April weather forecast
Syracuse, NY

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A water fountain in the Clinton Square in Syracuse, New York, with a view of towering historical buildings
A water fountain in the Clinton Square in Syracuse, New York, with a view of towering historical buildings

Weather in April

In April, Syracuse fully embraces springtime changes as tit displays an upward temperature trajectory, crossing over into the comfortable 50°F (10°C) range. A definitive shift from the winter character is evident as April stands virtually devoid of a snowfall day. Rainfall continues to gush over the city, giving lushness to the landscape. Brightened by the extended reach of daylight, April sets a decidedly different tone from its predecessors. A gentle breeze completes the pleasant nature of this spring month, making outdoor activities more enticing.

Temperature

April brings a temperature increase in Syracuse, with average high-temperatures moving from March's wintry 39.6°F (4.2°C) to a cool 52.9°F (11.6°C). In Syracuse, the April nights cool down to an average low of 36.5°F (2.5°C).

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 78%, April is the least humid month.

Rainfall

In Syracuse, in April, during 14.1 rainfall days, 1.54" (39mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 141.4 rainfall days, and 16.57" (421mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, October through December. April is the last month it regularly snows. During 3.9 snowfall days, in April, Syracuse aggregates 0.94" (24mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 71.7 snowfall days, and 16.5" (419mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in April is 13h and 26min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:45 am and sunset at 7:31 pm. On the last day of April, sunrise is at 5:58 am and sunset at 8:05 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In Syracuse, the average sunshine in April is 7.1h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in April is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In April, a daily UV index of 3 turns into the following recommendations:
Take necessary precautions - Defending against sun damage is advocated. For skin protection, it's recommended to minimize Sun exposure during its peak hours around midday. Fend off the sun's harsh rays with appropriate clothing, a wide-brim hat, and UV-protective sunglasses. Be cautious! The UV radiation from the Sun can be magnified almost twofold by snow reflection.
Updated: Jun 17, 2024
Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us
Data Sources | Weather Forecasting & Climate

Frequently asked questions

What is the usual temperature for Syracuse in April?

Syracuse in April has an average high-temperature of 52.9°F (11.6°C) and an average low-temperature of 36.5°F (2.5°C).

What is the least humid month?

April is the least humid month, with an average relative humidity of 78%.

What is the average humidity in April?

In April, the average relative humidity is 78%.

How many days does it rain in April?

In Syracuse, during April, the rain falls for 14.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.54" (39mm) of precipitation.

What is the last month it snows?

April is the last month it regularly snows. During 3.9 snowfall days, in April, Syracuse aggregates 0.94" (24mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in April?

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

When are sunrise and sunset in April?

On the first day of April, sunrise is at 6:45 am and sunset at 7:31 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:58 am and sunset at 8:05 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in April?

In April, the average sunshine duration is 7.1h.

What is the UV index reading in April?

The average daily maximum UV index in April 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 snowfall days
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Average sunshine
Average sunshine days
Average UV index
Average cloud cover
Average visibility

Average temperature in April
Syracuse, NY

Average temperature in April - Syracuse, NY
  • Average high temperature in April: 52.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (78.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in April: 36.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (17.1°F).

Average pressure in April
Syracuse, NY

Average pressure in April - Syracuse, 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).

Average wind speed in April
Syracuse, NY

Average wind speed in April - Syracuse, NY
  • Average wind speed in April: 9.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (10.4mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (6.2mph).

Average humidity in April
Syracuse, NY

Average humidity in April - Syracuse, NY
  • Average humidity in April: 78%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (87%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (78%).

Average rainfall in April
Syracuse, NY

Average rainfall in April - Syracuse, NY
  • Average rainfall in April: 1.54"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (1.77").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.02").

Average rainfall days in April
Syracuse, NY

Average rainfall days in April - Syracuse, NY
  • Average rainfall days in April: 14.1 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are May and July (15 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (6.7 days).

Average snowfall in April
Syracuse, NY

Average snowfall in April - Syracuse, NY
  • Average snowfall in April: 0.94"

The months with the highest snowfall are February and December (3.62").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in April
Syracuse, NY

Average snowfall days in April - Syracuse, NY
  • Average snowfall days in April: 3.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (18.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

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

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 6min).

  • Average sunshine in April: 7h and 1min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 2h and 24min).

Average sunshine days in April
Syracuse, NY

Average sunshine days in April - Syracuse, NY
  • Average sunshine days in April: 11 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (17.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (7.2 days).

Average UV index in April
Syracuse, NY

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

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

Average cloud cover in April
Syracuse, NY

Average cloud cover in April - Syracuse, NY
  • Average cloud cover in April: 54

The months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 74).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 32).

Average visibility in April
Syracuse, NY

Average visibility in April - Syracuse, 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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