Weather in Santa Monica Beach, Santa Monica, United States in April

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Visiting Santa Monica Beach, Santa Monica, United States in April

April has average maximum temperatures of 20°C (68°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 67% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.7hrs making the days long and bright. April has total rainfall of 1.3cm (0.5inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 3.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. It is a good time for sunbathing in Santa Monica Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (61°F). April is too cold for swimming in Santa Monica Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Santa Monica Beach in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather.

April brings more sunshine and warmer weather to Santa Monica Beach. The rain becomes less frequent, making it a better time for sunbathing and beach activities. Swimming might still be a bit cool for some, but surfing and windsurfing become more popular as the conditions improve. Also consider one of our other suggestions for April.

Can you sunbathe in Santa Monica Beach in April?

Yes, April is a good time for sunbathing in Santa Monica Beach.

April has average maximum temperatures of 20°C (68°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 67% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.7hrs making the days long and bright. April has total rainfall of 1.3cm (0.5inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 3.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

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Can you swim in Santa Monica Beach in April?

No, April is too cold for swimming in Santa Monica Beach for any length of time, with the sea water at 16°C (61°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about April sea temperatures.

Is April a good time to holiday in Santa Monica Beach?

Yes, April is a good time for a holiday in Santa Monica Beach.

April has average maximum temperatures of 20°C (68°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 67% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.7hrs making the days long and bright. April has total rainfall of 1.3cm (0.5inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 3.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. It is a good time for sunbathing in Santa Monica Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (61°F). April is too cold for swimming in Santa Monica Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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Is Santa Monica Beach warm in April?

Yes, Santa Monica Beach is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days in April.

The average maximum temperature in Santa Monica Beach in April is 20°C (68°F). The average maximum temperature is 19°C (66°) in the previous month and 22°C (71°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Santa Monica Beach in April is 16°C (60°F). The average temperature is 15°C (58°F) in the previous month and 18°C (64°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Santa Monica Beach in April?

The average day light hours per day in Santa Monica Beach in April are 13. The sunshine percentage is 67% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.7hrs making the days long and bright.

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Crowds in Santa Monica Beach in April

April sees a further increase in visitors as the weather becomes warmer and more people start planning beach trips. While it's not as crowded as the peak summer months, expect to see more people on weekends and during special events like Easter.

Temperature in Santa Monica Beach in April

The average maximum temperature in Santa Monica Beach in April is 20°C (68°F). The average maximum temperature is 19°C (66°F) in the previous month and 22°C (71°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Santa Monica Beach in April is 16°C (60°F). The average temperature is 15°C (58°F) in the previous month and 18°C (64°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Santa Monica Beach in April is 12°C (54°F). The minimum temperature is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 14°C (58°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Santa Monica Beach in April

During April the average day light hours are 13 per day in Santa Monica Beach. The sunshine percentage is 67% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.7hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Santa Monica Beach in April is typically 9.5 during April. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and 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. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Santa Monica Beach in April

The average sea water temperature in Santa Monica Beach in April is 15.9°C (60.6°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Santa Monica Beach in April

The average total rainfall in Santa Monica Beach in April is 1.3cm (0.5inches) and on average there are 3.3 rainy days in April making it a very dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Santa Monica Beach in April

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Santa Monica Beach in April is 11°C (51°F) which is very comfortable. The dew point is 10°C (51°F) in the previous month and 12°C (12°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Santa Monica Beach in April is typically 82.4%. The maximum relative humidity is 84.9% in the previous month and 82% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Santa Monica Beach in April is typically 65.3%. The average relative humidity is 67.4% in the previous month and 67.6% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Santa Monica Beach in April

The average maximum wind speed in Santa Monica Beach in April is typically 21KM/H (13MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 19KM/H (12MPH) in the previous month and 20KM/H (12MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Santa Monica Beach in April is typically 7KM/H (4MPH). The average wind speed is 6KM/H (4MPH) in the previous month and 6KM/H (4MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Santa Monica Beach in April is from the South West.

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