Average Precipitation for Virginia in April





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall plus snowfall during April at cities and other locations around Virginia.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month. There is also a count of the number of days with wet weather, when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The precipitation totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020 for the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Coastal Virginia in the east, Piedmont or central Virginia, and the Mountains, including the Shenandoah Valley in the northwest and the Appalachian Mountains of southwest Virginia.

Virginia's Mountains

Average monthly precipitation in April
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
12 Abingdon 4.4 112
13 Blacksburg 3.8 96
13 Burkes Garden 4.1 103
10 Galax 4.1 103
13 Harrisonburg 3.3 83
13 Hot Springs 4.3 109
11 Mount Weather 3.4 85
11 Pennington Gap 4.6 117
11 Roanoke 3.5 89
11 Staunton 3.3 83
12 Winchester 3.5 89
13 Wise 4.8 121

Piedmont Virginia

April averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
11 Arlington 3.2 82
12 Charlottesville 3.5 88
10 Danville 3.9 99
10 Fredericksburg 3.4 86
9 John H Kerr Dam 3.2 82
10 Lynchburg 3.5 88
10 Martinsville 3.6 91
11 Petersburg 3.6 92
10 Philpott Lake Dam 3.5 88
11 Richmond 3.2 81

Coastal Virginia

Average amount of rain and snow in April
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
11 Cape Charles 3.4 86
11 Newport News 3.1 78
10 Norfolk 3.4 86
9 North River 3.9 100
10 Painter 3.3 83
10 Suffolk 3.6 92
11 Wallops Island 3.1 79
10 Williamsburg 4.0 101
Reference

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

Virginia Precipitation
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