April weather forecast
Ithaca, NY

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A stream of water flowing downstream from the Taughannock Waterfall in Ithaka, New York
A stream of water flowing downstream from the Taughannock Waterfall in Ithaka, New York

Weather in April

April brings further warmth and extended daylight hours in Ithaca. The city experiences an upsurge in rainfall to an average of 2.95" (75mm). This is additionally the month where winter's snow entirely melts away, with only a slim chance of dusting towards the beginning of the month. The pleasant balance between rainfall and warming temperature conditions makes it a lovely month for outdoor activities.

Temperature

The shift from March to April sees an increase in the average high-temperature, transitioning from a cold 39.9°F (4.4°C) to a cool 52.7°F (11.5°C). April nights cool down to an average low-temperature of 35.2°F (1.8°C).

Humidity

The months with the lowest humidity are April and May, with an average relative humidity of 79%.

Rainfall

In April, in Ithaca, New York, the rain falls for 16.3 days. Throughout April, 2.95" (75mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Ithaca, during the entire year, the rain falls for 164.2 days and collects up to 32.56" (827mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Ithaca. In Ithaca, in April, snow falls for 5.3 days, with typically accumulated 2.68" (68mm) of snow. In Ithaca, during the entire year, snow falls for 82.1 days and aggregates up to 34.57" (878mm) of snow.

Daylight

In April, the average length of the day in Ithaca is 13h and 24min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:46 am and sunset at 7:32 pm. On the last day of April, in Ithaca, sunrise is at 6:01 am and sunset at 8:05 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in April in Ithaca is 6.7h.

UV index

In April, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: A daily maximum UV index of 3 in April translates into the following instructions:
Heed the precautions - It is counselled to guard against solar damage. Solar radiation peaks around mid-day, so it's wise to limit exposure to the Sun at this time. Employ a hat with a wide brim for robust protection, cutting UV exposure by half. Mind this! Nearly twice the UV radiation from the Sun can be reflected by the snow.
Updated: Feb 13, 2024 | Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us / Weather Forecasting / Data Sources

Frequently asked questions

What are April temperatures in Ithaca?

The high-temperature in Ithaca during April is 52.7°F (11.5°C) and the low-temperature is 35.2°F (1.8°C).

What are the least humid months in Ithaca?

April and May, with an average relative humidity of 79%, are the least humid months.

What is the average humidity in April in Ithaca?

In Ithaca, New York, the average relative humidity in April is 79%.

How much does it rain in Ithaca in April?

In Ithaca, during April, the rain falls for 16.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.95" (75mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Ithaca in April?

In Ithaca, New York, in April, snow falls for 5.3 days, with typically accumulated 2.68" (68mm) of snow.

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

In Ithaca, the average day length in April is 13h and 24min.

When are sunrise and sunset in April in Ithaca?

In April, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:46 am and sunset at 7:32 pm. On the last day of the month, in Ithaca, New York, sunrise is at 6:01 am and sunset at 8:05 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in April in Ithaca?

In April, the average sunshine duration in Ithaca, New York, is 6.7h.

How high is the UV index in April in Ithaca?

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

Average temperature in April - Ithaca, NY
  • Average high temperature in April: 52.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (78.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (27.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in April: 35.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (57.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (16.5°F).

Average pressure in April
Ithaca, NY

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

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.1"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

Average wind speed in April
Ithaca, NY

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

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (9.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.8mph).

Average humidity in April
Ithaca, NY

Average humidity in April - Ithaca, NY
  • Average humidity in April: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (87%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are April and May (79%).

Average rainfall in April
Ithaca, NY

Average rainfall in April - Ithaca, NY
  • Average rainfall in April: 2.95"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.62").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (1.97").

Average rainfall days in April
Ithaca, NY

Average rainfall days in April - Ithaca, NY
  • Average rainfall days in April: 16.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (18.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (6.4 days).

Average snowfall in April
Ithaca, NY

Average snowfall in April - Ithaca, NY
  • Average snowfall in April: 2.68"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (8.35").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in April
Ithaca, NY

Average snowfall days in April - Ithaca, NY
  • Average snowfall days in April: 5.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (18.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Ithaca, NY
  • Average daylight in April: 13h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 12min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 6min).

  • Average sunshine in April: 6h and 4min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 2h and 30min).

Average sunshine days in April
Ithaca, NY

Average sunshine days in April - Ithaca, NY
  • Average sunshine days in April: 9.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (14.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (6.8 days).

Average UV index in April
Ithaca, NY

Average UV index in April - Ithaca, 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 and December (UV index 1).

Average cloud cover in April
Ithaca, NY

Average cloud cover in April - Ithaca, NY
  • Average cloud cover in April: 56

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 75).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 38).

Average visibility in April
Ithaca, NY

Average visibility in April - Ithaca, NY
  • Average visibility in April: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (5mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January and February (4mi).

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