April weather forecast
Lexington, KY

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A sunset view of the ancient buildings in Lexington, Kentucky
A sunset view of the ancient buildings in Lexington, Kentucky

Weather in April

April in Lexington promises more sunshine and warmer temperatures, enhancing the city's charm. With the departure of the rainy March, the temperature continues its upward trend, aligning with the spring feel. Amidst the rejuvenating conditions, April experiences the maximum average daylight hours, amounting to 13.2 hours. As the weeks go by, citizens feel the presence of summer with evenings becoming warmer and the daylight extending till late. With the approach of May, Lexington starts preparing for the first traces of summer heat, welcoming a whole new weather cycle.

Temperature

The onset of April brings a rise in the average high-temperature, elevating from a cool 53.4°F (11.9°C) in March to a comfortable 65.5°F (18.6°C). In Lexington, an average low-temperature of 46°F (7.8°C) is recorded during April nights.

Humidity

In Lexington, the average relative humidity in April is 77%.

Rainfall

In Lexington, during April, the rain falls for 17.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.78" (96mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 172.1 rainfall days, and 37.95" (964mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall. April is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.8 snowfall days, in April, Lexington aggregates 0.35" (9mm) of snow. In Lexington, during the entire year, snow falls for 34.8 days and aggregates up to 11.3" (287mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Lexington, the average length of the day in April is 13h and 13min.
On the first day of April, sunrise is at 7:21 am and sunset at 8:01 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:41 am and sunset at 8:28 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in April is 7.6h.

UV index

In Lexington, Kentucky, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: A daily high UV index of 5 in April leads to these guidelines:
Be mindful. Individuals with a lighter skin tone may suffer burns in less than 30 minutes. Avoid the Sun's strongest UV rays by seeking shade and limiting exposure during midday. Fend off the sun's harsh rays with appropriate clothing, a wide-brim hat, and UV-protective sunglasses. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

Frequently asked questions

What is the temperature in April?

In April, the average high-temperature and low-temperature in Lexington are 65.5°F (18.6°C) and 46°F (7.8°C) respectively.

What is the average humidity in April?

In Lexington, the average relative humidity in April is 77%.

How much does it rain in April?

In Lexington, Kentucky, during April, the rain falls for 17.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.78" (96mm) of precipitation.

What is the last month it snows?

April is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.8 snowfall days, in April, Lexington aggregates 0.35" (9mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Lexington have in April?

In Lexington, Kentucky, the average day length in April is 13h and 13min.

When are sunrise and sunset in April?

In April, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:21 am and sunset at 8:01 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:41 am and sunset at 8:28 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in April?

In Lexington, the average sunshine duration in April is 7.6h.

What is the UV index intensity in April?

In Lexington, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in April
Lexington, KY

Average temperature in April - Lexington, KY
  • Average high temperature in April: 65.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (85.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (39°F).

  • Average low temperature in April: 46°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (66.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (25.7°F).

Average pressure in April
Lexington, KY

Average pressure in April - Lexington, KY
  • Average pressure in April: 29.98"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and November (30.15"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.96"Hg).

Average wind speed in April
Lexington, KY

Average wind speed in April - Lexington, KY
  • Average wind speed in April: 8.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.4mph).

Average humidity in April
Lexington, KY

Average humidity in April - Lexington, KY
  • Average humidity in April: 77%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (75%).

Average rainfall in April
Lexington, KY

Average rainfall in April - Lexington, KY
  • Average rainfall in April: 3.78"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.82").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.32").

Average rainfall days in April
Lexington, KY

Average rainfall days in April - Lexington, KY
  • Average rainfall days in April: 17.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (10.3 days).

Average snowfall in April
Lexington, KY

Average snowfall in April - Lexington, KY
  • Average snowfall in April: 0.35"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (3.07").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in April
Lexington, KY

Average snowfall days in April - Lexington, KY
  • Average snowfall days in April: 0.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (9.7 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in April /
Average sunshine in April
Lexington, KY

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Lexington, KY
  • Average daylight in April: 13h and 1min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 48min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 36min).

  • Average sunshine in April: 7h and 4min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 54min).

Average sunshine days in April
Lexington, KY

Average sunshine days in April - Lexington, KY
  • Average sunshine days in April: 11.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (16.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (9.8 days).

Average UV index in April
Lexington, KY

Average UV index in April - Lexington, KY
  • Average UV index in April: 5

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in April
Lexington, KY

Average cloud cover in April - Lexington, KY
  • Average cloud cover in April: 44

The months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 59).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 30).

Average visibility in April
Lexington, KY

Average visibility in April - Lexington, KY
  • Average visibility in April: 6mi

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

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