April weather forecast
Traverse City, MI

Stunning golden - brown colorful trees around the scenic Traverse City, Michigan
Stunning golden - brown colorful trees around the scenic Traverse City, Michigan

Weather in April

April is a chilly spring month in Traverse City, Michigan, with average temperature varying between 46.4°F (8°C) and 34.2°F (1.2°C).

Temperature

In April, the average high-temperature increases, from a cold 35.8°F (2.1°C) in March, to a frosty 46.4°F (8°C). In Traverse City, in April, the average low-temperature is 34.2°F (1.2°C).

Humidity

April and May, with an average relative humidity of 77%, are the least humid months in Traverse City, Michigan.

Rainfall

In April, in Traverse City, the rain falls for 10.5 days. Throughout April, 0.79" (20mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 94.8 rainfall days, and 8.35" (212mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Traverse City are January through May, October through December. In April, it is snowing for 3.5 days. Throughout April, 0.71" (18mm) of snow is accumulated. In Traverse City, during the entire year, snow falls for 62.8 days, and aggregates up to 10.67" (271mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

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

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Traverse City is 6.7h.

UV index

In Traverse City, Michigan, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In April, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the least humid month in Traverse City?

Months with the lowest humidity in Traverse City are April and May, with an average relative humidity of 77%.

What is the average humidity in April in Traverse City?

The average relative humidity in April in Traverse City is 77%.

How much does it rain in Traverse City in April?

In Traverse City, Michigan, during April, the rain falls for 10.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.79" (20mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Traverse City in April?

In Traverse City, in April, snow falls for 3.5 days, with typically accumulated 0.71" (18mm) of snow.

What is the ocean temperature in April in Traverse City?

In Traverse City, in April, the average water temperature is 37.2°F (2.9°C). For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in April in Traverse City?

In April, the average sunshine is 6.7h.

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

In April, the average daily maximum UV index in Traverse City is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in April
Traverse City, MI

Average temperature in April - Traverse City, MI
  • Average high temperature in April: 46.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (73.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (25.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in April: 34.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (59.5°F).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (18.1°F).

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Average pressure in April
Traverse City, MI

Average pressure in April - Traverse City, MI
  • Average pressure in April: 29.97"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is March (30.09").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.92").

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Average wind speed in April
Traverse City, MI

Average wind speed in April - Traverse City, MI
  • Average wind speed in April: 10.6mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and December (12mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.4mph).

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Average humidity in April
Traverse City, MI

Average humidity in April - Traverse City, MI
  • Average humidity in April: 77%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (87%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are April and May (77%).

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Average rainfall in April
Traverse City, MI

Average rainfall in April - Traverse City, MI
  • Average rainfall in April: 0.79"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (0.98").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (0.47").

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Average rainfall days in April
Traverse City, MI

Average rainfall days in April - Traverse City, MI
  • Average rainfall days in April: 10.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (11.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (2.1 days).

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Average snowfall in April
Traverse City, MI

Average snowfall in April - Traverse City, MI
  • Average snowfall in April: 0.71"

Months with the highest snowfall are January and November (2.2").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in April
Traverse City, MI

Average snowfall days in April - Traverse City, MI
  • Average snowfall days in April: 3.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (15.6 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in April
Traverse City, MI

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).

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Average daylight in April /
Average sunshine in April
Traverse City, MI

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 the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.9h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 6.7h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 1.8h).

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Average sunshine days in April
Traverse City, MI

Average sunshine days in April - Traverse City, MI
  • Average sunshine days in April: 15.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (18.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (14.6 days).

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Average UV index in April
Traverse City, MI

Average UV index in April - Traverse City, MI
  • Average UV index in April: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in April
Traverse City, MI

Average cloud cover in April - Traverse City, MI
  • Average cloud cover in April: 52

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 82).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in April
Traverse City, MI

Average visibility in April - Traverse City, MI
  • Average visibility in April: 6mi

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

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