Weather in False Bay, Cape Town, South Africa in April

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Visiting False Bay, Cape Town, 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% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.9hrs. April has total rainfall of 5.2cm (2.0inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 7 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 False Bay. Sea temperatures are a chilly 17°C (63°F). April is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in False Bay for prolonged periods of time.

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

April brings cooler weather and occasional rain showers, but there are still plenty of sunny days for beach activities. Swimming and sunbathing are still possible, but the water may be cooler. Snorkeling and diving conditions remain good, while the winds make it an ideal time for windsurfing and kitesurfing. Also consider one of our other suggestions for April.

Can you sunbathe in False Bay in April?

Yes, April is a good time for sunbathing in False Bay.

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% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.9hrs. April has total rainfall of 5.2cm (2.0inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

More about April temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in False Bay in April?

Probably not, April is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in False 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 False Bay?

Yes, April is a good time for a holiday in False Bay.

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% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.9hrs. April has total rainfall of 5.2cm (2.0inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 7 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 False Bay. Sea temperatures are a chilly 17°C (63°F). April is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in False Bay for prolonged periods of time.

More about the April temperatures and sunshine.

Is False Bay warm in April?

Yes, False Bay is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days in April.

The average maximum temperature in False Bay in April is 23°C (74°F). The average maximum temperature is 26°C (78°) in the previous month and 20°C (68°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in False Bay in April is 18°C (64°F). The average temperature is 20°C (69°F) in the previous month and 15°C (59°F) in the next month.

More info about the April temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is False Bay in April?

The average day light hours per day in False Bay in April are 11.2. The sunshine percentage is 61% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.9hrs.

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Crowds in False Bay in April

April brings cooler weather and the start of the autumn season in Cape Town. With fewer tourists and locals visiting the beach, the crowds at False Bay decrease significantly. However, during the Easter holidays, you can expect an increase in visitors, particularly for family outings and picnics. The rest of the month is relatively quiet with more space to enjoy the beach.

Temperature in False Bay in April

The average maximum temperature in False Bay in April is 23°C (74°F). The average maximum temperature is 26°C (78°F) in the previous month and 20°C (68°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in False Bay in April is 18°C (64°F). The average temperature is 20°C (69°F) in the previous month and 15°C (59°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in False Bay in April is 13°C (55°F). The minimum temperature is 15°C (60°F) in the previous month and 11°C (51°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in False Bay in April

During April the average day light hours are 11.2 per day in False Bay. The sunshine percentage is 61% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.9hrs.

The ultraviolet index in False Bay in April is typically 6.4 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 False Bay in April

The average sea water temperature in False 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 False Bay in April

The average total rainfall in False Bay in April is 5.2cm (2.0inches) and on average there are 7 rainy days in April making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in False Bay in April

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in False Bay in April is 15°C (58°F) which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 16°C (61°F) in the previous month and 13°C (13°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in False Bay in April is typically 93.4%. The maximum relative humidity is 90.4% in the previous month and 95% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in False Bay in April is typically 73.8%. The average relative humidity is 70.4% in the previous month and 79.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in False Bay in April

The average maximum wind speed in False Bay in April is typically 29KM/H (18MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 33KM/H (20MPH) in the previous month and 27KM/H (17MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in False Bay in April is typically 16KM/H (10MPH). The average wind speed is 18KM/H (11MPH) in the previous month and 14KM/H (9MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in False Bay in April is from the South-Southwest.

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