Data show: Bitcoin price volatility soared 200% in April

According to data, the volatility of bitcoin prices rose from a monthly low of 1.26% to 3.31%, or nearly 200%, from April 1 to April 2. At that time, BTC soared 22% in just one hour, and broke through the $5,000 mark for the first time in five months. Currently, the volatility is 3.54%, the highest in three months. In general, bitcoin price volatility has actually been declining over the past few years. In fact, 2018 is one of the least volatile periods in the history of Bitcoin, although its price has dropped by 80%.