West Island
Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

April weather forecast and climate
West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands

Scenic view of palm trees along the white sandy beaches on the Indian Ocean, on the Coast of West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Scenic view of palm trees along the white sandy beaches on the Indian Ocean, on the Coast of West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands
April, the same as March, in West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, is a hot autumn month, with average temperature varying between 25°C (77°F) and 30°C (86°F).

Temperature

The warmest months are February through April, with an average high-temperature of 30°C (86°F).

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall in West Island is April when the rain falls for 17 days and typically aggregates up to 255mm (10") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

Months with the warmest seawater are January through June, with an average sea temperature of 28°C (82.4°F).
Note: For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

The average length of the day in West Island is 11.8h.

Sunshine

In April, the average sunshine in West Island is 17h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in West Island are January through April, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 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. 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. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the warmest month in West Island?

Warmest months in West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, are February through April, with an average high-temperature of 30°C (86°F).

What is the temperature in April in West Island?

In West Island, in April, the average high-temperature is 30°C (86°F), and the average low-temperature is 25°C (77°F).

How much does it rain in West Island in April?

In West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, in April, it is raining for 17 days, with typically 255mm (10") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the rainiest month in West Island?

April is the month with the most rainfall in West Island. Rain falls for 17 days and accumulates 255mm (10") of precipitation.

When is the sea warmest in West Island?

Months with the warmest seawater in West Island are January through June, with an average sea temperature of 28°C (82.4°F).

How warm is the water in April in West Island?

In West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, the average seawater temperature in April is 28°C (82.4°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 average length of the day in April in West Island?

In West Island, the average length of the day in April is 11.8h.

How long on average sun shines in April in West Island?

In April, the average sunshine is 17h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in West Island?

Months with the highest UV index in West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, are January through April, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

How high is the UV index in April in West Island?

In West Island, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in April - West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • Average high temperature in April: 30°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are February, March and April (30°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are June, July, August and September (28°C).

  • Average low temperature in April: 25°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are March and April (25°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are July, August and September (23°C).

Average rainfall in April - West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • Average rainfall in April: 255mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (255mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is October (99mm).

Average rainfall days in April - West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • Average rainfall days in April: 17 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are May and July (20 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is December (11 days).

Average sea temperature in April - West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • Average sea temperature in April: 28°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are January, February, March, April, May and June (28°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are July, August, September, October, November and December (27°C).

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • Average daylight in April: 11.8h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12.8h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11.4h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 17h

Months with most sunshine are May and July (Average sunshine: 20h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 11h).

Average UV index in April - West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • Average UV index in April: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 8).