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Visiting Cape Hatteras, Cape Hatteras Island, United States in April

April has average maximum temperatures of 20°C (67°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 76% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.9hrs making the days long and bright. April has total rainfall of 11.2cm (4.4inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 11.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Cape Hatteras. Sea temperatures are a chilly 18°C (65°F). April is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Cape Hatteras for prolonged periods of time.

Consider visiting Cape Hatteras in the months of May, June, July, August, for the best beach weather.

April brings warmer weather to Cape Hatteras, making it more suitable for beach activities. While swimming and sunbathing may still be a bit chilly, windsurfing, kitesurfing, and surfing can be quite popular during this month due to the consistent winds and waves. Water temperatures are still cool, so a wetsuit is recommended for water activities. Also consider one of our other suggestions for April.

Can you sunbathe in Cape Hatteras in April?

No, April is not a good time for sunbathing in Cape Hatteras.

April has average maximum temperatures of 20°C (67°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 76% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.9hrs making the days long and bright. April has total rainfall of 11.2cm (4.4inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 11.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days.

More about April temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Cape Hatteras in April?

Probably not, April is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Cape Hatteras for prolonged periods of time with the sea water at 18°C (65°F).

More about April sea temperatures.

Is April a good time to holiday in Cape Hatteras?

Yes, April is a good time for a holiday in Cape Hatteras.

April has average maximum temperatures of 20°C (67°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 76% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.9hrs making the days long and bright. April has total rainfall of 11.2cm (4.4inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 11.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Cape Hatteras. Sea temperatures are a chilly 18°C (65°F). April is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Cape Hatteras for prolonged periods of time.

More about the April temperatures and sunshine.

Is Cape Hatteras warm in April?

Yes, Cape Hatteras is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days in April.

The average maximum temperature in Cape Hatteras in April is 20°C (67°F). The average maximum temperature is 15°C (59°) in the previous month and 24°C (75°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Cape Hatteras in April is 16°C (60°F). The average temperature is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 21°C (69°F) in the next month.

More info about the April temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Cape Hatteras in April?

The average day light hours per day in Cape Hatteras in April are 13.1. The sunshine percentage is 76% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.9hrs making the days long and bright.

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Crowds in Cape Hatteras in April

April sees a slight increase in visitors as the weather continues to improve. However, the beach is still not crowded, and there are no significant holidays or events during this month. It's a good time for those looking for a more peaceful beach experience.

Temperature in Cape Hatteras in April

The average maximum temperature in Cape Hatteras in April is 20°C (67°F). The average maximum temperature is 15°C (59°F) in the previous month and 24°C (75°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Cape Hatteras in April is 16°C (60°F). The average temperature is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 21°C (69°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Cape Hatteras in April is 12°C (54°F). The minimum temperature is 7°C (45°F) in the previous month and 17°C (63°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Cape Hatteras in April

During April the average day light hours are 13.1 per day in Cape Hatteras. The sunshine percentage is 76% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.9hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Cape Hatteras in April is typically 8.7 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 Cape Hatteras in April

The average sea water temperature in Cape Hatteras in April is 18.4°C (65.1°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Cape Hatteras in April

The average total rainfall in Cape Hatteras in April is 11.2cm (4.4inches) and on average there are 11.3 rainy days in April making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Cape Hatteras in April

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Cape Hatteras in April is 14°C (57°F) which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 10°C (49°F) in the previous month and 18°C (18°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Cape Hatteras in April is typically 89.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 87.9% in the previous month and 89.5% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Cape Hatteras in April is typically 73.8%. The average relative humidity is 72.5% in the previous month and 75.6% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Cape Hatteras in April

The average maximum wind speed in Cape Hatteras in April is typically 29KM/H (18MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 29KM/H (18MPH) in the previous month and 27KM/H (17MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Cape Hatteras in April is typically 16KM/H (10MPH). The average wind speed is 16KM/H (10MPH) in the previous month and 15KM/H (9MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Cape Hatteras in April is from the South West.

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