April weather forecast and climate
Providence, RI

The city of Providence, Rhode Island, reflected in the water
The city of Providence, Rhode Island, reflected in the water

Weather in April

April in Providence, Rhode Island, is a moderate spring month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 40.6°F (4.8°C) and an average high of 55.4°F (13°C).

Temperature

In Providence, the average high-temperature rises, from a frosty 44.2°F (6.8°C) in March, to a mild 55.4°F (13°C). In Providence, in April, the average low-temperature is 40.6°F (4.8°C).

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 72%, April is the least humid month.

Rainfall

April is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 14.9 days and accumulates 2.4" (61mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, November and December are months with snowfall. In Providence, in April, snow falls for 0.8 days, with typically accumulated 0.43" (11mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 22 snowfall days, and 7.83" (199mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Providence, in April, the average water temperature is 44.1°F (6.7°C).
Note: 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.

Daylight

In Providence, the average length of the day is 13.4h.

Sunshine

In Providence, the average sunshine in April is 8.3h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in April is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In April, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the least humid month in Providence?

With an average relative humidity of 72%, April is the least humid month.

What is the average humidity in April in Providence?

In April, the average relative humidity in Providence, Rhode Island, is 72%.

What is the rainiest month in Providence?

The month with the most rainfall in Providence, Rhode Island, is April when the rain falls for 14.9 days and typically aggregates up to 2.4" (61mm) of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Providence in April?

In Providence, Rhode Island, during April, the rain falls for 14.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.4" (61mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Providence in April?

In April, in Providence, Rhode Island, it is snowing for 0.8 days. Throughout April, 0.43" (11mm) of snow is accumulated.

How cold is the water in April in Providence?

In Providence, in April, the average water temperature is 44.1°F (6.7°C). Swimming in 44.1°F (6.7°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

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

The average length of the day in April in Providence, Rhode Island, is 13.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Providence have in April?

The average sunshine in April in Providence, Rhode Island, is 8.3h.

How high is the UV index in April in Providence?

In April, the average daily maximum UV index in Providence is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in April
Providence, RI

Average temperature in April - Providence, RI
  • Average high temperature in April: 55.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (35.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in April: 40.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (23.5°F).

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Average pressure in April
Providence, RI

Average pressure in April - Providence, RI
  • Average pressure in April: 29.98"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.07").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93").

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Average wind speed in April
Providence, RI

Average wind speed in April - Providence, RI
  • Average wind speed in April: 9.3mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, February and March (9.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.5mph).

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Average humidity in April
Providence, RI

Average humidity in April - Providence, RI
  • Average humidity in April: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (72%).

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Average rainfall in April
Providence, RI

Average rainfall in April - Providence, RI
  • Average rainfall in April: 2.4"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (2.4").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.06").

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Average rainfall days in April
Providence, RI

Average rainfall days in April - Providence, RI
  • Average rainfall days in April: 14.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (7.8 days).

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Average snowfall in April
Providence, RI

Average snowfall in April - Providence, RI
  • Average snowfall in April: 0.43"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.01").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in April
Providence, RI

Average snowfall days in April - Providence, RI
  • Average snowfall days in April: 0.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.9 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in April
Providence, RI

Average sea temperature in April - Providence, RI
  • Average sea temperature in April: 44.1°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (69.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (38.1°F).

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Average daylight in April /
Average sunshine in April
Providence, RI

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Providence, RI
  • Average daylight in April: 13.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 8.3h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

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Average sunshine days in April
Providence, RI

Average sunshine days in April - Providence, RI
  • Average sunshine days in April: 13.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (18.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (13.2 days).

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Average UV index in April
Providence, RI

Average UV index in April - Providence, RI
  • Average UV index in April: 3

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

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Average cloud cover in April
Providence, RI

Average cloud cover in April - Providence, RI
  • Average cloud cover in April: 46

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in April
Providence, RI

Average visibility in April - Providence, RI
  • Average visibility in April: 6mi

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

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