Bridgetown
Barbados
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

April weather forecast and climate
Bridgetown, Barbados

The public promenade beside The Careenage in Bridgetown, Barbados, with a ship sailing in the distance
The public promenade beside The Careenage in Bridgetown, Barbados, with a ship sailing in the distance
April, like March, in Bridgetown, Barbados, is another warm spring month, with average temperature varying between 26.1°C (79°F) and 27.4°C (81.3°F).

Temperature

In April, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in March - a still warm 27.4°C (81.3°F). In April, the average low-temperature is 26.1°C (79°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in April is calculated to a hot 30.2°C (86.4°F). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', or 'feels like', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like wind, metabolic differences, pregnancy, and activity influence one's weather impression. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

In April, the average relative humidity is 76%.

Rainfall

In Bridgetown, Barbados, during 15.5 rainfall days, 31mm (1.22") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Bridgetown, Barbados, there are 233.8 rainfall days, and 706mm (27.8") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Bridgetown, Barbados, in April, the average water temperature is 27.7°C (81.9°F).
Note: For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

In April, the average length of the day is 12.4h.

Sunshine

In April, the average sunshine in Bridgetown is 9.9h.

UV index

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index. Months with the lowest UV index in Bridgetown, Barbados, are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In April, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in April in Bridgetown?

In Bridgetown, Barbados, in April, the average high-temperature is 27.4°C (81.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 26.1°C (79°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, in April is evaluated at 30.2°C (86.4°F).

What is the average humidity in April in Bridgetown?

In April, the average relative humidity in Bridgetown is 76%.

How many days does it rain in April in Bridgetown?

In Bridgetown, Barbados, during April, the rain falls for 15.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 31mm (1.22") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in April in Bridgetown?

In Bridgetown, Barbados, in April, the average water temperature is 27.7°C (81.9°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

What is the average length of the day in April in Bridgetown?

In April, the average length of the day is 12.4h.

How long on average sun shines in April in Bridgetown?

In April, the average sunshine in Bridgetown, Barbados, is 9.9h.

When is the highest UV index in Bridgetown?

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Bridgetown.

When is the lowest UV index in Bridgetown?

Months with the lowest UV index in Bridgetown are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index reading in April in Bridgetown?

In April, the average daily maximum UV index in Bridgetown is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in April - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average high temperature in April: 27.4°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are September and October (28.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (26.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in April: 26.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is October (27.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (25.7°C).

Average humidity in April - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average humidity in April: 76%

Months with the highest relative humidity are June, July, August and November (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (74%).

Average rainfall in April - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average rainfall in April: 31mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (126mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (13mm).

Average rainfall days in April - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average rainfall days in April: 15.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (26.3 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (11.3 days).

Average sea temperature in April - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average sea temperature in April: 27.7°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (29.4°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (27.1°C).

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average daylight in April: 12.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.4h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 9.9h

The month with most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.2h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.5h).

Average UV index in April - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average UV index in April: 7

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 7).