shifts from spring to the onset of summer, April
announces the arrival of elevated temperatures in Taitung City
. A marked upswing in rainfall is evident; with precipitation surging to 74mm, a significant increase contrasted with the stats from March
. The sea temperature begins to warm substantially, inviting more people to participate in water-related activities. Accompanied by a further boost in daylight hours, the city radiates under the tickled blue skies of the Taiwanese summer. April's changing weather conditions pave the way for the full-fledged summer of May
The arrival of April in Taitung City marks a slight shift to an average high-temperature of a still warm 27.7°C from March's 25.4°C. During the month of April, Taitung City anticipates a mean low-temperature of 21.2°C.
In April, the average heat index is evaluated at a tropical 31°C. When exposure and activity are sustained, they could induce fatigue, with a chance of heat cramps.
The metrics for the heat index are tailored for both shady environments and light winds. The heat index could experience an increase of 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees due to direct sunlight.Note
: The heat index, also known as 'real feel' or 'apparent temperature', determines the feeling of heat when you account for the relative humidity. Factors encompassing physical activity, clothing, and metabolic differences have a role in shaping the individual's impression of temperature. 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. Young children are more at risk than adults since they tend to sweat less. Moreover, their large skin surface in proportion to their small bodies and the high heat production due to their activities contribute to their vulnerability.
In April, the average relative humidity is 76.5%.
In Taitung City, in April, during 11.1 rainfall days, 74mm of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Taitung City, during the entire year, the rain falls for 124.9 days and collects up to 1856mm of precipitation.
In April, the average sea temperature is 26.2°C.Note
: Water activities in temperatures ranging from 25°C to 29°C are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable even during extended periods.
In April, the average length of the day is 12h and 41min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:48 and sunset at 18:10. On the last day of April, sunrise is at 05:23 and sunset at 18:21 CST.
In Taitung City, the average sunshine in April is 4.1h.