April weather forecast
Lusaka, Zambia

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Weather in April

April heralds a more pronounced departure from summer as the average low temperature drops to 15.3°C (59.5°F). This is the driest month of the year with a rainfall of only 25mm (0.98"), a stark contrast to the heavy showers of the initial months. As the weather transitions the pressure atmospheric increases, reaching 1015.3mb. This shift aligns with clear skies most of the time, fostering outdoor activities under pleasant weather conditions. Wind speeds peak for the season, but still within a comfortable range aligning with the generally mild character of April.

Temperature

The commencement of April in Lusaka records an average high-temperature of a still warm 24.8°C (76.6°F), barely varying from March's 25.3°C (77.5°F). The nighttime temperature, during April, averages of 15.3°C (59.5°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in April is 77%.

Rainfall

In Lusaka, in April, it is raining for 12.2 days, with typically 25mm (0.98") of accumulated precipitation. In Lusaka, during the entire year, the rain falls for 141.1 days and collects up to 642mm (25.28") of precipitation.

Daylight

In April, the average length of the day is 11h and 45min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:12 and sunset at 18:08. On the last day of April, sunrise is at 06:17 and sunset at 17:50 CAT.

Sunshine

In April, the average sunshine in Lusaka is 7.4h.

UV index

January, April through July, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the lowest UV index in Lusaka. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: A maximum high UV index of 5 in April translates into the following recommendations:
Be vigilant - A duty to shield skin and eyes from injury exists. Avoiding the Sun's peak radiation during midday hours is essential for health and safety. Employ a wide-brim hat for potent defense against up to 50% of UV rays.
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Frequently asked questions

What is the temperature in April in Lusaka?

The average high-temperature and low-temperature during April are 24.8°C (76.6°F) and 15.3°C (59.5°F) respectively.

What is the average humidity in April in Lusaka?

In Lusaka, the average relative humidity in April is 77%.

How many days does it rain in April in Lusaka?

In Lusaka, in April, it is raining for 12.2 days, with typically 25mm (0.98") of accumulated precipitation.

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

In Lusaka, the average day length in April is 11h and 45min.

When are sunrise and sunset in April in Lusaka?

In April, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:12 and sunset at 18:08. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:17 and sunset at 17:50 CAT.

How many hours of sunshine does Lusaka have in April?

In April, the average sunshine duration in Lusaka, Zambia, is 7.4h.

When is the lowest UV index in Lusaka?

January, April through July, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the lowest UV index in Lusaka, Zambia.

What is the UV index reading in April in Lusaka?

In April, the average daily maximum UV index in Lusaka is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in April
Lusaka, Zambia

Average temperature in April - Lusaka, Zambia
  • Average high temperature in April: 24.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (32.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (22.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in April: 15.3°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 (10.5°C).

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Average pressure in April
Lusaka, Zambia

Average pressure in April - Lusaka, Zambia
  • Average pressure in April: 1015.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1020.3mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is January (1010.5mbar).

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Average wind speed in April
Lusaka, Zambia

Average wind speed in April - Lusaka, Zambia
  • Average wind speed in April: 10.2km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is September (13.8km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are January and February (7.8km/h).

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Average humidity in April
Lusaka, Zambia

Average humidity in April - Lusaka, Zambia
  • Average humidity in April: 77%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (87%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (35%).

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Average rainfall in April
Lusaka, Zambia

Average rainfall in April - Lusaka, Zambia
  • Average rainfall in April: 25mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (176mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are August and September (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in April
Lusaka, Zambia

Average rainfall days in April - Lusaka, Zambia
  • Average rainfall days in April: 12.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (27.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is September (0.4 days).

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Average daylight in April /
Average sunshine in April
Lusaka, Zambia

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Lusaka, Zambia
  • Average daylight in April: 11h and 5min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13h and 0min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 12min).

  • Average sunshine in April: 7h and 2min

The month with the most sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 12h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 7h and 18min).

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Average sunshine days in April
Lusaka, Zambia

Average sunshine days in April - Lusaka, Zambia
  • Average sunshine days in April: 13.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (29.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (2 days).

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Average UV index in April
Lusaka, Zambia

Average UV index in April - Lusaka, Zambia
  • Average UV index in April: 5

The month with the highest UV index is October (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, April, May, June and July (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in April
Lusaka, Zambia

Average cloud cover in April - Lusaka, Zambia
  • Average cloud cover in April: 35

The months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 54).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 4).

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Average visibility in April
Lusaka, Zambia

Average visibility in April - Lusaka, Zambia
  • Average visibility in April: 9km

The months with the highest visibility are May, June, July, August, September, October and November (10km).
The month with the lowest visibility is February (7km).

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