Dodoma
Tanzania
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

April weather forecast and climate
Dodoma, Tanzania

Brown sandy shores of river Wadi in Dodoma, Tanzania, facing distant mountain ranges in the background
Brown sandy shores of river Wadi in Dodoma, Tanzania, facing distant mountain ranges in the background
April, the same as March, is a moderately hot autumn month in Dodoma, Tanzania, with average temperature ranging between min 17.4°C (63.3°F) and max 27.3°C (81.1°F).

Temperature

In April, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in March - a still warm 27.3°C (81.1°F). The average low-temperature, is 17.4°C (63.3°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in April is evaluated at a hot 30.4°C (86.7°F). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With the 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 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', 'feels like', or 'apparent temperature', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like pregnancy, wind, differences in body mass, height, and shape, and activity influence one's weather impression. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

Months with the highest humidity in Dodoma are March and April, with an average relative humidity of 80%.

Rainfall

In April, the rain falls for 18.4 days. Throughout April, 70mm (2.76") of precipitation is accumulated. In Dodoma, during the entire year, the rain falls for 115 days and collects up to 587mm (23.11") of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in April is 12h.

Sunshine

April has the least sunshine of the year in Dodoma, with an average of 8.1h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Dodoma are January through September, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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.

What is the temperature in April in Dodoma?

In April, in Dodoma, the average high-temperature is 27.3°C (81.1°F), and the average low-temperature is 17.4°C (63.3°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'apparent temperature'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in April is estimated at 30.4°C (86.7°F).

What are the most humid months in Dodoma?

March and April, with an average relative humidity of 80%, are most humid months in Dodoma, Tanzania.

What is the average humidity in April in Dodoma?

In Dodoma, the average relative humidity in April is 80%.

How many days does it rain in April in Dodoma?

In Dodoma, in April, it is raining for 18.4 days, with typically 70mm (2.76") of accumulated precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Dodoma have in April?

The average length of the day in April in Dodoma, Tanzania, is 12h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Dodoma?

April has the least sunshine of the year in Dodoma, with an average of 8.1h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Dodoma have in April?

In April, the average sunshine in Dodoma, Tanzania, is 8.1h.

When is the lowest UV index in Dodoma?

Months with the lowest UV index in Dodoma are January through September, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

How high is the UV index in April in Dodoma?

In April, the average daily maximum UV index in Dodoma, Tanzania, is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in April - Dodoma, Tanzania
  • Average high temperature in April: 27.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (31.8°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are May and June (27.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in April: 17.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is November (19.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (13.9°C).

Average humidity in April - Dodoma, Tanzania
  • Average humidity in April: 80%

Months with the highest relative humidity are March and April (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (51%).

Average rainfall in April - Dodoma, Tanzania
  • Average rainfall in April: 70mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (135mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average rainfall days in April - Dodoma, Tanzania
  • Average rainfall days in April: 18.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (21.3 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (0.2 days).

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Dodoma, Tanzania
  • Average daylight in April: 12h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12.5h).
Months with shortest days are May, June and July (Average daylight: 11.8h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 8.1h

Months with most sunshine are August and September (Average sunshine: 9.9h).
The month with least sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 8.1h).

Average UV index in April - Dodoma, Tanzania
  • Average UV index in April: 6

The month with the highest UV index is October (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, November and December (UV index 6).