Diego Garcia
British Indian Ocean Territory
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

April weather forecast and climate
Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory

Palm trees bent towards the ocean in a lagoon beach in Diego Garcia, within the British Indian Ocean Territory
Palm trees bent towards the ocean in a lagoon beach in Diego Garcia, within the British Indian Ocean Territory
April, the same as March, in Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory, is another tropical autumn month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 30°C (86°F) and an average low of 27°C (80.6°F).

Temperature

The coldest months are March through November, with an average high-temperature of 30°C (86°F).

Rainfall

In Diego Garcia, during April, the rain falls for 3 days and regularly aggregates up to 58mm (2.3") of precipitation. In Diego Garcia, during the entire year, the rain falls for 123 days and collects up to 2213mm (87.1") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

March and April, with an average sea temperature of 29°C (84.2°F), are months with the warmest seawater. 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 Diego Garcia, the average length of the day is 11.9h.

Sunshine

In Diego Garcia, the average sunshine is 8.2h.

UV index

January through April, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Diego Garcia. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 12 in April interpret into the following advice:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the coldest month in Diego Garcia?

March through November, with an average high-temperature of 30°C (86°F), are the coldest months.

What is the temperature in April in Diego Garcia?

The average high-temperature, in April, is 30°C (86°F), while the average low-temperature is 27°C (80.6°F).

How many days does it rain in April in Diego Garcia?

In Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory, in April, it is raining for 3 days, with typically 58mm (2.3") of accumulated precipitation.

What months are the sea warmest in Diego Garcia?

Months with the warmest seawater in Diego Garcia are March and April, with an average sea temperature of 29°C (84.2°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

What is the water temperature in April in Diego Garcia?

In April, the average sea temperature in Diego Garcia is 29°C (84.2°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

How many hours of daylight does Diego Garcia have in April?

In Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory, the average length of the day in April is 11.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Diego Garcia have in April?

In April, the average sunshine in Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory, is 8.2h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Diego Garcia?

Months with the highest UV index in Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory, are January through April, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

How high is the UV index in April in Diego Garcia?

In Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in April - Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory
  • Average high temperature in April: 30°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January, February and December (31°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (30°C).

  • Average low temperature in April: 27°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are January, March, April, May, August, September, October and December (27°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are February, June, July and November (26°C).

Average rainfall in April - Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory
  • Average rainfall in April: 58mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (298mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (18mm).

Average rainfall days in April - Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory
  • Average rainfall days in April: 3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (17 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are February and March (1 days).

Average sea temperature in April - Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory
  • Average sea temperature in April: 29°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are March and April (29°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are June, July, August and September (27°C).

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory
  • Average daylight in April: 11.9h

Months with the longest days are January, November and December (Average daylight: 12.5h).
Months with shortest days are June and July (Average daylight: 11.7h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 8.2h

The month with most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 9.3h).
Months with least sunshine are June and September (Average sunshine: 6.7).

Average UV index in April - Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory
  • Average UV index in April: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).