Average April Precipitation in the United Kingdom





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall plus snowfall during April at cities and towns in the United Kingdom.

Each place has a total for how many days of wet weather it usually gets this month and for the normal amount of precipitation. The calculation of days only includes the days when precipitation totalled at least one millimetre (0.04 inches).

The month's total precipitation is an average of weather data collected from 1981 to 2010.

In April, the entire UK averages 10 days of rain or snow, totalling 59 millimetres (2.3 inches).

You can jump to a separate table for: Southern England, Northern England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Southern England

Average monthly precipitation in April
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
10 Birmingham 2.0 51
9 Cambridge 1.6 41
8 Eastbourne 1.9 49
10 Exeter 2.3 58
9 Ipswich 1.6 41
9 London 1.8 45
9 Lowestoft 1.7 42
11 Newquay 2.6 65
9 Oxford 1.9 49
14 Princetown, Dartmoor Park 4.4 112

Northern England

April averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
10 Blackpool 2.1 52
8 Grimsby 1.7 42
14 Malham Tarn, Yorkshire Dales 3.8 95
11 Manchester 2.1 54
10 Newcastle 2.1 53
11 Penrith 2.1 52
10 Sheffield 2.6 66

Wales

Average amount of rain and snow in April
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
11 Aberporth 2.1 53
13 Aberystwyth 2.9 73
11 Cardiff 2.7 69
11 Tenby 2.6 65
11 Valley, Anglesey 2.2 55

Scotland

Precipitation totals for April
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
11 Aberdeen 2.4 62
8 Dundee 1.8 45
9 Edinburgh 1.7 43
9 Forres 1.6 41
12 Glasgow 2.5 64
13 Kirkwall, Orkney Islands 2.4 60
14 Lerwick, Shetland Islands 2.8 70
13 Oban 3.5 88
15 Stornoway, Outer Hebrides 2.9 74
13 Tiree, Inner Hebrides 2.9 73

Northern Ireland

Total precipitation during April
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
12 Armagh 2.3 58
11 Belfast 2.3 58
13 Londonderry 2.5 64
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