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Visiting Western Cape, South Africa in April

April has average maximum temperatures of 23°C (73°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 64.1% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.2hrs making the days quite long and bright. April has total rainfall of 3.7cm (1.5inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 7.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Western Cape. Sea temperatures are a chilly 18°C (64°F). April is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Western Cape for prolonged periods of time.

Consider visiting Western Cape in the months of January, February, March, December, for the best beach weather.

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Can you sunbathe in Western Cape in April?

Yes, April is a good time for sunbathing in Western Cape.

April has average maximum temperatures of 23°C (73°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 64.1% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.2hrs making the days quite long and bright. April has total rainfall of 3.7cm (1.5inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 7.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

More about April temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Western Cape in April?

Probably not, April is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Western Cape for prolonged periods of time with the sea water at 18°C (64°F).

More about April sea temperatures.

Is April a good time to holiday in Western Cape?

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

April has average maximum temperatures of 23°C (73°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 64.1% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.2hrs making the days quite long and bright. April has total rainfall of 3.7cm (1.5inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 7.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Western Cape. Sea temperatures are a chilly 18°C (64°F). April is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Western Cape for prolonged periods of time.

More about the April temperatures and sunshine.

Is Western Cape warm in April?

Yes, Western Cape is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days in April.

The average maximum temperature in Western Cape in April is 23°C (73°F). The average maximum temperature is 25°C (77°) in the previous month and 20°C (68°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Western Cape in April is 18°C (64°F). The average temperature is 20°C (68°F) in the previous month and 15°C (60°F) in the next month.

More info about the April temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Western Cape in April?

The average day light hours per day in Western Cape in April are 11.2. The sunshine percentage is 64.1% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.2hrs making the days quite long and bright.

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Temperature in Western Cape in April

The average maximum temperature in Western Cape in April is 23°C (73°F). The average maximum temperature is 25°C (77°F) in the previous month and 20°C (68°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Western Cape in April is 18°C (64°F). The average temperature is 20°C (68°F) in the previous month and 15°C (60°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Western Cape in April is 13°C (55°F). The minimum temperature is 15°C (60°F) in the previous month and 11°C (51°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Western Cape in April

During April the average day light hours are 11.2 per day in Western Cape. The sunshine percentage is 64.1% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.2hrs making the days quite long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Western Cape in April is typically 6.4 during April. An ultraviolet index reading of 6 to 7 indicates a high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 20 minutes. Protection against skin and eye damage is needed. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm. 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 Western Cape in April

The average sea water temperature in Western Cape in April is 17.8°C (64.0°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Western Cape in April

The average total rainfall in Western Cape in April is 3.7cm (1.5inches) and on average there are 7.5 rainy days in April making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Western Cape in April

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Western Cape in April is 15°C (58°F) which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 16°C (62°F) in the previous month and 13°C (13°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Western Cape in April is typically 93.5%. The maximum relative humidity is 91.4% in the previous month and 94.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Western Cape in April is typically 74.1%. The average relative humidity is 72.5% in the previous month and 77.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Western Cape in April

The average maximum wind speed in Western Cape in April is typically 27KM/H (17MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 30KM/H (18MPH) in the previous month and 26KM/H (16MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Western Cape in April is typically 14KM/H (9MPH). The average wind speed is 16KM/H (10MPH) in the previous month and 13KM/H (8MPH) in the next month.

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

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