Nouakchott
Mauritania
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

April weather forecast and climate
Nouakchott, Mauritania

A high panorama of the Nautique Grand Mosque in Nouakchott, Mauritania, with a distant cityscape and skyscape
A high panorama of the Nautique Grand Mosque in Nouakchott, Mauritania, with a distant cityscape and skyscape
April, like March, is another hot spring month in Nouakchott, Mauritania, with average temperature fluctuating between 17.5°C (63.5°F) and 32.6°C (90.7°F).

Temperature

In Nouakchott, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in March - a still hot 32.6°C (90.7°F). The average low-temperature, in April, is 17.5°C (63.5°F).

Rainfall

April and May are months without rainfall.

Sea temperature

February through May, with an average sea temperature of 19°C (66.2°F), are months with the coldest seawater.
Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 19°C (66.2°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

The average length of the day in Nouakchott is 12.6h.

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine are March through May, with an average of 9h of sunshine.

UV index

March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In April, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in 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. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim.

What is the temperature in April in Nouakchott?

The average high-temperature, in April, in Nouakchott, is 32.6°C (90.7°F), while the average low-temperature is 17.5°C (63.5°F).

Does it rain in Nouakchott in April?

In April, in Nouakchott, Mauritania, it doesn't rain. March is the latest month when it rains.

What is the driest month in Nouakchott?

In Nouakchott rain does not fall in April and May.

When is the sea coldest in Nouakchott?

February through May, with an average sea temperature of 19°C (66.2°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Nouakchott, Mauritania.

What is the sea water temperature in April in Nouakchott?

In Nouakchott, Mauritania, the average seawater temperature in April is 19°C (66.2°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 19°C (66.2°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

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

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

What are the months with the most sunshine in Nouakchott?

March through May, with an average of 9h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Nouakchott.

How many hours of sunshine does Nouakchott have in April?

The average sunshine in April in Nouakchott is 9h.

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

March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index.

What is the UV index reading in April in Nouakchott?

In Nouakchott, Mauritania, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in April - Nouakchott, Mauritania
  • Average high temperature in April: 32.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (36.4°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and December (29.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in April: 17.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is September (24.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (13.7°C).

Average rainfall in April - Nouakchott, Mauritania
  • Average rainfall in April: 0mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (36mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are April and May (0mm).

Average rainfall days in April - Nouakchott, Mauritania
  • Average rainfall days in April: 0 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are August and September (2 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are March, April, May, June, October, November and December (0 days).

Average sea temperature in April - Nouakchott, Mauritania
  • Average sea temperature in April: 19°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (27°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February, March, April and May (19°C).

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Nouakchott, Mauritania
  • Average daylight in April: 12.6h

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

  • Average sunshine in April: 9h

Months with most sunshine are March, April and May (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 7h).

Average UV index in April - Nouakchott, Mauritania
  • Average UV index in April: 12

Months with the highest UV index are March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 7).