How is the weather in Berlin in April?

The month of April in Berlin is a month that offers changeable spring weather and tends to be cool and sometimes wet. Here is a breakdown of weather conditions:


Temperatures early in the month mostly range from the upper 30s F (3-4C) in the morning to the mid-50s F (12-13C) during the afternoon. A couple of the colder mornings will see temperatures dipping to the lower 30s (-1 to +1C).  Towards the end of the month, however, more spring-like temperatures prevail when morning lows tend to be in the mid-40s F (6-8C) with afternoons a more pleasant mid-60s F (17-19C). A few afternoons during the latter part of April could even see the mid-70s F (22-24C).


During April, skies will be clear or partly sunny on about 7-8 days with some rainfall expected on about 15 days. The risk for snow is very low this month, about 5% during the first week falling to nearly zero by the month’s end.

What to wear outside in Berlin during April

A medium-weight coat or jacket is required for the cooler days during early April but a windbreaker or sweater may be all you need for the warmer afternoons towards the end of the month. It is best to pack an umbrella for the rainy days and don’t forget some good walking shoes.

Things to do in Berlin in April 

All times of the year, Berlin has so much to do from visiting its many museums on Museum Island, going to historic sites such as the the Reichstag, the Holocaust Memorial, remnants of the Berlin Wall and Berlin’s famous street art.

In April, there are some special events going on.

Festival Days Berlin (Festtage)  7 – 16 April 2017

This is an opera festival with the ensemble of the Berlin State Opera. It is held at the Schiller Theater.

Gallery Weekend 28 – 30 April 2017

For two days and nights more dozens of art galleries open their doors.  Artists who are included focus on contemporary art.  Also, many new and experimental working galleries participate in the event. 

Achtung Berlin! – New Berlin Film Award  19 – 26 April 2017

This week-long festival only shows films that have been made in Berlin and Brandenburg. Both famous and young directors are showcased.

While you are in Berlin, check out our Pay-What-You-Wish Walking Tours and really get to know this city with one of our very knowledgeable tour guides.


Fred Pickhardt
Ocean Weather Services