Lincoln weather in April (Canterbury, New Zealand)

Looking to travel to Lincoln in April? This guide provides all the details you need.

In April, Lincoln generally has pleasant temperatures and moderate rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 18°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 8°C.

Lincoln in April usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 57 mm for the month. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 10 days of rain are anticipated.

The city usually sees around 161 hours of sunlight, indicating a moderately sunny period.

Should you favor a climate that's both dry and comfortably warm January, February, March and December typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, June, July and August tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Lincoln climate page with graphs.

 

Lincoln, monthly averages in April

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 8°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 18°C  
Water TemperatureWater Temperature 13°C *  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 32%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 57 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 10 days  
HumidityHumidity 83% *  
WindspeedWindspeed 11 km/h *  
SunshineSunshine 161 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 50% *  
* Data from: Christchurch, New Zealand (18 KM, 11 Miles).

Where to go in New Zealand in April

Find out more about the weather in New Zealand 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°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in Lincoln in April?

For visitors traveling to Lincoln, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes. With a water temperature of around 13°C there is no need to bring your swimwear.

What To Do

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

Swimming
6/10
Cycling
10/10
Walking
10/10
Barbeque
7/10
Camping
4/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

Interested in more climate information?

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