April weather forecast
Columbus, OH

An evening autumn view of the cityscape of Columbus, Ohio
An evening autumn view of the cityscape of Columbus, Ohio

Weather in April

April is an enjoyable spring month in Columbus, Ohio, with an average temperature fluctuating between 61.5°F (16.4°C) and 43.7°F (6.5°C).

Temperature

In Columbus, the average high-temperature in April rises from a chilly 49.1°F (9.5°C) in March to a comfortable 61.5°F (16.4°C). The average low-temperature, in April, is 43.7°F (6.5°C).

Humidity

In Columbus, the average relative humidity in April is 74%.

Rainfall

In Columbus, in April, during 16.6 rainfall days, 3.19" (81mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Columbus, during the entire year, the rain falls for 164.3 days and collects up to 30.55" (776mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Columbus are January through April, October through December. April is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.9 snowfall days, in April, Columbus aggregates 0.16" (4mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Columbus, there are 42.3 snowfall days, and 12.28" (312mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Columbus, the average length of the day in April is 13h and 17min.
On the first day of April in Columbus, sunrise is at 7:15 am and sunset at 7:55 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:33 am and sunset at 8:25 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In Columbus, the average sunshine in April is 7.4h.

UV index

In Columbus, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In April, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in April in Columbus?

The average high-temperature, in April, in Columbus, is 61.5°F (16.4°C), while the average low-temperature is 43.7°F (6.5°C).

What is the average humidity in April in Columbus?

In Columbus, the average relative humidity in April is 74%.

How many days does it rain in April in Columbus?

In Columbus, Ohio, in April, during 16.6 rainfall days, 3.19" (81mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Columbus?

April is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.9 snowfall days, in April, Columbus aggregates 0.16" (4mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Columbus have in April?

In Columbus, Ohio, the average day length in April is 13h and 17min.

When are sunrise and sunset in April in Columbus?

On the first day of April, sunrise is at 7:15 am and sunset at 7:55 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:33 am and sunset at 8:25 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in April in Columbus?

The average sunshine duration in April in Columbus is 7.4h.

What is the UV index intensity in April in Columbus?

In April, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in April
Columbus, OH

Average temperature in April - Columbus, OH
  • Average high temperature in April: 61.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (83.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (33.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in April: 43.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (65.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.6°F).

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Average pressure in April
Columbus, OH

Average pressure in April - Columbus, OH
  • Average pressure in April: 29.97"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.14"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94"Hg).

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Average wind speed in April
Columbus, OH

Average wind speed in April - Columbus, OH
  • Average wind speed in April: 9.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (9.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.5mph).

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Average humidity in April
Columbus, OH

Average humidity in April - Columbus, OH
  • Average humidity in April: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (73%).

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Average rainfall in April
Columbus, OH

Average rainfall in April - Columbus, OH
  • Average rainfall in April: 3.19"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.62").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.69").

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Average rainfall days in April
Columbus, OH

Average rainfall days in April - Columbus, OH
  • Average rainfall days in April: 16.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (18.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (9.1 days).

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Average snowfall in April
Columbus, OH

Average snowfall in April - Columbus, OH
  • Average snowfall in April: 0.16"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (3.31").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in April
Columbus, OH

Average snowfall days in April - Columbus, OH
  • Average snowfall days in April: 0.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (12.9 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in April /
Average sunshine in April
Columbus, OH

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Columbus, OH
  • Average daylight in April: 13h and 17min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 58min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 23min).

  • Average sunshine in April: 7h and 24min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in April
Columbus, OH

Average sunshine days in April - Columbus, OH
  • Average sunshine days in April: 11.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (16.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (10.1 days).

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Average UV index in April
Columbus, OH

Average UV index in April - Columbus, OH
  • Average UV index in April: 4

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in April
Columbus, OH

Average cloud cover in April - Columbus, OH
  • Average cloud cover in April: 47

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 63).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in April
Columbus, OH

Average visibility in April - Columbus, OH
  • Average visibility in April: 6mi

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

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