is a torrid spring month in Mecca
, Saudi Arabia
, with an average temperature fluctuating between 24.5°C (76.1°F) and 38.7°C (101.7°F).
In Mecca, the average high-temperature in April slightly increases from a hot 34.9°C (94.8°F) in March
to a very hot 38.7°C (101.7°F). In April, in Mecca, the average low-temperature is 24.5°C (76.1°F).
In April, the average heat index is appraised at a life-threatening hot 47°C (116.6°F). Beware
: Heat cramps and heat exhaustion are very likely. Heatstroke is imminent with prolonged activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.Note
: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', or 'felt air temperature', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. Additional factors like differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing, pregnancy, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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.
Perspiration is the human body's physiological response to high temperatures and is an attempt to lower body temperature through evaporation of sweat. High relative humidity reduces the evaporation rate, resulting in a lower heat removal rate from the body, causing the perception of being overheated. When heat gain exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.
In April, the average relative humidity in Mecca is 43%.
In April, in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, the rain falls for 1.8 days. Throughout April, 10mm (0.39") of precipitation is accumulated. In Mecca, during the entire year, the rain falls for 22.4 days and collects up to 112mm (4.41") of precipitation.
The average length of the day in April in Mecca is 12h and 39min.
On the first day of April in Mecca, sunrise is at 06:13 and sunset at 18:35. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:50 and sunset at 18:45 +03.
In Mecca, the average sunshine in April is 9.4h.
March through September
, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average 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. 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. 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.