Whitby weather in April (North Yorkshire, United Kingdom)

Curious about the April weather in Whitby? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.

In April, Whitby generally has low temperatures and moderate rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 10°C (show in °F). However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 6°C.

Whitby in April usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 62 mm (show in inches) for the month. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 17 days of rain.

The area enjoys a balanced 159 hours of sunlight. Ensuring it's neither too overcast nor too sunny.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, April may not be the ideal month to visit Whitby. July and August typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, January, February, March, April and December tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

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


Whitby, monthly averages in April

Show in Fahrenheit
Min Temperature 5.9°C  
Max Temperature 10.1°C  
Water Temperature 7°C *  
Chance of Rain 57%  
Precipitation 62 mm  
Rainy days 17 days  
Sunshine 159 hours *  
Percentage Sunshine 36% *  
* Data from: Scarborough, the United Kingdom (13 KM, 8 Miles).

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 should you wear in Whitby in April?

Plan on layering your clothes. Some days or part of the day it will be nice and warm and some moments it can be a bit chilly. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. With a water temperature of around 7°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.

Outdoor sports

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