Weather-wise, April is one of the best months of the year to visit Savannah. Average highs are well into the 70s, touching 90 degrees on the hottest days. Although the humidity is starting to rise, the weather is still usually comfortable, in contrast to the excessive heat and humidity of the summer months.
By April, the weather should be good enough to enjoy all of Savannah’s activities and attractions, from outdoor sights such as parks and cemeteries, to picnicking, kayaking, boat tours, and more, in addition to the usual indoor museums and historic homes.
April can still bring a few cooler days and evenings, so pack several layers. Heavier outerwear is seldom necessary, but you will need an umbrella for showers or rainy days. Insect repellent is strongly advised if you will be visiting any nature sites. The UV index in April is high, and sunscreen is a must for all complexions.
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The daily maximum temperature in Savannah in April averages 78°F (25°C), with the lowest daily highs being around 59-64°F (15-18°C), up to around 86-90°F (30-32°C) on the hottest days.
In an average year, you can expect the temperature to exceed 80°F (27°C) on around 7-12 days each month, and to get above 65°F (18°C) on all but a handful of days.
In the morning and evening, temperatures are usually between around 55-70°F (13-21°C), and often a few degrees warmer in the earlier evening. April lows are generally in the 50-65°F (10-18°C) range.
Surface water temperature in April at the beaches near Savannah is around 62-70°F (15-23°C), which should just about be warm enough for a quick swim or wade for people who don’t mind colder water.
By April, Savannah’s weather is beginning to feel more humid, with conditions being either humid or very humid about a third of the time.
The average April in Savannah has 9 hours of sunshine each day. Rainfall for the month totals an average of 3.1 inches, with rain occurring on an average of 6-7 days.
April weather in Savannah is usually sunny, with half to two thirds of days being clear or mostly clear. You can generally expect a few days a month of predominantly overcast weather, which may also bring rain, with the average month’s remaining days bringing mixed periods of sun or partial sun and intermittent clouds or rain.
The UV index in Savannah in April averages 9.
Wind speeds in Savannah in April average 7-8mph, with a day or two each month with minimal wind, and 5-10 days on average where wind speeds may reach around 15mph or higher.
In April, the sun rises at around 7:15am at the beginning of the month and at 6:40am at the end of the month. It begins to get light in the morning at 6:50am at the start of the month, and by 6:15am at the end.
The sun sets at around 7:45pm at the start of the month, and at around 8:05pm by its end. It should be dark by around 8:10pm at the beginning of the month, and by 8:30pm at its end.
The amount of full daylight in April averages around 13 hours per day, plus an additional 25 minutes of low light at the beginning and end of the day.