Ponta Delgada weather in April (Azores, Portugal)

What can you expect from the weather in Ponta Delgada during April? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

In April, Ponta Delgada generally has moderate temperatures and moderate rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 17°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 14°C.

Ponta Delgada in April usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 85 mm for the month. Typically around 16 days of rainfall is expected.

The area experiences a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 142 hours of sunlight expected. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.

If your ideal day consists of dry skies and moderate temperatures June, July, August, September and November generally stand out with the best circumstances. While January, February and March tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Ponta Delgada climate page with graphs.

 

Ponta Delgada, monthly averages in April

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 14°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 17°C  
Water TemperatureWater Temperature 18°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 54%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 85 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 16 days  
HumidityHumidity 79%  
SunshineSunshine 142 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Portugal in April

Find out more about the weather in Portugal in April and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in Ponta Delgada in April?

For visitors traveling to Ponta Delgada, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes. With a water temperature of around 18°C there is no need to bring your swimwear.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in April.

Swimming
6/10
Cycling
6/10
Walking
6/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

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