Austin Weather in April

April's weather is neither too hot nor too cold for most people at Austin, Texas. It's also one of the city's least rainy months.

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

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The numbers here are historical averages based on climate data gathered at Camp Mabry, located at few miles from downtown Austin.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

80 °F April average high 27 °C
59 °F April average low 15 °C

In most years, Austin averages a daily maximum temperature for April that's between 77 and 83 degrees Fahrenheit (25 to 28 degrees Celsius). The minimum temperature usually falls between 56 and 62 °F (13 to 16 °C).

The days at Austin warm quickly during April. By the end of the month, the temperature has climbed around 7 °F (4 °C) above what it was at the start.

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

The temperature usually rises every day during April to over 50 °F (10 °C) in Austin. The city averages 2 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.

The thermometer dips to 50 °F (10 °C) or below on an average of 4 nights. But April does not normally cold enough for frost.

Rainy Weather iconRain

2.1 in total precipitation 53 mm
7 days of rain

Half the time, Austin receives 0.8 to 3 inches (20 to 75 mm) of rainfall in April. One in four years has drier weather, while another one in four is wetter.

Sunny Weather iconSun

54 % sunshine
8 days clear skies

The sun's rays reach the ground in Austin during 54 percent of daylight hours on average in April, for a total of 210 hours in the month. Typically on 8 days this month the sky is mainly clear, with at most 30 percent cloud cover.

Sunlight in April at Austin lasts for 12 hours and 55 minutes a day on average. The shortest day of the month is the 1st with 12 hours and 30 minutes of daylight. By the end of the month, the days have lengthened to 13:20 from sunrise to sunset. These durations can vary by a minute or two from year to year.

Humid Weather iconHumidity

66 % April average humidity

The relative humidity in Austin during April usually peaks at 82 percent in the morning then drops to 49 percent by mid afternoon.

Local Time12 am3 am6 am9 am12 pm3 pm6 pm9 pm
Humidity % 75 80 82 72 57 49 52 66

Windy Weather iconWind

9.5 mph April wind speed average 15.3 kph

April is windier than most other months in Austin.

Stormy Weather iconStorms

2 days rainfall of 0.5 inches (13 mm) or more
4 days with thunderstorms 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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