April Precipitation Averages for South American Cities





The tables below give April averages for rainfall at major cities throughout South America. Each place has a total for how much precipitation it usually gets this month and most have data on the number of days with wet weather.

Included in the group are South America's national capitals plus cities with a metropolitan population of over one million people.

The cities are listed alphabetically and you can jump ahead to the section for Asunción to Cochabamba or Córdoba to Montevideo or Natal to Vitíria.

The amounts of rain are averages of historical climate measurements made over a long period, in most cases 30 years.

Average April precipitation
Days City Inches Milli­metres
8 Asunción, Paraguay 6.5 166
8 Barquisimeto, Venezuela 2.3 58
2 Barranquilla, Colombia 0.5 12
24 Belém, Brazil 13.9 353
5 Belo Horizonte, Brazil 2.2 56
16 Bogotá, Colombia 3.5 89
9 Brasília, Brazil 4.9 124
17 Bucaramanga, Colombia 4.7 121
Buenos Aires, Argentina 3.8 97
18 Cali, Colombia 7.5 191
5 Campinas, Brazil 2.2 55
7 Caracas, Venezuela 2.3 59
3 Cartagena, Colombia 0.8 21
19 Cayenne, French Guiana 14.0 355
4 Cochabamba, Bolivia 0.8 20
April rainfall averages
Days City Inches Milli­metres
Córdoba, Argentina 2.1 52
8 Curitiba, Brazil 3.7 95
21 Fortaleza, Brazil 14.0 356
12 Georgetown, Guyana 5.5 141
8 Goiânia, Brazil 4.7 119
17 Guayaquil, Ecuador 8.2 207
17 Joao Pessoa, Brazil 13.8 350
10 La Paz - El Alto, Bolivia 1.4 36
Lima, Peru 0.0 0
19 Maceió, Brazil 10.6 269
18 Manaus, Brazil 12.3 311
6 Maracaibo, Venezuela 2.1 52
6 Maracay, Venezuela 2.3 59
23 Medellín, Colombia 6.7 171
Mendoza, Argentina 0.5 13
8 Montevideo, Uruguay 3.4 86
Average amount of rain in April
Days City Inches Milli­metres
16 Natal, Brazil 10.4 265
Paramaribo, Suriname 7.5 192
7 Porto Alegre, Brazil 3.0 77
20 Quito, Ecuador 6.7 171
18 Recife, Brazil 13.3 338
9 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 3.7 95
Rosario, Argentina 3.1 80
17 Salvador, Brazil 12.2 310
11 Santa Cruz, Bolivia 4.4 113
5 Santiago, Chile 0.4 10
22 Sao Luís, Brazil 18.7 476
7 São Paulo, Brazil 2.9 73
4 Sucre, Bolivia 1.3 33
16 Teresina, Brazil 10.7 272
9 Vitíria, Brazil 3.8 98
Reference

The precipitation data are provided by national meteorological agencies.

City Precipitation
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