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Antigua Weather in April, Antigua

Antigua Averages April

ANTIGUA AVERAGES FOR APRIL

  • What is Average Temperature?
    The average high temperature and the average low temperature for that month, on a daily basis, divided by 2 equals the average temperature for that month

    Temperature

    25°C
    78°F
  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
    The sum of high temperatures/low temperatures divided by the number of days in that month, recorded daily

    High Temperature

    28°C
    82°F
  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
    The sum of high temperatures/low temperatures divided by the number of days in that month, recorded daily

    Low Temperature

    23°C
    73°F
  • What is Average Sea Temperature?
    Average daily sea temperatures and divided by the number of days in the month. Sea Temperatures are taken from buoys, ships and even satellites can calculate sea temperature based on energy that is radiated from the sea's surface

    Sea Temperature

    27°C
    81°F
  • What are Average Daily Sunshine Hours?
    Total sunshine hours for the month, divided by the number of days in the month. Sunshine hours are taken with a sunshine recorder, either a Campbell-Stokes recorder or an Eppley Pyreheliometer

    Sunshine Hours

    9 hours
  • What is Average Rainfall?
    The amount of mm in rain for that month divided by the number of days, and the number of days that it rains during that month on average, over a given period of years

    Rainfall Days

    12 days
  • What is Average Rainfall?
    The amount of mm in rain for that month divided by the number of days, and the number of days that it rains during that month on average, over a given period of years

    Rainfall

    27 mm

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Antigua Daily Averages April

DAILY AVERAGES FOR APRIL

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1 Avg 26º 79º
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2 Avg 26º 79º
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3 Avg 25º 77º
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4 Avg 26º 79º
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5 Avg 26º 79º
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17 Avg 26º 79º
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22 Avg 26º 79º
23 Avg 27º 81º
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What's the weather like in Antigua in April

Temperature

The weather continues to get warmer in Antigua in April, compared to February and March. At this time of year, the average temperature for the island begins at 26.5°C (created by highs of 29°C and lows of 24°C) and stays the same as the month develops.

Although it only happens on an average of once every ten days, temperatures have been known to rise above 30°C and fall below 22°C in Antigua in April. The hottest temperature ever recorded on the island during this month is 33°C, whilst the coldest temperature ever registered here at this time of year is 18°C.

Because April is one of the cooler months of the year for Antigua, it's a great time for travellers who want to visit the island but can't stand intense heat. However, if you love high temperatures and want to visit Antigua when it's at its hottest, forget about April and consider visiting in August, when temperatures are usually at their highest. On the other hand, if you do decide to visit Antigua in April, make sure you pack plenty of suntan lotion and light and airy clothing to protect you from the sunshine.

Rain

Throughout the month, Antigua is subject to an average of 54mm/2 inches of rainfall spread out between 12 rainy days that's almost double last month's rainfall. With some type of precipitation occurring on almost half of days during this month, there is a very good chance you'll experience a shower or two during your holiday, so think about taking some waterproofs with you. The likelihood of rainfall making an appearance during April begins at 46% on April 3rd and rises up to 47% by April 11th and 48% by April 30th. The most common forms of precipitation you can expect to see during your holiday in Antigua are moderate rain (62%) and light rain (32%).

Average Sunshine Hours and Cloud Cover

Across April, Antigua boasts an average of nine hours of sunshine each day that's one hour less every day compared to last month along with median cloud coverage ranging between 50% (partly cloudy) at the beginning of the month and 57% (partly cloudy) by the end of the month. On any given day, the sky is clear/mostly clear 26% of the time, partly cloudy 32% and cloudy/overcast 21%.

Average Sea Temperature

The average sea temperature stays warm all-year-round in Antigua. In April, it's 27°C that's 1°C warmer than last month which is definitely warm enough to go swimming, despite the increase in cloud coverage.

Humidity

Because of its tropical climate, Antigua is also humid throughout the year. In April, the relative humidity for the island ranges between 62% (mildly humid) and 88% (very humid), rarely falling below 55% (mildly humid) or reaching as high as 97% (very humid). The air is often at its driest around April 1st, when the relative humidity falls below 66% (mildly humid) three days out of four, whilst it's often at its most humid around April 28th, when it rises above 84% (humid) three days out of four.

Wind

Antigua is fairly breezy all year and April is no exception. During this month, typical wind speeds vary between 4 m/s (gentle breeze) and 8 m/s (fresh breeze), rarely rising above 10 m/s (fresh breeze). The highest average wind speed of 6 m/s (moderate breeze) happens around April 18th, when the average daily maximum is 8 m/s, whilst the lowest average wind speed of 6 m/s happens around April 1st, when the average daily maximum wind speed is 8 m/s.

Antigua Hotels in April

Families and couples in search of an all-inclusive resort in Antigua should check out St James's Club. Tucked away into an exclusive part of the south eastern coast of the island, this resort is found just a short distance away from two white sandy beaches which are equally perfect for snorkelling, swimming, kayaking, pedal boating, catamaran sailing and sunbathing.

