Average Precipitation for Alaska in April





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall plus snowfall during April at cities, towns and parks in Alaska.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month. Most sites also have information on the number of days with wet weather. That includes the days when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The precipitation totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Southeast, South - Central, Southwest, Interior and Far North Alaska.

Southeast Alaska

Average monthly precipitation in April
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
19 Annette Island 6.8 172
Glacier Bay 3.4 86
Haines 2.2 56
19 Juneau 4.6 118
19 Ketchikan 9.4 238
17 Sitka 4.4 110
Wrangell 4.9 125
19 Yakutat 9.2 233

South - Central Alaska

April averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
5 Anchorage 0.5 12
3 Gulkana 0.2 6
10 Homer 1.1 27
14 Seward 4.5 115
8 Talkeetna 1.3 33
15 Valdez 3.4 87

Southwest Alaska

Average amount of rain and snow in April
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
9 Bethel 0.7 19
19 Cold Bay 2.4 61
11 King Salmon 1.0 25
18 Kodiak 5.8 148
7 McGrath 0.7 19
5 Port Alsworth 0.5 12
13 St Paul Island 1.1 27
18 Shemya Island 1.5 37

Interior Alaska

Precipitation totals for April
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
4 Fairbanks 0.3 8
4 McKinley Park 0.4 10
4 Tanana 0.3 8
1 Tok 0.2 4

Far North Alaska

Total precipitation during April
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
5 Barrow 0.2 4
6 Bettles 0.6 15
7 Kotzebue 0.5 14
9 Nome 0.8 19
2 Prudhoe Bay 0.1 2
Reference

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

Alaska Precipitation
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