Weather in California, United States in April

So you're interested in going to California, United States in April

April is a warm and slightly rainy time for sunbathing in California. April is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in California for any length of time. Consider visiting California in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for April.

Temperature in California in April

The average maximum temperature in California in April is 22°. The average maximum temperature is 19° in the previous month and 24° in the next month.

The average temperature in California in April is 17°. The average temperature ranges is 15° in the previous month and 20° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in California in April is 13°. The minimum temperature is 11° in the previous month and 16° in the next month.

Sunshine in California in April

The average day light hours per day in California in April are 13 and there are 8.2 hours of sunshine per day on average during April making it a sunny month with few clouds.

The ultraviolet index in California in April is typically 9.7 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 California in April

The average sea water temperature in California in April is 18.6° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in California in April

The average total rainfall in California in April is 33.2cm and on average there are 11 rainy days in April making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in California in April

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in California in April is 14° which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 12° in the previous month and 16° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in California in April is typically 87.1%. The maximum relative humidity is 87.9% in the previous month and 87.4% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in California in April is typically 70.4%. The average relative humidity is 71.5% in the previous month and 71.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in California in April

The average maximum wind speed in California in April is typically 28kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 28kmh in the previous month and 27kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in California in April is typically 14kmh. The average wind speed is 13kmh in the previous month and 13kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in California in April is from the South.

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