Weather in California, United States in April

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April is a slightly cold and dry time for sunbathing in California. April is too cold for swimming in California for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit. 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 19°. The average maximum temperature is 18° in the previous month and 21° in the next month.

The average temperature in California in April is 14°. The average temperature ranges is 13° in the previous month and 16° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in California in April is 10°. The minimum temperature is in the previous month and 12° in the next month.

Sunshine in California in April

The average day light hours per day in California in April are 13.1 and there are 9 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 8.9 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 15.6° which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in California in April

The average total rainfall in California in April is 11.9cm and on average there are 5.9 rainy days in April making it a dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in California in April

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in California in April is 10° which is very comfortable. The dew point is 10° in the previous month and 12° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in California in April is typically 87.5%. The maximum relative humidity is 89.2% in the previous month and 86.7% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in California in April is typically 69.9%. The average relative humidity is 71.9% in the previous month and 70.3% in the next month.

Wind Speed in California in April

The average maximum wind speed in California in April is typically 27kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 25kmh in the previous month and 27kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in California in April is typically 11kmh. The average wind speed is 10kmh in the previous month and 11kmh in the next month.

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

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