April weather forecast
Colonial Beach, VA

Weather in April

April in Colonial Beach, Virginia, is a comfortable spring month, with average temperature varying between 48.4°F (9.1°C) and 66.4°F (19.1°C).

Temperature

In April, the average high-temperature increases, from a fresh 53.8°F (12.1°C) in March, to an enjoyable 66.4°F (19.1°C). In April, in Colonial Beach, the average low-temperature is 48.4°F (9.1°C).

Humidity

April is the least humid month in Colonial Beach, Virginia, with an average relative humidity of 73%.

Rainfall

In Colonial Beach, it is raining for 15.7 days, with typically 2.8" (71mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Colonial Beach, during the entire year, the rain falls for 158.1 days and collects up to 30.47" (774mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, November and December. April is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.1 snowfall days, in April, Colonial Beach aggregates 0.08" (2mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 12 snowfall days, and 6.73" (171mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In April, the average ocean temperature in Colonial Beach is 53.4°F (11.9°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 Colonial Beach, the average length of the day is 13.2h.

Sunshine

In Colonial Beach, the average sunshine is 9h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in April is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In April, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. 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 least humid month in Colonial Beach?

With an average relative humidity of 73%, April is the least humid month in Colonial Beach, Virginia.

What is the average humidity in April in Colonial Beach?

The average relative humidity in April in Colonial Beach is 73%.

How many days does it rain in April in Colonial Beach?

In Colonial Beach, during April, the rain falls for 15.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.8" (71mm) of precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Colonial Beach?

April is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.1 snowfall days, in April, Colonial Beach aggregates 0.08" (2mm) of snow.

What is the ocean temperature in April in Colonial Beach?

In April, the average ocean temperature in Colonial Beach is 53.4°F (11.9°C). Swimming in 53.4°F (11.9°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 Colonial Beach?

In April, the average length of the day in Colonial Beach, Virginia, is 13.2h.

How many hours of sunshine does Colonial Beach have in April?

In Colonial Beach, Virginia, the average sunshine in April is 9h.

What is the UV index intensity in April in Colonial Beach?

In April, the average daily maximum UV index in Colonial Beach is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in April
Colonial Beach, VA

Average temperature in April - Colonial Beach, VA
  • Average high temperature in April: 66.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (87.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (42.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in April: 48.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (28.8°F).

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Average pressure in April
Colonial Beach, VA

Average pressure in April - Colonial Beach, VA
  • Average pressure in April: 30"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.14").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.95").

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Average wind speed in April
Colonial Beach, VA

Average wind speed in April - Colonial Beach, VA
  • Average wind speed in April: 8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (5.5mph).

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Average humidity in April
Colonial Beach, VA

Average humidity in April - Colonial Beach, VA
  • Average humidity in April: 73%

Months with the highest relative humidity are May and December (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (73%).

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Average rainfall in April
Colonial Beach, VA

Average rainfall in April - Colonial Beach, VA
  • Average rainfall in April: 2.8"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are July and August (3.19").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.97").

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Average rainfall days in April
Colonial Beach, VA

Average rainfall days in April - Colonial Beach, VA
  • Average rainfall days in April: 15.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (9.4 days).

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Average snowfall in April
Colonial Beach, VA

Average snowfall in April - Colonial Beach, VA
  • Average snowfall in April: 0.08"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (1.85").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in April
Colonial Beach, VA

Average snowfall days in April - Colonial Beach, VA
  • Average snowfall days in April: 0.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (4 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in April
Colonial Beach, VA

Average sea temperature in April - Colonial Beach, VA
  • Average sea temperature in April: 53.4°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (78.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (47.1°F).

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Average daylight in April /
Average sunshine in April
Colonial Beach, VA

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Colonial Beach, VA
  • Average daylight in April: 13.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.8h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 9h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
Months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 5.1).

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Average sunshine days in April
Colonial Beach, VA

Average sunshine days in April - Colonial Beach, VA
  • Average sunshine days in April: 12.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11.9 days).

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Average UV index in April
Colonial Beach, VA

Average UV index in April - Colonial Beach, VA
  • Average UV index in April: 4

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

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Average cloud cover in April
Colonial Beach, VA

Average cloud cover in April - Colonial Beach, VA
  • Average cloud cover in April: 41

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 46).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in April
Colonial Beach, VA

Average visibility in April - Colonial Beach, VA
  • Average visibility in April: 6mi

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

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