April weather forecast
Mapaki, Sierra Leone

Weather in April

April, the same as March, is another sweltering spring month in Mapaki, Sierra Leone, with temperature in the range of an average high of 37.7°C (99.9°F) and an average low of 24°C (75.2°F).

Temperature

In Mapaki, the average high-temperature in April is practically the same as in March - a still sweltering 37.7°C (99.9°F). In April, the average low-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in April is calculated to be a burning hot 56°C (132.8°F). Warning: These weather conditions are regarded as very dangerous, as heatstroke is imminent.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With 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 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', is a measure that combines air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. Additional factors like clothing, wind, 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.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration. Excessive warmth is eliminated from the body by evaporation of sweat. Under high air temperature and humidity (high heat index) conditions, perspiration is limited, and the perception of heat is increased. When heat gain exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in April is 63%.

Rainfall

In Mapaki, in April, during 16.1 rainfall days, 48mm (1.89") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 225.8 rainfall days, and 1471mm (57.91") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in April in Mapaki is 12h and 19min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:45 and sunset at 18:57. On the last day of April, in Mapaki, sunrise is at 06:31 and sunset at 18:57 GMT.

Sunshine

In April, the average sunshine is 9h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index in Mapaki are January through April, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in April interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in April in Mapaki?

The average high-temperature, in April, in Mapaki, is 37.7°C (99.9°F), while the average low-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, in April is calculated to be 56°C (132.8°F).

What is the average humidity in April in Mapaki?

In April, the average relative humidity in Mapaki is 63%.

How much does it rain in Mapaki in April?

In Mapaki, Sierra Leone, during April, the rain falls for 16.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 48mm (1.89") of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Mapaki have in April?

The average day length in April is 12h and 19min.

When are sunrise and sunset in April in Mapaki?

In April, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:45 and sunset at 18:57. On the last day of the month, in Mapaki, Sierra Leone, sunrise is at 06:31 and sunset at 18:57 GMT.

How long on average sun shines in April in Mapaki?

The average sunshine duration in April in Mapaki, Sierra Leone, is 9h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Mapaki?

January through April, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Mapaki.

What is the UV index intensity in April in Mapaki?

In April, the average daily maximum UV index in Mapaki, Sierra Leone, is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in April
Mapaki, Sierra Leone

Average temperature in April - Mapaki, Sierra Leone
  • Average high temperature in April: 37.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (38.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (27.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in April: 24°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (24°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (19.7°C).

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Average pressure in April
Mapaki, Sierra Leone

Average pressure in April - Mapaki, Sierra Leone
  • Average pressure in April: 1010.6mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1014.1mbar).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are February and March (1010.5mbar).

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Average wind speed in April
Mapaki, Sierra Leone

Average wind speed in April - Mapaki, Sierra Leone
  • Average wind speed in April: 5.8km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (5.8km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is November (3.3km/h).

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Average humidity in April
Mapaki, Sierra Leone

Average humidity in April - Mapaki, Sierra Leone
  • Average humidity in April: 63%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (93%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January and February (58%).

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Average rainfall in April
Mapaki, Sierra Leone

Average rainfall in April - Mapaki, Sierra Leone
  • Average rainfall in April: 48mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (332mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is December (3mm).

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Average rainfall days in April
Mapaki, Sierra Leone

Average rainfall days in April - Mapaki, Sierra Leone
  • Average rainfall days in April: 16.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (30.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (2.2 days).

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Average daylight in April /
Average sunshine in April
Mapaki, Sierra Leone

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Mapaki, Sierra Leone
  • Average daylight in April: 12h and 19min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 38min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 37min).

  • Average sunshine in April: 9h and 0min

The month with the most sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 9h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 3h and 42min).

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Average sunshine days in April
Mapaki, Sierra Leone

Average sunshine days in April - Mapaki, Sierra Leone
  • Average sunshine days in April: 11.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (27.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (0.5 days).

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Average UV index in April
Mapaki, Sierra Leone

Average UV index in April - Mapaki, Sierra Leone
  • Average UV index in April: 7

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, November and December (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are July and August (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in April
Mapaki, Sierra Leone

Average cloud cover in April - Mapaki, Sierra Leone
  • Average cloud cover in April: 29

The month with the most cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 83).
The months with the least cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 15).

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Average visibility in April
Mapaki, Sierra Leone

Average visibility in April - Mapaki, Sierra Leone
  • Average visibility in April: 10km

The months with the highest visibility are February, March and April (10km).
The month with the lowest visibility is September (5km).

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