Maine April Weather Forecast: Warm to Start, But Mainly Rainy and Cool
March seemed pretty decent, with temperatures in the 60's these past couple of weeks. Snow has been melting and there's been little precipitation throughout the whole winter. But, us Mainer's know we are not out of the woods yet when it comes to Nor'Easters and other snow events. So, what could we see coming our way in April?
Let's take a look at what the The Old Farmer's Almanac has predicted for Maine's weather forecasts come April. The almanac serves as a somewhat mythological reference guide here in New England. Do there predictions always hold true? Not necessarily. But, sometimes it's nice to have some sort of prediction to have a heads up on, even if it's not what you want to hear.
Let's see what their predictions are for Maine this April from the old reference guide, the Old Farmer's Almanac.
April will start off to have cooler temperatures in the beginning of the month with sunshine which will lead to a shift to warmer temperatures and sunshine leading up to the middle of April. By mid-April it is predicted that rain will dominate the forecast as will cooler temperatures.
The Old Farmer's Almanac is expecting a slighter warmer average for April at 49-degrees Fahrenheit, which 3-degrees above the average typical temperature. They are also expecting a lower than normal precipitation accumulation average of about 2.5", which is 1/2" less then typically accumulated.
According to weather-us.com, April in Maine brings a rise in temperatures with average highs in the high 40s to mid 50s, with lows just below freezing.
April in Maine usually brings regular overcast skies so, don't expect a lot of sunshine despite the increasing amount of daylight we continue to gain.