April weather forecast and climate
Amherst, NY

April in Amherst, New York, is a fresh spring month, with average temperature varying between 37.2°F (2.9°C) and 52.3°F (11.3°C).

Temperature

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

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Amherst, New York, is 76%.

Rainfall

In Amherst, New York, during April, the rain falls for 16.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.6" (66mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 169.2 rainfall days, and 28.15" (715mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall 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, New York, during the entire year, snow falls for 77.2 days, and aggregates up to 30.94" (786mm) of snow.

Daylight

In April, the average length of the day in Amherst is 13.4h.

Sunshine

In Amherst, the average sunshine is 7h.

UV index

In April, the average daily maximum UV index in Amherst is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health 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 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in April in Amherst?

The average high-temperature, in April, in Amherst, New York, 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, New York, is 76%.

How much does it rain in Amherst in April?

In Amherst, during April, the rain falls for 16.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.6" (66mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in April in Amherst?

In Amherst, New York, during April, snow falls for 4.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.81" (46mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Amherst have in April?

The average length of the day in April in Amherst, New York, is 13.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Amherst have in April?

The average sunshine in April in Amherst is 7h.

How high is the UV index in April in Amherst?

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

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

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

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).

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

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

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").

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).

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

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

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).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Amherst, NY
  • Average daylight in April: 13.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 7h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2.3h).

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).

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).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 1).

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).

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

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