How is the Weather in London in April

This post is a summary of the London weather in April, with tips on what to pack and things to do.

 




AVERAGE APRIL TEMPERATURES IN LONDON

Daylight hours continue to increase rapidly this month gaining almost 2 extra hours between the 1st and the 30th

Daytime high temperatures tend to be about 12 C (in mid-50s F) early in April but will warm to about 5-16 C (60 F) by the end of the month with a few afternoons seeing temperatures at or above 21 c (70 F).

 

London in April Weather

 

Late night and early mornings tend to remain cool early in April, averaging near 4-5C (40F) with a few colder mornings dipping to near 32F (0C). 

Towards the end of April, mornings will mostly be 7-8C (in the mid-40s F).

 


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HOW MUCH RAIN IN LONDON IN APRIL?

About 13-14 days will have either sunny or at least partly sunny skies while 18-19 days will record some rainfall with one of these days reporting snow. Accumulating snow is rare.  

 

How Much Rain in April in London

 

April winds are mostly light to moderate but occasionally can be fresh at 20-24 MPH (31-38 KPH).

 


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WHAT TO WEAR IN APRIL

April is changeable so it is best to bring rain gear and a warm coat or jacket for those cooler mornings and evenings.

Also bring some lighter springtime attire for those warmer afternoons, especially if you’re visiting later in the month.

 

What to Wear in April in London

 

A pair or two of good walking shoes are also a must so you can enjoy all of our walking tours!

 


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WHAT TO DO AND SEE IN APRIL IN LONDON

Below is our top 10 list of things to do in London in April. Read our full post on things to do in April in London as well as our post on things to do any time in London, for more ideas. 

And if you are planning on visiting many of London’s top attractions, then you should consider a tourist discount pass as you could save up to 50% of retail ticket prices to tours, attractions, and restaurants.

 

 

  1. Watch the London Marathon
  2. Celebrate St. George’s Day
  3. Visit the Queen’s Mews 
  4. Enjoy Some Java at the Coffee Festival
  5. Watch a Football Match
  6. Take in an Easter service at St. Paul’s Cathedral or Westminster Abbey
  7. Celebrate Shakespeare’s Birthday at the Globe Theatre.
  8. Celebrate the Queen’s Birthday
  9. Enjoy a late-night session at The Tate Modern
  10. Walk in the Footsteps of Britain’s Kings and Queens on our Royal Westminster Tour

 

About the author

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Fred is a marine meteorologist and sailed briefly with American Export Lines in the Far East trade. He has extensive experience in weather analysis, weather forecasting, and forensic weather event reconstructions. Fred founded Ocean Weather Services and currently provides forensic marine weather reports to the maritime industry.