Wilmington
North Carolina, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

April weather forecast and climate
Wilmington, NC

A creative creation on a large field in Wilmington, North Carolina, near the skyscape of the city afar, and intense white clouds in the blue sky above
A creative creation on a large field in Wilmington, North Carolina, near the skyscape of the city afar, and intense white clouds in the blue sky above
April is a moderately hot spring month in Wilmington, North Carolina, with average temperature ranging between min 51.6°F (10.9°C) and max 74.1°F (23.4°C).

Temperature

In Wilmington, North Carolina, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a comfortable 66.4°F (19.1°C) in March, to a moderately hot 74.1°F (23.4°C). In April, in Wilmington, the average low-temperature is 51.6°F (10.9°C).

Humidity

The least humid month in Wilmington, North Carolina, is April, with an average relative humidity of 66.8%.

Rainfall

April is the month with the least rainfall in Wilmington. Rain falls for 8.5 days and accumulates 2.8" (71.6mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In April, it doesn't snow. March is the latest month when it typically snows. In Wilmington, during the entire year, snow aggregates up to 1.7" (43.2mm).

Ocean temperature

In Wilmington, the average water temperature is 64.9°F (18.3°C). Swimming in 64.9°F (18.3°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

Daylight

The average length of the day is 13.1h.

Sunshine

In April, the average sunshine in Wilmington, North Carolina, is 9.2h.

UV index

In April, the average daily maximum UV index in Wilmington, North Carolina, is 8. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
The average daily UV index of 8 in April transform into the following instructions:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the temperature in April in Wilmington?

The average high-temperature, in April, in Wilmington, is 74.1°F (23.4°C), while the average low-temperature is 51.6°F (10.9°C).

What is the least humid month in Wilmington?

With an average relative humidity of 66.8%, April is the least humid month.

What is the average humidity in April in Wilmington?

In Wilmington, North Carolina, the average relative humidity in April is 66.8%.

How many days does it rain in April in Wilmington?

In Wilmington, North Carolina, in April, during 8.5 rainfall days, 2.8" (71.6mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the driest month in Wilmington?

April is the month with the least rainfall in Wilmington. Rain falls for 8.5 days and accumulates 2.8" (71.6mm) of precipitation.

Does it snow in Wilmington in April?

In April, in Wilmington, North Carolina, it doesn't snow. March is the latest month when it typically snows.

What is the ocean temperature in April in Wilmington?

In Wilmington, North Carolina, the average seawater temperature in April is 64.9°F (18.3°C). Swimming in 64.9°F (18.3°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

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

In Wilmington, North Carolina, the average length of the day in April is 13.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Wilmington have in April?

The average sunshine in April in Wilmington, North Carolina, is 9.2h.

How high is the UV index in April in Wilmington?

In April, the average daily maximum UV index is 8. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in April - Wilmington, NC
  • Average high temperature in April: 74.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (89.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (56.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in April: 51.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (72.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35.6°F).

Average humidity in April - Wilmington, NC
  • Average humidity in April: 66.8%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (80.7%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (66.8%).

Average rainfall in April - Wilmington, NC
  • Average rainfall in April: 2.8"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (7.8").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is April (2.8").

Average rainfall days in April - Wilmington, NC
  • Average rainfall days in April: 8.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.4 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (8.5 days).

Average snowfall in April - Wilmington, NC
  • Average snowfall in April: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (0.8").
Months with the lowest snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

Average snowfall days in April - Wilmington, NC
  • Average snowfall days in April: 0 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January, February and December (0.3 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

Average sea temperature in April - Wilmington, NC
  • Average sea temperature in April: 64.9°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (82.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (57.5°F).

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Wilmington, NC
  • Average daylight in April: 13.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 9.2h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 9.3h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.8h).

Average UV index in April - Wilmington, NC
  • Average UV index in April: 8

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).