Las Vegas Weather in April

With April, the first truly hot and dry weather of the year arrives in Las Vegas, Nevada. This month usually has a few days of 90-degree Fahrenheit temperatures (over 32 °C), and often no rain.

This page gives detailed information on the typical April weather for Las Vegas.

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The numbers here are historical averages based on climate data gathered at the McCarran International Airport, located near the south end of the Las Vegas Strip.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

78 °F April average high 26 °C
56 °F April average low 13 °C

In most years, Las Vegas averages a daily maximum temperature for April that's between 74 and 82 degrees Fahrenheit (24 to 28 degrees Celsius). The minimum temperature usually falls between 53 and 59 °F (12 to 15 °C).

The days at Las Vegas start to heat up rapidly during April. By the end of the month, the temperature has climbed around 9 °F (5 °C) above what it was at the start.

14 days 80 °F max. or more (27 °C)
22 days 60 °F min. or less (16 °C)

Nearly every day in April warms to over 60 °F (21 °C) in Las Vegas. The city averages 3 days this month when the thermometer reaches into the 90s °F (over 32 °C). Temperatures above 100 °F (38 °C) are not expected here during April.

At night, the thermometer dips to 50 °F (10 °C) or below on 5 days. April only gets as cold as 40 °F (4 °C) about once every five years.

Rainy Weather iconRain

0.2 in total precipitation 4 mm
2 days of rain

Most years, Las Vegas gets no precipitation at all in April. About one in four years receives around 0.2 inches (4 mm) of rain.

Sunny Weather iconSun

87 % sunshine
16 days clear skies

The sun's rays reach the ground in Las Vegas during 87 percent of daylight hours on average in April, for a total of 343 hours in the month. Typically on 16 days this month the sky is mainly clear, with at most 30 percent cloud cover.

Sunlight in April at Las Vegas lasts for 13 hours and 8 minutes a day on average. The shortest day of the month is the 1st with 12 hours and 36 minutes of daylight. By the end of the month, the days have lengthened to 13:39 from sunrise to sunset. These durations can vary by a minute or two from year to year.

Humid Weather iconHumidity

25 % April average humidity

The relative humidity in Las Vegas during April usually peaks at 35 percent in the morning then drops to 16 percent around mid afternoon.

Local Time1 am4 am7 am10 am1 pm4 pm7 pm10 pm
Humidity % 31 35 32 22 17 16 20 26

Windy Weather iconWind

11.0 mph April wind speed average 17.7 kph

April is the windiest month on average in Las Vegas.

Stormy Weather iconStorms

0 days rainfall of 0.1 inches (2.5 mm) or more
0 days with thunderstorms in April

About once a decade, Las Vegas receives as much as an inch (25 mm) of rain in one day during April.

Every few years a thunderstorm shows up in April.

Reference

These weather data are long-term historical averages provided by the National Climatic Data Center of the United States. The temperature and precipitation numbers are 1981-2010 normals while the humidity and thunderstorm statistics are 1961-1990 normals.

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