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Visiting Eastern Cape, South Africa in April

April has average maximum temperatures of 23°C (74°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 61.6% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.0hrs. April has total rainfall of 5.7cm (2.2inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 7.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Eastern Cape. Sea temperatures are a chilly 19°C (66°F). April is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Eastern Cape for prolonged periods of time.

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

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Can you sunbathe in Eastern Cape in April?

Yes, April is a good time for sunbathing in Eastern Cape.

April has average maximum temperatures of 23°C (74°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 61.6% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.0hrs. April has total rainfall of 5.7cm (2.2inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 7.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

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Can you swim in Eastern Cape in April?

Probably not, April is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Eastern Cape for prolonged periods of time with the sea water at 19°C (66°F).

More about April sea temperatures.

Is April a good time to holiday in Eastern Cape?

Yes, April is a good time for a holiday in Eastern Cape.

April has average maximum temperatures of 23°C (74°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 61.6% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.0hrs. April has total rainfall of 5.7cm (2.2inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 7.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Eastern Cape. Sea temperatures are a chilly 19°C (66°F). April is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Eastern Cape for prolonged periods of time.

More about the April temperatures and sunshine.

Is Eastern Cape warm in April?

Yes, Eastern Cape is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days in April.

The average maximum temperature in Eastern Cape in April is 23°C (74°F). The average maximum temperature is 25°C (78°) in the previous month and 21°C (69°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Eastern Cape in April is 18°C (64°F). The average temperature is 21°C (69°F) in the previous month and 16°C (60°F) in the next month.

More info about the April temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Eastern Cape in April?

The average day light hours per day in Eastern Cape in April are 11.2. The sunshine percentage is 61.6% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.0hrs.

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Temperature in Eastern Cape in April

The average maximum temperature in Eastern Cape in April is 23°C (74°F). The average maximum temperature is 25°C (78°F) in the previous month and 21°C (69°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Eastern Cape in April is 18°C (64°F). The average temperature is 21°C (69°F) in the previous month and 16°C (60°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Eastern Cape in April is 13°C (56°F). The minimum temperature is 16°C (61°F) in the previous month and 11°C (52°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Eastern Cape in April

During April the average day light hours are 11.2 per day in Eastern Cape. The sunshine percentage is 61.6% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.0hrs.

The ultraviolet index in Eastern Cape in April is typically 6.5 during April. An ultraviolet index reading of 6 to 7 indicates a high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 20 minutes. Protection against skin and eye damage is needed. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm. 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 Eastern Cape in April

The average sea water temperature in Eastern Cape in April is 19°C (66.2°F) which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Rainfall in Eastern Cape in April

The average total rainfall in Eastern Cape in April is 5.7cm (2.2inches) and on average there are 7.9 rainy days in April making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Eastern Cape in April

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Eastern Cape in April is 15°C (59°F) which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 17°C (63°F) in the previous month and 14°C (14°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Eastern Cape in April is typically 92.7%. The maximum relative humidity is 91.2% in the previous month and 93.3% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Eastern Cape in April is typically 73.7%. The average relative humidity is 73.1% in the previous month and 76.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Eastern Cape in April

The average maximum wind speed in Eastern Cape in April is typically 27KM/H (17MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 30KM/H (18MPH) in the previous month and 26KM/H (16MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Eastern Cape in April is typically 14KM/H (8MPH). The average wind speed is 15KM/H (10MPH) in the previous month and 13KM/H (8MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Eastern Cape in April is from the West-Southwest.

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