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Visiting Guernsey, Channel Islands in April

April has average maximum temperatures of 12°C (54°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 47% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.5 hours of sunshine per day. April has total rainfall of 1.3cm (0.5inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 13.7 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 Guernsey. Sea temperatures are a cold 12°C (53°F). April is too cold for swimming in Guernsey for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

Also consider one of our other suggestions for April.

Can you sunbathe in Guernsey in April?

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

April has average maximum temperatures of 12°C (54°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 47% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.5 hours of sunshine per day. April has total rainfall of 1.3cm (0.5inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 13.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

More about April temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Guernsey in April?

No, April is too cold for swimming in Guernsey for any length of time, with the sea water at 12°C (53°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about April sea temperatures.

Is April a good time to holiday in Guernsey?

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

April has average maximum temperatures of 12°C (54°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 47% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.5 hours of sunshine per day. April has total rainfall of 1.3cm (0.5inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 13.7 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 Guernsey. Sea temperatures are a cold 12°C (53°F). April is too cold for swimming in Guernsey for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the April temperatures and sunshine.

Is Guernsey warm in April?

No, Guernsey is too cold for sunbathing in April.

The average maximum temperature in Guernsey in April is 12°C (54°F). The average maximum temperature is 10°C (49°) in the previous month and 15°C (58°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Guernsey in April is 10°C (49°F). The average temperature is 8°C (46°F) in the previous month and 12°C (53°F) in the next month.

More info about the April temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Guernsey in April?

The average day light hours per day in Guernsey in April are 13.7. The sunshine percentage is 47% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.5 hours of sunshine per day.

More about April sunshine.

Temperature in Guernsey in April

The average maximum temperature in Guernsey in April is 12°C (54°F). The average maximum temperature is 10°C (49°F) in the previous month and 15°C (58°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Guernsey in April is 10°C (49°F). The average temperature is 8°C (46°F) in the previous month and 12°C (53°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Guernsey in April is 7°C (45°F). The minimum temperature is 6°C (42°F) in the previous month and 10°C (49°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Guernsey in April

During April the average day light hours are 13.7 per day in Guernsey. The sunshine percentage is 47% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.5 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Guernsey in April is typically 5.1 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 Guernsey in April

The average sea water temperature in Guernsey in April is 11.6°C (52.9°F) which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

Rainfall in Guernsey in April

The average total rainfall in Guernsey in April is 1.3cm (0.5inches) and on average there are 13.7 rainy days in April making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Guernsey in April

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Guernsey in April is 9°C (48°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 7°C (44°F) in the previous month and 11°C (11°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Guernsey in April is typically 95.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 94.1% in the previous month and 95.9% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Guernsey in April is typically 83.4%. The average relative humidity is 83.4% in the previous month and 83.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Guernsey in April

The average maximum wind speed in Guernsey in April is typically 28KM/H (17MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 32KM/H (20MPH) in the previous month and 29KM/H (18MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Guernsey in April is typically 19KM/H (11MPH). The average wind speed is 21KM/H (13MPH) in the previous month and 19KM/H (12MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Guernsey in April is from the North West.

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