Weather in Dorset, United Kingdom in April

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April is a very cold and slightly rainy time for sunbathing in Dorset, and not recommended. April is too cold for swimming in Dorset for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit. Consider visiting Dorset in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for April.

Temperature in Dorset in April

The average maximum temperature in Dorset in April is 14°. The average maximum temperature is 11° in the previous month and 17° in the next month.

The average temperature in Dorset in April is . The average temperature ranges is in the previous month and 12° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Dorset in April is . The minimum temperature is in the previous month and in the next month.

Sunshine in Dorset in April

The average day light hours per day in Dorset in April are 13.8 and there are 6.6 hours of sunshine per day on average during April making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Dorset in April is typically 4.9 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 Dorset in April

The average sea water temperature in Dorset in April is 9.9° which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

Rainfall in Dorset in April

The average total rainfall in Dorset in April is 1.8cm and on average there are 13.9 rainy days in April making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Dorset in April

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Dorset in April is which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is in the previous month and 11° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Dorset in April is typically 96.1%. The maximum relative humidity is 95.9% in the previous month and 95% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Dorset in April is typically 76.1%. The average relative humidity is 79% in the previous month and 75% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Dorset in April

The average maximum wind speed in Dorset in April is typically 29kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 28kmh in the previous month and 28kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Dorset in April is typically 14kmh. The average wind speed is 15kmh in the previous month and 14kmh in the next month.

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