Basseterre
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

April weather forecast and climate
Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis

A bridge across the lovely waters leading to Basseterre, Saint Kitts, and Nevis, with a distant view of the gorgeous mountain ranges
A bridge across the lovely waters leading to Basseterre, Saint Kitts, and Nevis, with a distant view of the gorgeous mountain ranges
April, the same as March, is another warm spring month in Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis, with temperature in the range of an average high of 29°C (84.2°F) and an average low of 23°C (73.4°F).

Temperature

In April, the average high-temperature remains equal as in March - a still warm 29°C (84.2°F). In April, the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

Rainfall

In Basseterre, it is raining for 13 days, with typically 62mm (2.4") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 199 rainfall days, and 1061mm (41.8") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Basseterre, the average seawater temperature is 27°C (80.6°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 Basseterre, the average length of the day in April is 12.5h.

Sunshine

April has the most sunshine of the year in Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis, with an average of 9h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In April, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in April in Basseterre?

In Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis, in April, the average high-temperature is 29°C (84.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

How much does it rain in Basseterre in April?

In Basseterre, in April, during 13 rainfall days, 62mm (2.4") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in April in Basseterre?

In Basseterre, the average seawater temperature in April is 27°C (80.6°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.

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

In Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis, the average length of the day in April is 12.5h.

What month has the most sunshine in Basseterre?

April has the most sunshine of the year in Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis, with an average of 9h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Basseterre have in April?

The average sunshine in April in Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis, is 9h.

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

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

What is the UV index reading in April in Basseterre?

In April, the average daily maximum UV index in Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis, is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in April - Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Average high temperature in April: 29°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are June, July, August, September and October (31°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (28°C).

  • Average low temperature in April: 23°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are June, July, August, September and October (25°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (22°C).

Average rainfall in April - Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Average rainfall in April: 62mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (139mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (36mm).

Average rainfall days in April - Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Average rainfall days in April: 13 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are October, November and December (20 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are March, April and June (13 days).

Average sea temperature in April - Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Average sea temperature in April: 27°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are September and October (29°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February and March (26°C).

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Average daylight in April: 12.5h

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

The month with most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are January, February, March, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 8).

Average UV index in April - Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Average UV index in April: 12

Months with the highest UV index are March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 8).