April weather forecast and climate
New Kingston, Jamaica

Weather in April

April, like March, in New Kingston, Jamaica, is another warm spring month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 22.6°C (72.7°F) and an average high of 28.7°C (83.7°F).

Temperature

In New Kingston, the average high-temperature in April is essentially the same as in March - a still moderately hot 28.7°C (83.7°F). The average low-temperature, in New Kingston, is 22.6°C (72.7°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is appraised at a hot 33.7°C (92.7°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. With exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', 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 (differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing, metabolic differences), and activity. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. 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.

Humidity

In New Kingston, Jamaica, the average relative humidity is 79%.

Rainfall

In New Kingston, during 24.4 rainfall days, 78mm (3.07") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In New Kingston, Jamaica, during the entire year, the rain falls for 310.9 days and collects up to 1286mm (50.63") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In New Kingston, the average seawater temperature is 27.7°C (81.9°F).
Note: 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.

Daylight

In April, the average length of the day is 12.6h.

Sunshine

In New Kingston, the average sunshine in April is 10.3h.

UV index

January through May, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index in New Kingston. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 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 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in April in New Kingston?

The average high-temperature, in April, in New Kingston, is 28.7°C (83.7°F), while the average low-temperature is 22.6°C (72.7°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, in April is appraised at 33.7°C (92.7°F).

What is the average humidity in April in New Kingston?

In April, the average relative humidity is 79%.

How many days does it rain in April in New Kingston?

In New Kingston, during April, the rain falls for 24.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 78mm (3.07") of precipitation.

How warm is the water in April in New Kingston?

In New Kingston, the average seawater temperature in April is 27.7°C (81.9°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.

How many hours of daylight does New Kingston have in April?

In New Kingston, the average length of the day in April is 12.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does New Kingston have in April?

In April, the average sunshine in New Kingston, Jamaica, is 10.3h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in New Kingston?

January through May, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index in New Kingston, Jamaica.

What is the UV index reading in April in New Kingston?

In New Kingston, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in April
New Kingston, Jamaica

Average temperature in April - New Kingston, Jamaica
  • Average high temperature in April: 28.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (30.3°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (27.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in April: 22.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (24.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (21.6°C).

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Average pressure in April
New Kingston, Jamaica

Average pressure in April - New Kingston, Jamaica
  • Average pressure in April: 1014.2mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1015.5mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is October (1011.5mbar).

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Average wind speed in April
New Kingston, Jamaica

Average wind speed in April - New Kingston, Jamaica
  • Average wind speed in April: 9.8km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (12.8km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is November (8.6km/h).

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Average humidity in April
New Kingston, Jamaica

Average humidity in April - New Kingston, Jamaica
  • Average humidity in April: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is October (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (78%).

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Average rainfall in April
New Kingston, Jamaica

Average rainfall in April - New Kingston, Jamaica
  • Average rainfall in April: 78mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (184mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (44mm).

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Average rainfall days in April
New Kingston, Jamaica

Average rainfall days in April - New Kingston, Jamaica
  • Average rainfall days in April: 24.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (28.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (22.1 days).

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Average sea temperature in April
New Kingston, Jamaica

Average sea temperature in April - New Kingston, Jamaica
  • Average sea temperature in April: 27.7°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (29.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (26.8°C).

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Average daylight in April /
Average sunshine in April
New Kingston, Jamaica

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - New Kingston, Jamaica
  • Average daylight in April: 12.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.1h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 10.3h

Months with the most sunshine are August and September (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.5h).

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Average sunshine days in April
New Kingston, Jamaica

Average sunshine days in April - New Kingston, Jamaica
  • Average sunshine days in April: 2.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (3.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (0.3 days).

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Average UV index in April
New Kingston, Jamaica

Average UV index in April - New Kingston, Jamaica
  • Average UV index in April: 6

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

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Average cloud cover in April
New Kingston, Jamaica

Average cloud cover in April - New Kingston, Jamaica
  • Average cloud cover in April: 33

The month with the most cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 41).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in April
New Kingston, Jamaica

Average visibility in April - New Kingston, Jamaica
  • Average visibility in April: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, June, July, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are May, August, September and October (9km).

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