April weather forecast and climate
Banfora, Burkina Faso

Weather in April

April, like March, in Banfora, Burkina Faso, is another sweltering spring month, with average temperature fluctuating between 39.1°C (102.4°F) and 26.7°C (80.1°F).

Temperature

April is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 39.1°C (102.4°F) and an average low-temperature of 26.7°C (80.1°F).

Heat index

In April, the average heat index is appraised at a blazing hot 46°C (114.8°F). Be wary: Heat exhaustion and heat cramps are highly anticipated. With continued activity, heatstroke is very likely.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With 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 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', or 'apparent temperature', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (pregnancy, wind, differences in body mass, height, and shape). 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 particularly important for children. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.
Perspiration is the human body's physiological response to high temperatures and is an attempt to lower body temperature through evaporation of sweat. Under high air temperature and humidity (high heat index) conditions, perspiration is limited, and the perception of heat is increased. When heat gain surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

In Banfora, the average relative humidity in April is 40%.

Rainfall

In Banfora, in April, during 9.3 rainfall days, 40mm (1.57") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Banfora, during the entire year, the rain falls for 129.7 days and collects up to 548mm (21.57") of precipitation.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Banfora, the average sunshine in April is 9.7h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are March through May, with an average maximum UV index of 8. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 8 transform into the following instructions:
Take special precautions, as unprotected eyes and skin can be burned and damaged quickly. 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the warmest month in Banfora?

The warmest month in Banfora, Burkina Faso, is April, with an average high-temperature of 39.1°C (102.4°F) and an average low-temperature of 26.7°C (80.1°F).

What is the temperature in April in Banfora?

In April, the average high-temperature is 39.1°C (102.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 26.7°C (80.1°F). In April, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is appraised at 46°C (114.8°F).

What is the average humidity in April in Banfora?

The average relative humidity in April in Banfora, Burkina Faso, is 40%.

How much does it rain in Banfora in April?

In Banfora, in April, during 9.3 rainfall days, 40mm (1.57") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

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

The average length of the day in April in Banfora is 12.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Banfora have in April?

In April, the average sunshine in Banfora is 9.7h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Banfora?

March through May, with an average maximum UV index of 8, are months with the highest UV index in Banfora.

How high is the UV index in April in Banfora?

The average daily maximum UV index in April is 8. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in April
Banfora, Burkina Faso

Average temperature in April - Banfora, Burkina Faso
  • Average high temperature in April: 39.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (39.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (29.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in April: 26.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (26.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19.4°C).

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Average pressure in April
Banfora, Burkina Faso

Average pressure in April - Banfora, Burkina Faso
  • Average pressure in April: 1008.5mbar

Months with the highest atmospheric pressure are July and August (1012.5mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (1008.5mbar).

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Average wind speed in April
Banfora, Burkina Faso

Average wind speed in April - Banfora, Burkina Faso
  • Average wind speed in April: 9km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (10.4km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is September (6.2km/h).

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Average humidity in April
Banfora, Burkina Faso

Average humidity in April - Banfora, Burkina Faso
  • Average humidity in April: 40%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (15%).

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Average rainfall in April
Banfora, Burkina Faso

Average rainfall in April - Banfora, Burkina Faso
  • Average rainfall in April: 40mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (148mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and December (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in April
Banfora, Burkina Faso

Average rainfall days in April - Banfora, Burkina Faso
  • Average rainfall days in April: 9.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (25.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is December (0.2 days).

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Average daylight in April /
Average sunshine in April
Banfora, Burkina Faso

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Banfora, Burkina Faso
  • Average daylight in April: 12.4h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.5h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 9.7h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 11.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 7h).

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Average sunshine days in April
Banfora, Burkina Faso

Average sunshine days in April - Banfora, Burkina Faso
  • Average sunshine days in April: 19.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (30.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (4.1 days).

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Average UV index in April
Banfora, Burkina Faso

Average UV index in April - Banfora, Burkina Faso
  • Average UV index in April: 8

Months with the highest UV index are March, April and May (UV index 8).
The month with the lowest UV index is August (UV index 6).

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Average cloud cover in April
Banfora, Burkina Faso

Average cloud cover in April - Banfora, Burkina Faso
  • Average cloud cover in April: 18

The month with the most cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 51).
Months with the least cloud cover are January and December (Cloud cover 5).

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Average visibility in April
Banfora, Burkina Faso

Average visibility in April - Banfora, Burkina Faso
  • Average visibility in April: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, October, November and December (10km).
The month with the lowest visibility is August (8km).

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