Fairbanks, AK Climate in April

Temperature for April

In Fairbanks, AK during April the average high temperature is 42.9°F. The hottest day on record was April 30, 2009 when the temperature recorded was 73.9°F.

Fairbanks, AK daily average and extreme temperature range for April

Low Temperature

Overnight in April the average temperature drops below freezing at 20.2°F, with the lowest temperature of -26.0°F being recorded on April 1, 2004. On average there are 6 days in April when the temperature stays below freezing all day. In the worst April there were 17 days when the temperature did not make it above freezing. Overnight temperatures drop below freezing between 21 and 30 times in April.

Precipitation for April

In April the average monthly rainfall in Fairbanks, AK is 0.31 inches with rain usually falling on between 2 and 3 days. 1947 was the driest April with only 0.00 inches of rain falling, and 1973 was the wettest April with 6.10 inches of rain. The wettest single day in April was 2 April 1973 when 1.73 inches of rain fell.

In April it usually snows on between 6 and 7 days. In April there have been some years when thunderstorms have occurred, although there are other years when there hasn't been a thunderstorm in April.