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 temperature, precipitation, sun, humidity, wind and storms for Austin. The numbers here are historical averages based on climate data gathered at Camp Mabry, located at few miles from downtown Austin.
|80 °F||April average high||27 °C|
|59 °F||April average low||15 °C|
|18 days||80 °F max. or more (27 °C)|
|17 days||60 °F min. or less (16 °C)|
The temperature usually rises nearly every day during April to over 70 degrees Fahrenheit (21 degrees Celsius) in Austin. The city averages 3 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 5 nights. But April does not normally cold enough for frost.
|2.4 in||total precipitation||61 mm|
|7 days||of rain|
Half the time, Austin receives 0.8 to 3.1 inches (20 to 77 mm) of rainfall in April. One in four years has drier weather, while another one in four is wetter.
|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.
|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 Time||12 am||3 am||6 am||9 am||12 pm||3 pm||6 pm||9 pm|
|9.5 mph||April wind speed average||15.3 kph|
April is windier than most other months in Austin.
|2 days||rainfall of 0.5 inches (13 mm) or more|
|4 days||with thunderstorms in April|
The weather data here are long-term averages provided by the US National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Temperature and precipitation are 1991-2020 normals while humidity and thunderstorms are 1961-1990 normals.