This post is about the weather in Paris in April, including average temperatures, precipitation, and tips on packing and sightseeing activities.
HOW COLD IS PARIS IN APRIL?
Spring weather begins this month in Paris as daily high temperatures warm from 12-13C (mid-50s F) early in April to about 16 C (lower 60s F) near the end of the month.
On a few of the warmer afternoons, late in April, daytime temperature can sometimes reach into 22-23 C (low to mid-70s F).
The record high temperature for Paris in April is 26 C (79 F).
Late night and early morning low temperatures will tend to be near 4-5 C (40s F) early in April, warming to 7-8 C (mid-40s F) by the end of the month.
A few of the colder mornings, especially early in the month, can dip down to 1-2 C (mid-30s F). The record low temperature for Paris during April is -3 C (26 F).
HOW MUCH SUN AND RAIN?
About 13-14 days this month will be sunny or at least partly sunny. About 13 days, on average, will record some rainfall, however, only about 7 record at least 1 mm (.04 inches) of rain.
During this month daylight hours increase fairly rapidly from just under 13 hours on April 1st to about 14.5 hours by the 30th giving you ample time to explore this great city.
Wind speeds are generally light to occasionally moderate.
WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?
A mix of spring and winter clothes are best this month so you can layer your clothes as evenings and nights tend to be cold with afternoons cool.
A raincoat and/or umbrella will come in handy for those wet days and don’t forget to bring some comfortable walking shoes as well.
While you are here, please let us take you on a walk through the history-rich Paris. Our guides will take you on a journey – it’s fun, it’s direct, and it’s filled with history, art, and architecture.
WHAT TO DO IN PARIS IN APRIL
This section lists our suggestions for things to do in Paris this month. Find more detail for these top things to do in our full Paris in April post.
For more detail on these free things to do, family-friendly activities, and evening entertainment and events, read our full post for the best Paris activities.
TIP: When you purchase a tourist discount pass, you can see more while saving money on the most popular attractions. Some city passes will give up to 55% discounts!
- Go on a walking tour.
- Take in a Pro Sport event
- See a live concert.
- Go to the Cabaret
- Take a Dinner Cruise
- Taste Paris on a Food Tour
- Celebrate Easter
- Save money on sightseeing with a Paris tourist attraction pass.
Find more detail for these top things to do in our full Paris in April post.