Weather in Rhode Island, United States in April

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Visiting Rhode Island, United States in April

April has average maximum temperatures of 13°C (56°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 53% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.1 hours of sunshine per day. April has total rainfall of 9.6cm (3.8inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 13 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Rhode Island. Sea temperatures are a cold 7°C (44°F). April is too cold for swimming in Rhode Island for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Rhode Island in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather.

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Can you sunbathe in Rhode Island in April?

No, April is not a good time for sunbathing in Rhode Island.

April has average maximum temperatures of 13°C (56°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 53% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.1 hours of sunshine per day. April has total rainfall of 9.6cm (3.8inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 13 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

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Can you swim in Rhode Island in April?

No, April is too cold for swimming in Rhode Island for any length of time, with the sea water at 7°C (44°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about April sea temperatures.

Is April a good time to holiday in Rhode Island?

No, April is not a good time for a holiday in Rhode Island.

April has average maximum temperatures of 13°C (56°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 53% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.1 hours of sunshine per day. April has total rainfall of 9.6cm (3.8inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 13 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Rhode Island. Sea temperatures are a cold 7°C (44°F). April is too cold for swimming in Rhode Island for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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Is Rhode Island warm in April?

No, Rhode Island is too cold for sunbathing in April.

The average maximum temperature in Rhode Island in April is 13°C (56°F). The average maximum temperature is 8°C (46°) in the previous month and 18°C (64°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Rhode Island in April is 9°C (48°F). The average temperature is 3°C (38°F) in the previous month and 14°C (56°F) in the next month.

More info about the April temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Rhode Island in April?

The average day light hours per day in Rhode Island in April are 13.3. The sunshine percentage is 53% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.1 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Rhode Island in April

The average maximum temperature in Rhode Island in April is 13°C (56°F). The average maximum temperature is 8°C (46°F) in the previous month and 18°C (64°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Rhode Island in April is 9°C (48°F). The average temperature is 3°C (38°F) in the previous month and 14°C (56°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Rhode Island in April is 5°C (40°F). The minimum temperature is -0°C (31°F) in the previous month and 10°C (49°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Rhode Island in April

During April the average day light hours are 13.3 per day in Rhode Island. The sunshine percentage is 53% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.1 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Rhode Island in April is typically 6.8 during April. An ultraviolet index reading of 6 to 7 indicates a high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 20 minutes. Protection against skin and eye damage is needed. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Rhode Island in April

The average sea water temperature in Rhode Island in April is 6.8°C (44.2°F) which is extremely cold and not suitable for swimming. Taking a dip at this temperature would risk hypothermia.

Rainfall in Rhode Island in April

The average total rainfall in Rhode Island in April is 9.6cm (3.8inches) and on average there are 13 rainy days in April making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Rhode Island in April

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Rhode Island in April is 6°C (42°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 1°C (33°F) in the previous month and 11°C (11°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Rhode Island in April is typically 88.5%. The maximum relative humidity is 85.2% in the previous month and 93% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Rhode Island in April is typically 69.6%. The average relative humidity is 67.7% in the previous month and 77.3% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Rhode Island in April

The average maximum wind speed in Rhode Island in April is typically 26KM/H (16MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 27KM/H (17MPH) in the previous month and 24KM/H (15MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Rhode Island in April is typically 13KM/H (8MPH). The average wind speed is 15KM/H (9MPH) in the previous month and 11KM/H (7MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Rhode Island in April is from the South-Southwest.

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