Providence
Rhode Island, USA
Long-term weather forecast
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April weather forecast and climate
Providence, RI

The city of Providence, Rhode Island, reflected in the water, with a beautiful skyscape on a warm sunny day
The city of Providence, Rhode Island, reflected in the water, with a beautiful skyscape on a warm sunny day
April in Providence, Rhode Island, is a moderate spring month, with average temperature ranging between min 40.6°F (4.8°C) and max 55.4°F (13°C).

Temperature

In April, the average high-temperature increases, from a chilly 44.2°F (6.8°C) in March, to a moderate 55.4°F (13°C). In April, in Providence, 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 in Providence, Rhode Island.

Rainfall

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

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, November and December. In Providence, during April, snow falls for 0.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.43" (11mm) of snow. In Providence, during the entire year, snow falls for 22 days, and aggregates up to 7.83" (199mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In Providence, the average seawater temperature in April 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 is 8.3h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in April is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In April, the average maximum UV index of 3 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.

What is the temperature in April in Providence?

The average high-temperature, in April, is 55.4°F (13°C), while the average low-temperature is 40.6°F (4.8°C).

What is the least humid month in Providence?

April is the least humid month in Providence, Rhode Island, with an average relative humidity of 72%.

What is the average humidity in April in Providence?

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

How much does it rain in Providence in April?

In Providence, Rhode Island, in April, during 14.9 rainfall days, 2.4" (61mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the wettest month in Providence?

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

How many days does it snow in April in Providence?

In Providence, Rhode Island, in April, during 0.8 snowfall days, 0.43" (11mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the ocean temperature in April in Providence?

In Providence, Rhode Island, 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 is 13.4h.

How long on average sun shines in April in Providence?

In April, the average sunshine is 8.3h.

How high is the UV index in April in Providence?

The average daily maximum UV index in April in Providence, Rhode Island, is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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).

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%).

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 lowest rainfall) is September (1.06").

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 lowest number of rainy days is January (7.8 days).

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 lowest snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0").

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 lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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).

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 shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 8.3h

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

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).