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Visiting Bark Bay, Abel Tasman National Park, New Zealand in April

April has average maximum temperatures of 16°C (61°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 41% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.5 hours of sunshine per day. April has total rainfall of 13.6cm (5.4inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 10.3 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 Bark Bay. Sea temperatures are a chilly 17°C (63°F). April is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Bark Bay for prolonged periods of time.

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

April brings cooler weather and occasional rainfall, but there are still plenty of sunny days to enjoy at Bark Bay. The sea remains relatively warm, making swimming and sunbathing possible, but less ideal than in the summer months. Snorkeling, diving, surfing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing may still be enjoyed, although the changing weather conditions may affect the suitability of these activities on some days. Also consider one of our other suggestions for April.

Can you sunbathe in Bark Bay in April?

No, April is not a good time for sunbathing in Bark Bay.

April has average maximum temperatures of 16°C (61°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 41% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.5 hours of sunshine per day. April has total rainfall of 13.6cm (5.4inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 10.3 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 Bark Bay in April?

Probably not, April is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Bark Bay for prolonged periods of time with the sea water at 17°C (63°F).

More about April sea temperatures.

Is April a good time to holiday in Bark Bay?

Probably not, April is not a good time for a holiday in Bark Bay.

April has average maximum temperatures of 16°C (61°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 41% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.5 hours of sunshine per day. April has total rainfall of 13.6cm (5.4inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 10.3 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 Bark Bay. Sea temperatures are a chilly 17°C (63°F). April is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Bark Bay for prolonged periods of time.

More about the April temperatures and sunshine.

Is Bark Bay warm in April?

No, Bark Bay is a little too chilly for sunbathing in April.

The average maximum temperature in Bark Bay in April is 16°C (61°F). The average maximum temperature is 20°C (69°) in the previous month and 15°C (58°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Bark Bay in April is 12°C (54°F). The average temperature is 16°C (60°F) in the previous month and 11°C (51°F) in the next month.

More info about the April temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Bark Bay in April?

The average day light hours per day in Bark Bay in April are 11. The sunshine percentage is 41% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.5 hours of sunshine per day.

More about April sunshine.

Crowds in Bark Bay in April

April sees fewer visitors at Bark Bay, as autumn sets in and the weather becomes cooler. Easter holidays may bring some families to the beach, but overall, it is less crowded compared to the summer months.

Temperature in Bark Bay in April

The average maximum temperature in Bark Bay in April is 16°C (61°F). The average maximum temperature is 20°C (69°F) in the previous month and 15°C (58°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Bark Bay in April is 12°C (54°F). The average temperature is 16°C (60°F) in the previous month and 11°C (51°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Bark Bay in April is 8°C (47°F). The minimum temperature is 11°C (51°F) in the previous month and 7°C (44°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Bark Bay in April

During April the average day light hours are 11 per day in Bark Bay. The sunshine percentage is 41% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.5 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Bark Bay in April is typically 4.3 during April. An ultraviolet index reading of 3 to 5 indicates there is a moderate risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Keep out of the sun during the strongest hours around midday when unprotected skin risks burning in less than 30 minutes. For the sensitive 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, and after swimming or sweating. Tanning for hours is possible with the right application of sun cream. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Bark Bay in April

The average sea water temperature in Bark Bay in April is 17.1°C (62.8°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Bark Bay in April

The average total rainfall in Bark Bay in April is 13.6cm (5.4inches) and on average there are 10.3 rainy days in April making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

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