Average April Weather in Rhode Island

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Typical temperatures, precipitation, humidity and sunshine during April at cities and towns throughout Rhode Island are listed below.

Temperatures in Rhode Island for April

This table gives the averages in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius for maximum and minimum monthly temperatures. These normal temperatures are based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

Average April temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
55 39 Block Island 13 4
60 37 Kingston 16 3
55 39 Newport 13 4
57 36 North Foster 14 2
59 40 Providence 15 4
58 39 Tiverton 15 4
55 38 Westerly 13 4
58 37 Woonsocket 15 3

Precipitation in Rhode Island for April

Here are the April averages for rainfall plus snowfall in Rhode Island. Each place has a total for how many days of wet weather it usually gets this month and for the normal amount of precipitation, based on the weather during 1981 to 2010. The calculation of days only includes those when precipitation totalled 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

Average precipitation in April
Days Place Inches Millimetres
10 Block Island 3.8   96
11 Kingston 5.0 128
11 Newport 4.6 117
12 North Foster 4.7 119
11 Providence 4.4 111
13 Tiverton 4.8 122
  – Westerly 4.6 118
12 Woonsocket 4.7 120

Sunshine in Rhode Island for April

In the table below, the average number of Sunny Days in Rhode Island is the total days this month when the sky is mostly clear. This includes the days when cloud covers up to 30% of the sky during daylight hours. Partly Sunny Days have cloud covering from 40% to 70% of the sky during the daytime. The rest of the days during April are mainly overcast, with at least 80% cloud cover. Total Days With Sun is a sum of the Sunny plus Partly Sunny days.

Days of sunshine in April
City Sunny Partly Sunny Total Days
With Sun
Block Island 8 8 16
Providence 7 8 15

Humidity in Rhode Island

In the table below, the Daily number is the average of relative humidity readings taken every three hours throughout the day. Morning percentages are for 7 am and Afternoon levels are for 4 pm local standard time. All the humidity numbers are averages for the years 1961 to 1990.

Average April humidity (%)
Daily City Morning Afternoon
61 Providence 69 50
References

National Climatic Data Center. Comparative Climatic Data.

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

World Data Center for Meteorology. Climate of the World.

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