Columbia
South Carolina, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

April weather forecast and climate
Columbia, SC

The US State House of South Carolina, in Columbia, with the Wade Hampton Statue
The US State House of South Carolina, in Columbia, with the Wade Hampton Statue
April is a moderately hot spring month in Columbia, South Carolina, with temperature in the range of an average low of 50.4°F (10.2°C) and an average high of 76.3°F (24.6°C).

Temperature

In April, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a pleasant 68.2°F (20.1°C) in March, to a moderately hot 76.3°F (24.6°C). In April, the average low-temperature is 50.4°F (10.2°C).

Humidity

The least humid month is April, with an average relative humidity of 62.1%.

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall is April when the rain falls for 8 days and typically collects 2.6" (66.5mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In April, it doesn't snow. March is the latest month when it typically snows. In Columbia, during the entire year, snow aggregates up to 1.5" (38mm).

Daylight

In Columbia, the average length of the day is 13.1h.

Sunshine

In April, the average sunshine is 9h.

UV index

In April, the average daily maximum UV index is 8. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
In April, the average maximum UV index of 8 translate into the following recommendations:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun damage is required. 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. 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.

What is the temperature in April in Columbia?

The average high-temperature, in April, is 76.3°F (24.6°C), while the average low-temperature is 50.4°F (10.2°C).

What is the least humid month in Columbia?

April is the least humid month in Columbia, South Carolina, with an average relative humidity of 62.1%.

What is the average humidity in April in Columbia?

In Columbia, South Carolina, the average relative humidity in April is 62.1%.

How much does it rain in Columbia in April?

In Columbia, South Carolina, in April, it is raining for 8 days, with typically 2.6" (66.5mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the driest month in Columbia?

The month with the least rainfall in Columbia, South Carolina, is April when the rain falls for 8 days and typically collects 2.6" (66.5mm) of precipitation.

Does it snow in Columbia in April?

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

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

The average length of the day in April in Columbia, South Carolina, is 13.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Columbia have in April?

The average sunshine in April in Columbia, South Carolina, is 9h.

How high is the UV index in April in Columbia?

In April, the average daily maximum UV index in Columbia is 8. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in April - Columbia, SC
  • Average high temperature in April: 76.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (92.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (56°F).

  • Average low temperature in April: 50.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (33.7°F).

Average humidity in April - Columbia, SC
  • Average humidity in April: 62.1%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (76.5%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (62.1%).

Average rainfall in April - Columbia, SC
  • Average rainfall in April: 2.6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (5.5").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is April (2.6").

Average rainfall days in April - Columbia, SC
  • Average rainfall days in April: 8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (11.8 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is October (7 days).

Average snowfall in April - Columbia, SC
  • Average snowfall in April: 0"

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

Average snowfall days in April - Columbia, SC
  • Average snowfall days in April: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.5 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Columbia, SC
  • 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: 9h

The month with most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 9.4h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5.6).

Average UV index in April - Columbia, SC
  • Average UV index in April: 8

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