Port-aux-Français
French Southern and Antarctic Lands
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

April weather forecast and climate
Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands

April, like March, is a frosty autumn month in Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, with average temperature fluctuating between 2.6°C (36.7°F) and 8.8°C (47.8°F).

Temperature

In April, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in March - a chilly 8.8°C (47.8°F). In Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, in April, the average low-temperature is 2.6°C (36.7°F).

Rainfall

In Port-aux-Français, during April, the rain falls for 16 days and regularly aggregates up to 67mm (2.6") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 169 rainfall days, and 707.9mm (27.9") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Port-aux-Français are January, March through December.

Sea temperature

In Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, the average seawater temperature is 4°C (39.2°F).
Note: For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

Daylight

In Port-aux-Français, the average length of the day is 10.6h.

Sunshine

In April, the average sunshine is 3.8h.

UV index

In April, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 interpret into the following advice:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in April in Port-aux-Français?

In April, in Port-aux-Français, the average high-temperature is 8.8°C (47.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 2.6°C (36.7°F).

How much does it rain in Port-aux-Français in April?

In April, in Port-aux-Français, the rain falls for 16 days. Throughout April, 67mm (2.6") of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in April in Port-aux-Français?

In April, in Port-aux-Français, snow falls for 4 days.

What is the sea temperature in April in Port-aux-Français?

In Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, in April, the average water temperature is 4°C (39.2°F). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

What is the average length of the day in April in Port-aux-Français?

In April, the average length of the day in Port-aux-Français is 10.6h.

How long on average sun shines in April in Port-aux-Français?

In Port-aux-Français, the average sunshine in April is 3.8h.

What is the UV index reading in April in Port-aux-Français?

In April, the average daily maximum UV index in Port-aux-Français is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in April - Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands
  • Average high temperature in April: 8.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (11.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (4.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in April: 2.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (4.3°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are July and August (-0.8°C).

Average rainfall in April - Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands
  • Average rainfall in April: 67mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (69mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (45.5mm).

Average rainfall days in April - Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands
  • Average rainfall days in April: 16 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January, March, April and December (16 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is September (12 days).

Average snowfall days in April - Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands
  • Average snowfall days in April: 4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is August (13 days).
The month with the lowest number of snowfall days is February (0 days).

Average sea temperature in April - Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands
  • Average sea temperature in April: 4°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are February and March (5°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are July, August, September and October (2°C).

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands
  • Average daylight in April: 10.6h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 16.2h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 8.3h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 3.8h

The month with most sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6.1h).
The month with least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 2.4h).

Average UV index in April - Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands
  • Average UV index in April: 2

Months with the highest UV index are January and December (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 1).