Traverse City
Michigan, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

April weather forecast and climate
Traverse City, MI

A far-out view of the scenic Traverse City, Michigan with the river, from up a hill among stunning golden - brown colorful trees seen in the fall
A far-out view of the scenic Traverse City, Michigan with the river, from up a hill among stunning golden - brown colorful trees seen in the fall
April in Traverse City, Michigan, is a cool spring month, with average temperature ranging between max 54.3°F (12.4°C) and min 34°F (1.1°C).

Temperature

In April, the average high-temperature rises, from a cold 40.5°F (4.7°C) in March, to a fresh 54.3°F (12.4°C). In Traverse City, the average low-temperature is 34°F (1.1°C).

Rainfall

In Traverse City, it is raining for 10.9 days, with typically 2.7" (69.1mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Traverse City, there are 145.8 rainfall days, and 32.4" (822.5mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Traverse City, Michigan.

Ocean temperature

In April, the average ocean temperature in Traverse City is 37.2°F (2.9°C). For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

Daylight

In April, the average length of the day is 13.5h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in April is 7h.

UV index

In Traverse City, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 5 in April interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in April in Traverse City?

In Traverse City, Michigan, in April, the average high-temperature is 54.3°F (12.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 34°F (1.1°C).

How much does it rain in Traverse City in April?

In Traverse City, Michigan, during April, the rain falls for 10.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.7" (69.1mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in April in Traverse City?

In April, in Traverse City, it is snowing for 2.3 days. Throughout April, 2.8" (71.1mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the ocean temperature in April in Traverse City?

In April, the average ocean temperature in Traverse City is 37.2°F (2.9°C). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

How many hours of daylight does Traverse City have in April?

The average length of the day in April is 13.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Traverse City have in April?

In April, the average sunshine is 7h.

What is the UV index intensity in April in Traverse City?

In Traverse City, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in April - Traverse City, MI
  • Average high temperature in April: 54.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (80.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in April: 34°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (58.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (15.7°F).

Average rainfall in April - Traverse City, MI
  • Average rainfall in April: 2.7"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (3.6").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (1.5").

Average rainfall days in April - Traverse City, MI
  • Average rainfall days in April: 10.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (17 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (8.5 days).

Average snowfall in April - Traverse City, MI
  • Average snowfall in April: 2.8"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (23.1").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in April - Traverse City, MI
  • Average snowfall days in April: 2.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (12.6 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in April - Traverse City, MI
  • Average sea temperature in April: 37.3°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (69.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (35.4°F).

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Traverse City, MI
  • Average daylight in April: 13.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.9h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 7h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2h).

Average UV index in April - Traverse City, MI
  • Average UV index in April: 5

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).