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Visiting Viking Bay, Broadstairs, United Kingdom in April

April has average maximum temperatures of 14°C (56°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 43% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.0 hours of sunshine per day. April has total rainfall of 0.9cm (0.4inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 10.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Viking Bay. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (58°F). April is too cold for swimming in Viking Bay for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

April sees a further improvement in the weather, with more sunny days and less rainfall. While it's still not ideal for swimming or sunbathing, water sports like surfing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing become more popular as the sea conditions become more manageable. Also consider one of our other suggestions for April.

Can you sunbathe in Viking Bay in April?

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

April has average maximum temperatures of 14°C (56°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 43% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.0 hours of sunshine per day. April has total rainfall of 0.9cm (0.4inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 10.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

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Can you swim in Viking Bay in April?

No, April is too cold for swimming in Viking Bay for any length of time, with the sea water at 15°C (58°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about April sea temperatures.

Is April a good time to holiday in Viking Bay?

No, April is not a good time for a holiday in Viking Bay.

April has average maximum temperatures of 14°C (56°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 43% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.0 hours of sunshine per day. April has total rainfall of 0.9cm (0.4inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 10.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Viking Bay. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (58°F). April is too cold for swimming in Viking Bay for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the April temperatures and sunshine.

Is Viking Bay warm in April?

No, Viking Bay is too cold for sunbathing in April.

The average maximum temperature in Viking Bay in April is 14°C (56°F). The average maximum temperature is 10°C (49°) in the previous month and 16°C (61°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Viking Bay in April is 10°C (51°F). The average temperature is 7°C (45°F) in the previous month and 13°C (55°F) in the next month.

More info about the April temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Viking Bay in April?

The average day light hours per day in Viking Bay in April are 13.9. The sunshine percentage is 43% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.0 hours of sunshine per day.

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Crowds in Viking Bay in April

In April, the crowds at Viking Bay start to increase as the weather becomes more pleasant. Easter holidays also bring more families to the beach, but the overall crowd is still manageable, and you can enjoy a peaceful day at the beach.

Temperature in Viking Bay in April

The average maximum temperature in Viking Bay in April is 14°C (56°F). The average maximum temperature is 10°C (49°F) in the previous month and 16°C (61°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Viking Bay in April is 10°C (51°F). The average temperature is 7°C (45°F) in the previous month and 13°C (55°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Viking Bay in April is 8°C (46°F). The minimum temperature is 5°C (40°F) in the previous month and 10°C (51°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Viking Bay in April

During April the average day light hours are 13.9 per day in Viking Bay. The sunshine percentage is 43% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.0 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Viking Bay in April is typically 4.7 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 Viking Bay in April

The average sea water temperature in Viking Bay in April is 14.5°C (58.1°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Viking Bay in April

The average total rainfall in Viking Bay in April is 0.9cm (0.4inches) and on average there are 10.4 rainy days in April making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Viking Bay in April

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Viking Bay in April is 8°C (47°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 6°C (42°F) in the previous month and 11°C (11°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Viking Bay in April is typically 91.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 92.3% in the previous month and 89.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Viking Bay in April is typically 74.7%. The average relative humidity is 78.3% in the previous month and 73.4% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Viking Bay in April

The average maximum wind speed in Viking Bay in April is typically 27KM/H (17MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 29KM/H (18MPH) in the previous month and 28KM/H (18MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Viking Bay in April is typically 18KM/H (11MPH). The average wind speed is 20KM/H (13MPH) in the previous month and 19KM/H (12MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Viking Bay in April is from the South East.

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