April weather forecast
Old Orchard Beach, ME

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Weather in April

The advent of spring becomes evident in April in Old Orchard Beach, Maine. The temperatures continue to rise gradually, the snow retreats, and the spring showers start appearing. A marked increase in rainfall to 0.55" (14mm) underscores the changing season with the resonating echo of raindrops. Fresh blooms make a colorful comeback throughout the town, and milder weather invites locals and tourists alike to step outside and enjoy nature. The echo of the waves against the shore grows more appealing as the sea temperature climbs slowly.

Temperature

The shift from March to April sees an increase in the average high-temperature, transitioning from a wintry 38.7°F (3.7°C) to a frosty 48.4°F (9.1°C). Old Orchard Beach experiences a steady low-temperature of 37.9°F (3.3°C) throughout April.

Humidity

In Old Orchard Beach, Maine, the average relative humidity in April is 77%.

Rainfall

In Old Orchard Beach, in April, during 7.7 rainfall days, 0.55" (14mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Old Orchard Beach, there are 77.9 rainfall days, and 5.71" (145mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall. April is the last month it regularly snows. During 1 snowfall days, in April, Old Orchard Beach aggregates 0.12" (3mm) of snow. In Old Orchard Beach, during the entire year, snow falls for 22.2 days and aggregates up to 2.36" (60mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In Old Orchard Beach, the average seawater temperature in April is 41.5°F (5.3°C).
Note: Entering waters of 41.5°F (5.3°C) is life-endangering. A mere moment in 55.4°F (13°C) waters feels piercing cold, and below 50°F (10°C) it can lead to immediate cold shock and cessation of breathing control, depending on body resilience.

Daylight

In Old Orchard Beach, the average length of the day in April is 13h and 27min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:21 am and sunset at 7:08 pm. On the last day of April, sunrise is at 5:34 am and sunset at 7:42 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In Old Orchard Beach, the average sunshine in April is 7.8h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in April is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In April, the maximum UV index of 3 suggests these recommendations:
Undertake precautions - Obligation exists to protect against skin and eye damage. Midday is when the Sun's radiation is strongest; avoid prolonged exposure during this time. For a sun-safe wardrobe, go for clothes that are tightly woven and generously sized. Take heed! Reflection from the snow can almost amplify the Sun's UV radiation by double.
Updated: Jun 19, 2024
Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us
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Frequently asked questions

What are April temperatures?

In April, in Old Orchard Beach, the average high-temperature is 48.4°F (9.1°C), and the average low-temperature is 37.9°F (3.3°C).

What is the average humidity in April?

In April, the average relative humidity is 77%.

How much does it rain in April?

In April, the rain falls for 7.7 days. Throughout April, 0.55" (14mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the last month it snows?

April is the last month it regularly snows. During 1 snowfall days, in April, Old Orchard Beach aggregates 0.12" (3mm) of snow.

What is the ocean temperature in April?

In Old Orchard Beach, in April, the average water temperature is 41.5°F (5.3°C). Swimming in 41.5°F (5.3°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

What is the average length of the day in April in Old Orchard Beach?

In April, the average day length is 13h and 27min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in April in Old Orchard Beach?

In April, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:21 am and sunset at 7:08 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:34 am and sunset at 7:42 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in April?

The average sunshine duration in April is 7.8h.

What is the UV index reading in April?

The average daily maximum UV index in April is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in April
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average temperature in April - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average high temperature in April: 48.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (72.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (31.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in April: 37.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21°F).

Average pressure in April
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average pressure in April - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average pressure in April: 29.96"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are September and November (30.05"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91"Hg).

Average wind speed in April
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average wind speed in April - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average wind speed in April: 10.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (12.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.4mph).

Average humidity in April
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average humidity in April - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average humidity in April: 77%

The months with the highest relative humidity are June and July (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (74%).

Average rainfall in April
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average rainfall in April - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average rainfall in April: 0.55"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (0.67").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.2").

Average rainfall days in April
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average rainfall days in April - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average rainfall days in April: 7.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (8.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4.9 days).

Average snowfall in April
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average snowfall in April - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average snowfall in April: 0.12"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.59").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in April
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average snowfall days in April - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average snowfall days in April: 1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (6.7 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in April
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average sea temperature in April - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average sea temperature in April: 41.6°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (63.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (38°F).

Average daylight in April /
Average sunshine in April
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average daylight in April: 13h and 3min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 24min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 0min).

  • Average sunshine in April: 7h and 5min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4h and 42min).

Average sunshine days in April
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average sunshine days in April - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average sunshine days in April: 20.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (23.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (19.4 days).

Average UV index in April
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average UV index in April - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average UV index in April: 3

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

Average cloud cover in April
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average cloud cover in April - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average cloud cover in April: 48

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 51).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 30).

Average visibility in April
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average visibility in April - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average visibility in April: 6mi

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

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