Weather in Western Cape, South Africa in April

So you're interested in going to Western Cape, South Africa in April

April is a warm and dry time for sunbathing in Western Cape. April is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Western Cape for any length of time. Consider visiting Western Cape in the months of January, February, March, December, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for April.

Temperature in Western Cape in April

The average maximum temperature in Western Cape in April is 23°. The average maximum temperature is 25° in the previous month and 20° in the next month.

The average temperature in Western Cape in April is 18°. The average temperature ranges is 20° in the previous month and 15° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Western Cape in April is 13°. The minimum temperature is 15° in the previous month and 11° in the next month.

Sunshine in Western Cape in April

The average day light hours per day in Western Cape in April are 11.2 and there are 7.3 hours of sunshine per day on average during April making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Western Cape in April is typically 6.3 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 Western Cape in April

The average sea water temperature in Western Cape in April is 17.9° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Western Cape in April

The average total rainfall in Western Cape in April is 3.9cm and on average there are 7.5 rainy days in April making it a dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Western Cape in April

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Western Cape in April is 15° which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 16° in the previous month and 13° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Western Cape in April is typically 93.5%. The maximum relative humidity is 91.2% in the previous month and 94.3% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Western Cape in April is typically 74.1%. The average relative humidity is 72.3% in the previous month and 77.4% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Western Cape in April

The average maximum wind speed in Western Cape in April is typically 27kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 30kmh in the previous month and 26kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Western Cape in April is typically 14kmh. The average wind speed is 16kmh in the previous month and 13kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Western Cape in April is from the South West.