, like March
, in Guatemala
City, Guatemala, is another warm spring month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 16°C (60.8°F) and an average high of 27.8°C (82°F).
April is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 27.8°C (82°F) and an average low-temperature of 16°C (60.8°F).
The average heat index in April is estimated at a tropical 31°C (87.8°F). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
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 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', or 'real feel', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. Additional factors like activity, wind, differences in body mass, height, and shape, and clothing affect individual temperature impact. 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 average relative humidity in April in Guatemala City is 74.3%.
In Guatemala City, during April, the rain falls for 4.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 31mm (1.22") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 125.2 rainfall days, and 1275mm (50.2") of precipitation is accumulated.
In April, the average length of the day is 12h and 28min.
On the first day of April in Guatemala City, sunrise is at 05:57 and sunset at 18:14. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:39 and sunset at 18:18 CST.
In April, the average sunshine in Guatemala City is 7.9h.
The months with the highest UV index are February
, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.Note
: The daily maximum UV index of 12 in April interpret into the following advice:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Protect yourself by liberally applying a sunscreen of at least 30 SPF. Sunscreen prevents sunburn and decreases the damaging effects of Sun's radiation on the immune system.