April weather forecast
Amherst, NY

Weather in April

April in Amherst, New York, is a fresh spring month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 52.3°F (11.3°C) and an average low of 37.2°F (2.9°C).

Temperature

In Amherst, the average high-temperature in April increases from a wintry 40.6°F (4.8°C) in March to a cool 52.3°F (11.3°C). The average low-temperature, in Amherst, is 37.2°F (2.9°C).

Humidity

In April, the average relative humidity is 76%.

Rainfall

In Amherst, in April, it is raining for 16.1 days, with typically 2.6" (66mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Amherst, there are 169.2 rainfall days, and 28.15" (715mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Amherst are January through May, October through December. In Amherst, snow falls for 4.7 days, with typically accumulated 1.81" (46mm) of snow. In Amherst, during the entire year, snow falls for 77.2 days and aggregates up to 30.94" (786mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Amherst, the average length of the day in April is 13h and 26min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:56 am and sunset at 7:41 pm. On the last day of April, in Amherst, sunrise is at 6:09 am and sunset at 8:14 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In Amherst, New York, the average sunshine in April is 7h.

UV index

In Amherst, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from unprotected exposure to 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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in April in Amherst?

The average high-temperature, in April, is 52.3°F (11.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 37.2°F (2.9°C).

What is the average humidity in April in Amherst?

The average relative humidity in April in Amherst is 76%.

How much does it rain in Amherst in April?

In Amherst, New York, in April, during 16.1 rainfall days, 2.6" (66mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in April in Amherst?

In Amherst, in April, during 4.7 snowfall days, 1.81" (46mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in April in Amherst?

The average day length in April is 13h and 26min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in April in Amherst?

On the first day of April, sunrise is at 6:56 am and sunset at 7:41 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:09 am and sunset at 8:14 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in April in Amherst?

In April, the average sunshine duration in Amherst, New York, is 7h.

What is the UV index intensity in April in Amherst?

The average daily maximum UV index in April is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in April
Amherst, NY

Average temperature in April - Amherst, NY
  • Average high temperature in April: 52.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (29.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in April: 37.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19.4°F).

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Average pressure in April
Amherst, NY

Average pressure in April - Amherst, NY
  • Average pressure in April: 29.97"Hg

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

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Average wind speed in April
Amherst, NY

Average wind speed in April - Amherst, NY
  • Average wind speed in April: 9.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (11mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.7mph).

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Average humidity in April
Amherst, NY

Average humidity in April - Amherst, NY
  • Average humidity in April: 76%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (85%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are July, August and September (74%).

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Average rainfall in April
Amherst, NY

Average rainfall in April - Amherst, NY
  • Average rainfall in April: 2.6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (2.87").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.81").

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Average rainfall days in April
Amherst, NY

Average rainfall days in April - Amherst, NY
  • Average rainfall days in April: 16.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (7.6 days).

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Average snowfall in April
Amherst, NY

Average snowfall in April - Amherst, NY
  • Average snowfall in April: 1.81"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (7.64").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in April
Amherst, NY

Average snowfall days in April - Amherst, NY
  • Average snowfall days in April: 4.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (19 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in April /
Average sunshine in April
Amherst, NY

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Amherst, NY
  • Average daylight in April: 13h and 26min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 18min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 4min).

  • Average sunshine in April: 7h and 0min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2h and 18min).

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Average sunshine days in April
Amherst, NY

Average sunshine days in April - Amherst, NY
  • Average sunshine days in April: 10.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (12.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (6.3 days).

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Average UV index in April
Amherst, NY

Average UV index in April - Amherst, NY
  • Average UV index in April: 3

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in April
Amherst, NY

Average cloud cover in April - Amherst, NY
  • Average cloud cover in April: 53

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 77).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in April
Amherst, NY

Average visibility in April - Amherst, NY
  • Average visibility in April: 6mi

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

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