Washington, DC Climate in April

Temperature for April

In Washington, DC during April the average high temperature is 68.3°F. The hottest day on record was April 27, 1957 when the temperature hit 99.3°F.

Washington, DC daily average and extreme temperature range for April

Low Temperature

During April the overnight temperature drops to an average of 46.8°F, with the lowest temperature of 23.9°F being recorded on April 7, 1982. Overnight temperatures drop below freezing between 1 and 5 times in April.

Precipitation for April

In April the average monthly rainfall in Washington, DC is 1.74 inches with rain usually falling on between 12 and 13 days. 1938 was the driest April with only 0.00 inches of rain falling, and 1983 was the wettest April with 7.52 inches of rain. The wettest single day in April was 12 April 1976 when 2.24 inches of rain fell.

In April it usually snows on between 0 and 1 days. There are thunderstorms on between 1 and 2 days in April.