Bobo-Dioulasso
Burkina Faso
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

April weather forecast and climate
Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso

April, like March, in Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, is a very hot spring month, with average temperature ranging between max 36.5°C (97.7°F) and min 24.8°C (76.6°F).

Temperature

March and April, with an average high-temperature of 36.5°C (97.7°F), are the warmest months.

Heat index

The average heat index in April is evaluated at a blistering 44°C (111.2°F). Be wary - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are highly anticipated. With continued activity, heatstroke is very likely.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', or 'apparent temperature', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like activity, clothing, metabolic differences, and wind affect individual temperature impact. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. 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.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration, as evaporated sweat carries heat away from the body. A higher relative humidity affects normal body cooling by reducing the evaporation rate, subsequently lowering the rate at which the body cools and increasing the perception of heat. If the body can not disperse the excessive heat and body temperature reaches conditions of hyperthermia, above 37.5°C (99.5°F) to 38.3°C (100.9°F), thermal conditions are potentially life-threatening.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in April is 49%.

Rainfall

In Bobo-Dioulasso, during April, the rain falls for 5 days and regularly aggregates up to 45.8mm (1.8") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Bobo-Dioulasso, there are 85 rainfall days, and 1001.1mm (39.4") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In Bobo-Dioulasso, the average length of the day is 12.4h.

Sunshine

In April, the average sunshine in Bobo-Dioulasso is 7.7h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Bobo-Dioulasso are February through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 in April interpret into the following advice:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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. 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.

What are the warmest months in Bobo-Dioulasso?

Warmest months in Bobo-Dioulasso are March and April, with an average high-temperature of 36.5°C (97.7°F).

What is the temperature in April in Bobo-Dioulasso?

In Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, in April, the average high-temperature is 36.5°C (97.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 24.8°C (76.6°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, in April is calculated to 44°C (111.2°F).

What is the average humidity in April in Bobo-Dioulasso?

The average relative humidity in April in Bobo-Dioulasso is 49%.

How much does it rain in Bobo-Dioulasso in April?

In Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, in April, during 5 rainfall days, 45.8mm (1.8") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in April in Bobo-Dioulasso?

In Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, the average length of the day in April is 12.4h.

How long on average sun shines in April in Bobo-Dioulasso?

In April, the average sunshine in Bobo-Dioulasso is 7.7h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Bobo-Dioulasso?

Months with the highest UV index in Bobo-Dioulasso are February through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index intensity in April in Bobo-Dioulasso?

The average daily maximum UV index in April in Bobo-Dioulasso is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in April - Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
  • Average high temperature in April: 36.5°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are March and April (36.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (29.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in April: 24.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (24.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (18.7°C).

Average humidity in April - Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
  • Average humidity in April: 49%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (82%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January and February (25%).

Average rainfall in April - Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
  • Average rainfall in April: 45.8mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (268.5mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (0.9mm).

Average rainfall days in April - Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
  • Average rainfall days in April: 5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (19 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January, February and December (0 days).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.5h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 7.7h

The month with most sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 9.1h).
The month with least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 5.9h).

Average UV index in April - Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
  • Average UV index in April: 12

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 9).