Situated in the North Atlantic Ocean, some 660 miles away from the coast of North Carolina, sits the incredible island nation of Bermuda. A British Overseas Territory with a rich and fascinating history, Bermuda is home to over 70,000 people, making it the most populated of all British Overseas Territories.
It's also a hugely popular touristic location for people of all ages, with its pink sand beaches, warm waters, nearby coral reefs, luxurious resorts, and unique attractions like the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo, the Botanical Gardens, the Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art, and the Royal Naval Dockyard attracting large numbers of visitors from all over the globe each year.
But when is the best time to book a trip to Bermuda? That's always one of the biggest questions travelers have to ask themselves about any destination, especially a little island like Bermuda. The nation enjoys a tropical rainforest climate, being warmed by the nearby Gulf Stream, with very warm temperatures enjoyed all through the year, especially in the summer months, and quite a lot of rain also falling around the island too.
Many people consider April one of the best months to visit Bermuda as the temperatures are just warm enough to allow visitors to enjoy the beaches and waters without any discomfort. The weather in Bermuda in April is well-suited to visitors of all ages and can match well with a wide range of activities, from sunbathing to water sports and scuba diving exploration. Read on to learn more about Bermuda’s weather in April.
Bermuda Temperatures in April
The temperatures in Bermuda in April are generally quite warm. Like in most other places around the northern hemisphere, the temperatures in Bermuda in April are starting to get much higher as the spring continues and the summer draws closer, leaving the chill of winter well behind.
The average temperature in Bermuda in April is 68 °F (20 °C), which is nice and warm for various outdoor activities like sunbathing, strolling, and even getting into the water. The average high temperature in Bermuda in April is 72 °F (22 °C), while the average lows at this time of year are 64 °F (18 °C).
Bermuda Rainfall in April
In terms of rainfall in Bermuda in April, you'll have to expect quite high amounts of rain. Bermuda is a rainy place in general due to its tropical rainforest climate, with lots of tropical storms and heavy showers hitting the area all through the year. When compared to other months of the year, April isn't one of the wettest, but isn't one of the driest for Bermuda either.
April has an average of around 130 mm of rainfall in total, and you'll see around 14 rainy days in Bermuda during this month. Fortunately, one of the good things about rain in Bermuda is that it doesn't tend to last long, coming in quick bursts of showers that generally fade away quite quickly. Visitors to Bermuda in April will also experience a light breeze in the air, with average wind speeds ranging from 5 mph to 19 mph.
Bermuda Humidity and Sunshine in April
Bermuda is always quite a humid and sunny place, but April is one of the best months of the year for people wishing to see and experience that sunshine without having to deal with overly intense heats or massive crowds. The humidity at this time of year ranges from around 60 to 80% in general, which is quite high but not too noticeable due to the breeze in the air and the warm but not too hot temperatures.
The average amount of sunshine in Bermuda in a typical April day is 8 hours, with only moderate cloud cover and the sun rising around 7am and setting around 8pm, giving you plenty of time in the evenings to relax on the beach or in a bar.
Visiting Bermuda in April
Overall then, April is a great month to visit Bermuda. The big storms haven't quite started yet, the crowds haven't really begun to build up, the temperatures are very pleasant, and the other weather conditions are just right for all kinds of outdoor activities. There's plenty to be done in Bermuda in April, including beach strolls, sunbathing, visiting the attractions, spending time in bars and restaurants, going on horseback rides, and more.
You may also be interested in taking part in one or more of the key April events in Bermuda like the annual Peppercorn Ceremony, which has been running since the early 19th century and is held at St George on the 22nd of April, signifying the day at which the nation's capital was switched from St George to Hamilton. Other fun activities in Bermuda in April include the Bermuda Grand Prix and the Kite Festival.