April weather forecast
Kikambala, Kenya

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Weather in April

Transitioning from March, April wears a wet veil over Kikambala, Kenya. The frequency of rainfall heightens, making this month one of the wettest periods of the year. Complementing the higher precipitation of 35mm (1.38"), the city experiences increased cloud cover. However, the high humidity and strong sunshine hours maintain the tropical climate. The steady breeze provides the occasional respite from the muggy conditions, accentuating the coastal charm of Kikambala.

Temperature

The commencement of April notes an average high-temperature of a still tropical 31°C (87.8°F), exhibiting little difference from the previous month. Kikambala encounters an average low-temperature of 25.3°C (77.5°F) during April nights.

Heat index

The average heat index in April is appraised at a torrid 39°C (102.2°F). Special measures are necessary to avoid heat cramps and heat exhaustion. Persistent activity could result in heatstroke.
It is essential to grasp that the heat index's numbers are for shade and light wind settings. The heat index may scale up by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees with direct sun exposure.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature' or 'real feel', gauges the sensation of temperature factoring in the air's moisture content. A person's impression of weather can be affected by numerous aspects, among them metabolic variations, pregnancy, and activity levels. Direct exposure to sun rays can potentially augment the heat sensation, elevating the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are primarily vital for children. Children often fail to recognize the requirement to rest and rehydrate. Thirst, being a late symptom of dehydration, underlines the importance of maintaining hydration, especially during ongoing physical activities.
The human body cools itself through perspiration, as excessive warmth is removed from the body through sweat evaporation. Heightened relative humidity interferes with the body's usual cooling mechanism by reducing evaporation, subsequently decreasing the body's cooling rate and increasing the sensation of heat. With body temperatures on the rise, inefficient heat shedding can lead to dehydration and its associated complications.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in April in Kikambala, Kenya, is 75%.

Rainfall

In Kikambala, Kenya, during April, the rain falls for 18 days and regularly aggregates up to 35mm (1.38") of precipitation. In Kikambala, during the entire year, the rain falls for 167.2 days and collects up to 312mm (12.28") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

The months with the warmest seawater are March and April, with an average sea temperature of 29°C (84.2°F).
Note: Water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are regarded as highly pleasant, making all water activities enjoyable without any discomfort over long durations.

Daylight

The average length of the day in April in Kikambala is 12h and 2min.
On the first day of April in Kikambala, sunrise is at 06:22 and sunset at 18:26. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:18 and sunset at 18:17 EAT.

Sunshine

In Kikambala, the average sunshine in April is 8.8h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index are January through June, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In April, the maximum UV index of 7 transforms into these recommendations:
Shun overexposure. Protection from sun ravages is indispensable. Stay in the shade and avoid direct Sun exposure from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., a time when UV radiation is at its strongest, and remember that parasols or canopies do not offer full protection. Wearing sunglasses with both UVA and UVB protection effectively reduces sun-induced eye damage. Be alert! The reflection of water and sand augments UV radiation intensity.
Updated: Jan 31, 2024 | Published by: Weather Atlas | Resources

Frequently asked questions

How hot is it in Kikambala in April?

In April, the average high-temperature and low-temperature are 31°C (87.8°F) and 25.3°C (77.5°F) respectively. The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, in April is appraised at 39°C (102.2°F).

What is the average humidity in April in Kikambala?

In Kikambala, Kenya, the average relative humidity in April is 75%.

How many days does it rain in April in Kikambala?

In Kikambala, in April, during 18 rainfall days, 35mm (1.38") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What are the months with the warmest sea water in Kikambala?

March and April, with an average sea temperature of 29°C (84.2°F), are months with the warmest seawater in Kikambala.

How warm is the water in April in Kikambala?

In Kikambala, the average seawater temperature in April is 29°C (84.2°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

What is the average length of the day in April in Kikambala?

The average day length in April in Kikambala is 12h and 2min.

When are sunrise and sunset in April in Kikambala?

On the first day of April in Kikambala, Kenya, sunrise is at 06:22 and sunset at 18:26. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:18 and sunset at 18:17 EAT.

How long on average sun shines in April in Kikambala?

In April, the average sunshine duration is 8.8h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Kikambala?

The months with the highest UV index are January through June, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

How high is the UV index in April in Kikambala?

In Kikambala, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in April
Kikambala, Kenya

Average temperature in April - Kikambala, Kenya
  • Average high temperature in April: 31°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (31.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (27.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in April: 25.3°C

The months with the highest average low temperature are March and April (25.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (22°C).

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Average pressure in April
Kikambala, Kenya

Average pressure in April - Kikambala, Kenya
  • Average pressure in April: 1011.4mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1016.1mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is February (1010.5mbar).

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Average wind speed in April
Kikambala, Kenya

Average wind speed in April - Kikambala, Kenya
  • Average wind speed in April: 16.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (23.2km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is March (11.9km/h).

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Average humidity in April
Kikambala, Kenya

Average humidity in April - Kikambala, Kenya
  • Average humidity in April: 75%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January, May, September, October, November and December (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (74%).

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Average rainfall in April
Kikambala, Kenya

Average rainfall in April - Kikambala, Kenya
  • Average rainfall in April: 35mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (48mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is June (10mm).

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Average rainfall days in April
Kikambala, Kenya

Average rainfall days in April - Kikambala, Kenya
  • Average rainfall days in April: 18 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (21.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (8.8 days).

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Average sea temperature in April
Kikambala, Kenya

Average sea temperature in April - Kikambala, Kenya
  • Average sea temperature in April: 29°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are March and April (29°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (25°C).

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Average daylight in April /
Average sunshine in April
Kikambala, Kenya

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Kikambala, Kenya
  • Average daylight in April: 12h and 0min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12h and 18min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 54min).

  • Average sunshine in April: 8h and 5min

The month with the most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 10h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 7h and 54min).

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Average sunshine days in April
Kikambala, Kenya

Average sunshine days in April - Kikambala, Kenya
  • Average sunshine days in April: 9.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is February (15.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is December (7 days).

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Average UV index in April
Kikambala, Kenya

Average UV index in April - Kikambala, Kenya
  • Average UV index in April: 7

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

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Average cloud cover in April
Kikambala, Kenya

Average cloud cover in April - Kikambala, Kenya
  • Average cloud cover in April: 37

The month with the most cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 45).
The month with the least cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in April
Kikambala, Kenya

Average visibility in April - Kikambala, Kenya
  • Average visibility in April: 10km

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

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