Weather in April in Australia

Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in April in Australia. Is this month a good time to go to Australia? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Australia in April?

The weather in Australia in April ranges from poor to perfect depending on the destination.

April has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from cold in Mount Buller with 10°C (50°F) to very warm temperatures in Broome with 34°C (94°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 23°C (73°F) in Broome and 4°C (39°F) in Mount Buller.

Precipitation ranges from low in Carnavon with 14mm (0.6inch) rainfall to heavy in Cairns with 183mm (7.2inch) rainfall. In general it is also a moderate sunny month with an average of 180 hours of sunshine in Melbourne during the whole month.

Where to go in Australia in April

Find the average weather conditions in April for the most popular destinations in Australia on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
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 / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in Australia

What is the weather like in April for the 5 most popular destinations in Australia?

Average weather in Melbourne

In April Melbourne generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 21°C (70°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 12°C (54°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Melbourne
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   March March
<<  
25°C / 77°F 
15°C / 58°F 
226 hours 
40mm / 1.6inch 
6 days 
21°C / 70°F 
12°C / 54°F 
180 hours 
53mm / 2.1inch 
7 days 
May   >> May
>>  
18°C / 64°F 
10°C / 50°F 
140 hours 
45mm / 1.8inch 
8 days 
Climate in Melbourne

Average weather in Sydney

In April Sydney generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 24°C (74°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 15°C (59°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Sydney
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   March March
<<  
26°C / 78°F 
19°C / 65°F 
214 hours 
118mm / 4.6inch 
14 days 
24°C / 74°F 
15°C / 59°F 
192 hours 
115mm / 4.5inch 
11 days 
May   >> May
>>  
21°C / 70°F 
12°C / 54°F 
180 hours 
101mm / 4inch 
10 days 
Climate in Sydney

Average weather in Gold Coast

In April Gold Coast generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 26°C (79°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 19°C (65°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Gold Coast
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   March March
<<  
28°C / 82°F 
21°C / 70°F 
215 hours 
121mm / 4.8inch 
11 days 
26°C / 79°F 
19°C / 65°F 
210 hours 
121mm / 4.8inch 
9 days 
May   >> May
>>  
24°C / 75°F 
16°C / 60°F 
201 hours 
99mm / 3.9inch 
8 days 
Climate in Gold Coast

Average weather in Gold Coast

In April Gold Coast generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 26°C (79°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 19°C (65°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Gold Coast
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   March March
<<  
28°C / 82°F 
21°C / 70°F 
215 hours 
121mm / 4.8inch 
11 days 
26°C / 79°F 
19°C / 65°F 
210 hours 
121mm / 4.8inch 
9 days 
May   >> May
>>  
24°C / 75°F 
16°C / 60°F 
201 hours 
99mm / 3.9inch 
8 days 
Climate in Gold Coast

Average weather in Brisbane

In April Brisbane generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 27°C (81°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 18°C (64°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Brisbane
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   March March
<<  
29°C / 85°F 
20°C / 69°F 
232 hours 
112mm / 4.4inch 
10 days 
27°C / 81°F 
18°C / 64°F 
239 hours 
65mm / 2.6inch 
7 days 
May   >> May
>>  
25°C / 76°F 
14°C / 57°F 
199 hours 
62mm / 2.4inch 
6 days 
Climate in Brisbane

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Is April the best time to go to Australia?

In our opinion April is one of the best times to visit Australia with commonly perfect weather in Melbourne. However, the weather conditions may vary depending on your destination.

On average the best time to visit Australia is in January, February, March, April, October, November and December with generally perfect weather in Melbourne. The worst months are May, June, July and August that can have tolerable weather conditions.

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