April weather forecast
Ames, IA

Weather in April

April in Ames, Iowa, is a mild spring month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 41.7°F (5.4°C) and 58.5°F (14.7°C).

Temperature

In Ames, the average high-temperature in April rises from a chilly 45.7°F (7.6°C) in March to a mild 58.5°F (14.7°C). In April, the average low-temperature is 41.7°F (5.4°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in April in Ames is 72%.

Rainfall

In Ames, in April, it is raining for 14.4 days, with typically 2.99" (76mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Ames, Iowa, during the entire year, the rain falls for 130.6 days and collects up to 27.48" (698mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Ames. In Ames, during 1.8 snowfall days, 0.75" (19mm) of snow is typically accumulated. In Ames, during the entire year, snow falls for 36.2 days and aggregates up to 15.43" (392mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Ames, the average length of the day in April is 13h and 23min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:56 am and sunset at 7:40 pm. On the last day of April, in Ames, sunrise is at 6:11 am and sunset at 8:12 pm CDT.

Sunshine

In April, the average sunshine is 7.7h.

UV index

In April, the average daily maximum UV index in Ames is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 in April interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against skin and eye damage is obliged. 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 Ames?

In April, the average relative humidity in Ames is 72%.

How much does it rain in Ames in April?

In Ames, in April, it is raining for 14.4 days, with typically 2.99" (76mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in April in Ames?

In April, in Ames, it is snowing for 1.8 days. Throughout April, 0.75" (19mm) of snow is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Ames have in April?

In April, the average day length is 13h and 23min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in April in Ames?

On the first day of April in Ames, Iowa, sunrise is at 6:56 am and sunset at 7:40 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:11 am and sunset at 8:12 pm CDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Ames have in April?

The average sunshine duration in April in Ames, Iowa, is 7.7h.

What is the UV index reading in April in Ames?

The average daily maximum UV index in April in Ames is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.

Average temperature in April
Ames, IA

Average temperature in April - Ames, IA
  • Average high temperature in April: 58.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (26.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in April: 41.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (13.5°F).

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Average pressure in April
Ames, IA

Average pressure in April - Ames, IA
  • Average pressure in April: 29.93"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.88"Hg).

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Average wind speed in April
Ames, IA

Average wind speed in April - Ames, IA
  • Average wind speed in April: 10.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (10.7mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (7.1mph).

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Average humidity in April
Ames, IA

Average humidity in April - Ames, IA
  • Average humidity in April: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (84%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (70%).

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Average rainfall in April
Ames, IA

Average rainfall in April - Ames, IA
  • Average rainfall in April: 2.99"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (4.09").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.94").

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Average rainfall days in April
Ames, IA

Average rainfall days in April - Ames, IA
  • Average rainfall days in April: 14.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (18 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (3.3 days).

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Average snowfall in April
Ames, IA

Average snowfall in April - Ames, IA
  • Average snowfall in April: 0.75"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (4.06").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in April
Ames, IA

Average snowfall days in April - Ames, IA
  • Average snowfall days in April: 1.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (9.1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in April /
Average sunshine in April
Ames, IA

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Ames, IA
  • Average daylight in April: 13h and 23min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 11min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 11min).

  • Average sunshine in April: 7.7h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.9h).

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Average sunshine days in April
Ames, IA

Average sunshine days in April - Ames, IA
  • Average sunshine days in April: 12.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (10.4 days).

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Average UV index in April
Ames, IA

Average UV index in April - Ames, IA
  • Average UV index in April: 3

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in April
Ames, IA

Average cloud cover in April - Ames, IA
  • Average cloud cover in April: 47

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 57).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in April
Ames, IA

Average visibility in April - Ames, IA
  • Average visibility in April: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, July and August (5mi).

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