Maputo
Mozambique
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

April weather forecast and climate
Maputo, Mozambique

The beautiful building in Maputo train station in Maputo, Mozambique
The beautiful building in Maputo train station in Maputo, Mozambique
April, the same as March, is another warm autumn month in Maputo, Mozambique, with average temperature varying between 27.8°C (82°F) and 19.4°C (66.9°F).
The ideal sea water temperature of 26.3°C (79.3°F) and only 4.4 rainfall days, with 56.5mm (2.2") of accumulated rainfall, make April the best time for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

In Maputo, the average high-temperature in April is relatively the same as in March - a still warm 27.8°C (82°F). In Maputo, the average low-temperature is 19.4°C (66.9°F).

Heat index

In April, the average heat index is calculated to 30°C (86°F). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With the 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', 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', or 'real feel', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing, wind). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, 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

The average relative humidity in April is 67.5%.

Rainfall

In Maputo, during 4.4 rainfall days, 56.5mm (2.2") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Maputo, Mozambique, during the entire year, the rain falls for 60.4 days and collects up to 813.6mm (32") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Maputo, the average seawater temperature is 26.3°C (79.3°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

The average length of the day in April is 11.5h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in April is 8h.

UV index

In Maputo, the average daily maximum UV index is 8. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In April, the average maximum UV index of 8 translate into the following recommendations:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun damage is required. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in April in Maputo?

In April, the average high-temperature is 27.8°C (82°F), and the average low-temperature is 19.4°C (66.9°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, in April is estimated at 30°C (86°F).

What is the average humidity in April in Maputo?

In April, the average relative humidity in Maputo, Mozambique, is 67.5%.

How many days does it rain in April in Maputo?

In Maputo, in April, during 4.4 rainfall days, 56.5mm (2.2") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the water temperature in April in Maputo?

In Maputo, Mozambique, in April, the average water temperature is 26.3°C (79.3°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 Maputo have in April?

In Maputo, Mozambique, the average length of the day in April is 11.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Maputo have in April?

The average sunshine in April in Maputo is 8h.

How high is the UV index in April in Maputo?

In April, the average daily maximum UV index in Maputo, Mozambique, is 8. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in April - Maputo, Mozambique
  • Average high temperature in April: 27.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (29.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (24.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in April: 19.4°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are January and February (22.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (14.2°C).

Average humidity in April - Maputo, Mozambique
  • Average humidity in April: 67.5%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (71%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (63.5%).

Average rainfall in April - Maputo, Mozambique
  • Average rainfall in April: 56.5mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (171.1mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (15mm).

Average rainfall days in April - Maputo, Mozambique
  • Average rainfall days in April: 4.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (8.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (1.8 days).

Average sea temperature in April - Maputo, Mozambique
  • Average sea temperature in April: 26.3°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are January and February (27.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (22.2°C).

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Maputo, Mozambique
  • Average daylight in April: 11.5h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.7h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.5h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 8h

The month with most sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 8.3h).
Months with least sunshine are October, November and December (Average sunshine: 7).

Average UV index in April - Maputo, Mozambique
  • Average UV index in April: 8

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).