April weather forecast
Fort Sumner, NM

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Weather in April

The weather in April is a testament to the full bloom of spring, extending the warming trend from March. There's only an insignificant 0.47in of snowfall that sets this month apart from the impending summer months. The daylight hours continue to elongate, allowing residents to enjoy more outdoor activities. The wind speed experiences a slight increase, adding a mild draught to the increasing temperatures. Despite occasional spring showers, the tendency of humidity remains towards the lower end.

Temperature

April marks a minor ascent in the average high-temperature in Fort Sumner, adjusting from March's comfortable 64°F (17.8°C) to a pleasant 70.3°F (21.3°C). Despite the stark contrast with daytime temperatures, Fort Sumner's April nights average at a chilly 46.6°F (8.1°C).

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 31%, April is the least humid month.

Rainfall

In April, the rain falls for 6.1 days. Throughout April, 0.39" (10mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Fort Sumner, during the entire year, the rain falls for 78.6 days and collects up to 9.06" (230mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall. April is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.3 snowfall days, in April, Fort Sumner aggregates 0.47" (12mm) of snow. In Fort Sumner, during the entire year, snow falls for 13.6 days and aggregates up to 8.19" (208mm) of snow.

Daylight

In April, the average length of the day is 13h and 5min.
On the first day of April in Fort Sumner, sunrise is at 6:42 am and sunset at 7:18 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:07 am and sunset at 7:41 pm MDT.

Sunshine

In Fort Sumner, the average sunshine in April is 11.4h.

UV index

In April, the average daily maximum UV index in Fort Sumner is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily high UV index of 5 during April translates into the following recommendations:
Undertake protective steps - Recommendations to avoid sunburn are issued. Limiting exposure to the direct Sun during midday hours can help prevent harmful UV radiation effects. Sun-related eye harm can be minimized with proper sunglasses offering UVA and UVB coverage. Keep in mind! Snow's reflective quality can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
Updated: Feb 13, 2024 | Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us / Weather Forecasting / Data Sources

Frequently asked questions

What is the temperature in April in Fort Sumner?

In April, in Fort Sumner, the average high-temperature is 70.3°F (21.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 46.6°F (8.1°C).

What is the least humid month in Fort Sumner?

The least humid month is April, with an average relative humidity of 31%.

What is the average humidity in April in Fort Sumner?

In April, the average relative humidity in Fort Sumner is 31%.

How much does it rain in Fort Sumner in April?

In Fort Sumner, in April, it is raining for 6.1 days, with typically 0.39" (10mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Fort Sumner?

April is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.3 snowfall days, in April, Fort Sumner aggregates 0.47" (12mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Fort Sumner have in April?

In April, the average day length is 13h and 5min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in April in Fort Sumner?

In April, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:42 am and sunset at 7:18 pm. On the last day of the month, in Fort Sumner, New Mexico, sunrise is at 6:07 am and sunset at 7:41 pm MDT.

How long on average sun shines in April in Fort Sumner?

In Fort Sumner, the average sunshine duration in April is 11.4h.

What is the UV index reading in April in Fort Sumner?

In Fort Sumner, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in April
Fort Sumner, NM

Average temperature in April - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average high temperature in April: 70.3°F

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are June and July (90°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (49.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in April: 46.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (30.6°F).

Average pressure in April
Fort Sumner, NM

Average pressure in April - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average pressure in April: 29.86"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.12"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (29.86"Hg).

Average wind speed in April
Fort Sumner, NM

Average wind speed in April - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average wind speed in April: 12.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (12.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (9mph).

Average humidity in April
Fort Sumner, NM

Average humidity in April - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average humidity in April: 31%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (52%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (31%).

Average rainfall in April
Fort Sumner, NM

Average rainfall in April - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average rainfall in April: 0.39"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1.61").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.35").

Average rainfall days in April
Fort Sumner, NM

Average rainfall days in April - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average rainfall days in April: 6.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (12.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (2.4 days).

Average snowfall in April
Fort Sumner, NM

Average snowfall in April - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average snowfall in April: 0.47"

The month with the highest snowfall is November (1.85").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in April
Fort Sumner, NM

Average snowfall days in April - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average snowfall days in April: 0.3 days

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and December (3.5 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
Fort Sumner, NM

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average daylight in April: 13h and 1min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 24min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 54min).

  • Average sunshine in April: 11h and 2min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11h and 54min).
The months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 7h and 6min).

Average sunshine days in April
Fort Sumner, NM

Average sunshine days in April - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average sunshine days in April: 22.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (25.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (14 days).

Average UV index in April
Fort Sumner, NM

Average UV index in April - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average UV index in April: 5

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in April
Fort Sumner, NM

Average cloud cover in April - Fort Sumner, NM
  • Average cloud cover in April: 16

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 19).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 12).

Average visibility in April
Fort Sumner, NM

Average visibility in April - Fort Sumner, NM
  • 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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