length of the day in April in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is 12.8h.

How long on average sun shines in April in Fort Lauderdale?

In April, the average sunshine in Fort Lauderdale is 9.9h.

What is the UV index reading in April in Fort Lauderdale?

In Fort Lauderdale, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in April - Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Average high temperature in April: 79.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (87.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (73°F).

  • Average low temperature in April: 73°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (82°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (64.2°F).

Average humidity in April - Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Average humidity in April: 71%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (75%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (69%).

Average rainfall in April - Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Average rainfall in April: 0.75"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.68").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (0.39").

Average rainfall days in April - Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Average rainfall days in April: 11.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (23.6 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (8.3 days).

Average sea temperature in April - Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Average sea temperature in April: 78.7°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (86.3°F).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January and February (74.2°F).

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Average daylight in April: 12.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.5h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 9.9h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 6.3).

Average UV index in April - Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Average UV index in April: 6

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July, August and September (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 5).