How is the weather in London in April

London Food tour east endDaylight hours continue to increase rapidly this month gaining almost 2 extra hours between the 1st and the 30th.  Daytime high temperatures tend to be in mid 50s F (about 12C) early in April but will warm to about 60 F (15-16C) by the end of the month with a few afternoons seeing temperatures at or above 70F (21C).

Read our post on things to do in London in April.

Late night and early mornings tend to remain cool early in April, averaging near 40F (4-5C) with a few colder mornings dipping to near 32F (0C).  Towards the end of April, mornings will mostly be in the mid-40s F (7-8C).

About 13-14 days will have either sunny or at least partly sunny skies while 18-19 days will record some rainfall with one of these days reporting snow. Accumulating snow is rare.  April winds are mostly light to moderate but occasionally can be fresh at 20-24 MPH (31-38 KPH).

What to wear in London during April

April is changeable so it is best to bring rain gear and a warm coat or jacket for those cooler mornings and evenings but also bring some lighter springtime attire for those warmer afternoons. A pair or two of good walking shoes are also a must.

What to see in London during April

London Eye ShadowLondon in April begins to come alive as warmer weather allows for more outdoor activities including the London Marathon.  It is also a good time of year to visit some of London’s parks.  During April you can also enjoy the free St George’s Day celebrations in Trafalgar Square. The festivities include food, parades and children’s activities.

While visiting London, please join Free Tours by Foot for one of our popular tours like Soho, Piccadilly Circus and Chinatown Tour or if you are hungry, our East London Food Tour.

Check out our post on Things to Do in London in April.