Accommodation is provided in the form of guest rooms, royal suites and villas, each of which features air conditioning, small fridge and tea/coffee making facilities. Onsite services and amenities include four swimming pools, three bars, four restaurants, unlimited water sports, tennis courts, fitness centre, kids' club and spa with massages, body wraps, facials and hand/foot treatments.

For a cheaper alternative, try the Coconut Beach Club. This all-inclusive boutique hotel is set on a half mile-long white sandy beach and provides accommodation in the form of deluxe rooms, junior suites and deluxe suites, each of which comes complete with a beachfront location, air conditioning and balcony or patio with hammock. All-inclusive rates include daily breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner, local beer, non-premium spirits and house win by the glass, but room-only rates are also available.

Onsite you'll find one bar-restaurant overlooking the beach, live entertainment 2-3 nights each week, weekly cocktail party, wellness cottage with massages and beauty treatments and tennis courts, plus sailing, kayaking, snorkelling, bird watching and guided nature walks available in the area.

History buffs won't want to pass up the chance to stay at the Chopper & Lumber Store Hotel. Located in Nelson's Dockyard, this hotel is made up of 14 studios and suites, each of which is named after one of Lord Nelson's ships. All the rooms feature period furniture and kitchens complete with everything you need to prepare your own meals. There is an onsite restaurant open for lunch and dinner, plus free WiFi access and children's activities, with loads of cafes, bars, restaurants, shops and supermarkets available just a short walk away in English Harbour.

When it comes to a cosy bed and breakfast in Antigua, Anchorage Inn is a top pick. This small hotel is made up of 40 Caribbean-styled room and is located only five minutes from the airport, one mile from several beaches and 1.5 miles from golf courses, restaurants and supermarkets, making it ideally-situated for those who want to explore. Accommodation is provided in the form of seven self-contained apartments, nine standard rooms and 24 superior ocean view rooms, each of which comes complete with air conditioning and coffee maker. Onsite facilities include one restaurant, two bars, internet access, airport transfers and swimming pool.

Antigua Beach for April

However you prefer you spend your beach day, you're sure to be able to do it at Half Moon Bay Beach. This bay features soft fine white sands which stretch for almost one mile lapped by crystal clear waters which are equally perfect for swimming, snorkelling and scuba diving. There is a reef offshore which keeps the waters calm, but the Atlantic current can result in things suddenly getting choppy, so be cautious when swimming. Although there are no sun loungers, shades or toilets, there is a beach bar onsite which serves local food and drinks throughout the day.

If you're an avid sea shell collector, spend a few hours at Hermitage Bay. The majority of this beach is owned by the resort and although there are sun loungers, parasols and a beach bar, they can only be used by guests of the hotel, so you'll need to bring all your own stuff with you. The sand here is quite rough, which can be a bit uncomfortable for some, but the waters are always totally calm, making them perfect for swimming. All sorts of colourful sea shells get washed up here, providing hours of fun for adults and children alike who collect them.

Bars and Restaurants

Whatever you're in the mood for, you're sure to find it at the Hideout. Located in Mamora Bay and run by husband and wife couple Max and Nikki, this restaurant serves up steaks, fish, seafood and vegetarian dishes, with some of the most highly acclaimed options being the mussels, scallops and brie with mango salsa. The restaurant is open for dinner from 7pm onward between Monday and Saturday and the atmosphere is casual, so no need to dress up.

If you're after a taste of home, stop by Shell's Fish and Chips. This unique restaurant is set inside a red double decker bus and is open every day from 4pm to 10pm. The menu is very basic and resembles that of a typical British fish and chip shop with fish, chips, chicken breast, sausage, shrimp, mushy peas and pickles, with adult and children's portions available for most dishes.

For something a bit more sophisticated, try Hamilton's Wine Bar and Bistro. This stylish bistro is located in Nelson's Dockyard and is known for its glamorous décor, complete with comfy sofas, creative artwork and rich colours. The varied menu features international dishes with inspiration taken from Europe, Britain and the Pacific. Signature dishes include grilled lobster with chips, prawn tempura, seafood platter and pork wellington. Live music also takes place several times each week, provided by the local band 17 61°.

Things to do in Antigua in April

To find out more about the history of the island, visit Nelson's Dockyard National Park. Based in English Harbour, this national park is known for its marina which is full of top-end yachts and boats. Some of the ships are privately owned, but others you can hop on and enjoy excursions around the coast and to nearby islands. In addition to the marina, the national park also features a museum complete with restored buildings filled with artefacts which reflect the island's naval heritage, plus tourist facilities, restaurants and souvenir shops.

Test your luck by playing a game or two at Kings Casino. This casino is home to a huge selection of games, including slot machines, bingo, roulette, blackjack and poker, plus various local favourites like Spanish 21, Caribbean Stud and Blackjack Switch. For those not into gambling, the casino also offers live entertainment every Friday and Saturday night when local artists take to the stage to perform and drink specials are offered to guests.

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