Philipsburg
Sint Maarten
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

April weather forecast and climate
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

A bird
A bird's eye view of the coastal city of Philipsburg, in Sint Maarten, with a distant view of the mountains and the Great Salt Pond
April is a tropical spring month in Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, with average temperature fluctuating between 30°C (86°F) and 24°C (75.2°F).

Temperature

In Philipsburg, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in March - a tropical 30°C (86°F). In April, the average low-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F).

Rainfall

In April, in Philipsburg, the rain falls for 12 days. Throughout April, 65mm (2.6") of precipitation is accumulated. In Philipsburg, during the entire year, the rain falls for 200 days and collects up to 1000mm (39.4") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

January through April, with an average sea temperature of 26°C (78.8°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Philipsburg. For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine are March, April and August, 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 of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 12 interpret into the following advice:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. 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 Philipsburg?

In Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, in April, the average high-temperature is 30°C (86°F), and the average low-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F).

How much does it rain in Philipsburg in April?

In April, the rain falls for 12 days. Throughout April, 65mm (2.6") of precipitation is accumulated.

When is the sea coldest in Philipsburg?

Through and April, with an average sea temperature of 26°C (78.8°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 warm is the water in April in Philipsburg?

In Philipsburg, in April, the average water temperature is 26°C (78.8°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

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

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

What is the month with the most sunshine in Philipsburg?

Months with the most sunshine are March, April and August, with an average of 9h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Philipsburg have in April?

In April, the average sunshine in Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, is 9h.

When is the highest UV index in Philipsburg?

Months with the highest UV index in Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, are March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index reading in April in Philipsburg?

The average daily maximum UV index in April is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in April - Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
  • Average high temperature in April: 30°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, February, March and December (29°C).

  • Average low temperature in April: 24°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, February, March and December (23°C).

Average rainfall in April - Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
  • Average rainfall in April: 65mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (129mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are February and March (43mm).

Average rainfall days in April - Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
  • Average rainfall days in April: 12 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (21 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (12 days).

Average sea temperature in April - Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
  • Average sea temperature in April: 26°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, March and April (26°C).

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
  • 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 August (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are January, February, May, June, July, September, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 8).

Average UV index in April - Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
  • 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).