London weather in April (Greater London, United Kingdom)

The average maximum daytime temperature in London in April lies at 13.9°C (57.02°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around 4.6°C (40.28°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during April is moderate with an average of 52mm (2.0 inches). There are generally around 11 rainy days. The sun will show itself now and again, with 178 hours of sunshine during the entire month.


London, monthly averages in April

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Min Temperature 40 °F  
Max Temperature 57 °F  
Chance of Rain 37%  
Precipitation 2 in  
Rainy days 11 days  
Humidity 64% *  
Sunshine 178 hrs *  
Percentage Sunshine 38% *  

Where to stay in London

Where to go in the United Kingdom in April

Find out more about the weather in the United Kingdom 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 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in April? Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. It’s not quite the end of sweater weather, so don’t pack your knits away yet. But you could for example swap a turtleneck for a button down shirt in this month.

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

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