April weather forecast
State College, PA

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Weather in April

April witnesses a significant shift from the transitioning climate of March towards a warmer and more pleasant spring weather. The climate is distinctively warmer compared to the preceding months, and looking ahead to May, April foreshadows the upcoming temperatures of summer. A striking April feature is the near absence of snowfall, averaging at an inconsequential 0.79" (20mm). The rapid arrival of spring catalyzes a surge in outdoor activities as the temperature turns comfortable. Overall, April embodies the essence of spring in State College, Pennsylvania.

Temperature

April's onset brings a rise in the average high-temperature, moving from a chilly 44.8°F (7.1°C) in March to a refreshing 57°F (13.9°C). State College temperatures generally rest at a low of 38.1°F (3.4°C) during the April nights.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in April in State College, Pennsylvania, is 77%.

Rainfall

In State College, in April, during 17.8 rainfall days, 3.23" (82mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In State College, during the entire year, the rain falls for 175.7 days and collects up to 30.94" (786mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. In State College, during April, snow falls for 2.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.79" (20mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 59 snowfall days, and 26.3" (668mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in April is 13h and 20min.
On the first day of April in State College, sunrise is at 6:53 am and sunset at 7:36 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:10 am and sunset at 8:07 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in April is 7.6h.

UV index

In State College, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: A typical high UV index of 3 in April suggests the following recommendations:
Prioritize safety - Recommendations to avert sunburn are shared. Sun exposure should be minimized, especially during midday, to avoid harmful UV radiation. Consider a wide-brim hat essential for effective sun defense covering your face, neck, and eyes. Be alert! Nearly double the UV rays from the Sun can be reflected by snow.
Updated: Feb 13, 2024 | Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us

Frequently asked questions

What is the temperature in April in State College?

An average high-temperature, in April, in State College, is 57°F (13.9°C) and the average low-temperature is 38.1°F (3.4°C).

What is the average humidity in April in State College?

The average relative humidity in April in State College, Pennsylvania, is 77%.

How many days does it rain in April in State College?

In State College, Pennsylvania, in April, during 17.8 rainfall days, 3.23" (82mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in April in State College?

In State College, during April, snow falls for 2.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.79" (20mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in April in State College?

In State College, the average day length in April is 13h and 20min.

When are sunrise and sunset in April in State College?

In April, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:53 am and sunset at 7:36 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:10 am and sunset at 8:07 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in April in State College?

In State College, Pennsylvania, the average sunshine duration in April is 7.6h.

What is the UV index reading in April in State College?

In State College, Pennsylvania, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in April
State College, PA

Average temperature in April - State College, PA
  • Average high temperature in April: 57°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (31.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in April: 38.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (18.7°F).

Average pressure in April
State College, PA

Average pressure in April - State College, PA
  • Average pressure in April: 29.98"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.13"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.95"Hg).

Average wind speed in April
State College, PA

Average wind speed in April - State College, PA
  • Average wind speed in April: 7.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.8mph).

Average humidity in April
State College, PA

Average humidity in April - State College, PA
  • Average humidity in April: 77%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February and December (84%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (76%).

Average rainfall in April
State College, PA

Average rainfall in April - State College, PA
  • Average rainfall in April: 3.23"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.5").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (2.01").

Average rainfall days in April
State College, PA

Average rainfall days in April - State College, PA
  • Average rainfall days in April: 17.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (19.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (9.8 days).

Average snowfall in April
State College, PA

Average snowfall in April - State College, PA
  • Average snowfall in April: 0.79"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (6.77").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in April
State College, PA

Average snowfall days in April - State College, PA
  • Average snowfall days in April: 2.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (15.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in April /
Average sunshine in April
State College, PA

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - State College, PA
  • Average daylight in April: 13h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 6min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 18min).

  • Average sunshine in April: 7h and 4min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 36min).

Average sunshine days in April
State College, PA

Average sunshine days in April - State College, PA
  • Average sunshine days in April: 10 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (14.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (8.5 days).

Average UV index in April
State College, PA

Average UV index in April - State College, PA
  • Average UV index in April: 3

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

Average cloud cover in April
State College, PA

Average cloud cover in April - State College, PA
  • Average cloud cover in April: 50

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 63).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 36).

Average visibility in April
State College, PA

Average visibility in April - State College, PA
  • Average visibility in April: 5mi

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

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