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Weather in Los Angeles in April

Updated: May 11, 2024

This post is an overview of the April weather in Los Angeles, including tips on how to dress and things to do.

But hey, the weather's always nice in LA.


The weather in Los Angeles during April is ideal for visiting this great city.

April turns from Spring-like to more Summer-like towards the end of this month as daytime high temperatures warm from the lower-70s F (21C to 22C) to the mid-70s (23C to 24C).

A few of the warmer afternoons will get up into the mid-80s F (29C to 30C).

About 1 day this month will see temperatures reaching or exceeding 90F (32.2C) and the all-time hottest day in April was 106F (41.1C)!

Average Temps for April in Los Angeles

Late night and early morning lows tend to be in the low to mid-50s F (11C to 12C) early this month warming to the mid to upper 50s F (13C to 14C) by the end of the month.

A few of the cooler mornings could dip down into the upper 40s F (8C to 9C).

The all-time lowest temperature for Los Angeles during April was 39 F (3.9C)! 


You can expect sunny or at least partly sunny skies on 21 or 22 days this month with measurable rainfall occurring only on about 3 days.

Rainfalls of 0.5 inches or more are rare, occurring only once every 5 years.

How Much Does it Rain in April in LA

Daylight increases this month from about 12.5 hours early in April to about 13.5 hours by the end of the month.

Seasonal Outlook - April to June 2024 Los Angeles 

There is a 70% chance for normal to above-normal temperatures with near-normal rainfall.

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The weather during April is generally mild to occasionally warm so both summer and some springtime clothes are suggested.

What to Wear in LA in April

You will need at least a windbreaker or a sweater for the cooler evenings and mornings and don’t forget a good pair of walking shoes.


Below are 8 top things to do in April in Los Angeles.

But, be sure to read our full post on what to do in Los Angeles this month as well as our definitive post on the best things to do in LA.

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

City Passes Los Angeles
  1. Boysenberry Festival at Knott’s Berry Farm
  2. Foodie Con
  3. Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Fiesta Broadway
  4. Honor Earth Day
  5. LA Book Festival
  6. Broke LA Music and Arts Festival
  7. Classic Film Festival
  8. Free National Park Day
  9. Celebrate Easter

Be sure to check out all the top things to do in April in our main post.

About The Author

Fred Pickhardt

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.
Updated: May 11th, 2024
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