Averages for Monte Carlo in April

Weather Lowdown

By April, warmer temperatures arrive in Monte Carlo, visitors exchange their umbrellas for parasols and the yachts begin to congregate in Port Hercules once again. It is the start of the season across the Riviera, and the amazing climate of Monte Carlo stands out as a prime destination throughout the spring.

Monte Carlo has an average of 5 rain days during the month of April. Meaning that in contrast to other parts of Europe, April in Mon...

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  • Temperature Temperature 14°C 58°F
  • High Temperature Holiday Weather 16°C 61°F
  • Low Temperature Holiday Weather 12°C 54°F
  • Sunshine Hours Sunshine Hours 10 hrs
  • Rainfall Rainfall 65 mm
  • Rainfall days Rainfall days 5 days
  • Sea Temperature Sea Temperature 14°C 57°F

Averages for Monte Carlo in April

Weather Lowdown

By April, warmer temperatures arrive in Monte Carlo, visitors exchange their umbrellas for parasols and the yachts begin to congregate in Port Hercules once again. It is the start of the season across the Riviera, and the amazing climate of Monte Carlo stands out as a prime destination throughout the spring.

Monte Carlo has an average of 5 rain days during the month of April. Meaning that in contrast to other parts of Europe, April in Monte Carlo often experiences day upon day of sunshine, not rain showers. In fact, Monte Carlo receives an average of 65 mm of rain each April. Humidity is expected to average 75% throughout the month. This trend of dry, sun-filled days will continue throughout the spring and summer months, with June and July hardly having any precipitation at all.

While the temperature in Monte Carlo does not fluctuate greatly throughout the year, in April the spring season is definitely in the air as the vibe in Monte Carlo picks up. Layers and jackets are often needed, but the chill of winter has vanished entirely by mid-April. The expected average temperature is 14°C (57°F) throughout April, with pleasant average high and low temperatures of 16°C (61°F) and 12°C (54°F), respectively.

Likewise, the Mediterranean Sea is also warming up. Yet, visitors planning to hit the beach, take a dive excursion or go boating, will want to plan for water temperatures around 14°C (57°F).

The spring weather of April is also accompanied by longer days and more sunlight. Monte Carlo receives an average of 10 hours of sunshine a day during April, and there is a 17% chance of a sunny day. While most of Europe is still experiencing rain showers and unpredictable temperatures, Monte Carlo is a sure bet to provide consistently good weather for those wanting to holiday in April.

Monte Carlo Open tennis tournament

Monte Carlo Open

Where to Stay

Monte Carlo and moderation do not often go hand in hand, however the Hotel Ambassador located in the Condamine district of Monaco offers both affordability and accessibility to the sites of Monte Carlo. Hotel Ambassador offers bright and spacious rooms and suites at a reasonable price. The hotel staff is warm and professional, without being stuffy, and the location, at the base of the Rock of Monaco, is near to all the best sites, restaurants and bars in Monte Carlo. Rates include a buffet breakfast each morning and private parking for guest use.

Visitors who find that money is no object must stay at the Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo. Simply the architecture of this famous hotel is impressive and memorable. From the lavish lobby, to the stately and stunning guest rooms, the Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo provides every luxury, meets every need and ensures that any whim or desire is met with the warmth and charm famous in Monte Carlo.

Things to Do

In mid-April the Principality of Monaco goes tennis crazy, as the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters, part of the ATP World Tour for professional tennis, is played in Monte Carlo. The Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters is held at the Monte-Carlo Country Club, conveniently located in central Monte-Carlo and situated mere meters from the sea. A prestigious and classic tennis event, this clay court tournament draws the most elite tennis players in the world to Monte-Carlo.

A tribute to Princess Grace of Monaco, the Roserarie Princess Grace comprises more than 40 hectares of beautiful rose bushes. Opened in 1984, today, the garden has over 8,000 different individual rose bushes and 300 different varieties of roses for visitors to view and enjoy. Translated as the Princes Grace Rose Garden, great care is taken to maintain the plants in an eco-friendly, to ensure sustainability and environmental consciousness. April is an ideal time to visit the gardens, as the sun is sure to warm visitors along the carefully designed paths.

The Spring Arts Festival is held each April in Monte Carlo. The event attracts talented artists and art enthusiasts from around the world. The shows and exhibits are on display across the Principality of Monaco, and performances by the Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra and Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo ensure the event celebrates artistic ability across a wide range of disciplines.

Eating & Drinking Out

The playground of the rich and famous would be remiss not to have a bar renowned for its jet-setter clientele and constant party. Good thing for Monte Carlo, there is the Sass Café to be just such a bar. From Bono to Prince Albert II, anyone who is anyone has tipped back a drink at this lounge. Just as impressive as the celebrity guest list, is how seamlessly Sass Café is able to transition from upscale dinning option to all-night lounge bar.

A look across the blue of the Mediterranean Sea, a glance to the blue of the sky and it is easy to see where the owners of La Note Bleue drew inspiration for the name of their locally owned restaurant. La Note Bleue is popular at all times of day, but particularly for cocktails and dinner. One of the best ways to enjoy this seaside restaurant is seated at one of the lounge chairs, with umbrellas, along the beach. Additionally, there is live jazz music on certain nights.

Exquisite dinners and sophisticated cocktails are served in restaurants across Monte Carlo, but when it comes to gelato there is really only one place to go. That place is Gelatorino Monte Carlo. Considered the best gelato in Monaco, Gelatorino serves up more than ice cream – it is a full on experience. The shop hires master gelato makers to create the delicious flavours served in its eco-friendly shop.

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