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Visiting Basque Country, Spain in April

April has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (63°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 45.5% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.1 hours of sunshine per day. April has total rainfall of 1.2cm (0.5inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 15.5 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Basque Country. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (59°F). April is too cold for swimming in Basque Country for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

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Can you sunbathe in Basque Country in April?

No, April is not a good time for sunbathing in Basque Country.

April has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (63°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 45.5% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.1 hours of sunshine per day. April has total rainfall of 1.2cm (0.5inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 15.5 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much.

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Can you swim in Basque Country in April?

No, April is too cold for swimming in Basque Country for any length of time, with the sea water at 15°C (59°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about April sea temperatures.

Is April a good time to holiday in Basque Country?

Yes, April is a slightly cool time for a holiday in Basque Country.

April has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (63°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 45.5% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.1 hours of sunshine per day. April has total rainfall of 1.2cm (0.5inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 15.5 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Basque Country. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (59°F). April is too cold for swimming in Basque Country for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the April temperatures and sunshine.

Is Basque Country warm in April?

No, Basque Country is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days in April.

The average maximum temperature in Basque Country in April is 17°C (63°F). The average maximum temperature is 16°C (60°) in the previous month and 20°C (68°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Basque Country in April is 13°C (56°F). The average temperature is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 16°C (60°F) in the next month.

More info about the April temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Basque Country in April?

The average day light hours per day in Basque Country in April are 13.4. The sunshine percentage is 45.5% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.1 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Basque Country in April

The average maximum temperature in Basque Country in April is 17°C (63°F). The average maximum temperature is 16°C (60°F) in the previous month and 20°C (68°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Basque Country in April is 13°C (56°F). The average temperature is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 16°C (60°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Basque Country in April is 9°C (49°F). The minimum temperature is 7°C (45°F) in the previous month and 12°C (53°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Basque Country in April

During April the average day light hours are 13.4 per day in Basque Country. The sunshine percentage is 45.5% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.1 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Basque Country 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 Basque Country in April

The average sea water temperature in Basque Country in April is 15.1°C (59.2°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Basque Country in April

The average total rainfall in Basque Country in April is 1.2cm (0.5inches) and on average there are 15.5 rainy days in April making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Basque Country in April

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Basque Country in April is 10°C (50°F) which is very comfortable. The dew point is 8°C (46°F) in the previous month and 13°C (13°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Basque Country in April is typically 88.6%. The maximum relative humidity is 85.8% in the previous month and 89.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Basque Country in April is typically 71.4%. The average relative humidity is 67.5% in the previous month and 72% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Basque Country in April

The average maximum wind speed in Basque Country in April is typically 22KM/H (13MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 24KM/H (15MPH) in the previous month and 20KM/H (13MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Basque Country in April is typically 9KM/H (6MPH). The average wind speed is 11KM/H (7MPH) in the previous month and 9KM/H (5MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Basque Country in April is from the North West.

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