Weather in Massachusetts, United States in April

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Visiting Massachusetts, United States in April

April has average maximum temperatures of 13°C (55°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 47% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.2 hours of sunshine per day. April has total rainfall of 12.8cm (5.0inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 14.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Massachusetts. Sea temperatures are a cold 6°C (43°F). April is too cold for swimming in Massachusetts for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

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Can you sunbathe in Massachusetts in April?

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

April has average maximum temperatures of 13°C (55°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 47% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.2 hours of sunshine per day. April has total rainfall of 12.8cm (5.0inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 14.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days.

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Can you swim in Massachusetts in April?

No, April is too cold for swimming in Massachusetts for any length of time, with the sea water at 6°C (43°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

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Is April a good time to holiday in Massachusetts?

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

April has average maximum temperatures of 13°C (55°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 47% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.2 hours of sunshine per day. April has total rainfall of 12.8cm (5.0inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 14.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Massachusetts. Sea temperatures are a cold 6°C (43°F). April is too cold for swimming in Massachusetts for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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Is Massachusetts warm in April?

No, Massachusetts is too cold for sunbathing in April.

The average maximum temperature in Massachusetts in April is 13°C (55°F). The average maximum temperature is 7°C (45°) in the previous month and 17°C (63°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Massachusetts in April is 8°C (47°F). The average temperature is 3°C (38°F) in the previous month and 13°C (55°F) in the next month.

More info about the April temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Massachusetts in April?

The average day light hours per day in Massachusetts in April are 13.3. The sunshine percentage is 47% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.2 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Massachusetts in April

The average maximum temperature in Massachusetts in April is 13°C (55°F). The average maximum temperature is 7°C (45°F) in the previous month and 17°C (63°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Massachusetts in April is 8°C (47°F). The average temperature is 3°C (38°F) in the previous month and 13°C (55°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Massachusetts in April is 4°C (40°F). The minimum temperature is -0°C (31°F) in the previous month and 9°C (49°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Massachusetts in April

During April the average day light hours are 13.3 per day in Massachusetts. The sunshine percentage is 47% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.2 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Massachusetts in April is typically 6.7 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 Massachusetts in April

The average sea water temperature in Massachusetts in April is 6°C (42.8°F) which is extremely cold and not suitable for swimming. Taking a dip at this temperature would risk hypothermia.

Rainfall in Massachusetts in April

The average total rainfall in Massachusetts in April is 12.8cm (5.0inches) and on average there are 14.3 rainy days in April making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Massachusetts in April

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Massachusetts in April is 6°C (43°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 1°C (34°F) in the previous month and 11°C (11°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Massachusetts in April is typically 89.6%. The maximum relative humidity is 86.4% in the previous month and 93.4% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Massachusetts in April is typically 72.7%. The average relative humidity is 70.4% in the previous month and 78.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Massachusetts in April

The average maximum wind speed in Massachusetts in April is typically 27KM/H (17MPH). 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 Massachusetts in April is typically 14KM/H (9MPH). The average wind speed is 16KM/H (10MPH) in the previous month and 13KM/H (8MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Massachusetts in April is from the West-Southwest.

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