April weather forecast and climate
Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic

Weather in April

April, like March, in Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic, is another warm spring month, with average temperature varying between 18.9°C (66°F) and 29.5°C (85.1°F).

Temperature

In April, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in March - a still moderately hot 29.5°C (85.1°F). In April, in Santiago De Los Caballeros, the average low-temperature is 18.9°C (66°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is computed to be a very hot 35.4°C (95.7°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', or 'real feel', is a measure that combines air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (wind, differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing), and activity. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index 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 cools itself through perspiration, as excessive warmth is removed from the body through sweat evaporation. When the relative humidity is high, the evaporation rate is reduced. The warmth is removed from the body at a lower rate, causing the body to retain more heat than it would in dry air. 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

In Santiago De Los Caballeros, the average relative humidity is 77%.

Rainfall

In Santiago De Los Caballeros, during April, the rain falls for 17.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 40mm (1.57") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 208.6 rainfall days, and 628mm (24.72") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic, the average length of the day in April is 12.6h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 8.6h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January through May, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in April transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in April in Santiago De Los Caballeros?

In Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic, in April, the average high-temperature is 29.5°C (85.1°F), and the average low-temperature is 18.9°C (66°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, in April is computed to be 35.4°C (95.7°F).

What is the average humidity in April in Santiago De Los Caballeros?

In April, the average relative humidity in Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic, is 77%.

How many days does it rain in April in Santiago De Los Caballeros?

In Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic, during April, the rain falls for 17.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 40mm (1.57") of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Santiago De Los Caballeros have in April?

The average length of the day in April in Santiago De Los Caballeros is 12.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does Santiago De Los Caballeros have in April?

In April, the average sunshine in Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic, is 8.6h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Santiago De Los Caballeros?

January through May, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index in Santiago De Los Caballeros.

What is the UV index intensity in April in Santiago De Los Caballeros?

In April, the average daily maximum UV index in Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic, is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in April
Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic

Average temperature in April - Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
  • Average high temperature in April: 29.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (31.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (26.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in April: 18.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (21.4°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (17.5°C).

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Average pressure in April
Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic

Average pressure in April - Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
  • Average pressure in April: 1015.7mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1017.3mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is October (1012.9mbar).

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Average wind speed in April
Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic

Average wind speed in April - Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
  • Average wind speed in April: 7.4km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (9.8km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is November (5.8km/h).

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Average humidity in April
Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic

Average humidity in April - Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
  • Average humidity in April: 77%

Months with the highest relative humidity are November and December (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (74%).

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Average rainfall in April
Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic

Average rainfall in April - Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
  • Average rainfall in April: 40mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (101mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and December (28mm).

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Average rainfall days in April
Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic

Average rainfall days in April - Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
  • Average rainfall days in April: 17.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (22.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (13.3 days).

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Average daylight in April /
Average sunshine in April
Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
  • Average daylight in April: 12.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 8.6h

Months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 9.4h).
Months with the least sunshine are March and November (Average sunshine: 8).

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Average sunshine days in April
Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic

Average sunshine days in April - Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
  • Average sunshine days in April: 10 days

The month with the most sunshine days is June (13.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is October (3.5 days).

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Average UV index in April
Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic

Average UV index in April - Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
  • Average UV index in April: 6

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 6).

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Average cloud cover in April
Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic

Average cloud cover in April - Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
  • Average cloud cover in April: 36

Months with the most cloud cover are March and November (Cloud cover 40).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 23).

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Average visibility in April
Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic

Average visibility in April - Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
  • Average visibility in April: 8km

Months with the highest visibility are June, July, August and September (9km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January and November (7km).

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