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Weather Averages for Blackpool in April
Averages for Blackpool in April
April is a great time to visit Blackpool. Although the seaside resort attracts fewer fun-seekers than it did two decades ago, it is still England's best resort.
In Blackpool, the month of April is spring season and some people choose to go on holiday at this time as the weather is just starting to warm up and most of the tourist attractions are open.
The month has an average temperature of 8°C (46°F) with average high temperatures of 11°C and average low temperatures of 5°C. The sea is also cold as it has an average temperature of 9°C.
The month experiences some downpour which averages around 57 mm of precipitation with an average of 9 days of rainfall.
Although the month is quite cloudy, there is still some sunshine as April averages 9 hours a day.
Blackpool has a rich tradition of festivals and entertainment events and has a variety of popular festivals and events throughout the year. The Junior Dance Festival is the most popular festival here during the month of April.
This festival took place for the time in the year 1947 and has been attracting a huge fan following ever since. Young dancers from all over the world arrive in Blackpool every year to participate in the Junior Dance Festival. Traditionally, this festival starts on the Easter Monday and finishes seven days later. The event completed its fiftieth year in the year 2007.
29 different categories of competitions take place in two age groups for juniors and juveniles. Three major types of dances in which the competition takes place are sequence, ballroom and Latin American. This event is one of the top dance festivals for talented young dancers from all over the world to display their talent.