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Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

April weather forecast and climate
New York, NY

The sunset view over New York city skyscrapers in New York, with the dramatic night sky
The sunset view over New York city skyscrapers in New York, with the dramatic night sky
Spring comes to New York in full swing in April along with a rise in average temperatures to 42.8°F (6°C) minimum and 60.8°F (16°C) maximum. The weather feels warmer, especially with the eight hours of steady sunshine per day, and the temperature fluctuates to as high as 77°F (25°C). The blooms begin to reveal, and the snow clears away, giving way to beautiful grass lawns. Visitors flock the parks to relax and enjoy the breathtaking sights.
Rainfall is frequent in April and falls for an average of eleven days. The rain gauge meter reads a monthly average of 3.8" (96.5mm). Most of the rain falls in the afternoon and make New York wet, but the weather remains generally pleasant.
The ocean warms up a little to 46.4°F (8°C), and the humidity drops to 55.5%. Swimming remains for the few brave, but sunbathing is adopted by everyone. With the warm temperatures, outdoor activities become common; therefore, crowds are expected to increase a bit.

What is the temperature in April in New York?

In April, in New York, the average high-temperature is 61.2°F (16.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 44.8°F (7.1°C).

What is the least humid month in New York?

April is the least humid month in New York, with an average relative humidity of 55.3%.

What is the average humidity in April in New York?

The average relative humidity in April in New York is 55.3%.

How much does it rain in New York in April?

In New York, New York, during April, the rain falls for 11.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.5" (114.3mm) of precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in New York?

April is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.3 snowfall days, in April, New York aggregates 0.6" (15.2mm) of snow.

What is the ocean temperature in April in New York?

In New York, New York, the average seawater temperature in April is 45.1°F (7.3°C). At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

How many hours of daylight does New York have in April?

In New York, New York, the average length of the day in April is 13.3h.

How long on average sun shines in April in New York?

In New York, New York, the average sunshine in April is 7.5h.

What is the UV index reading in April in New York?

In April, the average daily maximum UV index in New York is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in April - New York, NY
  • Average high temperature in April: 61.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (38.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in April: 44.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.9°F).

Average humidity in April - New York, NY
  • Average humidity in April: 55.3%

The month with the highest relative humidity is September (67.8%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (55.3%).

Average rainfall in April - New York, NY
  • Average rainfall in April: 4.5"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.6").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (3.1").

Average rainfall days in April - New York, NY
  • Average rainfall days in April: 11.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (11.5 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is September (8.7 days).

Average snowfall in April - New York, NY
  • Average snowfall in April: 0.6"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (9.2").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in April - New York, NY
  • Average snowfall days in April: 0.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (4 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average sea temperature in April - New York, NY
  • Average sea temperature in April: 45.1°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (74.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (39.7°F).

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - New York, NY
  • Average daylight in April: 13.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.3h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 7.5h

Months with most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 8.7h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4.5h).

Average UV index in April - New York, NY
  • Average UV index in April: 6

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 8).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).