Vancouver
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Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

April weather forecast and climate
Vancouver, Canada

Aerial view of the Coal Harbor and trees of Stanley Park, with the city of Vancouver, Canada
Aerial view of the Coal Harbor and trees of Stanley Park, with the city of Vancouver, Canada
April in Vancouver, Canada, is a mild spring month, with average temperature fluctuating between 5.6°C (42.1°F) and 13.2°C (55.8°F).

Temperature

In April, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in March - a mild 13.2°C (55.8°F). In April, in Vancouver, the average low-temperature is 5.6°C (42.1°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in April is 65.4%.

Rainfall

In Vancouver, during April, the rain falls for 14.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 88.1mm (3.5") of precipitation. In Vancouver, during the entire year, the rain falls for 165.1 days and collects up to 1153.1mm (45.4") of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, October through December. April is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.2 snowfall days, Vancouver aggregates 3mm (0.1") of snow. Throughout the year, there are 8.7 snowfall days, and 381mm (15") of snow is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Vancouver, the average seawater temperature is 7.1°C (44.8°F).
Note: Swimming in 7.1°C (44.8°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

In April, the average length of the day in Vancouver is 13.8h.

Sunshine

In Vancouver, Canada, the average sunshine is 6.2h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Vancouver is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In April, the average maximum UV index of 4 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. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in April in Vancouver?

In Vancouver, in April, the average high-temperature is 13.2°C (55.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 5.6°C (42.1°F).

What is the average humidity in April in Vancouver?

In Vancouver, Canada, the average relative humidity in April is 65.4%.

How many days does it rain in April in Vancouver?

In Vancouver, in April, during 14.8 rainfall days, 88.1mm (3.5") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Vancouver?

April is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.2 snowfall days, in April, Vancouver aggregates 3mm (0.1") of snow.

What is the sea water temperature in April in Vancouver?

In Vancouver, the average seawater temperature in April is 7.1°C (44.8°F). Swimming in 7.1°C (44.8°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

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

In Vancouver, the average length of the day in April is 13.8h.

How long on average sun shines in April in Vancouver?

In Vancouver, the average sunshine in April is 6.2h.

How high is the UV index in April in Vancouver?

In April, the average daily maximum UV index in Vancouver is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in April - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average high temperature in April: 13.2°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (22.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (6.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in April: 5.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (13.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (0.8°C).

Average humidity in April - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average humidity in April: 65.4%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (81.2%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (61.4%).

Average rainfall in April - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average rainfall in April: 88.1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (185.8mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (35.6mm).

Average rainfall days in April - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in April: 14.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (19.9 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (6.3 days).

Average snowfall in April - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average snowfall in April: 3mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (148mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in April - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in April: 0.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (2.8 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average sea temperature in April - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in April: 7.1°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are August and September (11.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (6.8°C).

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average daylight in April: 13.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.3h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 6.2h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.3h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.8h).

Average UV index in April - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average UV index in April: 4

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 1).