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Visiting British Columbia, Canada in April

April has average maximum temperatures of 12°C (54°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 47% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.4 hours of sunshine per day. April has total rainfall of 5cm (2.0inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 14.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in British Columbia. Sea temperatures are a cold 10°C (49°F). April is too cold for swimming in British Columbia for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting British Columbia in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather.

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Can you sunbathe in British Columbia in April?

No, April is not a good time for sunbathing in British Columbia.

April has average maximum temperatures of 12°C (54°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 47% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.4 hours of sunshine per day. April has total rainfall of 5cm (2.0inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 14.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

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Can you swim in British Columbia in April?

No, April is too cold for swimming in British Columbia for any length of time, with the sea water at 10°C (49°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about April sea temperatures.

Is April a good time to holiday in British Columbia?

No, April is not a good time for a holiday in British Columbia.

April has average maximum temperatures of 12°C (54°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 47% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.4 hours of sunshine per day. April has total rainfall of 5cm (2.0inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 14.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in British Columbia. Sea temperatures are a cold 10°C (49°F). April is too cold for swimming in British Columbia for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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Is British Columbia warm in April?

No, British Columbia is too cold for sunbathing in April.

The average maximum temperature in British Columbia in April is 12°C (54°F). The average maximum temperature is 10°C (49°) in the previous month and 16°C (60°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in British Columbia in April is 9°C (48°F). The average temperature is 7°C (44°F) in the previous month and 12°C (54°F) in the next month.

More info about the April temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is British Columbia in April?

The average day light hours per day in British Columbia in April are 13.7. The sunshine percentage is 47% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.4 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in British Columbia in April

The average maximum temperature in British Columbia in April is 12°C (54°F). The average maximum temperature is 10°C (49°F) in the previous month and 16°C (60°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in British Columbia in April is 9°C (48°F). The average temperature is 7°C (44°F) in the previous month and 12°C (54°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in British Columbia in April is 5°C (42°F). The minimum temperature is 4°C (39°F) in the previous month and 8°C (47°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in British Columbia in April

During April the average day light hours are 13.7 per day in British Columbia. The sunshine percentage is 47% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.4 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in British Columbia in April is typically 5.5 during April. An ultraviolet index reading of 3 to 5 indicates there is a moderate risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Keep out of the sun during the strongest hours around midday when unprotected skin risks burning in less than 30 minutes. For the sensitive wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days, and after swimming or sweating. Tanning for hours is possible with the right application of sun cream. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in British Columbia in April

The average sea water temperature in British Columbia in April is 9.7°C (49.5°F) which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

Rainfall in British Columbia in April

The average total rainfall in British Columbia in April is 5cm (2.0inches) and on average there are 14.5 rainy days in April making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in British Columbia in April

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in British Columbia in April is 6°C (43°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 5°C (41°F) in the previous month and 9°C (9°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in British Columbia in April is typically 89.1%. The maximum relative humidity is 91.8% in the previous month and 89.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in British Columbia in April is typically 72.7%. The average relative humidity is 78.3% in the previous month and 73.7% in the next month.

Wind Speed in British Columbia in April

The average maximum wind speed in British Columbia in April is typically 22KM/H (13MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 23KM/H (14MPH) in the previous month and 21KM/H (13MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in British Columbia in April is typically 10KM/H (6MPH). The average wind speed is 10KM/H (6MPH) in the previous month and 10KM/H (6MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in British Columbia in April is from the West-Southwest.

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